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Anime Profile: Genshiken Research Society

USA Info
Japanese Info
Genshiken Research Society Genshiken(げんしけん) Genshiken Research Society
24 TV Episodes(2 Seasons, 12 Episodes each) 24 TV Episodes(2 Seasons, 12 Episodes each)
July 26, 2005 Oct 10, 2004–Dec 26, 2004(Season 1)
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  Oct 9, 2007–Dec 25, 2007(Season 2)
Media Blasters Plam Studios, ARMS
  Shimoku Kio
  Takashi Ikehata(Season 1), Kinji Yoshimoto(Season 2)
Comedy, Adventure, Slice of Life Comedy, Adventure, Slice of Life
Otaku No Video Otaku No Video
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Last I checked, this anime seemed to be unavailable, but you could check again at the online stores to be sure.

Anime Characters: Genshiken Research Society

English Name
Japanese Name
English Name
Japanese Name
"Chairman" "Chairman" Mitsunori Kugayama Mitsunori Kugayama
Harunobu Madarame Harunobu Madarame Saki Kasukabe Saki Kasukabe
Kanako Ohno Kanako Ohno Soichiro Tanaka Soichiro Tanaka
Kanji Sasahara Kanji Sasahara Tanaka Tanaka
Makato Kousaka Makato Kousaka    

Anime Description: Genshiken Research Society

The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture is a college where otakus (or hobby-obsessed nerds) get together and talk about their hobbies, more specifically anime, manga, and video games. The majority of the members being male college students without girlfriends, a popular topic is hentai, especially doujinshi.

This series is interesting because it's surprisingly realistic, about college students going to doujinshi shops and conventions, and just hanging out. What makes it really interesting is that everything that happens in Genshiken pertains to what happens in an anime the club is watching (Kujibiki Unbalance).

Anime Description: Genshiken Research Society

This is an Anime about a college freshman, Kanji Sasahara, who joins a club at his college. The club's name is Study of Modern Visual Culture (AKA Genshiken). The club is an Anime club. Sasahara is kinda nervous when it comes to socializing with people so it takes him awhile to join the club. The story mainly circles around this club while they shop for doujinshi, attend conventions, and play video games.

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