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Sasahara Kanji is a college freshman who decides to join a student society.

When he first visited Genshiken, short for "Gendai Shikaku Bunka Kenkyuu Kai" (Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture), his groundless pride was destroyed by the plotting of Madarame, a sophomore student in Genshiken, but he still couldn't admit that he is an otaku.

However, as he participates in society activities such as visiting dojin shops and anime festivals, and hangs out with other society members Kosaka, Kosaka's girlfriend Kasuga Saki (who isn't really an otaku), Ohno (a cosplayer) and the others, he opens his mind and resolves that he will make his way into the otaku world.

Theme Songs

Opening Theme: "Kujibiki Unbalance" - UNDER17 (episode 1)

Opening Theme 2: "My Peace Daioh" - manzo (episode 2-12)

Ending Theme: "Biidama" - Saori Atsumi

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Original US Poster Art

General Information Edit
Name Genshiken
Name: げんしけん
Publisher ARMS
Start Year 2004
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