Genshiken 2 [TV]
The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture, otherwise known as Genshiken, is now under the supervision of a more confident Sasahara. Things have changed in between semesters, and the otaku club now has a new otaku-hating member named Ogiue. Sasahara’s initial goal of starting a doujin circle and selling those fan-made magazines at the next Comic Festival becomes a reality, but reality is a cruel master… who apparently crossplays. Afterward, the club is abuzz with talk about Tanaka and Ohno’s relationship, which takes a hesitant step forward.
About the Show
Genshiken 2 is the second season for the comedy anime series Genshiken. Produced by studio Arms, the anime series aired a total of 12 episodes between October 11, 2007 and December 27, 2007.
Kanji Sasahara started off as an introverted member of the Genshiken, who did not immediately accept his otaku nature. He loves hentai PC games, even though not having his own PC. As the series progressed, Sasahara’s demeanor noticeably changes, becoming a strong-willed and persistent member of the Genshiken, especially during his time as club president.
Although being a member of the Genshiken, Saki Kasukabe vehemently hates otaku culture, and is nowhere nearly similar to an otaku. Just like his boyfriend, she is fashionable and confident, but is violent and occasionally smokes. However, as the series progressed, Saki developed close bonds with the members of Genshiken, and even saves the club from being shut down twice.
Personally chosen as successor by the first president, Harunobu became the second leader of Genshiken. Of all its members, Harunobu is the most hardcore of them all that his clubmates call the highest level of an otaku as a “Harunobu”. He particularly loves Gundam, and overspends on doujinshis. He takes pride on his purchases, even though when he just randomly picks them. Due to his loud and adamant support fo