Genshiken Returns

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A continuation of the Genshiken manga has been announced, covering Ogiue’s reign over the club.

“Genshiken Nidaime” will feature most of the old cast, including the now club president Chika Ogiue.

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The manga will be serialized in Monthly Afternoon magazine starting November – however, the serialisation is described as being “revived for a limited period,” suggesting it will run for a short period rather than be a general restart.

Earlier in the year the same magazine ran some Genshiken short stories, apparently so well received as to prompt a longer continuation.

The mangaka responsible, Shimoku Kio, appears to be between titles with his last manga having sunk like a stone – restarting Genshiken may be a tempting prospect, so just whether this will be a strictly limited run or something with the potential to relaunch the series remains to be seen.

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