GENSHIKEN - Kio Shimoku t s the spring of freshman year, and Kanji Sasahara is in a quandary. Should he fulfill his long-cherished dream of joining an otaku club? Saki Kasukabe also faces a dilemma. Can she ever turn her boyfriend, anime fanboy Kousaka, into a normal guy? Kanji triumphs where Saki fails, when both Kanji and Kousaka sign up for Genshiken- The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture. ndeterred, Saki chases Kousaka through the various activities of the club, from costume-playing and comic conventions to video gaming and collecting anime figures learning more than she ever wanted to about the humorous world of the Japanese fan . . . AGETORA - Akira Segami he young ninja Kagetora has been given a great honour to serve a renowned family of skilled martial artists. But on arrival, he s handed a challenging assignment- teach the heir to the dynasty, the charming but clumsy Yuki, the deft moves of self-defense and combat. And yet, Yuki s inability to master the martial arts is not what makes this job so difficult for Kagetora. No, it is Yuki herself. Someday she will head her family dojo, and for a ninja like Kagetora to fall in love with his master is a betra
Satomi Ikezawa's previous work before Othello is Guru Guru Pon-chan. Ikezawa won the 24th Kodansha Manga Prize in 2000 for Guru Guru Pon-chan. She has two Labradors, named Guts and Ponta.