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Kujibiki Unbalance 1 (Kujibiki Unbalance #1)

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Chihiro has been cursed with bad luck all his life. But all that changes when he wins a mysterious lottery that earns him a spot at the prestigious Rikkyoin High School, a strange place where everything is decided by chance–even who gets appointed to the student council. Although Chihiro has drawn the winning ticket, this is no ordinary honor. Each day the stude
Paperback, 207 pages
Published July 22nd 2008 by Del Rey (first published November 1st 2006)
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Read this one some years ago, and decided to read it again. :)

It was a fun volume and I really liked it, however I don't think I liked it as much as I did the first time. It was just too much at times, and yes, I get that is the point of this manga, to be over the top, to be silly at all times. But it is just not something I want all the time any more.
But there is also story and backstory and I will keep on reading this one (there is only one volume left after all).

The characters are decent. I
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Let me get started by saying that I loved Genshiken from top to bottom. I fell in love with the story idea of Kuji-Un, as it was originally an in-story joke to the series. The whole point of Kuji-Un was for it to be the stereotypical anime series that otaku go nuts over, with love triangles, bizarre characters, aliens, magic, and pretty much any other anime stereotype. You could literally name a cliche & it would be in there somewhere. The whole point of it was that it was a parody of all an ...more
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Kujibiki Unbalance is the story written within the story Genshiken. If you aren't familiar with Genshiken, let me explain: Genshiken is a story about a college otaku club with a mixed group of interests (hentai, gaming, cosplay, doujinshi...). However, their most unifying source of conversation and interest is the new anime Kujibiki Unbalance.

That being said however, you do not need to understand or even read Genshiken to enjoy this manga. Although, I do think it is a fun read, regardless of why
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Shimoku Kio (木尾 士目) is a Japanese manga artist best known for his manga Genshiken, which was originally serialized in the Afternoon Magazine. It was later published in Japan by Kodansha, which produces Afternoon Magazine, and by Del Rey in the United States. Genshiken is an anime, manga, and light novel series about a college otaku club and its members.
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