My Girlfriend's a Geek

My Girlfriend's a Geek (腐女子彼女。, Fujoshi Kanojo.) is a Japanese light novel series in two volumes by Pentabu based on a popular blog[1] of the same name with 11 million[2] page views. A manga adaptation by Rize Shinba started serialization in 2007 and was published by Enterbrain under their B's LOG Comics imprint. A movie adaption was published in 2009 with My Geeky Girlfriend as the International English title.[3] Both the light novel and manga have been licensed for release by Yen Press.[4]

My Girlfriend's a Geek
Fujoshi Kanojo Light Novel Volume 1.jpg
Cover of the first My Girlfriend's a Geek light novel
腐女子彼女。
(Fujoshi Kanojo.)
GenreComedy, Romance, Slice of life
Light novel
Written byPentabu
Published byEnterbrain
English publisher
Original runDecember 8, 2006August 1, 2007
Volumes2
Manga
Written byPentabu
Illustrated byRize Shinba
Published byEnterbrain
English publisher
MagazineB's LOG Comics
DemographicShōjo
Original runDecember 1, 2007March 1, 2010
Volumes5
Live-action film
Directed byAtsushi Kaneshige
Produced byEnterbrain
Written byEi Katsuragi
ReleasedMay 2, 2009 (2009-05-02)
Wikipe-tan face.svg Anime and manga portal

Story synopsisEdit

The story is about the misadventures of a college student, who was falling in love with a pretty girl two years his senior, while in a part-time job, only to find out his girlfriend is a hard-core yaoi fangirl, and so his torment begins.

MediaEdit

NovelsEdit

The novels contains blog entries of the blog with the same name from 2005 to 2007.

No. Original release date Original ISBN English release date English ISBN
01 December 8, 2006[5]978-4-7577-3059-5September 28, 2010[6]978-0-7595-3171-0
02 August 1, 2007[7]978-4-7577-3664-1March 29, 2011[8]978-0-7595-3172-7

MangaEdit

In December 2007, Enterbrain published the first volume of the manga adaptation created by Rize Shinba in its B’s LOG Comics imprint. The fourth volume was released in April 2009. The manga has been translated into Chinese, German, English and French; in Germany, it is published as Akihabara Shōjo.[9]

No. Original release date Original ISBN English release date English ISBN
01 December 1, 2007[10]978-4-7577-3899-7May 18, 2010[11]978-0-7595-3173-4
02 March 31, 2008[12]978-4-7577-4111-9November 30, 2010[13]978-0-7595-3174-1
03 November 1, 2008[14]978-4-7577-4531-5May 31, 2011[15]978-0-3161-7821-1
04 April 1, 2009[16]978-4-7577-4811-8September 20, 2011[17]978-0-3161-7822-8
05 March 1, 2010[18]978-4-0472-6379-6December 13, 2011[19]978-0-3161-7825-9

FilmEdit

The live action film was released in Japan's theaters in May 2009. It was directed by Atsushi Kaneshige, with screenplay written by Ei Katsuragi.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fujoshi Kanojo at Pentabu's official website" (in Japanese). Pentabu. Retrieved July 24, 2009.
  2. ^ 大東俊介:映画「腐女子彼女。」に主演 間口広く何でも吸収したい 「執事喫茶」も体験. Mainichi Shimbun (in Japanese). June 1, 2009. Archived from the original on June 3, 2009. Retrieved July 25, 2009.
  3. ^ "Fujoshi Kanojo at IMDb's official website". IMDb. Retrieved July 24, 2009.
  4. ^ "Yen Press: Books". Yen Press. Retrieved August 31, 2009.
  5. ^ 腐女子彼女。 [単行本] (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  6. ^ "My Girlfriend's A Geek, Vol. 1 (Novel) [Paperback]". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  7. ^ 腐女子彼女。パート2 [単行本(ソフトカバー)] (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  8. ^ "My Girlfriend's a Geek, Vol. 2 (novel) (My Girlfriend's a Geek (novel)) [Paperback]". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  9. ^ "Akihabara Shōjo at EMA's (Egmont Manga & Anime) official website" (in German). Egmont Manga & Anime. Archived from the original on 2009-05-31. Retrieved July 24, 2009.
  10. ^ "腐女子彼女。1 (B's LOG Comics) [コミック]" (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  11. ^ "My Girlfriend's A Geek, Vol. 1 (Manga) [Paperback]". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  12. ^ "腐女子彼女。 2 (B's LOG Comics) [コミック]" (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  13. ^ "My Girlfriend's A Geek, Vol. 2 (Manga) [Paperback]". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  14. ^ "腐女子彼女。 3 (B's LOG Comics) [コミック]" (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  15. ^ "My Girlfriend's A Geek, Vol. 3 (Manga) [Paperback]". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  16. ^ "腐女子彼女。 4 (B's LOG Comics) [コミック]" (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  17. ^ "My Girlfriend's A Geek, Vol. 4 (Manga) [Paperback]". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  18. ^ "腐女子彼女。 5 (B's LOG Comics) (B's-LOG COMICS) [コミック]" (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  19. ^ "My Girlfriend's a Geek, Vol. 5 (My Girlfriend's a Geek (manga)) [Paperback]". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-03.

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