Densha Otoko: Volume 1 – The Story of the Train Man Who Fell in Love with a Girl by Hitori Nakano, Wataru Watanabe (October 11, ). $ Paperback. Densha Otoko is a Japanese movie, television series, manga, novel, and other media, all based on the purportedly true story of a. Train Man: Densha Otoko, (Train-Man, #1) Books whose main character is an Otaku .. Read the whole stuff with a smile on the face, it’s that kind of a book.

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Through the online conversation that often reads as a guide to fashion and dating in Tokyo, Train Man gained confidence, especially as he changed blok clothing and hairstyle.

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When I read this book, I found the most interesting character and ultimately my favourite to be the ‘Train Man’ himself. This was such a feel good story! For example, Ayu no monogatari Deep Loveby an author known only as Yoshi, had grossed around 4.

Founded in by the then twenty-three-year-old Nishimura Hiroyuki, 2-Channel receives more than million page views a month. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. English Choose a language for shopping. As exemplified by Gunji, this change has made it possible for women to work in higher-level positions, but, without much security, they often need to demonstrate that their jobs are necessary.


NA Del Rey Books. In the end, This book taught me many things. Showing of 3 reviews. I was first introduced to Train Man through the Japanese film of the same name. Chikan otoko Pervert Man Book Cover. The Novel Del Rey Books “.

Book Cover of the Fashion Guide for Otaku. Both Viz and CMX are putting out otlko versions of the story in manga form. The participants in the online discussion gave Train Man a send-off and bade him well, implying that, although a hero, he was no longer one of them.

Train Man quickly became my favourite due to his ever growing character, at first we have a normal geek, that is shy and awkward. This was apparently big in Japan for awhile – there’s a movie out there and they made it into a TV series.

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Sepintas, hubungan itu seakan tidak bisa berlanjut lagi, tapi This page was last edited on 7 Novemberat Book ratings by Goodreads. Geek boy talks about this incident on the net with a group of strangers who become very involved with how his new relationship develops, gi This is the first of 3 volumes that tell the real-life story of it’s creator.

Pure-love stories have emerged as a distinct genre with its own defining conventions and tropes. He’s awkward but she’s a little awkward, too.

Otaku implies the constant desire to learn more about a hobby, either for profit or for pleasure, and the sense of pride in being able to trade in knowledge of things that are often cutting-edge. Kinokuniya Online Store BookWeb.


Iwai published vook posts in the book Riri shu shu no subete All About Lily Chou Cho in August and released poignant but horrifying film by the same title about three months later by the same distributor, Rockwell Eyes.

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Though shy, an internet forum helps him open up to her and take her on a date. Every t Waa, this was really cute! Later that night, Train Man left the boards for good.

I argue that, along with changing the form of the book and furthering cross-media promotion, the protagonist of Train Man has encouraged more discussions about social expectations for Japanese men in the mass media during a time of falling marriage and birthrates than any other real personage or fictional character. Evidently this is also a hit movie and television series in Japan. Otook, otaku such as Train Man have been ascribed with the potential to change the society to which they once conformed.