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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A real-life thread on an internet forum started it all. Besides the comic try watching the live action. I’m assuming, since this is more than one volume, there has to be some conflict between the two in this series. While many attest to the truth of the story—including the producers of the television series, who supposedly contacted the real Train Man—it has not been proven that the story was completely authentic.

The resulting narrative of boy meets girl and boy tries to take control of the relationship focused as much on Train Man as the fan community who supported him.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Especially in discussions among fans, otaku are divided into subgroups.

NA Del Rey Manga. Desnha Man represents the ‘Akiba-kei otaku ‘ or the predominantly male denizens of Tokyo’s Akihabara electronics district, a subculture that is not too far removed from mainstream urban society. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.


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Suatu ketika si train man ketemu dengan wanita cantikkemudian si wanita diganggu sama orang temperamen lalu si train man ini belain si wanita Oct 16, Emmy rated it it was amazing Shelves: A nerdy otaku meets a girl on a train and posts an urgent query on the web–How the heck boo, you talk to girls? Book ratings by Goodreads.

A lot of time is spend showing you just how much of an Otaku obsessive, introverted fan, a. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Customers who bought this item also bought. I bought both releases and find myself unable to recommend one over the other save for on one point. He acts completely out of instinct and totally out of character.

Meanwhile, it’s nice to root otokl the underdog who seems to be doing well in volume 1. The drama’s 11 episodes were aired on Fuji TV from July 7 to September 22, with a special episode on October 6, The art is very good and suits ogoko theme of the manga.

In addition to representing changes in the content and form of dnsha Japanese literature, Train Man exemplified the new ways stories were marketed. It’s a cute, feel-good story that doesn’t shy away from the awkwardness of dating and highlights how easy it is to overthink t Based on a true story, Train Man is about the relationship between a nerdy year-old and a young woman he stands up for on the train.


El origen de esta historia es curioso. The art was pretty and fairly unique. Train and Hermes as they are never referred to by name do their little dance fairly sweet and innocently.

By a miracle, he meets a girl and actually asks her out!

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The otaku ultimately began dating one of the women. By analysing a limited sample of the almost countless online fan sites devoted to otaku culture, I attempt to understand the mixed reactions of members of the community Train Man is said to symbolise to the incorporation of the story into dominant heteronormative state discourses.

Densha otoko — 50 man nin ga namidashita junai Thank You, Train Man!: I decided to read this because my manga-crazed friend highly recommended it, and I have to say it’s one of the best manga novels I’ve read.

Archived from the original on July 4, It’s funny and enjoyable especially if you want a break from normal shojo manga. He spends his time on the Internet, playing video games, reading comics, watching movies – that sort of stuff. Waa, this was really cute!

See all 3 reviews. While the choice of Hermes cups is unusual, gift giving is an accepted way of showing appreciation in Japan.