My Girlfriend's a Geek

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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.)
Genre Comedy, Romance, Slice of life
Light novel
Written by Pentabu
Published by Enterbrain
English publisher
Original run December 8, 2006August 1, 2007
Volumes 2
Manga
Written by Pentabu
Illustrated by Rize Shinba
Published by Enterbrain
English publisher
Demographic Shōjo
Magazine B's LOG Comics
Original run December 1, 2007March 1, 2010
Volumes 5
Live-action film
Directed by Atsushi Kaneshige
Produced by Enterbrain
Written by Ei Katsuragi
Released May 2, 2009 (2009-05-02)

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] pageviews. 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]

Story synopsis[edit]

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.

Media[edit]

Novels[edit]

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

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

Manga[edit]

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. Japanese release date Japanese ISBN English release date English ISBN
01 December 1, 2007[10] ISBN 978-4-7577-3899-7 May 18, 2010[11] ISBN 978-0-7595-3173-4
02 March 31, 2008[12] ISBN 978-4-7577-4111-9 November 30, 2010[13] ISBN 978-0-7595-3174-1
03 November 1, 2008[14] ISBN 978-4-7577-4531-5 May 31, 2011[15] ISBN 978-0-3161-7821-1
04 April 1, 2009[16] ISBN 978-4-7577-4811-8 September 20, 2011[17] ISBN 978-0-3161-7822-8
05 March 1, 2010[18] ISBN 978-4-0472-6379-6 December 13, 2011[19] ISBN 978-0-3161-7825-9

Film[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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.jp (in Japanese). Mainichi Shimbun. June 1, 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. 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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