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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Tapi lagi-lagi, mengingat penggambarannya agak lebay daripada yang ada di imajinasiku, tiga bintang saja untuk sekarang. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Train Man – VOL But none of it would happen it it weren’t for the little help of an online community! Weeding the graphic novel collection and had to sit and otoio this one. Notably, notions of mobility are integral to Train Man’s identity formation, for he had to leave one community to enter another.

Awal perkenalan mereka hanya berupa kebetulan dari aksi heroik. Feb 26, Kristin Fletcher-spear rated it really liked it Shelves: Through the online conversation that often reads as a guide to fashion and dating in Tokyo, Train Man gained confidence, especially as he changed his clothing and hairstyle. The artwork is unique and overall enjoyable. The book is full of languages created by Japanese Internet usersresulting in a different appearance on the page and demanding familiarity with 2-Channel to be fully appreciated.

Also, there are always people willing to help. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. His internet chat room buddies keep giving him advice and encouragement. Additionally, the success of the Train Man Internet novel was perhaps instrumental in advancing publishing company experimentation with other new book forms written by amateur authors and enabled by new media.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? I’ll still stick with the novel! I like how the ‘behind the scenes’ are also shown like he prepares for his date or how he fidgets on his date.


For example, infilm director Iwai Shunji posted an interactive online website as part of plans for a film about the relationship between a Hong Kong pop star and a Taiwanese teen. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Oroko was an incredibly cute story, and I loved it!

Cute and Adorable Story. Densha Otoko originated from a fifty-seven-day online conversation, from March 14 to May 16, that included a total of 29, posts on 2channel was edited into a six-chapter story, each called “Missions” of 1, posts and made available on the Matome site. A Shojo Manga G. According to Train Man websites and blogs, it is rumoured that the couple is still together, dendha their real identities remain unknown. Showing otoio 3 reviews. Thus, the construction of Bool Man’s identity is fraught with contradictions.

Train Man is a Japanese romance based on a true story, It is your typical boy meets girl story apart from one thing. Right, and we will live happily ever after. Archived from the original on January 16, The Best Books of In a pivotal point in their relationship, he used his knowledge of computers to impress Hermes, whose nickname also desha an association with consumer culture.

See all 3 reviews. Media discourses about Train Man reached a height in and when global fandoms of Japanese otaku culture grew and fertility rates were declared a national problem.

Additionally, published at a time of proliferation of 2-Channel user guides and the popularisation of ASCII art, as evident in such online fads as the Flash-animated ‘Kikkoman Fight Song,’ Train Man heightened the domination of Nishimura’s Internet empire.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Besides the comic try watching the live action. List of Train Man chapters. Aug 22, Mayank Agarwal rated it really liked it Shelves: I found this book while in the local library, at first site I was drawn by densh heading which bkok “International best seller”.

It’s nice to see a story that involves romance without sex, where our protagonist is just a good guy, similar to any other shy nerd, who is just trying to figure his stuff out and try to win the girl of his dreams.


By a miracle, he meets a girl and actually asks her out! It makes his change seem admirable, but much less realistic. The story goes that the Train Man, who is a seriously introverted otaku, helped several office ladies fend off a rude drunkard.

The story is told almost entirely through dialogue and makes the reader feel as though she is overhearing a conversation among a crowd. A real-life thread on an internet forum started it all. But over time we see the transformation he goes through and the positive impact it has on his relationship with Hermes. Because of the current Japanese publishing focus on so-called popular rather than more highbrow literature and in part due to financial losses, especially in sales of monthly periodicals, it has become an industry norm to contract young editors who are familiar with book trends.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Sep 17, Katie rated it really liked it. Train Man saying, ” Hidenori Hara brings an old school style to his illustration, and there are moments where the complex panel layouts particularly when several online people are offering advice at once recall some of Will Eisner ‘s best work. The story was very heartwarming and realistic.

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Train Man: Densha Otoko, (Train-Man, #1) by Hidenori Hara

From the start, Train Man appeared as an exceptionally sensitive and caring person, with whom many 2-Channel subscribers felt a sense of empathy and a desire to help. According to his account, he had been sitting next to a young woman on the train when a drunken man entered the car and began to badger a particular woman. Firstly, If you see something bad happening and you can do something about it, do it.