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Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai

Alt titles: My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute, Oreimo

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Kyousuke Kosaka is a normal teenager with average grades and an average home life, but when he finds out that his overachieving younger sister Kirino has been hiding her vast anime and eroge collection from their unassuming parents, his world turns inside out! Now, having promised to help his formerly distant sibling navigate her two distinct lives, Kyousuke finds himself drawn into Kirino's world of magical girl anime and "little sister" fetish games while covering for his sibling to her parents and friends, not to mention trying to provide what guidance he can.

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Name Role
Hiroyuki ODA Character Design
Hiroyuki KANBE Director
Satoru KOUSAKI Music
Tsukasa FUSHIMI Original Manga Creator

Official Editorial Reviews

Title Author Score Date
Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai cassiesheepgirl 7.1/10 Mar 13, 2011
My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute cassiesheepgirl 7.1/10 Mar 13, 2011
Oreimo cassiesheepgirl 7.1/10 Mar 13, 2011

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Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai XxFunnYxX 7/10 Feb 13, 2014
Oreimo XxFunnYxX 7/10 Feb 13, 2014
My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute XxFunnYxX 7/10 Feb 13, 2014
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Welcome to the NHK!

Welcome to the NHK!

Tatsuhiro Sato is a university dropout and a "hikikomori" – a person suffering from social withdrawal. To Sato’s dismay, his self-imposed exile from the world is rudely interrupted when a mysterious girl knocks on his door. She has charged herself with the task of curing Sato of his hikikimori ways! Now, as new problems ranging from hentai games to internet suicide spring up, can Sato manage to overcome his hermit-like ways, or will the imaginary N.H.K conspiracy force him to remain a hikikomori forever?

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Xplayer

While Welcome to the NHK is a darker comedy than Ore no Imouto, otaku culture is portrayed in a very similar manner, as an obsessive, addictive hobby, which relates to many of the fans who are watching it. In this regard they are very similar, while the overall styles are very different.

eaper

Each of these series focus on otaku life and a member of the other sex "helping them fix their life." A good mix of humor, drama and a splash of romance, on top of the highly otaku oriented story make these series fit well with one another.

Oralom

Welcome to the NHK is a lot darker, but both are based around the Otaku culture. They're like both sides of the same coin. One side being dark humor and about a shut in, while the other is more light, comical, and about a popular girl who just happens to be an otaku. If you like one, there's a pretty good chance that you'll at least find the other entertaining.

Emmett

If you like Welcome to the NHK! or Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai you will love the other because you'll get to see many lovable otaku characters, both also talk much of eroge and the alienation of being an otaku, also the character Kirino and Sato have shown an interest in imouto themed eroge.

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Toradora!

Toradora!

Ryuuji Takasu has an eventful life: his classmates think he's a delinquent due to his 'killer' eyes; his crush Minori seems ever out of reach; and he’s just had an unfortunate encounter with 'palm-sized Taiga' – a feisty and dainty wench in his class. With different cleaning habits and tempers, the two clash like night and day; that is, except for the fact that Taiga and Ryuuji have crushes on the other's good friend! With school rumors abounding, the duo must now work together to play matchmaker for each other. Who will end up with their true love?

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chocobolily

The male and female leads of Toradora! and Oreimo share similar dynamics: a guy who tries to lay low ends up helping out a tsundere girl.  The female character in the former needs help pursuing the male character's best friend.  In the latter, the female lead is the guy's younger sister who wants to balance modeling, being super popular at school, and secretly playing eroge.  At times dramatic but never dark, these series have a close sense of humor and brightly colored art.  Funny without being empty.

StevenSAKUJO

Both tsuandere and very funny, very simialr in many ways.  While the plot is very different it still brings the same kind of emotions and feelings.

Airotia

The two anime are very similar in leading lady as well as relationships with the leading male, except for in Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai, the two are brother and sister.

The main girl in both are tsundere girls who seem as if they are very capable in some aspects — for the sister in Ore no Imouto, it's for the fact that she has a job and is popular, but in Toradora, is that the main girl is rich and can beat pretty much anyone in a fight — but are very incapable at actually 'being themselves.'

In Toradora, that takes form as the main girl not being able to return feelings for anyone or be close with anyone other than her best friend for long periods of time, while in Ore no Imouto, it takes form as not being able to admit she's an anime junkie.

As with all tsundere girls, by the end of it, the main male sees a softer side to the tsundere girl.

Other similarities include rivalries between the main girl and another girl, and though this might be a cheat seeing as it's probably a part of the general tsundere definition, the main girls in both tend to treat the main guys like their servants.

They're both extremely entertaining and have great side-characters, as well as believable drama centering around the group of people in each. Ore no Imouto has no romance while Toradora focuses primarily on it, but they both do a good job of highlighting the character's stories and their devolpment throughout the show.

Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru.

Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru.

After being turned down by his unrequited crush, Hachiman Hikigaya is determined to live out the rest of his high school life single and socially tuned out to avoid the folly of youth. But Hachiman's resolve is lacking compared to his guidance counselor, a woman determined to change the boy's ways. So, much to his dismay, Hachiman is soon forced to reach out to those around him by joining a club dedicated to serving others. Alongside the cold, but beautiful club president Yukino, eager Yui, and other new friends, Hachiman will try to stomach his new volunteer work and survive his ultimate fear: being involved in a typical high school romantic comedy.

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Etue

A comedy centered around eccentric characters. While both main characters seem to see themselves as the down-to-earth straight guy of the group the Yahari male-lead is ''interesting'' to say the least. While the male-lead in Ore-Imouto is simply deathpan. 

Bradalee

Both OreImo and Yahari are comedies featuring a number of female characters centering around a single male. While OreImo's male lead could be considered a little bland, Yahari's certainly is not, he's a pretty unique character all things considered, and is one of the main things that sets the two shows apart. The others being Yahari's altogether more impressive secondary character pool, and it's better comedy.

Naga

The biggest similarity in these shows is in the characters. In both cases, our MC is surrounded with all types of eccentric females, and both shows are spinning around their unusual relationships. While they have quite different personalities, their actions/reactions minding everything are very similar. With a quite different approach to the daily life, both shows have quite a number of similarities that might make you one of them if you enjoyed the other. 

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B Gata H Kei - Yamada's First Time

B Gata H Kei - Yamada's First Time

Fifteen-year-old Yamada has just entered high school and is gung ho about achieving her ultimate goal: to have one hundred sex partners! There’s just one problem: she’s a virgin, and she hasn’t even had a boyfriend! To get the ball rolling, Yamada decides to target a shy boy named Takashi from her school; but even though he is also a virgin and she ruthlessly aggressive with her feminine ways, it’s not as easy as Yamada hopes. Though they begin to have feelings for each other, will Yamada and Takashi ever get past first base?

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Soccerlove180

First... both of these anime have very different story lines but share one thing in common... they both have very interesting female leads.

Also both of these anime have a similar atmosphere, similar animation style, and the male leads are just trapped in the twistedness of the female's situation/situations. 

Both are charming anime filled with laughable situations and lovable characters. If you enjoyed one I'm almost certian you will love the other for those same reasons.

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Boku wa Imouto ni Koi wo Suru

Boku wa Imouto ni Koi wo Suru
  • OVA (1 ep x 50 min)
  • 2005

Yori Yuki has loved his twin sister ever since he can remember. While his parents brushed it off as a child’s fantasy, he always knew it was true love; but because it is incest, taboo, a forbidden love, he did his best to eliminate those feelings. 15 years have gone by and his feelings never wavered; in fact, they have grown stronger. He’s watched his sister Iku grow up and become a beautiful woman, and now, he can no longer contain his feelings – Yori confesses. Yet even if Iku reciprocates his feelings, that doesn’t change the fact that they’re brother and sister. Can forbidden love last?

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Kogoruhn

Boku wa Imouto ni Koi wo Suru and My Little Sister Can't be this Cute focus on an older brother who has a little sister whom he is confused about how he feels about her.