Tomoko Kuroki is eager to begin her new, glamorous, and romantic high school life where she’ll surely become popular and have all the guys vying for her affections. Her plan is sure to succeed, having prepared vigorously by already dating 100 guys... who happen to be video game characters! But when months pass and she can’t seem to get anyone’s attention, let alone talk to them due to her crippling social anxiety, Tomoko’s grandiose dreams turn to shambles! Will she ever be able to have a normal school life?
I’ve been staying clear of most anime lately because it either A.) doesn’t interest me in the least, or B.) is Attack on Titan and I swear I’ll watch it sometime when everyone shuts the hell up about it. In the case of Watamote, I ended up watching it because a friend showed me the opening sequence, told me Tomoko Kuroki is me as a Japanese school girl, then got mad when I wouldn’t... read more
Watamote is an anime that either speaks to the deepest parts of your soul or causes one of the most uncomfortable, awkward viewing experiences in anime history (that doesn't involve an anime called “Boku”). The whole purpose of the anime is to show that there are stories to be told even about the most introverted, socially anxious people in our society. The way that the anime gets inside the head of... read more
|Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaete mo Omaera ga Warui! OVA||OVA||2014||TBD|
|No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular!||2011||Original Manga|
|Watashi no Tomodachi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaete mo Omaera ga Warui.||2013||Same Franchise|
|Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaete mo Omaera ga Warui! Anthology||2013||TBD|