Welcome to the NHK!

Alt titles: NHK ni Youkoso!

TV (24 eps)
4.402 out of 5 from 15,661 votes
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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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RedCrossRobbery's avatar by RedCrossRobbery on Jan 18, 2012
Score: 8/10

Regardless of your opinion to the series, Welcome to the NHK should be appreciated as a well-made anime solely for the fact that it encompasses so many different genres. You can find a little bit of everything in the series, which is what any great show should be looking for.  

Story: 6 out of 10
Welcome to the NHK jumps back and forth between focuses. At times you think it is a series about a... read more

vivafruit's avatar by vivafruit on Apr 29, 2007
Score: 8.5/10

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Note: Nope, haven’t read the manga yet. Almost nothing is better than watching a show that exceeds all of your expectations. I jumped into this series expecting a polished rehash of the same old theme that almost all ecchi shows have: namely, one (or more!) cute girls inexplicably falling for an insultingly spineless Keitarou-clone loser. However, this GONZO work is not, by any stretch of... read more

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Welcome to the NHK! (Light Novel) 2002 TBD
Welcome to the NHK! 2004 Original Manga

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