Welcome to the NHK!

Alt title: NHK ni Youkoso!

TV (24 eps)
4.366 of 5 from 20,805 votes
Rank #230

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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vivafruit 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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roriconfan May 30, 2012
Score 8.5/10

ANIME EVOLUTION SERIES
Full list of the review series can be found on this page, 3rd post from bottom:
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Welcome to the NHK (NHK for short) is one of the best cathartic anime ever created and it even retains a large portion of realism about it. It was also never turned into a slutty... read more

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Welcome to the NHK! (Light Novel)
  • Vol: 1; Ch: 11
  • 2002
Welcome to the NHK!
  • Vol: 8; Ch: 40
  • 2004 - 2007
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