Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san

Alt title: Gaikotsu Shotenin Honda-san

TV (12 eps x 12 min)
DLE
2018
Fall 2018
3.777 out of 5 from 1,401 votes
Rank #2,166

Honda-san is at war - with business, with out-of-print books, and with people who love manga! Who knew there were so many laughs to be found at the manga counter of a bookstore?! These are the day-to-day happenings that take place at a certain bookstore where the love of manga is abundant.

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Episode 1

The Handsome Guy is First in Line \ Yaoi Girls from OVERSEAS!!!

Let Me Introduce My Crazy Colleagues in This Bookstore! image

Episode 2

Let Me Introduce My Crazy Colleagues in This Bookstore!

Battle Without Honor and Humanity / Lost in Manga image

Episode 3

Battle Without Honor and Humanity / Lost in Manga

Mission: An Outside Work-ish Job image

Episode 4

Mission: An Outside Work-ish Job

It's a Book Signing!! Everyone Gather Up \A Fascinating Erotic Story image

Episode 5

It's a Book Signing!! Everyone Gather Up \A Fascinating Erotic Story

The Man with a Secret Power \ Our Fair-Day War image

Episode 6

The Man with a Secret Power \ Our Fair-Day War

Tell Me! Wholesaler-san \ A Networking Drinking Party for Booksellers image

Episode 7

Tell Me! Wholesaler-san \ A Networking Drinking Party for Booksellers

Bookstores are so Wonderful! \ The Shelves with and without Restrictions image

Episode 8

Bookstores are so Wonderful! \ The Shelves with and without Restrictions

A Book about Life, Death, and Rebirth image

Episode 9

A Book about Life, Death, and Rebirth

An Outstanding Bookseller \ Swapping Section Heads image

Episode 10

An Outstanding Bookseller \ Swapping Section Heads

The Alternate Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san \ You Can Quit Your Job Whenever You Want image

Episode 11

The Alternate Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san \ You Can Quit Your Job Whenever You Want

Merry Christmas, Mr. Bookstore \ It's Time to Close image

Episode 12

Merry Christmas, Mr. Bookstore \ It's Time to Close

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scurvy135's avatar
scurvy135 Jan 7, 2019
Score 3/10

I gave this show the benefit of the doubt. The first episode didn't grab me, but it's rated highly enough that I thought I would give it a second episode.  I like the animation style, sorta. It's not what we are used to, but that isn't nesecarily a bad thing. It's fine. What I found to be, after 2 episodes, was that I was completely bored watching the show. Certain things made me smile and laugh, but... read more

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Desarray May 3, 2019
Score 6.5/10

         I was very excited when this came out, and waited for the full 12 episodes to be released so I could binge it. As someone who is very interested in literature, I was thrilled by a cute appearing anime about books. That's not exactly what I got.  It's, all in all, an anime based on a manga written by a bookseller about a bookseller that writes manga (Although the part about... read more

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