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706 No. 706 [Edit]
So who else is reading this?
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>> No. 707 [Edit]
I am. We already talked a little bit about it here >>691
>> No. 708 [Edit]
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It's great.
>> No. 709 [Edit]
some of the scenes in this manga are painful to read.
>> No. 710 [Edit]
they hit so close to home for me it's almost uncomfortable
>> No. 712 [Edit]
{It's Not My Fault That I'm Not Popular}

In case anyone didn't know.I'm reading it and,'s like someone made me pretty and turned me into a girl and made my life into a manga.
>> No. 713 [Edit]
I don't understand why the title is translated like that when the Japanese reads, "It's technically your fault that I'm not popular."
>> No. 714 [Edit]
Isn't it more like, "It's totally your guys's fault that I'm not popular!"
>> No. 715 [Edit]
In between laughing at how funny it and fawning over how cute the MC is I nearly cried at how much this hit home for me.

It's almost like NHK, but a little bit less surreal and the moe one in NHK is Yamazaki.
>> No. 716 [Edit]
Has there ever been a slice of life that revolved around only one character?
>> No. 718 [Edit]

I thought Yamazaki was quite a prick.
>> No. 719 [Edit]
Literally it's "No Matter How I Think About It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm not Popular!"

I'm guessing they chose the current translation because it makes the heroine look more sympathetic.
>> No. 720 [Edit]
>Much less when I know this is somehow going to end with her getting a bishie boyfriend prince of perfection that wont make any sense.

>> No. 721 [Edit]
FYI chapter 6 has been translated.
>> No. 722 [Edit]
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being horny makes you cute, but only if you are a japanese schoolgirl
>> No. 723 [Edit]

What kind of weeaboo translated this? Also, dat fucking oily hair. Just looking at her makes me want to take a shower.
>> No. 726 [Edit]
So, next chapter she will want to fuck her brother right?
Oh god, developing a brocon. This is really hitting home.
>> No. 727 [Edit]
Funny but I don't like how her main drive to "be normal" is boys and hanging out with high school friends.
>> No. 728 [Edit]
>> No. 729 [Edit]
calm down
>> No. 732 [Edit]
Not everyone hates being social. Theres a large chunk of our type which want to be social, but can't. They just keep their mouth shut because everyone complains about it.
>> No. 742 [Edit]
Can't wait for a new chapter
>> No. 744 [Edit]
Oh god, that top right panel is so hnnnng.
>> No. 748 [Edit]
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New chapter is out. I know it's been said to death already but goddamn it's like this comic is literally me
>> No. 750 [Edit]
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>> No. 751 [Edit]
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You mean others don't?
What's wrong with them?...
>> No. 752 [Edit]
i find it amusing they used 'normal-fag' in the translation
>> No. 753 [Edit]
I'd be shocked if they had used ford driver.
>> No. 754 [Edit]
I wish thsi wasn't a gag manga. I wish something deeper would come out of this.
>> No. 756 [Edit]
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I was going to tell you to just give it time, since it's just starting and the author might be still developing the atmosphere; but I guess I'll take the chance to go further...

I don't know if you have attempted yourself to do and share a story or some work of artistic expression; I do have tried myself, for years, and if anything I can tell you is that it's extremely difficult (for me, at least) to awaken just one frontal and sincere emotion in the public, wich also doesn't slip from my fingers, producing god knows what on who, but wich rests more or less the same and keep the entire thing in control on a regular basis. Now, this guy not just gives us one clear and intense hit per chapter, but a fair rollercoaster of them and whitin a wide range that goes from cracking of laughter, through melancholy and tenderness, to utter misery and despair; I mean, that's gotta count for something: not anyone can do that; that requires talent, courage and method; and, even if I myself normally prefer more sophisticated/artsy/intellectual stuff, I can't but acknowledge that what this guy does is remarkable, and that his success isn't just a matter of luck. That is also, I guess, partially, why I also enjoy very much SoL works in general.

Don't get me wrong: I actually sympathize with your desires; but I also think there's already enough good to reap from the series just as it is going now.

Post edited on 4th Nov 2011, 11:34am
>> No. 757 [Edit]
I hope it never gets serious. I get enough real life serious anti-social things in my real life, I just wanna see a humorous take on it starring a cute girl
>> No. 772 [Edit]

I'm with him. I have nothing against more austere mangas (or anime, VNs and so on) but sometimes you just want to laugh at what otherwise would be a serious situation.

I think this manga is doing a good job at that, and feel that is the authors intention. If it was to suddenly take a 180 degree turn to become something deep and serious, I'd probably stop reading it. NHK already managed to blend a socially inept humans misery into both black comedy but something extremely deep as well.
>> No. 779 [Edit]
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>> No. 780 [Edit]
Spoilers, man!
>> No. 781 [Edit]
I'm not even sure what's going on here...
>> No. 782 [Edit]

Chapter 8, for those of you who can't be arsed to look it up.
>> No. 822 [Edit]
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Oh man, she even comes up with anime-based fantasies in her spare time at school. Literally me.
>> No. 823 [Edit]

>What kind of weeaboo translated this?

>> No. 824 [Edit]
That picture the fat guy drew was really cute, and made me wish this had more fan art
>> No. 826 [Edit]
I thought so too. I wished the manga was drawn (a little) more like that. I think the current art is a bit.. Derpy..
>> No. 827 [Edit]
The art works for what it is. Tomoko isn't ugly of course, but if she was a moeblob like in that picture it just wouldn't work.
>> No. 833 [Edit]
I don't mean turning everyone moe, I just wish it were better drawn. For instance, the teacher in OP's pic looks like he has down's syndrome. Main character's female friend looks incredibly blob-like, etc.
>> No. 868 [Edit]
Is 10 out yet?
>> No. 869 [Edit]
>the teacher in OP's pic looks like he has down's syndrome
apparently that's how many average japanese men look like.
>> No. 870 [Edit]
not 'till the 15th
>> No. 871 [Edit]
Oooo I can't wait.
>> No. 872 [Edit]
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so lewd
>> No. 873 [Edit]
>Baka-Updates Manga - Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaete mo Omaera ga Warui!

>Ugly Female Lead

Fuck your shit bakaupdates, I think Tomoko is adorable.
>> No. 874 [Edit]
Well, this is quite a charming series.

A good way to start back.
>> No. 876 [Edit]
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This contains adequate amounts of hnng and soul searching. Read it.
>> No. 885 [Edit]
New chapter is out
>> No. 886 [Edit]
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Oh, God, this chapter: I have actually attempted this myself before, and not just once...

I failed pathetically, as well.

Maybe there are some basis for this to work, indeed. Thought it's not given by the absence of action alone, but by it's contrasting with rare glimpses of greatness; like breaking your granted silence by saying something really smart, out of the blue (not brainy or nerd, just evidently smart somehow), or making some sort of unique awesome stand wich, henceforward, make people wonder what else could be in that beautiful mind of yours...

But, most likely, this only works over the initial condition of being considered already attractive, from the begining: no one gives a shit about what the fuck is going on or not in the pitty life of a fugly bastard. And the entire thing needs also to be authentic, not staged. So yeah: just like Tomoko, I was pretty much doomed (not that I don't belong to the hordes of readers that consider her totally adorable... even pretty).


Post edited on 6th Jan 2012, 2:49am
>> No. 887 [Edit]
Manga reader has yet to email me anything after chapter 11...

>> No. 908 [Edit]
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New chapter!
>> No. 910 [Edit]
From the thumbnail I thought she was making an asshole in the sand.
>> No. 911 [Edit]
>> No. 914 [Edit]
Man, /a/ is going crazy over the author and her(His?) twitter account.
>> No. 915 [Edit]
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Really short sub-chapter is out

What do you mean?
>> No. 916 [Edit]
Something about her reaction to gaijins sending her pictures of their dicks. Yes, I'm serious.
>> No. 917 [Edit]
This is why we can't have nice things!
>> No. 918 [Edit]
Yeah, the few always ruin things for the masses.

It doesn't seem to have turned her off from answering questions though.
>> No. 922 [Edit]
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Green eyes, huh? I had imagined something like pale blue or honey, but I guess it's OK.
>> No. 923 [Edit]
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She did have pale blue eyes in the beginning. I think they suited her better than green, but oh well
>> No. 925 [Edit]
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>they suited her better

Agreed. Those were eyes of innocence.

Post edited on 29th Jan 2012, 12:25am
>> No. 926 [Edit]
So did anyone else order a copy?

I managed to order one before all of the "LOL LETS BUY 20 COPIES XD" bullshit started, feel bad for all the people missing out now.
>> No. 927 [Edit]
I felt tempted to; but, as always, I rather download/see online all the multimedia I can, better saving that money for collectibles I can't enjoy through a monitor (like figures, dried insects or large books).
>> No. 928 [Edit]
Since I was already ordering some new light novel volumes I figured what the heck and ordered a copy.
>> No. 930 [Edit]
>the "LOL LETS BUY 20 COPIES XD" bullshit

The what?
>> No. 931 [Edit]
The guys on /a/ decided to buy as many copies online as they can to show their support for the mangaka and it ended up selling out on most major sites. Someones gonna organise to set up a collage of everyone's books when they all get received. Also they found the mangaka's twitter and spammed her with compliments and pictures of their dicks.
>> No. 932 [Edit]
on one hand I'm glad she's having success, on the other I hate that it's coming from those people.
>> No. 934 [Edit]
>Pictures of their dicks.
Actually, every one of those got reported by /a/ en mass, and got taken down. They probably sent them to her via direct message after, but everyone in the /a/ threads are standing up for her and helping her with support. And, actually, there was a guy in a recent thread for this that said he was going to send her another dick shot, and he got publicly banned for it.

Not everyone is doing this stuff out of some twisted fetish or something. Hell, I'm proud of what they've done. It will suck when vol2 comes out, though, because we all know /a/ wont be doing that again.
>> No. 959 [Edit]
New chapter is out.

Such a pervert~
>> No. 960 [Edit]
Geez, she really is
>> No. 961 [Edit]
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You tell 'em.
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About the ending: it wasn't her fault; not this time, at least.
>> No. 964 [Edit]
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>> No. 972 [Edit]
I just read this in one go. She's so much like me it's just creepy, but I'm still jealous of her because she's such a cute girl.

Actually, thinking about it, I used to be even more like this in that I really actively wanted to be popular and normal, and I tried going about it the way she does. Spending time on the internet helped me kinda give up though, as in, I realized it isn't worth it for me to go through that. I wonder if she ever feels that she'd just best left alone.

My god, this is exactly how I think. I also wonder what the mangaka's personal life is like. I don't really care, but I feel that only someone that's actually like this could write this.
>> No. 975 [Edit]
I ordered one. It's the first time I've bought anything Japanese like this.

Like everyone else here, I've had many similar experiences in my life. This page >>708 hit especially close to home, I totally understood from personal experience how the main character felt.
And also, this is one of the few cases where the author has actually acknowledged their non-Japanese fanbase, so that something I want to encourage.
>> No. 985 [Edit]
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Picked it up from a twitter post by her. Thought you guys might like it.

Why the fuck is twitter a recognized word, Firefox?
>> No. 986 [Edit]
>Why the fuck is twitter a recognized word, Firefox?

Before the site came about it was used as a bird sound, like "cheep cheep"
>> No. 987 [Edit]
Oh. That makes sense. Durrr.

>> No. 988 [Edit]
I like the lewdness.

Is the new chapter out yet? last I read was the fireworks on the roof.
>> No. 989 [Edit]
not yet, should be out today or tomorrow
>> No. 990 [Edit]
Chapter 13 is out. It really reminds me of >>888 in spirit. I liked it a lot.
>> No. 991 [Edit]
Wow, she spends her summer vacations like I did too
>> No. 999 [Edit]
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oh god, the latest chapter...
>> No. 1008 [Edit]

It's something I read recently and I'm too lazy to look into it and check if it's true but after they sent her those pics she supposedly said 'I'm not interested because I'm not a seiyuu'. Hilarious.
>> No. 1013 [Edit]
the latest chapter is so damn awkward
>> No. 1017 [Edit]
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Geez, Tomoko...
I guess you reap what you saw.
>> No. 1037 [Edit]
There are times when this is Really hard to read. I just feel so bad for Tomoko and can actually put myself in her shoes for a lot of these situations. They are too damn small.

Ok, that was bad, sorry.

Anyways, I do enjoy the series, but some of the latest chapters have been harder to read than the others.

Why does she make it so realistic?
>> No. 1038 [Edit]
Because her target audience is people like us. And she more than likely pulls from similar experiences. I was more surprised when I found out the author was female.
>> No. 1039 [Edit]
New chapter is out. I didn't like it very much
>> No. 1041 [Edit]
Just read the latest chapter on manga reader. I can't believe that she'd need to cheat at that game to beat a bunch of kids to impress he friend.
>> No. 1045 [Edit]
Wait a sec. Am I behind all you guys? Where are you all reading it from?
>> No. 1047 [Edit]
The world-three scanlations page but you can read the latest raws on the square enix magazine site or something
>> No. 1048 [Edit]
Wow, I never thought I would be able to relate to this chapter based on the name. But by the end it hit way too close to home.
>> No. 1049 [Edit]
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Jesus Christ...
>> No. 1050 [Edit]
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oh god, how I know this feel
>> No. 1051 [Edit]
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One of us! One of us!

It's an experience that often makes you want to sink into a hole. And it always occurs at the worst times.
>> No. 1052 [Edit]

That's funny. I've had that happen a few times.

Or you get up and yank the cord out..even worse.
>> No. 1054 [Edit]
>One of us! One of us!
We accept it, we accept it
Gooble gobble, Gooble gobble...

Happily, I do not. But only because I'm paranoid about it; I always fear the day when I may be so out of my mind that I won't ditinguish if my headphones aren't conected propperly and some of the sound will leak out.
>> No. 1055 [Edit]
I have that happen to me a number of times when I forget to turn my stereo off, which works independently of the headphones. It's especially embarrassing becuase of how loud it can be.
>> No. 1057 [Edit]
Oh man, this chapter reminds me of the time I received a complement from a perfect stranger. I was a wreck for the next week.
>> No. 1059 [Edit]
Another new chapter. Not really interesting, I hope things pick up now that school started again.
>> No. 1062 [Edit]
The latest chapter was much better, back into relatable territory
>> No. 1066 [Edit]
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so i've been seeing this circulated around lately. just shows how much material is probably pulled from personal experiences.
>> No. 1067 [Edit]

I don't get it. Looks like a random Japanese student to me with rather tired eyes (they study like mad there, after all).
>> No. 1068 [Edit]
that's supposedly the author
>> No. 1069 [Edit]

Ah, it all makes sense now.
>> No. 1070 [Edit]
That doesn't make sense, the author is hot.
>> No. 1071 [Edit]

See >>873.

Seriously though, whether someone considers himself/herself to be attractive or not has more often than not absolutely no basis in reality. It goes both ways, there are people who consider themselves to be hot shit despite looking like they were hit by truck and there are people who have complexes despite looking good. Heck, people say it's pretty common even among people who actually work in show biz including models, actors and whatnot.
>> No. 1098 [Edit]
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God dammit, /a/.
>> No. 1099 [Edit]

I think the funniest part of it is

>That was my first time seeing them

Hahaha, yeah, right.
>> No. 1100 [Edit]
I know. I understand WHY she would say that, but it still rubs me the wrong way.

Still, I don't like how /a/ did that, but I guess it is to be expected from them.
>> No. 1101 [Edit]
Remember, Japanese porn censures dicks.
So there actually is a chance she's never seen a real dick before.
>> No. 1102 [Edit]
It's not like japanese porn is the only porn they have
>> No. 1103 [Edit]
Japs don't visit or at least rarely visit non Japanese sites.
>> No. 1104 [Edit]
I'm sure they upload shit on torrent for nichanneru like ppl in us image boards do
>> No. 1105 [Edit]
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There's an author's message type of thing at the end of the second volume. I know next to nothing about Japanese, but the panel in the top left seems to refer to the PENIS pictures that the authors were sent.
>> No. 1108 [Edit]
It hurts to read this. She's so alike me it hurts.
>> No. 1112 [Edit]
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Uh... I kind'a suspect you may be getting the wrong idea about it, Tomoko.
>> No. 1113 [Edit]
I'm sure the author saw this as a good chance to cash in.

Otaku in Japan buy literally anything.
They like cute girls.
They like things they can relate to like battle programmer or NHK.

So make a character they can relate to, AND make it a cute girl.

Anime for this is guaranteed.
Make loads of money.
>> No. 1114 [Edit]
But the thing is, I don't think shes supposed to be a cute girl.

I like to think of her as a very average looking girl, albiet flat chested and short, who just happens to look a little crappy because her hair is greasy and she doesn't take care of herself that well. I like her anyway.
>> No. 1115 [Edit]
physically, she's average. but characterwise, she's pretty goddamn adorable.
>> No. 1119 [Edit]
The next chapter is gonna be so goddamn awkward, probably worse than the time she lied about that guy being her boyfriend.
>> No. 1120 [Edit]
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>> No. 1121 [Edit]
That was surprising, I was expecting this one to be harder to read.
Next one on the other hand. It will probably be horrible. Can't say I think I'll be able to relate.
>> No. 1127 [Edit]
New chapter is out. they kind of handwaved away the thing I thought was gonna be awkward, maybe they thought it would be too brutal
>> No. 1128 [Edit]
I wonder who was in the suit? Maybe she has a stalker..
>> No. 1129 [Edit]
It was me
>> No. 1130 [Edit]
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>> No. 1132 [Edit]

This pleases me greatly.
>> No. 1140 [Edit]
New chapter was pretty funny
>> No. 1141 [Edit]
I have no idea what the fuck happened at the end.
>> No. 1154 [Edit]
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I chose 3
>> No. 1155 [Edit]
I picked 2, but don't really get the logic behind it.
>> No. 1157 [Edit]
Maybe that one would only venture into something outright dangerous, when one's still too naive or eager for new and exciting experiences, which them tests associate with juvenile behaviour?... Or, in other words, that the only people who'd voluntarily step into the wilderness, are those who've never been there...?

I don't know. It's just stuff for girls.

Post edited on 24th Jul 2012, 2:48am
>> No. 1158 [Edit]
I wrote it off as moon logic
>> No. 1159 [Edit]
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I love it, some of the awkward situations are just so well done.
>> No. 1160 [Edit]
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Best part of the chapter.
>> No. 1161 [Edit]
Wow, lol! That's me all right. That burning hatred for stealers of anything I lose sight of. That author fellow is really knows what he's writing about.
>> No. 1162 [Edit]

I loved this part too.
>> No. 1200 [Edit]
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She's still trying to unlock her brother's route...
>> No. 1219 [Edit]
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It wasn't much, but it was fun and I could identify all the same: I keep trying to sleep more and more under variable conditions to dream with mai waifu, yet all I ever got are weird nightmares only interrupted by my inusually frequent need to pee.
>> No. 1220 [Edit]
New chapter is out
>> No. 1221 [Edit]
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Great chapter.
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>> No. 1223 [Edit]
I wish I had those pillow things
>> No. 1224 [Edit]
A white ball with a simple face on it shouldn't be hard to make you know.
>> No. 1225 [Edit]

I could probably find a plain white beanbag thing, but I can't knit to put a face on it ( ´Д`)
>> No. 1226 [Edit]
then draw it on with a marker or something
>> No. 1238 [Edit]
But that looks like ass.
>> No. 1288 [Edit]
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still reading this?
>> No. 1289 [Edit]
I am. Been waiting for the next chapter, they used to be TL'd a lot quicker
>> No. 1292 [Edit]
The redrawing takes a while because the art is fuzzy and sketchy as fuck.
>> No. 1364 [Edit]
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>> No. 1365 [Edit]
I hate how Yuu's hair looks like blobs
>> No. 1378 [Edit]
Middle school Yuu is much cuter than highschool Yuu.
>> No. 1410 [Edit]
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A: Killing time.
>> No. 1473 [Edit]
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Nice stole.
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>> No. 1537 [Edit]
She's such an unlikable character, and strangely that makes her very realistic. Her self-centered attitude makes her suffer, and rightfully so. The story path is a tunnel as viewed through her eyes. I just wonder how much of "me me me!" the author can fit in the story.
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Niko must have really liked Another.
>> No. 1599 [Edit]
>> No. 1600 [Edit]
There's no much of a story so far, so... yeah.
>> No. 1610 [Edit]
I find her too cute to be realistic, sadly.

Post edited on 31st Jan 2013, 9:59am
>> No. 1632 [Edit]
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I don't know how they expect to fill an anime with the very limited material available.
Also, I have a feeling that the series may get easily confused with a brother complex one.
>> No. 1633 [Edit]
That whole chapter felt off to me. The last time Tomoko did something like that it made sense at the time, but I felt like the way it resolved meant it wasn't going to happen again.
>> No. 1641 [Edit]
Does she actually say "I'm a slut, I do it with guys every day" or was that a joke by the translator?
>> No. 1658 [Edit]
I don't know, but she's pretty pathetic. She'd say something like that alright.
>> No. 1703 [Edit]

I sleep lying face-down every night, and I almost never have wet dreams.
>> No. 1705 [Edit]
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this is getting painful.
>> No. 1706 [Edit]
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That gotta be some bad star, yeah.

Post edited on 7th Apr 2013, 10:52am
>> No. 1707 [Edit]
This is the worst. I thought she was merely unnoticed, but she's actually loathed. In all honesty, unless something very special happens she might really be done for the rest of her 2nd year. That's how hollow the microcosmos of scholar social life is. It's pathetic.
>> No. 1708 [Edit]
I assumed the people talking about her was in her imagination
>> No. 1709 [Edit]
That chapter wasn't really funny, just sad, and pretty predictable. I wish they'd go further than showing her get embarassed and made a fool of all the time. I want to learn more about her friends and stuff.
>> No. 1711 [Edit]
I kind of hope they bully her, as that would amplify the moe to breathtaking levels.
>> No. 1718 [Edit]
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Oh, great. Just what she needed...
>> No. 1781 [Edit]
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>> No. 1782 [Edit]
Tomoko better not cockblock or otherwise screw up his bro's relations with friends and that chick. It's one thing to be socially retarded and another to actively try to be an annoying burden.
>> No. 1784 [Edit]
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Nah, it's just being a black cupid. It can be enjoyable at first but it tends to backfire.
>> No. 1788 [Edit]
Sympathy points awarded for him having a shitty/retarded onee-chan when she tries to screw with him? Whatever helps in love and war.
>> No. 1825 [Edit]
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yeah, you should be so lucky.
>> No. 1854 [Edit]
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Guess how it turned out...
>> No. 1885 [Edit]
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I wonder how this worked in japanese.
>> No. 1887 [Edit]
You know, I'm getting the unavoidable feeling that this manga is pretty bad. Does the writer have no ambition at all to expand the characters or write genuinely funny jokes?
>> No. 1897 [Edit]
It's just not for you, then. I think it's fine.
>> No. 1898 [Edit]
The humor in INMFIANP can only be found if you are able to empathize with the character. If you're not able to then even with plot development and the such it still wouldn't be a manga for you. With that said and out of the way trying to find character development in this is retarded. This is just a run of the mill SoL manga with a unique and interesting protagonist who is played straight.

You could argue that there are other Otaku MC manga out there, but really not many out there are like INMFIANP. INMFIANP is one of the few that actually play it straight and have the character go through painful experiences without a Deus Ex Machina saving her.

Maybe somewhere down the road Tomoko will start learning from her experiences, but until then the manga will take it easy.

If you want a manga with a protag who is as awkward as Tomoko and fem but actually has character development you should read Kimi ni Todoke. You've probably read it however, and if you hate it it's probably because some of the characters can be fucking dumb as a rock at times. Oh and Kazehaya the male love interest is a pussy so if the characters being dumb at times didn't get to you, that probably did.
>> No. 1918 [Edit]
She already finished her first year of HS and met a girl she used to hang out with during middle school.
>> No. 1919 [Edit]
More characters being added doesn't necessarily mean the plot or narrative is going somewhere. Tomoko is still just as awkward as usual.
>> No. 1926 [Edit]
The protag for this manga is a fujoshi, right?
>> No. 1927 [Edit]

I don't think so, no. I don't recall her having much of an interest in BL. Thenb again it might be just my memory malfunctioning like it usually does.

Either way if she does anything related to BL at any point in the series (reads a manga, plays a VN, watches an anime) it's just a panel or two and it's not really pivotal to the story in any way.
>> No. 1934 [Edit]
I'm not sure how to feel about the last chapter.

did Tomoko do the right thing? What if Komi was just trying to take advantage of her?
>> No. 1935 [Edit]
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Tomoko never ever ever gets anything right. So don't sweat it: she just fucked up that girl with a crush on her brother alright.
>> No. 1964 [Edit]
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This episode was very strange.
This series is getting strange.
>> No. 1967 [Edit]
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This has got to be the most uneventful chapter so far (even for SoL standards).
>> No. 1995 [Edit]
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It's come to this... finally.
>> No. 2033 [Edit]
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geez, I was reading it on Miku's voice...
>> No. 2034 [Edit]
Oh wow, that really reminds me of when I first got Vocaloid. I didn't do anything with it in the end, but I did play with it for an hour or two.
>> No. 2038 [Edit]
This manga is neither funny, cute nor relatable anymore.
>> No. 2089 [Edit]
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After not watching any anime for half a year or so, I recently decided to give this show a try, and damn would I have missed out on something if I hadn't. I watched all 12 episodes in one day, I've never done that with any other show. I'm also through the first 5 volumes of the manga now, having read one or two per day. This is definitely one of my favorite series of all time.
That the manga has furigana despite the seinen-like content is an added bonus, makes it easier to read for me.
I'll check out the authors' other works as well, Choku! and Number Girl look like they have potential.

BTW, is there some place where I can d/l raws of the newer chapters after vol.5, other than the latest one on the official site? I can only find English scanlations.

I think light blue would be too innocent-looking. Green is a great choice, it reflects the tinge of darkness of her self-centered personality.
It's also my favorite eye color in general. Which might be because my own eyes are green.

'Ford Driver' was pretty much the first word that came to my mind when I looked up 'リア充' in a Japanese slang dictionary.
>> No. 2097 [Edit]
I'm finished with Choku. It's a great rom-com, lots of very funny moments. It's a lot more absurd and improbable than watamote however, so I found Choku to be not quite as relatable, even though both Nao and Selika do have a number of things in common with me.
>> No. 2144 [Edit]
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>Tomoko is now a Brony
what next, is she going to wear fedoras?
>> No. 2145 [Edit]
I didn't see that coming at all.
>> No. 2146 [Edit]
It's a Seiyuu joke, actually. Tomoko's VA speaks Rainbow Dash in the Japanese dub.
>> No. 2147 [Edit]
I am really dumb, so please help me.
I downloaded chapter 56 from world three, but it was two pictures of food. How do I get the real chapter?

I tried browsing their DDL page, and didn't see it. Also, turning off javascript doesn't stop that annoying waving. Is it some HTML5 bullshit?
>> No. 2148 [Edit]
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I don't get why GanganOnline's Android app is so shitty. Don't they, like, test it?
That open source Comic Viewer thingy you can install via F-droid is way better, even though it doesn't have a team of paid professionals developing it.
>> No. 2150 [Edit]
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I wonder if she's actually bisexual or if she just likes touching Yuu-chan's voluptious body due to some sort of insecurity about her skinny self.
>> No. 2154 [Edit]
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Actually, I just noticed that I now read this manga in her seiyuu voice. Not bad.
>> No. 2155 [Edit]
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OK, this cracked me up...

Touching Yuu-chan's voluptuous and fragrant body must be a pleasure whether or not you're hot yourself.
>> No. 2218 [Edit]
That latest chapter about not being able to ride a bike made me feel some feels. It didn't take me quite until 16 to learn it, but I did learn it after all my classmates etc. and while it didn't take me long to learn it I never really got good at it despite riding a bike almost every day for 1 or 2 years.
Come to think of it, it's been about 10 years since I last rode a bike.
>> No. 2221 [Edit]
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I wouldn't exactly recommend it, but you seem to have the ground to go for it, Tomoko. I'm rooting for you.

I'm 30 years old and I still don't know how to ride a bike (or a car). I gave it up with the last fantasies about my lost imouto.
>> No. 2362 [Edit]
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i dropped the manga a long time ago.But i started re-reading it yesterday.
>> No. 2365 [Edit]
I really wish the mangaka would improve her art. It hasn't improved much since Choku and honestly its sometimes hard to 'parse'.
>> No. 2382 [Edit]
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I was rather disappointed by Number Girl. The concept has potential, the character designs are cute, but while it does have some good jokes here and there, it mostly relies on very generic humor using the typical overused anime tropes ('LOL SHE IS INSECURE ABOUT HER SMALL BREASTS XDDD SO FUNNEH!')

I agree, that's part of why the anime is actually more fun than the manga. That scene where she tears apart her panties on the toilet for example - pretty hard to figure out what is evening happening in the manga.
>> No. 3124 [Edit]
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Is anyone else still reading this garbage?
>> No. 3125 [Edit]
Yeah, it's entertaining to a degree.
>> No. 3135 [Edit]
Its not about Tomoko any more so I don't like it as much.
>> No. 3326 [Edit]
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The Watamote manga sucks.

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