Tag Archives: Spring 2018

Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii (First Impression)

Momose Narumi is an “in the closet” otaku who also never had the great luck with men. After having her secret exposed her boyfriend broke up with her and she couldn’t face the humiliation to return to the office where her, now, ex-boyfriend works. With a determination for a new life in another office, she finally lands a job only to find out that her otaku friend, Nifuji Hirotaka from middle school, also works there! Will this random encounter be just a friendly reunion or will it blossom into something even more?  

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Mahou Shoujo Site (First Impression)

Aya Asagiri, an innocent girl who just wants to die. Being bullied every day at school and then coming home to be physically beaten by her older brother. Every day is more painful than the next. Until one night her laptop turns on with a beckoning glow. “Magical Girl Site” was the url stop the screen. The website promised that a “stick would be delivered to her and the next day something was put in her locker. A toy gun but it was more than that. During after school hours, she is chased by her bullies and in desperation pulls out the toy guns and shoots. Her assaulters disappear in a heart pink cloud, only to be heard in the distance as the screeching of the train cut out their screams of agony. She runs to the scene only to have a heap of what was left of the victims. What is this Magical Girl Site and why was Aya chosen? 

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Comic Girls (First Impression)

Kaoruko is a high school manga artist who works under the pen name Kaos, but she’s down in the dumps after receiving news that she didn’t rank so well in the latest reader survey. Her editor suggested that she join an all-female dormitory. Everyone in this dorm is also a manga artist: Ruki, a romance manga artist; Koyume, a shoujo manga artist; and Tsubasa, a shounen manga artist. Will living with other aspiring manga artist help her improve her ability as a manga artist? 

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3D Kanojo: Real Girl (First Impression)

Tsutsui is a genuine and bonafide otaku who, of course, despises 3D girls (aka real-life girls for you normies out there). He is late to school and is forced to clean the pool along with another late student, the absent-minded Iroha. As they clean the pool an accidental slip brings them both tumbling into the pool (it’s so cliche it hurts).  After that, they help each other out seeing as they are both socially awkward and those acts of kindness begin to blossom into something that both of them never would’ve imagined they would be feeling. 

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