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Dakara Boku wa, H ga Dekinai.

Alternative Titles

English: So, I Can't Play H!
Synonyms: Dakara boku-ha H ga Dekinai.
Japanese: だから僕は、Hができない。


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 6, 2012 to Sep 25, 2012
Premiered: Summer 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Light novel
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.021 (scored by 69,184 users)
Ranked: #31592
Popularity: #270
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NEVER make a deal with a wet goddess you've only just met. That's a lesson Ryosuke Kaga learns the hard way when he foolishly agrees to let Lisara Restole use some of his "essence" to stay in this world. Because despite her smoking hot appearance, Lisara's actually a Shinigami, a Goddess of Death. However, she DOESN'T steal years off his life like any decent Shinigami would do. Oh no, instead she sucks him dry of something much more perverse by leeching off his lecherous spirit and draining his ability to enjoy... er... the things that teenage boys normally spend most of their time thinking about! And now that he's been de-debased and de-debauched by her un-dirty trick, the poor regenerated degenerate's only hope of getting his licentiousness renewed is to join the queen of mental-clean on her quest, since when she leaves our mortal plane he regains his normal immorality! But the termination of the probation of his reprobation isn't guaranteed, because Goddesses of Death can be really harsh mistresses and it's going to be anything but easy to go back to being sleazy!

(Source: Sentai Filmworks)


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Opening Theme

"Reason why XXX" by Sayaka Sasaki

Ending Theme

"Platinum 17" by yozuca*

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Oct 28, 2013
"Dakara Boku Wa" Starts off with this strange perverted Open minded boy walking around with his childhood friend. He is very known at his school for being a pervert, and many dislike him.
Basically They waste your time with Pointless half Hentai Crap for the first 6 episodes. Episode 1, you get the real point of the show and the direction it should be heading into. Then you hit episode 2, and you have a Pervert who has this strange ability to regain his power through getting aroused.

On top of that through the rest of 3-6 they keep throwing Hentai-Like events at you, and slowly introducing read more
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Nov 14, 2015
Dakara Boku wa, H ga Dekinai is one hell of a surprise.

Story: 6.5/10
It starts off really really poor, nearly utter nonsense. It's atrocious in every level and is full of plot holes everywhere. Episodes 1-6 are a complete mess and pretty much typical filler, except poorly written. But the entire thing turns around on Episode 7, if you make it through that torture. The story gets into its juicy, well-written parts and become pretty damn good, with satisfying action and accompanying romance to the point where you wonder if its still the same anime as the first few episodes.

Art: 6/10
Nothing too superb or remarkable, read more
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Aug 3, 2015
This anime is a good representation of what an Ecchi/harem anime should be, is not generic and it is actually really enjoyable to watch and really has a good story to follow.

Is about a guy that one day sees a beautiful redhead in front of his house, this is where all begins, he invites her to enter, makes a temporal deal with him because she is a Shinigami but she doesn't drain his life but drains his pervert ''powers'' which he has a control on them and tells him that he only has a month of life and she will help him find the person read more
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Aug 21, 2012
If you're looking for an ecchi show, one that's filled with fan-service, one that has a perverted teen in his puberty years thinking about lewd thoughts, or a High School DxD clone, then look no further. So, I Can't Play H (also known Dakara Boku wa, H ga Dekinai) is a series about a group of breasts with a perverted protagonist who makes the deal of his short life with a beautiful Shinigami, or in English terms, a grim reaper during a wet and rainy night.

~ The Deal

Or maybe known as the story. Well, the overall tone of the story is predictable and filled with read more
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-Main girl is from underworld demon.
-Similar art.
-No censorship on the chest and pants. 
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A perverted male protagonist with a female protagonist with supernatural abilities, also surrounded by female characters with abilities as well. Fight scenes. Fanservice... rest is history :) 
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The lead males are very similar. They are shameless perverts, very honest, and can be very manly when the situation calls for it.

The lead females are also similar with respect to their insecurities. They also have a similar nobility background.

There is also the fact that the leads in both anime are bound by contracts. 
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Main female characters both have red hair. Both use fire with their main weapon and both make an alternative dimension when fighting against the enemy. Also, both main female character tell the main male character that he will not live for very long. 
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Both have the same school, magic, supernatural and ecchi genres.

Both muchachos (male lead) have childhood friends who literally takes care of them.

Both have the same situation where the a mysterious magical girl approaches the muchacho (male lead).

Both have the same members of the muchacho's harem whom would at first be the enemy before warming up to the muchacho.


The chiquita (female lead) in one anime is a tsundere while the other chiquita (female lead) from another anime is a tease.

The chiquita (female lead) in one anime treats the muchacho  read more 
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