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Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru.

Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru.

Alternative Titles

English: My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU
Synonyms: Oregairu, My youth romantic comedy is wrong as I expected.
Japanese: やはり俺の青春ラブコメはまちがっている。


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2013 to Jun 28, 2013
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Popularity: #125
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This romantic comedy revolves around an antisocial high school student named Hikigaya Hachiman with a distorted view on life and no friends or girlfriend. When he sees his classmates talking excitedly about living their adolescent lives, he mutters: "They're a bunch of liars." When he is asked about his future dreams, he responds, "Not working." A teacher gets Hachiman to join the "Volunteer Service" club, which happens to have the school's prettiest girl, Yukinoshita Yukino.

(Source: ANN)

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Adaptation: Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru.
Side story: Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. OVA
Sequel: Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Zoku

Characters & Voice Actors

Hikigaya, Hachiman
Hikigaya, Hachiman
Eguchi, Takuya
Eguchi, Takuya
Kang, Su Jin
Kang, Su Jin
Yuigahama, Yui
Yuigahama, Yui
Touyama, Nao
Touyama, Nao
Jeong, Hye Ok
Jeong, Hye Ok
Yukinoshita, Yukino
Yukinoshita, Yukino
Hayami, Saori
Hayami, Saori
Yang, Jeong Hwa
Yang, Jeong Hwa
Kido, Ibuki
Kido, Ibuki


Yoshimura, Ai
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Machida, Touko
Kuroyanagi, Toshimasa

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May 26, 2014
Yahari Ore isn't the first anime to tackle the anti-social protagonist, but it certainly captures it perfectly with its characters and deadpan writing. Like others have said before, you may go into this expecting a typical rom-com but will instead come out of it lashed by the harsh views of our characters. This however, is why this anime stands out from so many in the genre. It's charming, funny and yet bluntly realistic. Far too often rom-coms get stuck in the fairy tale realm of romance stories, or get too wrapped up in the emotional drama/turmoil that can be present in youthful romance. Those read more
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Dec 8, 2014
High school is usually referred to as a living hell by most teenagers since the general populace isn't popular, nor do they wish to be there in the first place. This sort of lifestyle can be the result of bullying, lack of book smarts, or being socially awkward. Anime has always had a very surrealistic take on the lives of high school students as everything seems like it will always work out to be a happy-go-lucky kind of life. It is prominent that there are some people who do enjoy high school, or do happen to have a rom-com-esque sort of life. Sadly, that is read more
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The series shares the same high school setting but tackles college level of social psychology in subject. There's also the angsty or grumpy yet lethargic main character which is most of the time played for jokes, though their use of humor is a bit in contrast since the other one is lighthearted, while the latter is dark and comically edgy. You also have the Queen/Empress who has a good ability in expressive persuasion through social engineering which makes you want to engineer them socially if you get my expression =P.
'Teen Romantic Comedy Gone Wrong', or whatever typically long-winded light novel jibberish 'Yahari Ore' translates into shows all the signs of being Boku Friendship DONE RIGHT. As another user noted with their recommendation, Boku Friendship gradually turns into something of a full-on ecchi harem fest. Unlike Yahari, Boku wa started out as purely lighthearted rom-com fluff--causing later developments that expand on previously 1D comic relief characters to be awkward & its lead's turn towards a more... emo stance coming across unnaturally. Yahari one-upped this by presenting its characters as humans with relatable social difficulties from the get-go whilst still retaining sharp, witty dialogue.

Instead of, say, a blonde Japanese guy everyone assumes is a thug without talking to him & a blonde American-tit'd #1 school idol that refers to herself as a Goddess and has men kneeling before her at will, Yahari presents a dysfunctional lead trio, consisting of: a misanthrope lead pushed away from social contact by rejection, a beautiful girl well aware that her physical beauty causes others problems & an average 'TRYING TO FIT IN' girl--her attempts to climb the social ladder being illustrated nicely in ep2.

While it's true that Yahari still leans more on the side of fantasy than reality with its 1x loner guy x2 beautiful girls in an empty club premise, the set-up/presentation/illustration of social woes is executed much better than in most other similar works. Paint me impressed!

Opening Theme

"Yukitoki (ユキトキ)" by Nagi Yanagi

Ending Theme

#1: "Hello Alone" by Yukino Yukinoshita (Saori Hayami) & Yui Yuigahama (Nao Touyama) (eps 1-4, 6-12)
#2: "Hello Alone -Yui Ballade-" by Yui Yuigahama (Nao Touyama) (ep 5)
#3: "Hello Alone -Band arrange-" by Yukino Yukinoshita (Saori Hayami) & Yui Yuigahama (Nao Touyama) (ep 13)

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