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Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai


Alternative Titles

English: Haganai: I don't have many friends
Synonyms: I Don't Have Many Friends, Boku ha Tomodachi ga Sukunai
Japanese: 僕は友達が少ない

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2011 to Dec 23, 2011
Premiered: Fall 2011
Broadcast: Fridays at Unknown
Studios: AIC Build
Source: Light novel
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.551 (scored by 207,497 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #14102
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #89
Members: 349,606
Favorites: 2,912
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Synopsis

When Kodaka Hasegawa finds out that he will be transferring to a new school, he is determined to make a positive impression, and maybe even some friends. However, Kodaka discovers he is out of luck when he immediately gets labeled as a violent delinquent due to his blond hair and intimidating expression. Although a month has passed, Kodaka is still alone thanks to his notorious reputation. However, his life begins to change when he finds fellow loner Yozora Mikazuki talking to her imaginary friend in an empty classroom.

After sharing stories of their lonely high school life, Kodaka and Yozora decide to overcome the difficulties of making friends together by starting the Neighbor's Club. Created for people who don't have friends, daily activities involve learning social skills and how to fit in, which will hopefully allow them to make friends. Joined by the eroge-loving Sena Kashiwazaki, and other eccentric outcasts, Kodaka may finally have managed to find people he can call friends, in this club filled with hilarious oddballs.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

In 2012, Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Portable, a visual novel by Namco Bandai Games for the Sony PlayStation Portable, was released.
A live-action film based strictly on the novels and not the anime was released on February 1, 2014 and directed by Takurō Oikawa.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kashiwazaki, Sena
Kashiwazaki, Sena
Main
Itou, Kanae
Japanese
Itou, Kanae
Mikazuki, Yozora
Mikazuki, Yozora
Main
Inoue, Marina
Japanese
Inoue, Marina
Sakura, Ayane
Japanese
Sakura, Ayane
...
Hasegawa, Kodaka
Hasegawa, Kodaka
Main
Kimura, Ryouhei
Japanese
Kimura, Ryouhei
Seri, Akiko
Japanese
Seri, Akiko
...
Hasegawa, Kobato
Hasegawa, Kobato
Supporting
Hanazawa, Kana
Japanese
Hanazawa, Kana

Staff

Saitou, Hisashi
Saitou, Hisashi
Director
Motoyama, Satoshi
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Takashima, Daisuke
Takashima, Daisuke
Episode Director
Setou, Kenji
Setou, Kenji
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

"Zannenkei Rinjinbu (Hoshi Futatsu Han) (残念系隣人部★★☆(星ふたつ半))" by Tomodachi Tsukuritai (友達つくり隊) (Marina Inoue, Kanae Itou, Nozomi Yamamoto, Misato Fukuen, Kana Hanazawa, and Yuka Iguchi)

Edit Ending Theme

"Watashi no Kimochi (私のキ・モ・チ)" by Marina Inoue




More reviewsReviews

Jan 2, 2012
Detective (All reviews)
If you have strong feelings about this anime, please don't read any further. I just noticed there was an abnormally large amount of overly positive reviews for this show and thought it would be best if there was a second opinion readily available.

Haganai was not an enjoyable anime for me. I did not find it funny past a certain point. For the first three episodes the show revolves around the mistaken delinquent and the two "heroines" of the series - Yozora and Sena. These episodes for the most part were quite sharp, and as Sena and Yozora's antics grew and grew, Kodaka's role as the read more
Dec 22, 2011
TheArchangel (All reviews)
With Christmas fast approaching, I can safely say one thing: All I want for Christmas is Meat. Delicious, delicious, Meat.

Ahem.

What do you get when an ambitious and rather oddball girl drags an unwilling male into forming a club for whatever reason? You get the "Save the World by Overloading it with Fun (SOS) Haruhi Suzumiya Brigade!" Oh wait, wrong show. You alternatively could get the "Neighbors Club." Yes, that seems about right. This fabulous club is composed of Kodaka and Kobato Hasegawa, Yozora Mikazuki, Sena Kashiwazaki, Rika Shiguma, Maria Takayama and Yukimura Kusunoki. Watch as this rebellious group takes on one of the read more
Dec 12, 2014
Emperormin3 (All reviews)
Disclaimer: My normal scoring preconditions go flying out the window. This is my first non-critical review. This show is mainly for humor so I review it as such. So my scores are based more on how much laughter I got out of it and less on critical appeal. See the rest of my body of work for something more critical. If you don't agree with my score, please don't downgrade it just because you think the show is stupid or what not.

Summary: Haganai is another average slice of life anime. It's humorous, kinda realistic, and in a club school setting. I didn't expect much read more
Jun 1, 2014
abhinaVADAR42 (All reviews)
To be honest, I came here looking for just a plain comedy, what I found was a much more. The opening few episodes were genuinely funny. At first the characters don't look particularly fascinating however, as the series progresses they become more and more interesting. Towards the end the anime is set up brilliantly for its next season which would be hard to miss if you completed the first one. An anime to get easily hooked to and one which becomes more interesting as it progresses.
I liked it a lot and overall it is quite nice.

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