Sekaiichi Hatsukoi 2

Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi - World's Greatest First Love 2

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Synonyms: Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi 2, Sekai'ichi Hatsukoi 2
Japanese: 世界一初恋 2
English: Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi - World's Greatest First Love 2
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 8, 2011 to Dec 24, 2011
Premiered: Fall 2011
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:05 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Manga
Genre: Boys LoveBoys Love
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, Otaku CultureOtaku Culture, WorkplaceWorkplace
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.831 (scored by 8996589,965 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #9062
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1464
Members: 156,423
Favorites: 729

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First loves are messy. While settling in as a shoujo manga editor at the famous Marukawa Publishing House, Ritsu Onodera is quite troubled. Working under the stern and superb Masamune Takano is hard enough as it is. However, Masamune is not only Ritsu's first love from middle school but he also suddenly declares that he will make Ritsu fall for him again.

Unknown to them, another editor in the department, Yoshiyuki Katori, is in a relationship with the popular manga artist Chiaki Yoshino. The carefree Chiaki fails to notice, however, that his high school friend—Yuu Yanase—thinks of him as more than a friend. The stoic but caring Hatori will not surrender his love so easily.

Falling in love for the first time when you are 30 is certainly troublesome. Shouta Kisa, yet another editor, is going out with 21-year-old Kou Yukina, an art student. Despite Yukina's assurances, Kisa cannot help but doubt whether someone like himself is truly worthy of his younger, "sparkling" boyfriend.

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An event to show ep.1 of season 2 (along with 1st OVA) happening on September 24, 2011. Regular TV airing started on October 8, 2011.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kon, Chiaki
Hatakeyama, Mamoru
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Opening Theme

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"Sekai no Hate ni Kimi ga Itemo (世界の果てに君がいても)" by Shuhei Kita

Ending Theme

"Aikotoba (アイコトバ)" by Sakura Merry-Men


Mar 21, 2014
This season is a marked improvement over the first, I actually enjoyed watching the characters develop and their interactions are a tad more believable. My main gripe carries over from last season and that is that this show is still very rapey at times which spoils the enjoyment of an otherwise funny love story.
Sep 20, 2016
Mixed Feelings
I'm really binge watching BL right now, which might not have a good effect on my reviews, but is bound to make them more honest. Not that I don't always try to write honest reviews, but when one can directly compare one anime within a genre to another, one is bound to notice smaller differences in quality.

I gotta say, I am a little disappointed that something as solidly mediocre as Sekaiichi Hatsukoi gets not one but two cours plus an OVA plus a movie, when almost none of the excellent BL I've read gets as much as a pitiful OVA. Yeah, yeah, it's ...
Apr 22, 2021
Oh, that evil Junjou Romantica who uses molestation, which is a form of sexual harassment as a plot device. Oh, this evil Junjou Romantica glorifies toxic relationships. So good that there is Sekaiichi Hatsukoi which is better. Wait, this is total nonsense. SEKAIICHI HATSUKOI DOES THE SAME
Is there a problem with this anime? In the fact that it seems that it was written by a homophobe who wanted to ridicule gays and took all stereotypes about gay molesters, aggressive, perverted, the stereotypical division into seme and uke because in a couple two men must be woman and man.
Sekaiichi Hatsukoi's problem is that the relationship he ...

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