Sekaiichi Hatsukoi 2

Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi - World's Greatest First Love 2

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Alternative Titles

English: Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi - World's Greatest First Love 2
Synonyms: Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi 2, Sekai'ichi Hatsukoi 2
Japanese: 世界一初恋 2


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 8, 2011 to Dec 24, 2011
Premiered: Fall 2011
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, RomanceRomance, Shounen AiShounen Ai
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.921 (scored by 7851078,510 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #6692
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Popularity: #1223
Members: 136,263
Favorites: 689

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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.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


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
Omata, Shinichi
Episode Director
Takamura, Yuuta
Episode Director
Yokote, Michiko


Opening Theme

"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
hellomrpoor (All reviews)
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.
Apr 29, 2013
gothaku24 (All reviews)
How should I put this? It's my first time to write a review so this MAY contain spoilers if I get carried away.

Story: 9/10
The second season is better and has more plot than the first in my opinion. What excited me about the second season is that it has plenty twists in every couples' story. I personally enjoyed Kisa and the book keeper's story. It has a strong impact and heavy drama which will probably lead fujoshis in tears. Although there also cliffhangers which will inevitably make you hate the anime but all in all the story is what delighted me the most about read more
Dec 25, 2011
Hazegurl (All reviews)
Hm, it kept me watching for the BL but that's really it. Actually watching it sort of ticks me off because there are tones of better yaoi out there that get one or two half a$$ed OVAs, desexualized series, post poned, given a low budget manga voice acting job, or just plain ignored. While cookie cutter BL like this gets 12 full animated episodes and two seasons. I don't get it. I just don't get it. Maybe stuff like this is considered "safe" in their world of nothing happening storylines. Where the uke must constantly deny his attraction while the Seme becomes a sappy idiot read more
Sep 20, 2016
pleochroic (All reviews)
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 read more

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