Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui!


WataMote: No Matter How I Look At It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular!

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Synonyms: Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaete mo Omaera ga Warui!, It's Not My Fault That I'm Not Popular!, WataMote
Japanese: 私がモテないのはどう考えてもお前らが悪い!
English: WataMote: No Matter How I Look At It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular!
German: WATAMOTE: No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys Fault I'm Not Popular!
Spanish: WATAMOTE: No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys Fault I’m Not Popular!
French: WATAMOTE: No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys Fault I'm Not Popular!
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 9, 2013 to Sep 24, 2013
Premiered: Summer 2013
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 02:05 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: SILVER LINK.
Source: Web manga
Genre: ComedyComedy
Themes: Otaku CultureOtaku Culture, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.991 (scored by 338677338,677 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #42382
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #316
Members: 649,509
Favorites: 5,614

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Synopsis

After living 50 simulated high school lives and dating over 100 virtual boys, Tomoko Kuroki believes that she is ready to conquer her first year of high school. Little does she know that she is much less prepared than she would like to think. In reality, Tomoko is an introverted and awkward young girl, and she herself is the only one who doesn't realize it! With the help of her best friend, Yuu Naruse, and the support and love of her brother Tomoki, Tomoko attempts to brave the new world of high school life.

Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui! chronicles the life of a socially awkward and relatively friendless high school otaku as she attempts to overcome her personal barriers in order to live a fulfilling life.

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Background

Episode 1 was previewed at a screening in Akihabara Gamers, Tokyo on June 29, 2013. Regular broadcasting began on July 9, 2013.

WataMote was licensed by Sentai Filmworks in North America and MVM Films in the United Kingdom. It was simulcast by Crunchyroll during its original run.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kuroki, Tomoko

Main
Kitta, Izumi
Japanese

Kuroki, Tomoki

Supporting
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Japanese

Naruse, Yuu

Supporting
Hanazawa, Kana
Japanese

Imae, Megumi

Supporting
Nonaka, Ai
Japanese

Nemoto, Hina

Supporting
Kurose, Yuuko
Japanese

Satozaki, Kiko

Supporting
Kugimiya, Rie
Japanese

Hatsushiba

Supporting
Sugita, Tomokazu
Japanese

Kuroki, Father

Supporting
Iwasaki, Ryou
Japanese

Kuroki, Mother

Supporting
Hayamizu, Risa
Japanese

Ishimine, Jun

Supporting
Toriumi, Kousuke
Japanese

Staff

Kaneko, Hayato
Producer, Planning
Nakagawa, Jirou
Producer


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Opening Theme

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"Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaete mo Omaera ga Warui (私がモテないのはどう考えてもお前らが悪い)" by Konomi Suzuki n' Kiba of Akiba
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Ending Theme

1: "Dou Kangaete mo Watashi wa Warukunai (どう考えても私は悪くない)" by Tomoko Kuroki (Izumi Kitta) (eps 1, 3, 4, 7-10, 12)
2: "Musou Renka (夢想恋歌)" by Velvet.kodhy (eps 2)
3: "Yoru no Tobari yo, Sayounara (夜のとばりよ、さようなら)" by Velvet.kodhy (eps 5)
4: "Natsu Matsuri (夏祭り) " by Utsu-P & Minatsukitoka, feat. Hatsune Miku (eps 6)
5: "Sokora no Nuigurumi no Fuusen to Watashi (そこらの着ぐるみの風船と私)" by Velvet.kodhy and Velvet.kodhy and μ and μ (Velvet.kodhyとVelvet.kodhyとuとu)  (eps 11)




Reviews

Sep 24, 2013
Before you decide to watch this show, make sure you do the following:

First, lock your windows, close the blinds, and make sure you're in an isolated location (preferably soundproof). Also, have plenty of supply of water ready. Oh and don't forget some cough medicine. Now you're probably asking yourself, “why??” The answer is simple:

You're going to be laughing so damn hard in this series like you've never ever before.

Watamote, aka No Matter How I Look At It, It's You Guys’ Fault I'm Not Popular!, is an animated series based off the manga of the same name written by Tanigawa Nico. The series chronicles the life ...
Sep 29, 2013
Mixed Feelings
[Spoiler Warning]

There is a scene in Watamote where the main character, Tomoko, experiences what she believes to be public molestation. She panics, unable to even breathe or call for help. The train suddenly stops, and the passengers begin to take their leave. Tomoko then realizes that the object pressing against her is simply a bamboo sword belonging to the girl behind her. After much public embarrassment, she finally breaks free, and moves on to yet another miserable day of her life.

To say that Watamote is an uncomfortable anime would be an understatement. Every minute involves Tomoko failing at something in the most awkward way ...
Sep 24, 2013
Along with Free!, Gatchaman Crowds and Danganronpa, Watamote was one of the most famous animes of Summer 2013. Everyone talked about Watamote. It was Watamote here, Watamote there. Everybody loved this anime. And I'm still wondering why.

The art is good, the animation is OK, the sound department is decent. The characters were well written and, even that I don't relate to her, Tomoko deserved to be a highlight.

But the story is what kills Watamote. Nothing happens during the series. I didn't expect a killing like Higurashi no Naku Koro ni. I didn't even want she to become popular, what would make the name senseless. But ...

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