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 Unpopular!

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Alternative Titles

English: WataMote: No Matter How I Look At It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Unpopular!
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!

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 9, 2013 to Sep 24, 2013
Premiered: Summer 2013
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Silver Link.
Source: Web manga
Genres: Slice of LifeSlice of Life, ComedyComedy, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.081 (scored by 247330247,330 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #32852
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #211
Members: 478,357
Favorites: 4,390
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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

Imae, Megumi

Supporting
Nonaka, Ai
Japanese

Naruse, Yuu

Supporting
Hanazawa, Kana
Japanese

Nemoto, Hina

Supporting
Kurose, Yuuko
Japanese

Satozaki, Kiko

Supporting
Kugimiya, Rie
Japanese

Hatsushiba

Supporting
Sugita, Tomokazu
Japanese

Kuroki, Father

Supporting
Iwasaki, Ryou
Japanese

Kosaka

Supporting
Fukushima, Jun
Japanese

Kuroki, Mother

Supporting
Hayamizu, Risa
Japanese

Staff

Oonuma, Shin
Director
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Jinbo, Masato
Episode Director, Storyboard
Tokumoto, Yoshinobu
Episode Director, Storyboard


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Opening Theme

"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 (ep 2)
#3: "Yoru no Tobari yo, Sayounara (夜のとばりよ、さようなら)" by Velvet. kodhy (ep 5)
#4: "Natsu Matsuri" (夏祭り) by Utsu-P & Minatsukitoka, feat. Hatsune Miku (ep 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) (ep 11)



Sep 29, 2013
Veronin (All reviews)
[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 read more
Oct 17, 2013
Pariah695 (All reviews)
WataMote is a painful story. That's the easiest way to describe it. It's the painful story of a painfully anti-social girl's painful life. There are very large pros to having a story like this, but there are also huge cons that can come with it. WataMote is no exception, it's amazing but also majorly flawed. So why did I give it a 9? Because the flaws with stories like this is that they are completely hit or miss, there's no in between. For me it was a home run, but it's very understandable that it can be a read more
Sep 27, 2013
NeverKnowsBest26 (All reviews)
WATAMOTE -No matter how I look at it, It's you guys fault I'm not popular- is a comedy aimed straight at dysfunctional geeks, or former dysfunctional geeks, who can laugh at their own faults and take them with a grain of salt. Its gallows humor centers around a socially inept mess of a protagonist who goes through life repeating the cycle of self-embarrassment and loneliness while learning nothing from it, and garnished with anime and pop culture references and parodies. It's a show that hits painfully close to home for anyone who has social anxieties, yet playful enough that it remains morbidly funny rather than read more
Sep 24, 2013
Stark700 (All reviews)
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 read more

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