Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko ja Nai to Omotta?
And you thought there is never a girl online?
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Alternative Titles

English: And you thought there is never a girl online?
Synonyms: Net Game no Yome wa Onna no Ko ja Nai to Omotta?, NetoYome
Japanese: ネトゲの嫁は女の子じゃないと思った?

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2016 to Jun 23, 2016
Premiered: Spring 2016
Broadcast: Thursdays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Project No.9
Source: Light novel
Genres: GameGame, ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance, EcchiEcchi, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.911 (scored by 167508167,508 users)
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Ranked: #38712
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Popularity: #326
Members: 333,477
Favorites: 966
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Synopsis

After mustering up the courage to propose to a girl in an online game, naïve otaku Hideki "Rusian" Nishimura is devastated when she flat out rejects him. To make matters worse, the girl reveals that she is actually an older man in real life. With his dreams crushed and his heart broken, Rusian comes to an abrupt decision in the midst of his raging fit: he will never trust another girl in an online game again.

Years later, Rusian is now in a guild with three other players, one of whom possesses a female avatar by the name of "Ako." Ako is deeply in love with Rusian and wants to marry him. Although he entertains the possibility that she might be a guy, Rusian accepts her proposal, claiming that her gender doesn't matter as long as she is cute in the game. However, after a discussion between guild members that led to all of them having an offline meeting, Rusian finds out that Ako, along with the other members, are not just girls, but also his schoolmates.

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Background

Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko ja Nai to Omotta? adapts the first 4 novels of Shibai Kineko's light novel series of the same title.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Yanagi, Shinsuke
Director
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Iwata, Kazuya
Episode Director, Storyboard
Miura, Kazuya
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"1st Love Story" by Luce Twinkle Wink☆ (eps 2-12)

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#1: "1st Love Story" by Luce Twinkle Wink☆ (ep 1)
#2: "Zero Ichi Kiseki (ゼロイチキセキ)" by Yoshino Nanjo (eps 2-12)



More reviewsReviews

Jun 23, 2016
Veronin (All reviews)
Oh, great. Another light novel adaptation with a harem, a stupidly long title that nobody in their right mind would want to pronounce, and a story revolving around MMOs. The anime industry clearly hasn't had enough of those.

It would be one thing if Netoge was just more run-of-the-mill mediocrity, but it instead goes all the way in being silly tripe. This is an anime where the protagonist's entire set of friends in an online game just so happen to be attractive (in some cases, popular) girls who, conveniently, attend the exact same high school and know him personally, including a twintailed tsundere and his read more
Jun 23, 2016
Lil-Bird (All reviews)
There are some series that leaves an impact on the consumer, whether positive or negative, influencing or degrading, enjoyable or painful. They fall into a specific spectrum of very good or very bad. But then there are the in-betweeners, some which have good qualities but still missed their mark more times than acceptable, or are of the “so bad, it's good” due to managing to hold on to some charm that saves it from the trash bin. Others, however, manage to find comfort in the very middle by just “being there”, not picking a side and not making an impression good or bad enough to read more
Jun 23, 2016
Stark700 (All reviews)
Netoge is the type of show where it’s pretty much every school, game tropes, and roleplay coming together in one package. The English title is “And you thought there is never a girl online?” The first thought that popped into my head reminds me of the second season of Sword Art Online. To sum it easily, it’s a show that blends fantasy and reality. From the real life perspective that shifts into the MMO world, Netoge is probably a show you’ll enjoy if you’re familiar with storytelling related to such themes. Otherwise, this could just be another blend LN adapted series that serves no more read more
Apr 30, 2018
Bey0nd (All reviews)
When I first saw this anime come up as a recommendation I thought it would be a underwhelming copy of the SAO franchise but after watching the first few episodes I found myself laughing out loud and engrossed in the storyline.

A great look on how online gaming can shape our lives today.

The Intro and Outro are super catchy!

It didn't matter what episode I was on, I found enjoyment. The character development in game and out of game was very well progressed. (If it was an event in the game or out the game)

Every character had an equal shine in the limelight so you could read more

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