Itai no wa Iya nano de Bougyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu.
BOFURI: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense.
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English: BOFURI: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense.
Synonyms: I hate being in pain, so I think I'll make a full defense build., I Hate Getting Hurt, So I Put All My Skill Points Into Defense
Japanese: 痛いのは嫌なので防御力に極振りしたいと思います。


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2020 to ?
Premiered: Winter 2020
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 22:00 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Silver Link.
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: None


Score: 7.381 (scored by 1874018,740 users)
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Ranked: #20282
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Popularity: #1152
Members: 98,127
Favorites: 390
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After receiving an invitation from her friend Risa Shiromine, Kaede Honjou begins playing the VRMMO game New World Online as the character Maple. Lacking knowledge of the game, she allocates all her status points to defense. As a result, her movements are slow, she cannot use magic, and even gets attacked by the rabbits. However, she obtains a skill called "Absolute Defense" due to maxing out her vitality points, and a counter skill that kills in a single hit. A "mobile fortress style" novice with a poisonous skill that makes all attacks invalid and overrides all obstacles, she goes off to adventures, disregarding her irregularities.

(Source: MAL News)


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Jan 29, 2020
TheDeedsOfMen (All reviews)
I must be pretty far from the target audience because many people seem to be enjoying this show a lot while it isn't working for me at all, sometimes for the exact same reasons. I had my suspicions when reading the synopsis, but they are not always reliable and people were spreading hype about this. Here is the main problem:

If everything is perfect, then nothing is interesting.

Everyone loves the protagonist for being cute and overpowered.

Everyone is perfect friends with everyone else. No conflict to be seen here. Never have I seen an MMO community that is so perfectly friendly. Even in terms of light-hearted read more
Jan 29, 2020
Ellenwitch (All reviews)
It was quite sad to see this show get hate for it being a 'Not a realistic mmo' who really cares about that? This show is not only just beyond cute, but it's a great laugh also. Here is why!

Maple is just a treasure honestly. Both in and out of the game, I'd love to be her friend myself. It's also real cute how everyone in the game wants to protect her in the message forms. It really is sweet. But Maple isn't the only treasure, her friend is too. Both of them make a wonderful and amusing team together.

With the story following these read more
Jan 29, 2020
KibunMa (All reviews)
“I never thought moe is the only thing I needed to enjoy a power fantasy isekai show,” was the opening to my first draft of reviewing Bofuri, putting it off as only a cool twist in the isekai genre. However, after seeing what this series has to offer in episode 3, I can’t help but scrap the whole thing and restart—this show is one you should not miss this season!

Watching this show is like seeing your friend who has no clue in video games destroying other players. But you can’t even be salty this time around, since Kaede just a moe girl with no clue read more
Jan 31, 2020
The_Cup_of_Joe (All reviews)
Despite how much I actually enjoy this BOFURI, I'm actually not too surprised with mixed reviews it has been receiving. The show isn't meant for everyone to enjoy. It's very wholesome and doesn't really have the main characters entering into any major conflicts; however, for a show lacking a current goal and main conflict (at least currently), the other elements of the show are all shining in their own way.

Story: [7]
Though I consider this section at the very least decent, this one in particular is most definitely the lowest area of BOFURI at the moment. The most concerning areas are the skills and equipment granted read more


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