Itai no wa Iya nanode 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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Alternative Titles

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。
English: BOFURI: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense.
German: Bofuri: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2020 to Mar 25, 2020
Premiered: Winter 2020
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: SILVER LINK.
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Theme: Video GameVideo Game
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.521 (scored by 299298299,298 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #18062
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #414
Members: 533,984
Favorites: 3,707

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Synopsis

After an enthusiastic invitation from her friend, Kaede Honjou reluctantly agrees to try New World Online: a very popular VRMMO played by thousands of people across Japan. Naming her in-game character Maple, she sets out on her journey. As a complete novice to such games, she allocates all of her stat points into vitality, desiring to not get hurt. With not a single point in any other stat, Maple has extraordinarily high defense, but she can't move quickly or hit hard.

This does not end badly for her, however. Due to her high defense, Maple acquires overpowered skills such as Total Defense, Poison Immunity, and Devour. These skills, along with the incredibly powerful items she obtains, allow her to obliterate most enemies in a single hit. After only a few days of playing the game, Maple claims third place in a server-wide event, gaining a reputation as a player who is both unkillable and absurdly powerful.

Despite her overpowered character, Kaede has much to learn. As she progresses through the game, she meets new friends and acquaintances, helping her complete new levels and events. Through all of her adventures, she may even pick up some other crazy skills that exceed all expectations.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Maple

Main
Hondo, Kaede
Japanese

Sally

Main
Noguchi, Ruriko
Japanese

Syrup

Supporting
Shimabukuro, Miyuri
Japanese

Kanade

Supporting
Arai, Satomi
Japanese

Kasumi

Supporting
Hayami, Saori
Japanese

Mii

Supporting
Satou, Rina
Japanese

Iz

Supporting
Satou, Satomi
Japanese

Yui

Supporting
Suwa, Nanaka
Japanese

May

Supporting
Kakuma, Ai
Japanese

Kuromu

Supporting
Sugiyama, Noriaki
Japanese

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"Kyuukyoku Unbalance! (究極アンバランス!)" by Junjou no Afilia
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"Play the world" by Rico Sasaki




Reviews

Mar 25, 2020
Finally, a VRMMO series written by an author that actually played MMOs before. Even more shockingly, it’s written by an author that can actually write.

You see, because the author actually played MMOs before, he understands that in reality all of them suck major balls, so instead of portraying his fictional game as “realistic,” he portrays it as fun. In a sense, the game is portrayed the way an unspoiled newcomer sees MMOs: as a new world of adventure and endless possibility, one you explore with genuine curiosity and sense of wonder. Not a repetitive grind-fest, fantasy accountant simulator regarding stats and gear, and disappointing technological ...
Mar 25, 2020
Mixed Feelings
I don’t like talking about other anime when doing a review, since I just want to focus on just the show. However it is obvious that a superficial comparison can be made on this show and a previously aired title “Rise of The Shield Hero”. Since I remembered when Shield Hero was airing a few seasons ago, I made an off hand comment that the Protagonist was basically an example of a min-max build(even though it was against his will). Lo and behold that this season introduces another min-max build but this time is properly acknowledged, and also happens to be another defense build with ...
Jul 9, 2021
“Scrub Lord: How I Learned to Stop Trying to Git Gud and Embrace the Cheese”. That is what they should have named this anime. Bofuri is an anime that is set up just like any other Isekai. A boring protagonist becomes obsessed with some shitty RPG that works through some incredibly advanced virtual reality. We know that soon she will get stuck in the RPG world and be told that she’ll die in the real world if she dies in the game. We’ve seen this 10 million times before. But WAIT! She doesn’t actually get stuck in the game! In fact, there are absolutely no ...

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