Jaku-Chara Tomozaki-kun


Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki

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Synonyms: Jakusha Character Tomozaki-kun, The Low Tier Character "Tomozaki-kun"
Japanese: 弱キャラ友崎くん
English: Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki
German: Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki
French: Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2021 to Mar 26, 2021
Premiered: Winter 2021
Broadcast: Fridays at 21:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Project No.9
Source: Light novel
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.121 (scored by 187430187,430 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #36422
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #619
Members: 373,827
Favorites: 1,920

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Synopsis

Fumiya Tomozaki is Japan's best player in the online game Attack Families, commonly known as "Tackfam." Despite holding such a revered title, a lack of social skills and amiability causes him to fall short in his everyday high school life. Failing to have any friends, he blames the convoluted mechanics and unfair rules of life, forcing him to give up and proclaim himself a bottom-tier character in this "game."

After a fateful meeting with another top-tier Tackfam player, Fumiya is shocked to discover the player's true identity—Aoi Hinami, a popular, smart, and sociable classmate who is the complete opposite of himself. Aoi, surprised at how inept Fumiya is at everything besides Tackfam, decides to assist him in succeeding in what she calls the greatest game of them all. Through the gruesome ordeals of social interactions and relationships, Fumiya begins to advance tiers in the glorious game of life.

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"Jinsei Easy? (人生イージー?)" by DIALOGUE+
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5: "Ayafuwa Asterisk for Hinami Aoi (あやふわアスタリスク for日南葵)" by Aoi Hinami (Hisako Kanemoto) (eps 11)
1: "Ayafuwa Asterisk (あやふわアスタリスク)" by DIALOGUE+
2: "Ayafuwa Asterisk for Yuzu Izumi (あやふわアスタリスク for 泉優鈴)" by Izumi Yuzu (Nene Hieda) (eps 3)
3: "Ayafuwa Asterisk for Nanami Minami (あやふわアスタリスク for 七海みなみ)" by Minami Nanami (Hasegawa Ikumi)  (eps 8)
4: "Ayafuwa Asterisk for Kikuchi Fuuka (あやふわアスタリスク for 菊池風香)" by Fuuka Kikuchi (Ai Kayano) (eps 9)




Reviews

Mar 26, 2021
I want to iterate this before all else being it’s important: This is not nearly as gimmicky as the synopsis puts it. Not only is it arguably one of the most fascinating and culturally relevant anime that has aired in the last decade or so, but it’s a show that contains genuine character exploration and growth.

I can’t blame you for thinking that sounds impossible based on the surface level display this show gives off. Though it’s simplistic and very much adapted from a light novel, it’s fully aware of both its audience and the landscape of anime similar to it. It demonstrably stresses the ...
Mar 26, 2021
Mixed Feelings
We all have our own ways of separating ourselves from the real world. Video game is a hobby that has become synonymous with society especially with the ongoing worldwide pandemic. Of course, that’s the real world I’m talking about. Jaku-Chara Tomozaki-kun takes place in a fictional world that shows how one character decided to be a bottom-tier loser. And how does he spend all his time? Playing video games. Talk about being a degenerate.

Based on the light novel, I admit coming into this series intimidated me a bit at first. Watching Tomozaki’s life as a gamer contrasts greatly between his real life image. It’s almost ...
Aug 10, 2022
Jaku-Chara Tomozaki-kun is about your typical loner gamer dude who plays *not* Smash Bros at a very high level, and decides to one day meet up with the person right after him on the leaderboard, who ends up being a cute, popular girl from his class. After this meeting, this girl, Aoi, having scolded our protagonist, decides to help him out by teaching him how to become a riajuu, a “normie” you could say.

I really wish I were be here right now saying good things about this show and how I used some of the advice Aoi gave to Tomozaki myself, but alas, here I ...

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