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Oct 14, 2018 8:44 AM

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Oh man, this show is starting to feel like Halloween or something lol

All these different characters with their masks and reactions. The skeletal dude still stands out the most though if you ask me.
 
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Oct 14, 2018 10:34 AM

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Love the Mr. Skull seiyuu :DD I would really like this anime even more if it had a better animation and a 24 min duration but well is really funny to watch >w<
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Oct 14, 2018 10:35 AM
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The mornings sure are hectic for a bookstore. They sure have strict rules regarding which books to put on display though. Balancing deliveries sure looks tough. The insight into the difference of japanese manga and western comics though was pretty interesting. Another day and another hectic day at the bookstore. This episode really showed just how much work actually goes behind the scenes in a bookstore.
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Oct 14, 2018 10:53 AM

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Damn, working in a bookstore sounds hard.
 
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Oct 14, 2018 11:04 AM

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"If you put these on display before release, you'll get the shit beaten out of you" lmaoooo
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Oct 14, 2018 11:10 AM

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I feel bad for Paperbag head lady... going on leave and getting ready instructions for your colleagues to cover for you, only to come back realizing its all for nothing and you still have to do all the work... been there xD
Great episode as always!




 
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Oct 14, 2018 11:15 AM

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RIP Honda. I would not want to work in a Japanese bookstore after this.
 
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Oct 14, 2018 11:22 AM

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hah, guess bookselling job is a living nightmare in japan. i wonder when the mangaka had the time to make the manga with all this packed schedule and overtime
 
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Oct 14, 2018 12:37 PM

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Another fun episode. Booksellers in Japan have it tough.

 
Oct 14, 2018 12:52 PM

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Well documented, pretty good.

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hah, guess bookselling job is a living nightmare in japan. i wonder when the mangaka had the time to make the manga with all this packed schedule and overtime
They explain it at the end of the episode, it's based on former experience.
 
Oct 14, 2018 12:58 PM
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i love it. just watch two episode and made me laugh. honda the main character is skull and i think people dont give shit with that. one of the reason many character with mask is to not give much different reaction face.
 
Oct 14, 2018 1:07 PM

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Ehh, still not funny. Not my cup of tea, I guess.
 
 
Oct 14, 2018 2:11 PM

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Interesting, I really like when mangakas base their work on their personal experiences, it makes them feel a lot more genuine. This is a really nice anime to have a laugh and have some relax time between marathons of episodes, I'm really enjoying it so far.
 
Oct 14, 2018 2:34 PM

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As expected, the author is a skeleton. OP sounds like RHCP's By The Way.
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Oct 14, 2018 2:40 PM

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This episode wasn't good. The characters kept complaining and we don't get enough time to think.

The anime is probably more enjoyable if you have experience working in a bookstore. For those of us that don't know much about it, it would have been nice to have a character, who doesn't know much, learning through experience.
 
Oct 14, 2018 4:07 PM

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This is a weaker second episode. I really liked the first one, but this episode not so much.
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Oct 14, 2018 4:39 PM

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That fuckin Love Live Movie poster in the background lol
beautiful

this episode went a bit too fast for us non-bookstore workers to follow imo, also wasn't as funny as episode 1
 
Oct 14, 2018 6:05 PM

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i didn't found it that funny, but the characters are cute and the references are top tier
 
 
Oct 14, 2018 9:45 PM

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Oh, poor Koomote-san, some of her books were delayed so she had to be there on her day off, so sad.

It was kind of interesting to know what happens during the day when the library receives more books but it wasn't that good. Honestly, the last episode was better. At least, I now know how stressful their jobs can be.
 
Oct 15, 2018 4:45 AM

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The first episode was hillarious, but didn't find this second one funny at all.

Dropped.
 
Oct 15, 2018 7:45 AM

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the struggle for employees lol...man they work hard
 
Oct 15, 2018 8:21 AM

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Holy smokes, I had no idea what was going on in the first part. The whole episode felt like a bunch of bookstore worker inside jokes. I still enjoy seeing the inner workings of a bookstore, very reminiscent of Denki-gai no Honya-san.
 
Oct 15, 2018 3:41 PM

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this show is probably one of my favorites of this season, it’s funny and cute, and i like how it’s based off of the actual experiences of the mangaka. i also love the character designs, they’re really simple yet interesting. also the ED is a fuckinnnnn bop
 
Oct 16, 2018 4:28 PM

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another great episode, very funny, STRESSED ME THE FUCK OUT lol i felt like i was there in the rush hours too. in one word, this is a very sympathetic anime. lovely to watch, very relatable, just cute af
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Oct 16, 2018 6:24 PM

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The style of this show is truly something and the fact that it's based on real situations makes me appreciate it even more.
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Oct 17, 2018 12:05 AM

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That's really an informative anime I love it !

Manga, 4-koma manga, foreigners comics, artbook, light novels... yeah I can totally relate to the rush thoses big japan bookstores have if they have to put EVERYTHING on display the some days before the holidays!

[...] Those who don't understand and can't relate... you're kind of stupid aren't you ?
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YumiShinku said:
Love the Mr. Skull seiyuu :DD I would really like this anime even more if it had a better animation and a 24 min duration but well is really funny to watch >w<

Why? Duration /=/ quality and the comedy is mostly wordplay, references, and reaction shots. Nothing really calls for fancier animation.
 
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YumiShinku said:
Love the Mr. Skull seiyuu :DD I would really like this anime even more if it had a better animation and a 24 min duration but well is really funny to watch >w<

Why? Duration /=/ quality and the comedy is mostly wordplay, references, and reaction shots. Nothing really calls for fancier animation.


uh? Then if I enjoy something...can't I want it better and longer?

There are lots and lots of anime that have a silly history or are full of gags and have an incredible animation that makes them even better, think about "Nichijou" or "Danshi koukousei no nichijou" for example, those anime are really well done, but if you think on it they're just gag anime, right? ;) this one should have the same rights that all those ones, although i will enjoy it anyways owo)/
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YumiShinku said:
Red_Ranger_Wien said:

Why? Duration /=/ quality and the comedy is mostly wordplay, references, and reaction shots. Nothing really calls for fancier animation.


uh? Then if I enjoy something...can't I want it better and longer?

There are lots and lots of anime that have a silly history or are full of gags and have an incredible animation that makes them even better, think about "Nichijou" or "Danshi koukousei no nichijou" for example, those anime are really well done, but if you think on it they're just gag anime, right? ;) this one should have the same rights that all those ones, although i will enjoy it anyways owo)/


I feel like the difference there is both of those shows employ a lot of surreal humor and physical comedy. You need animation to really convey things like the deer suplex or the giant mouth laser. You don't really need it for the "Special Yaoi Book".

And again, longer /=/ better. There are plenty of short episode series that would completely wear out their welcome with 24 minute episodes.
 
Oct 17, 2018 7:22 AM

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Being a Bookseller is hectic, tedious and extremely stressful tiring!!
1st episode was better in comparison.
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Oct 17, 2018 9:10 PM

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I feel like this cute little series is more enjoyable and relatable for anyone who's worked in customer service / dealing with people in general, not just as a bookseller. Those long lines and everyone's reactions had me so stressed lol

Yaay for bigger cast now :~D paper bag guy is adorable
 
Oct 18, 2018 9:26 AM

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The loads of Engrish in the last episode threw me off but this one made the series more tolerable. As a retail worker this hits home/.
 
Nov 15, 2018 9:52 PM
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Jokes aside, this episode really manages to capture the hardship of a long day of work, the breakdowns, the intensity, and the exhaustion, but most of all, the spirit of the team and the importance of good relationship with your co-workers. I really like how they handled the fourth wall breaking in this episode at the end, with Honda-san shouting out his advisor as himself being the Mangaka of the source material of the show.
 
Nov 16, 2018 7:16 AM

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This anime have an amazing seiyuu lineup
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Dec 4, 2018 11:43 AM

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Oh man, this show is starting to feel like Halloween or something lol

Another episode were we get to see slice of life moments with characters you might wanna like if your a fan for slice of life
 
 
Dec 6, 2018 6:18 PM
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And here we go again....... starting to like white haired guy. I kept telling myself that this was only "character development"....... and then the "cuts himself" vampire pops up.
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"Those of you who thought of working in a book store after the first episode, please reconsider."

I almost died. I feel bad putting this show on pause.
 
Dec 31, 2018 1:29 PM
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Nice breaking of the 4 walls with the mangaka and editor. Can't imagine One Piece being out of stock
 
Jan 5, 2019 7:12 AM

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Kinda growing on me lol
 
Feb 2, 2019 10:42 AM

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Quite digging that ED to be honest! Really fun development in general I must say. Let's see what's next.
 
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I've seen a glimpse of how much of a hassle receiving and sorting newly-arrived books can be so I can understand their plight.

This reminds me about how disappointed I sometimes get towards the manga section of bookstores I go to and it might be because they don't bother bringing out the good stuff in the storeroom...








 
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OST is really funny, great job for the OST
 
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Very fun episode, lifting books everyday must be tough
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Jul 24, 8:09 AM

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wow never thought that become bookstore staff is really a busy work..
then again probably only in japan because they keep produce new manga/magazine every week..
 

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