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Dec 2, 2018 7:46 AM

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THIS IS AN ANIME ONLY DISCUSSION POST. DO NOT DISCUSS THE MANGA BEYOND THIS EPISODE.
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Ah yes, the life of a working at a bookstore...

Also, I find it kinda amusing how of a funeral photograph for Honda considering the way he is. The deathbed jokes were amusing.
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Dec 2, 2018 10:17 AM
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Wow thats one popular book that Honda's searching for. One whose popularity completely outstripped its supply. The insight into turnover rates for new books sure was insightful as was how the stores deal with new releases that aren't selling. The hallucination scene was pretty amusing. The life cycle of books within the store was also pretty interesting.
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Dec 2, 2018 10:56 AM

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ah, book's life cycle. it's kinda interesting that he made an example out of a book about ebola, that's quite a niche topic. though, strange how he didn't touch the adaptations part, that causes sudden rebirth for some books or manga
 
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Dec 2, 2018 1:35 PM

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I will say this show has shown me a lot about what goes on behind-the-scenes in bookstores and holy shit does it give me anxiety just thinking about it lmao
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Dec 2, 2018 8:17 PM

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This show is precious and so is Honda-san. Too bad about those poor non-consenting books.
 
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Dec 4, 2018 7:19 AM

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The manga that was referred to seems to be Yokohama-eki SF based on a quick search.
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Dec 4, 2018 7:34 PM

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Eh... that hallucination tho... I think I've seen too many "911/FBI" memes recently. Probably, I should stop with that, yes...

That aside, I liked this episode, very informative about the life cycle of books and the example with the Ebola one was nice.
 
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Dec 4, 2018 11:40 PM

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LOL so many head-shots to Honda-skull face/head!
this episode was so meaningful! you'll really gonna have problems even sending back the unpopular book and problems to customers explaining that its out of stock and you're the one who getting bashed instead!
the part where he's getting yelled for mentioning e-book was for sure happened IRL! lolz!
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Dec 5, 2018 4:54 AM

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That screaming book was so cute and yet very wrong if your mind went the pervy direction.
 
Dec 9, 2018 7:58 PM

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well the different type of customers are vey amusing to watch...hmm
 
Dec 14, 2018 10:03 AM

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Great series. I love it.
 
Dec 19, 2018 11:53 AM

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Wow, there are so many things going on in a bookstore that you never think about as a customer ^^ I hope books will never be completely replaced by their electronic versions. I read those too, but there is nothing like a proper book :)
 
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Sakubo777 said:
The manga that was referred to seems to be Yokohama-eki SF based on a quick search.


weird how the episode makes this seem so popular but here on MAL it hasn't been rated (nor there is a synopsis) and there seems to be no scanlations available. damn, i want to read it now
 
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