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Itai no wa Iya nano de Bougyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu. Episode 1 Discussion

Bofuri: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense.
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Jan 6, 2020 7:13 AM

Apr 2010
This was pretty funny to watch.
The main character had no clue what she was doing but she was doing really well and she had a lot of fun which is the thing that counts.
She went for the way where normal players need a lot of patience but she was having so much fun with the bunny and the hydra that she didn't even realise the time.
I am looking forward of the reaction of the others towards the new gear she obtained which looks nice.

Also how will her friend react towards her stats.
Jan 6, 2020 9:04 AM

Nov 2008
Maple/Kaede really thinks outside of the box when it comes to defeating her foes, especially against that poison dragon, I didn't expect that she'll use her dagger as well. Who else would've though of defeating a super powerful dragon that's way past their level by eating pieces of it. Also, that poor bunny creature, it literally died of exhaustion in a futile attempt to even inflict 1 damage on Maple and all of the bug just nibbling and stomping on her also in futility is hilarious.

Jan 6, 2020 9:13 AM

Oct 2016
Sao on low budget xd but really reminds of slime tensei.
But do not distress yourself with dark imaginings.
Jan 6, 2020 1:11 PM

Feb 2014
basically megumin except she's going on seiya ryuuguin's path
Jan 6, 2020 7:34 PM

Oct 2019
how many potions are given 😂😍
Jan 7, 2020 2:49 AM
Aug 2019
Shield Hero version UwU
Jan 7, 2020 5:12 AM
Jan 2019
She killed dragon by eating it lol, glad that last potion worked.
Jan 7, 2020 8:30 AM

Nov 2018
I hope that Naofumi's (Shield Hero) the only daughter (Maple) will be proud by eating a hydra dragon without a weapon that turns into a bucket meal style (Kentucky Raw Dragon)..
Jan 7, 2020 8:34 AM

Apr 2012
I wonder how popular this will be. Judging by the manga adaptation, people like this work.
Jan 7, 2020 9:15 AM

Jul 2008
I mean that was really funny, definitely will keep watching. :D

Honestly the way she so clueless and just does her own thing is great lol

Jan 7, 2020 9:26 AM

Nov 2011
Maple is cute but she seems like the type of main character you can find in almost any similar fantasy anime these days.

The adventurers and themes in this show reminds me a lot of the MMORPG games I've seen these days. An average start imo. That's a stylish looking shield though.
Jan 7, 2020 10:26 AM

Dec 2017

overall not that bad, the thing with her getting all the vitality loot is kinda funny. but i'm afraid the joke will soon run out of juice. will give it a couple more episodes to try
Jan 7, 2020 7:40 PM

Oct 2019
Haha i laughing so hard when she start eating alive dragon lol
Jan 7, 2020 9:30 PM

Dec 2015
How have you all already seen episode 1? It hasn't even aired in Japan yet.
Jan 7, 2020 10:13 PM
Dec 2012
I'm so confused with every Status points she gets. How does the calculation work? Plus all the skills she got, it makes this game looks so easy. Idk, I'll give this series a chance
Jan 7, 2020 10:13 PM
Jan 2020
I heard seigi no mikata voice from that red shielder guy
Jan 7, 2020 10:24 PM

Mar 2016
Eating a dragon alive? Damn! Looks like she watched Arifureta...
No tomo malas decisiones, solo me gusta apoyar causas perdidas.
Disfruté Mayoiga, Ou-sama Game, Evil or Live, Mirai Nikki, Big Order, Arifureta, Ex-Arm, Tesla Note, Shuumatsu no Harem y Platinum End
nope les falle con esa, lo siento pero todos tenemos nuestros límites.
Así de jodido es mi gusto en anime, ¡Y estoy pinche orgulloso de ello!

Jan 7, 2020 10:58 PM

Mar 2016
Where are y'all watching the first episode? I can't find it anywhere
Jan 8, 2020 6:56 AM
May 2016
Already better than Legend of the Shield Hero.
Jan 8, 2020 7:18 AM
Jun 2013
Decent start for moe Shield Hero. Looking forward to seeing her friend's reaction and what she does with the new equipment.
Jan 8, 2020 7:45 AM
Nov 2015
Just a cute moe anime girl doing legit cute thing.

Nothing wrong here.

Also a anime that should not taken seriously.

Just moe fantasy series.
redcobraJan 8, 2020 8:56 PM
Jan 8, 2020 8:02 AM
Dec 2019
I kinda like the honesty of the show. It's made immediately clear: it's cute RPG stuff with a girl that is going to become an OP tank (and apparently already has some abilities that others have never seen, even some of the best players).

That said, probably not going to finish this show, as it wasn't funny enough for me (although her eating the hydra was hilarious!). But it looks like a pretty decent show if you're into this stuff.
SylverthasJan 8, 2020 8:59 AM
Jan 8, 2020 8:16 AM
Feb 2019
Great episode, it was funny af. The hell with her vitality, she only focus on that hahaha. And she has a fang! Damm, the way she eats that hydra looks so easy hahahaha
Jan 8, 2020 8:26 AM

Mar 2018
Rising of the Shield Loli

Man this is so fun! I expected it to be a pretty boring isekai, but damn, this is fun.
Jan 8, 2020 8:30 AM

Jun 2019
Lucky! I can watch this free and legally at muse asia in my youtube!

Hmmm. I smell she has some stalkers at that game.
Jan 8, 2020 8:43 AM

Apr 2018
Literally eating the hydra then increasing her defense af xDD her outfit was great at the end
Jan 8, 2020 8:45 AM

Aug 2013
Pretty fun episode.

I like the main character, Maple. She's so clueless but at the same time got pretty strong. The way she defeated the Poison Dragon but eating it was hilarious.

Maple's new outfit and shield look great.
LeoJan 8, 2020 8:49 AM

Jan 8, 2020 8:55 AM

Jun 2017
Lol, that was quite the unorthodox method of defeating the Poison Dragon.

Pretty fun albeit typical, so far. Cool looking shields though, I've to say. Maple is a cute main character, no wonder why she's gotten a fanclub on her already xD, and I'm curious to see how her friend will react to her interesting stats lol.

Damn, the friend is some bigshot in the online gaming industry. They'll make an interesting company, I'm sure. Also, who falls for a nap while virtual gaming lmao.
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Jan 8, 2020 8:56 AM
Jul 2015
Lol where do u guys watch it tho?
Jan 8, 2020 8:58 AM
Mar 2018
The dragon is RAW!
Jan 8, 2020 8:58 AM
Mar 2018
The dragon is RAW!
Jan 8, 2020 9:40 AM

Nov 2014
It's the anime I was looking forward to the most in this season and I'm not disappointed with that start. Hydra part killed me :D
All the convinient things happening bother me a bit, and being a MMO fan myself, it's hard to ignore how broken that game is. But in the end it's a comedy, so I'm ok with that. Really looking forward to the next episode.
Jan 8, 2020 10:00 AM

Jan 2013
Yukikaze_sama said:
It's the anime I was looking forward to the most in this season and I'm not disappointed with that start. Hydra part killed me :D
All the convinient things happening bother me a bit, and being a MMO fan myself, it's hard to ignore how broken that game is. But in the end it's a comedy, so I'm ok with that. Really looking forward to the next episode.

Similarly to SAO, it was written by a person who doesn't have an idea of how MMO works, but I think I like it more than SAO.
Signature removed. It was too good for this cruel world.
Jan 8, 2020 10:07 AM

Feb 2019
It's like cautious hero and shield hero combined except this shield hero is much more lovable than trashy naofumi.

Kaede is a savage lmao. The lady straight up ate a dragon and dominated a cute little rabbit.
Jan 8, 2020 10:19 AM

Nov 2016
Pretty amusing so far. Obviously nothing great, but good for a chill watch.

One Piece episode 914 & 915 & 1027 were a mistake and 957 brought the salvation - FMmatron

Jan 8, 2020 10:25 AM

Aug 2013
This anime is absolutely beautiful. Her strolling through the wilderness and fighting small slimes and bees had kind of an iyashikei vibe to it. The backgrounds and backdrops of certain scenes are so good-looking the characterdesign even sticks out like a sore thumb and feels out of place. Both Somali and Bofuri have similar settings in the midst of nature and while one feels more atmospheric and elegant the other evokes more feelings of welcomeness and friendliness.

The story is nothing special so far, but I like how he didn't find companions throughout the first episode at all. Her being alone until she faces some sort of adversity she can't overcome alone makes for a fresh twist.

Definitely gonna keep watching. Also Dragons are tasty uwu
Jan 8, 2020 10:29 AM

Jun 2010
Resistance shouldn't be a skill, and you definitely shouldn't be able to raise it to immunity level.

Usually players are punished for bad decisions, but I guess she's never actually going to end up dying in this game or seeing any consequences to her actions to her actions at all.

She shouldn't have even been able to kill anything with a dagger and with zero strength, honestly she should have barely been able to carry the shield she had with her. She should have been dragging it on the ground because it was too heavy.

And where did the 9 +STR she had at one point even come from?
Jan 8, 2020 10:31 AM
May 2017
I had very low expectations for this due to it being Isekai and CGDCT. Both of them are things I hate.

But this show proves the math that two minuses means a plus. This episode was actually pretty funny. And It's great to finally see another decent isekai especially one with no any kinds of harem elements and the fanservice seems minimal which is great too. + I love shields and defensive tactics so this is great for me. Especially after the last's years Tate no Yuusha Nariagari which was disappointing. 7/10 for this episode
janiwolfJan 8, 2020 10:38 AM
Jan 8, 2020 10:44 AM

Sep 2017
It was surprisingly pretty entertaining

Look forward for more
Jan 8, 2020 10:46 AM
Sep 2016
This feels like a Silver Link anime if there was ever to be called one. Not to say that is bad, but it’s very simple VRMMO story, with cute characters and bright and colorful animation.

I do like that it basically makes the best tank girl though. It’s fine and it’s basically gonna be my Kenja No Mago. Nothing overly special but fine for background noise.
It really do be like that though.

Jan 8, 2020 11:00 AM

Oct 2019
Definitely one of the better first episodes so far this season, I'm already hooked
Jan 8, 2020 11:08 AM
Mar 2018
For this season so far this is the best first episode I've seen. Friggin hilarious how she just finds the biggest game-breaking loophole in the game by accident and become completely OP by doing so. Discovers some insane achievement by doing what nobody would ever friggin think of to become even more OP.

Classic isekai in the sense that the protagonist is OP. Unclassic isekai because the main character has no friggin idea what they are doing and just stumbles from one OP feature into the next by pure coincidence.

Also the animations are cute. Feels like this could speak to a more feminine audience aswell unlike most male harem protagonist isekai out there.
Jan 8, 2020 11:12 AM
Nov 2017
I loved this first episode and I hope we get some decent Yuri action with maple and risa but either way I’m shipping them now
Jan 8, 2020 11:16 AM

Nov 2017
I like the concept of this anime. The main girl is cute too. And the game/world has a great fantasy looking feeling. I think this'll be an entertaining watch.

plz @ me
Jan 8, 2020 11:19 AM

Jun 2014
I couldn't stop hearing Shirou in Kuromu and Neptune from Maple(why do they sound so familiar while having different seiyuu wtf!?).

As for the episode, it was pretty much the same as the manga, I enjoyed it hopefully it stays the same tone all throughout the anime(so no serious plot please). From the opening too it's gonna go way farther than the manga but only 14 chapter got scanlated so I'm not surprised.

I'm really looking forward to see if all these characters in the opening are going to make this serie enjoyable or bring it down!

ttcchen said:
thats pretty interesting wow
defeating a boss in a dungeon on ur second day of playing??
i bet the game designer is crying right now lol

This is actually happens in the manga later in so hopefully they adapt it (and since it will go farther, hopefully it will happens more often!)
Thai777Jan 8, 2020 11:23 AM
Jan 8, 2020 11:45 AM

Jun 2012
I must be only one who disliked it, main girl is supposed to be cute, but, she is more bratty and bully to me, and way she became overpowered was so stupid. Drop from me.
Jan 8, 2020 11:47 AM
Sep 2019
Looks fun so far, but no one would be so nice on internet forums in real life
Jan 8, 2020 11:57 AM
Apr 2015
For me it was really painful to watch, the game world seens too broken (or she just gets the protagonist god buff, in any thats bad)
Cute character, some "funny" jokes that will get old really fast, you can't take this serious any moment, not for me then
Jan 8, 2020 11:59 AM
Feb 2009
wish it was this easy to level up in games lul
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