Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii
Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku
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Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii

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Synonyms: It's Difficult to Love an Otaku
Japanese: ヲタクに恋は難しい
English: Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 105
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 30, 2015 to Jul 16, 2021
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance
Themes: Adult Cast Adult Cast, Otaku Culture Otaku Culture, Workplace Workplace
Serialization: Comic POOL
Authors: Fujita (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 8.371 (scored by 3854538,545 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #2172
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #83
Members: 114,430
Favorites: 5,386

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Synopsis

Narumi Momose is a petite and cute young woman who loves idols, games, and everything anime or manga-related, especially in the boys' love genre. In other words, she is a closet otaku and more specifically, a fujoshi. After a breakup due to these kind of interests, she quits her job and joins a new company. At her new workplace, the only colleagues who know about her secret are her childhood friend Hirotaka Nifuji, a blunt gaming otaku; Hanako Koyanagi, a cool and mature-looking beauty; and Tarou Kabakura, an attractive guy with a scary face who always gets into fights with Hanako.

While having drinks to catch up, Hirotaka advises Narumi to date someone who would understand her hobbies. But she is hesitant—otakus are typically perceived as gross, and the only ones who can understand them are otakus themselves. Or could a relationship between two otakus work?

Following the relationship of Narumi and Hirotaka as they begin dating, Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii is a light-hearted story about those who try to balance work, relationships, and hobbies.

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Background

Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii is a web manga released on the author's pixiv account from April 17, 2014 to February 24, 2015, and published in print by Ichijinsha as part of volume 1 on April 30, 2015. Official serialization started in Comic POOL on November 6, 2015. The series placed 1st in the 2016 Kono Manga ga Sugoi! ranking in the Female Readers category.

The series has been published in English as Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku by Kodansha Comics USA as 2-in-1 omnibus volumes from April 17, 2018 to June 14, 2022. It has also been published in French as Otaku Otaku by Kana since April 20, 2018; in German as Keine Cheats für die Liebe by Altraverse since April 26, 2018; in Spanish as Qué difícil es el amor para un otaku by ECC Ediciones since November 27, 2018; in Polish as Wotakoi. Miłość jest trudna dla otaku by Studio JG since May 13, 2019; and in Russian as Так сложно любить отаку by Istari Comics since 2019.

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Apr 3, 2022
Currently video games, manga and anime are one of the most popular hobbies among young people around the world that make up a global industry that is constantly on the rise.

These hobbies have been deeply installed in our lives and for many they are more than a way to pass the time since these hobbies have made them create memorable memories of their childhood, they have supported them during a difficult time or they simply find it enjoyable to interact with other people who share their hobbies within a community.

Wotakoi takes these elements that form the enjoyment of many and together with love, one of ...
Jun 11, 2022
I had an amazing time reading the manga. Well of course, at first I watched the anime. And I must say, since the very first episode of the anime to the last chapter of the manga, this animanga has been an amazing thing to have come across. I didnt feel bored at all, not even for a second.

Okay, so where do I begin?

The protagonists' personalities were amazingly built and they seemed very practical as well. It was as if the plot could be imagined to be happening in real lives. I really loved how the animanga portrayed the struggles of a closet wotaku.

I really liked ...
Feb 12, 2022
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story : everything is original, I have never come across this type of story before. the comedy stories are funny and there are stories that are not shown in the anime. the romance story is not as much as I thought but it was enough to make my heart tremble, the relationship of each character is romantic & not excessive. the scene is depicted with real.

art : I really like this one more than the others, the art style is very detailed & pleasing to the eye. I really like the colored pages because it makes my eyes comfortable and looks pretty.

characters: ...

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