It has been announced via Tokyo Shinjuku Alta Vision on Thursday that Fujita's Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii (Love is Hard for an Otaku) will get a TV anime adaptation to broadcast via Fuji TV's noitaminA timeslot. The cast members that have been used in the manga's promotional videos will reprise their roles in the anime. The anime is slated for Spring 2018, according to a CM broadcasted on Friday during noitaminA broadcast.
After discovering that they work at the same company, a gaming crazed otaku and a fujoshi reunite for the first time since middle school. After some post-work drinking sessions they begin dating, but will it be a perfect relationship for the two?
Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii originally began its serialization on pixiv in 2014. The serialization continued in comic POOL, which Ichijinsha launched with pixiv, on 2015. Ichijinsha began releasing physical volumes in April 2015 and there are three compiled manga volumes released so far, with the fourth releasing on July 26. Its web version received first place in "Web Manga Desired to Get a Physical Release" section of Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Award (Manga that Comes Next) in 2014, and tops the 2016 Kono Manga ga Sugoi! ranking in the Female Readers Category in 2015.