[FIRST IMPRESSION] Tanaka-kun is Always Listless 田中くんはいつもけだるげ


If being lazy was an art-form, Tanaka has it perfected. A master at doing nothing, he finds any opportunity to nap. To paraphrase Parks and Recreation, he’d work all night if it meant that nothing got done.  His friends are incredulous as he goes through his day, wondering how anyone could be quite so listless. Ohta always has an eye on him, acting more like his guardian than a best friend.  The series is based on the Nozomi Uda manga published by Square Enix, and follows his daily life as he chases after the perfect lazy day – but it’s harder than it looks.

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Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun 月刊少女野崎くん

If you are a shameless fan of the “notice me senpai” trope in its purest, most unadulterated form, this is the anime for you.

The course of true love never did run smooth, and doesn’t Chiyo Sakura know it. After finally building up the courage to confess her love to the titular Nozaki, he misinterprets what she was actually trying to say. It is revealed that he is the mangaka of the popular shoujo manga “Let’s Fall in Love”, working under the nom de plume Sakiko Yumeno. Nozaki thinks that she is expressing love for his work (rather than the author himself) and gives her his autograph. Due to Sakura’s involvement in the art club, Nozaki enlists her to ‘beta’ his manga and help with the inking of upcoming chapters. Sakura decides to use this time with Nozaki to get closer to him, so the pair end up working together. Continue reading