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Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku Anime Listed With 11 Episodes

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

The official website for the television anime of Fujita's Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku (Otaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii) manga is listing that the series will have four home video releases and 11 episodes. The home video releases will ship once a month between July through October.

The anime premiered on Thursday, April 12 at 25:55 (effectively Friday, April 13 at 1:55 a.m.) in the Noitamina timeslot on Fuji TV and other channels. The series is also exclusively streaming on Amazon Prime Video and other venues in Japan and overseas.

Yoshimasa Hiraike (Wagnaria!!, Amagami SS) is directing the anime at A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online, Persona 4 the Golden Animation), and he is also in charge of series composition. Takahiro Yasuda (Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi: Yokozawa Takafumi no Baai, Folktales from Japan) is designing the characters. Akimitsu Honma (RIN-NE, Ai no Kusabi) is composing the music. The four-man band sumika performs the anime's opening theme song "Fiction," and Singer halca is performing the ending theme song "Kimi no Tonari" (Next to You).

The manga's story centers on the awkward romantic comedy between Narumi, a female office worker who hides her fujoshi lifestyle, and Hirotaka, a handsome and capable company man who is secretly a game otaku.

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