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Posted 4/29/15 , edited 4/29/15
Has anyone else read the light novel? It hasn't officially ended yet, but there is only 1 or 2 more left. Sadly our journey with Hikitani-kun will end this year.

Without spoiling anything I just thought all the character progression that will be happening in season 2 was amazing. Also the fact that the anime is following the light novel relatively well makes me happy. I was always a Yuigahama guy, but now that I'm caught up, Yukino is probably one of my favorites ever.

If anyone is interested in reading it's split between these 2 sites:

Volumes 1-4 https://oregairuthetranslation.wordpress.com/

Volumes 5-10 https://kyakka.wordpress.com/



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I haven't read past volume 6 with work being so busy lately but I'm interested to see how far they take the romance aspect of this. I like the way it is now and the characters are rather hilarious in their own ways. 8man is one of the best MC's I've seen in a while. Can't wait for the rest!
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dotsforlife wrote:

I haven't read past volume 6 with work being so busy lately but I'm interested to see how far they take the romance aspect of this. I like the way it is now and the characters are rather hilarious in their own ways. 8man is one of the best MC's I've seen in a while. Can't wait for the rest!


Volume 10 has a LOT of romance in it, a freaking lot... Or so the Japanese readers tell me. Personally I can only read paper bound books so I usually wait till Yen Press or someone else licenses the title so I can read it.

...And I freaking want to read this so bad.
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dotsforlife wrote:

I haven't read past volume 6 with work being so busy lately but I'm interested to see how far they take the romance aspect of this. I like the way it is now and the characters are rather hilarious in their own ways. 8man is one of the best MC's I've seen in a while. Can't wait for the rest!


Volume 10 has a LOT of romance in it, a freaking lot... Or so the Japanese readers tell me. Personally I can only read paper bound books so I usually wait till Yen Press or someone else licenses the title so I can read it.

...And I freaking want to read this so bad.


I'm fluent in Japanese for the most part so I just watch/read in Japanese. I could probably stand to expand my Kanji vocabulary a bit though. I guess I'll have to pick back up on reading rest of them. I'm not one for always wanting anime to do pairings and such but if they decide to go that route I guess I'd have to say I hope they do a Yukinon/8man deal since that seems appropriate.

You should learn Japanese if you don't want to wait so long. It takes a LOT of practice and time to do it though. Took me around 4 years to become fluent enough to read/write/speak. Only took 2 years for Spanish though. The key is to use them everyday so it becomes natural.
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dotsforlife wrote:

I haven't read past volume 6 with work being so busy lately but I'm interested to see how far they take the romance aspect of this. I like the way it is now and the characters are rather hilarious in their own ways. 8man is one of the best MC's I've seen in a while. Can't wait for the rest!


Definitely worth picking backup since volume 6 just covered the 1st season. If I remember correctly. The next 4 volumes, which is season 2, were really where the story picks up, character progression-wise. I see a lot of the characters in a different light now lol.

I've been slowly working on learning Japanese, but definitely won't be able to read volume 11 in time . Volume 11 comes out 6/18.
I was always a Yui x Hikitani, but once I caught up with the LN my opinion changed.
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dotsforlife wrote:

I haven't read past volume 6 with work being so busy lately but I'm interested to see how far they take the romance aspect of this. I like the way it is now and the characters are rather hilarious in their own ways. 8man is one of the best MC's I've seen in a while. Can't wait for the rest!


Definitely worth picking backup since volume 6 just covered the 1st season. If I remember correctly. The next 4 volumes, which is season 2, were really where the story picks up, character progression-wise. I see a lot of the characters in a different light now lol.

I've been slowly working on learning Japanese, but definitely won't be able to read volume 11 in time . Volume 11 comes out 6/18.
I was always a Yui x Hikitani, but once I caught up with the LN my opinion changed.


From what I remember there were quite a few details left out of the anime as well, so I should definitely read the rest as the anime goes on. I hope they don't pull some kind of harem crap at the end of it all. I highly doubt they will though. I'd rather them ship a pair I don't like or none at all than harem. See too many anime these days that pull that harem ending or avoid a scenario where one girl is clearly the winner.

Good luck with your Japanese! I learned katakana and hiragana first before picking up kanji and romaji. Seemed easier that way.
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dotsforlife From what I remember there were quite a few details left out of the anime as well, so I should definitely read the rest as the anime goes on. I hope they don't pull some kind of harem crap at the end of it all. I highly doubt they will though. I'd rather them ship a pair I don't like or none at all than harem. See too many anime these days that pull that harem ending or avoid a scenario where one girl is clearly the winner.

Good luck with your Japanese! I learned katakana and hiragana first before picking up kanji and romaji. Seemed easier that way.


Yea, I'm bummed they left out a heart-to-heart with Hiratsuka-sensei, and another time with her in this 2nd season already. I've definitely noticed other things missing in season2, and they've covered a lot of the LN already. That makes me excited though since I feel like they are going to do a really good job on this latter half of the season.

I can't imagine a lame harem ending with this show. I've seen that happen too many times where, at this point, I'd rather see anime kinda surprise me by switching it up. I think I enjoyed Snafu so much because season 1 ended, and nothing really happened at the end lol.
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Posted 6/2/15
Reading volume 10 at the moment. Finished the first chapter. So Yui's hair color is actually brown...
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Posted 6/15/15
nice book I am going to read this
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Posted 11/21/15
do anyone know when vol12 will be out
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Posted 5/27/16
when is vol 12 out. is hikki going to end up with yukino?
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