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    Thursday July 31, 2014
  • Sentai Filmworks Announces "Watamote" English Dub Cast

    Blu-ray and DVD release planned for August 26th

    Ready to find out who is going to to stepping into Izumi Kitta's Mokocchi-shoes? With Watamote set to be released on Blu-ray and DVD on August 26th, Sentai Filmworks has announced their English dub cast for the series. See who's who after the jump.

  • Sunday March 16, 2014
  • "Watamote" Star Izumi Kitta Presents Special Sketch for Webcast

    Final Blu-ray released in Japan March 5th

    This weekend, Izumi Kitta (Milky Holmes' Cordelia Glauca, My Little Pony's  Rainbow Dash, Watamote's Tomoko) appeared on a special Nico webcast to commemorate the recent completion of the Watamote's Blu-ray run and promote the upcoming OAD, shipping with volume 7 of the manga. Kitta thanked the folks that tuned in with a special sketch. Get a look after the jump.

  • Thursday February 13, 2014
  • Good Smile Company Celebrates Valentine's Day Insanity

    Nendoroid version of Watamote's heroine is brought in to vent her feeling about the holiday.

    Good Smile Company blogger Kahotan is keeping it real this Valentine's Day... perhaps a bit too real has the Nendoroid version of Watamote's heroine is brought in to vent her feeling about the holiday. Get a look after the jump. 

  • Monday December 9, 2013
  • Sega Presents "Watamote" Prize Figure

    18cm figure hits Japanese crane games this month

    Looks like Mokocchi won't be spending the holidays alone. This December, Sega will be presenting an 18cm Watamote figure in its Japanese arcade crane games. There are two versions of the premium figure's head, and it features soft parts. Get a look after the jump.

  • Sunday November 10, 2013
  • A Look at Anti-Watamote Manga "Watashi ga Motete Dousu n da"

    "Bessatsu Friend" doubles down on negative girl manga

    Shoujo magazine Bessatsu Friend has recently doubled down on manga about "negative girls." In October, it collected and promoted new series Even Kageno Wants to Enjoy Her Youth, the class' least popular girl, asked to be the fake girlfriend of the most popular guy so that other girls will stop bothering him, and Watashi ga Motete Dousu n da, which has a bit of disturbing solution to the Watamote problem.


  • Wednesday October 30, 2013
  • Monster Girls Rule New York Times Manga Best Seller List

    "Watamote" tops Amazon's sales list on its release

    Appropriate for the season, the New York Time's manga best sellers list for this week is entirely populated by monsters and the supernatural. What's interesting about the top 10 is that the usual suspects like Attack on Titan, Bleach and Rosaria Vampire are bested by a newcomer, Seven Seas' debut of Monster Musume. More after the jump.

  • Friday October 4, 2013
  • VIDEO: English "Watamote" Promo

    Yen Press to release cringe comedy manga this month

    The anime series might be over, but there's still Watamote doings this month. Yen Press has their first volume of the No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular! manga out on the 29th. And the anime has gone live on The Anime Network's onDEMAND offering. To promote this, they've posted an English dubbed promo. Check it out after the jump.

  • Monday September 30, 2013
  • Good Smile Company Previews "Watamote" Nendoroid

    Nendoroid Shimakaze from Kankille also scheduled

    In time for this week's Japanese Blu-ray release of the Watamote anime, Good Smile Company will be launching pre-orders for the super deformed Nendoroid Kuroko Tomoko on October 3rd. The acutely awkward heroine is packaged with various unique accessories, such as her trademark Deets headphone and massager. Get a look after the jump.

  • VIDEO: 4chan Sings a Cover of "Watamote" End Theme

    Plus a collection of the anime's end cards

    In print, Watamote has implicitly acknowledged its popularity on American image board 4chan. The latest smooch between the two is a cover of end theme "Dou Kangaete mo Watashi wa Warukunai," featuring a collaboration between 86 /a/ frequenters. Get a listen after the jump.

  • Sunday September 29, 2013
  • POLL: Top 10 Anison With Memorable Lyrics

    100 anime otaku in Japan voted for the Top 10

    Anime songs are increasingly showing their presence on music sales charts in Japan, but some of them have really striking lyrics that you would only hear in anime music. Japanese reading portal Da Vinch Denshi Navi polled 100 anime otaku to decide the top 10 anime songs with memorable lyrics to see what those are. Find out which anime songs are sticking in people's minds after the jump!

  • Wednesday September 18, 2013
  • Good Smile Cafe Introduces Limited "Watamote" Menu

    Themed meals, special place mats and coasters offered through September 29th

    Otaku who can get own their agoraphobia can now enjoy a limited Watamote menu at the Good Smile Cafe, offered through September 29th. Themed food items are offered with special place mats and drink come on Watamote coasters. More after the jump.

  • Saturday September 14, 2013
  • Kahotan Teases Nendoroid Tomoko Kuroki

    “Watamote” heroine attains paint job, still in pursuit of popularity

    If you’re excited for the Nendoroid version of Tomoko Kuroki, Kahotan posted a little something on the Good Smile blog to whet your appetite. While Watamote’s leading lady’s face isn’t visible, You can get a good look at her new paint job after the jump. 

  • Saturday September 7, 2013
  • Yen Press Previews "Watamote" Manga Release

    First volume scheduled for October release

    Going into the weekend, manga publisher Yen Press has offered a bit of a preview for their release of No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular!, the English edition of the Watamote manga. Get a look after the jump.