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    Saturday November 27, 2021
  • WATAMOTE's Kuroki VA Izumi Kitta Announces Marriage to Italian Man on Her Birthday

    The pair met in London while Kitta was studying

    Voice actor Izumi Kitta, who is best known for voicing Kuroki in the cult TV anime WATAMOTE ~No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys Fault I’m Not Popular!~, revealed on her LINE Blog yesterday that she had gotten married to an Italian man who she met while studying abroad in London. Learn more after the jump!

  • Wednesday October 14, 2020
  • WATAMOTE Dresses Up for Special Halloween-Based Exhibit in Tokyo

    'I'm going to Marui because I'm not popular~' exhibition starts on October 31 at Yurakucho Marui

    Tomoko and her friends are dressing up for the season with a special WATAMOTE ~No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys Fault I’m Not Popular!~ original illustration exhibit, titled I'm going to Marui because I'm not popular~', to be held at the Yurakucho Marui event space later this month. Check out the costume filled visual after the jump!

  • Wednesday February 12, 2020
  • Anime for the Romantically Awkward and the Awkwardly Romantic

    Sometimes love is wine and roses. Sometimes it's saliva, judo, and the occasional baseball bat...

    The grim specter of Valentine's Day is once again rearing its ugly head, but this year we're here for all of the "black Cupid" anime fans out there who'd like a little bitterness and eccentricity mixed in with all of the lovey-dovey stuff as we browse a selection of titles in which the romantic is off-kilter, asymmetrical, or just plain weird. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday April 18, 2019
  • WataMote Manga's Original Art Exhibition to be Held for The Release of Its 15th Volume

    Anticipation for the TV anime 2nd season among the fans has been still very high

    Medicos Entertainment announced today that an original art exhibition for Nico Tanigawa's comedy manga No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular!, WataMote for short, will be held in Tokyo from May 11 to 19, 2019, in commemoration of the release of its 15th tankobon volume on its opening day. Check out a newly-drawn art for the event after the jump.

  • Friday March 4, 2016
  • "Watamote" Manages To Hide Social Anxiety In Pro-Baseball Collaboration Plans

    Botti (lonely) otaku need to leave the house for a baseball game!

    Following the tradition of the likes of Oreimo, AnoHana, and others teaming up with the Chiba Lotte Marines pro-baseball team from Japan's Pacific League, WataMote is the latest anime/manga to present a collaboration. Two weeks ago, the team and the manga announced that games against Saitama Seibu April 8-10 will offer special collaborative goods, and to kick off March, plans have now been previewed, and shockingly, it looks like the lead has managed to keep it together for the visual!

  • Thursday February 18, 2016
  • "Mr. Osomatsu" and "Watamote" Prepare For Spring With Baseball Collaborations

    "Watamote" follows the tradition of anime team-ups with the Chiba Lotte Marines while "Mr. Osomatsu" cheers for nation Samurai Japan

    Despite Tomoko Kuroki's painful past experiences with spectator sports, the heroine of WataMote is giving it another go, following the tradition of  teaming up with the Chiba Lotte Marines pro-baseball team from Japan's Pacific League. Meanwhile, Mr Osomatsu is teaming up with the Samurai Japan national team for a series of goods featuring the six Matsuno brothers, Iyami, Chibita  and Hatabō.

  • 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.