Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san

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4.7
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  • I can see this being my new chill pill
    Definitely original AND entertaining. This show will likely be one of the reasons I keep my CR account. With great, believable voice work and unique quirky problems, this looks like something to help pass 10 minutes or 10 months. Really relaxed, silly stuff. I'm glad this fell on my radar.
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  • A silly quirky show that is nice to watch at the end of a long day.
    I have to admit it was a bit weird at first seeing all of the characters with various head gears on, I didn't know how to feel. But the more I watched I really enjoyed how the different props help with character expression. The way the series pokes fun at a lot of relate-able ordinary things and how poor Honda-san deals with it all, never fails to put a smile on my face. This series may not be for ...
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Its very likable series and i love it
    For people whether there working or not or even booksellers its a great show that can be relatable and funny as well as have references for wide variety anime viewers as this series got me to watch berserk oh and its only 10 minutes per episode... i also post other ratings and anime's on my instagram @junkodashi
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Different and Charming
    I really like the background story of the Japanese bookseller. It is very amusing, I laughed out loud more than once. The simple animation is perfect and the Engrish is really cute. This is one that is a good short watch in between other anime's. I hope this series isn't short
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  • Very good comedy for book and manga nerds
    I'm greatly enjoying this show so far (5 episodes into it). Fair warning, though; As with many gag shows, the tempo is almost forbiddingly fast for an English audience sometimes (when there's narration voice-over while characters are talking in the background or text is showing on the screen). Be prepared to have to pause and rewind a couple of times to catch everything.

    The show is probably ...
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  • Charming and Comical!
    I've very much enjoyed the small glimpses we are given into the lives of the people who work the bookstore. As some who's worked in the service industry, the tone of the characters' feelings and interactions are spot on. The MC's narration does an excellent job conveying a nuance of feelings, but retains a sympathetic quality throughout that I found very relaxing and charming.

    I love how the ...
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  • genuinely funny and informative!
    i don't remember laughing this much while watching a series in a long time! plus it really does teach you a lot about bookselling. i definitely appreciate those that work with books and publishing a lot more now! overall, it's just the perfect feel-good anime that is great to get cozy and watch in this cold weather
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    An actual insight into the life of booksellers, with a twist!
    My friend suggested this anime to me, and I wasn't sure about it at first. I like comedy and I loved Bakuman, so I thought I'd give it a chance, and I'm glad I did. It's built mostly around sketch comedy, but every joke is centered around a real world problem that booksellers, or just retailers/office workers have in general. The fact dropping is very much similar to Cells at Work, another show ...
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  • Very nice and informative show :D
    I really like this anime, as well as the whole comic idea as well!! People really should write more stuff like this, it's always nice getting to know more about what goes on behind the scenes in different things like this!! I really learned a lot about bookselling that I had no idea about, I have found myself respecting booksellers a lot more now. It can be much harder than it seems to be.
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  • This is much better than most shows in this season
    This is much better than most shows in this season. It's sad it's not gotten enough attention. It's weird and nutty so if you like Asobi Asobase or Nichijou or Pop Team Epic you are going to love this. And then behind the surface, it is a very good explanation of how the Japanese book publishing industry works from a special perspective and you will definitely learn a thing or two about it.
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