Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san

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4.7
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  • Behind-the-scenes look at working in a bookstore
    I was kind of worried that everyone was wearing masks, but it makes more sense after the first few episodes. Everything's pretty sparse in terms of animation, sound, and even length (just 12 minutes per episode), but this anime isn't really supposed to be about those things.

    Stick with it for the story of what it's like working in a Japanese bookstore and all the things the employees (including ...
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  • If in a mood for zany comedy, look no further
    Honda-san is a very relatable anime if one has ever worked in retail or dealt with customers. Also, very funny in both over-the-top and realistic way. You know, life.. Not to mention the OP is called ISBN... (I see what you did there...)

    There's no plot; it's a retelling of Honda-san's daily life as a retail employee at an unknown bookstore in Japan and just what kind of trouble real-life can ...
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  • Thank you, Honda-san
    The episodes are about 10 minutes long each. That fits what this show tries to do for the audience.

    Honda-san shows us the joys and fears of the job. He consistently gets a laugh from me.

    I recommend you watch one episode at the end of your day instead of binging.
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