Genres: comedy, romance Themes: manga, school Objectionable content: Mild Number of episodes: 12 Vintage: 2014-07-07
Plot Summary: (TAN) It’s the age-old tale: the girl’s into a guy that barely knows they exist. While all Sakura can think about is Nozaki, all he cares about is his manga publication deadline looming over his head. She unwittingly decides to help and become his assistant. Little did she know, but she now works for one of her favorite mangakas. Only she’s a he! And that’s the strange part; Nozaki is the creator of the popular shojo manga, Let’s Have a Romance!, under the alias of Yumeno Sakiko.
Sentai Filmworks announced on Friday that it has licensed the anime adaptation of Izumi Tsubaki’s Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun (Gekkan Shōjo Nozaki-kun) manga. The company plans to release the series on home video, and Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs.
Sentai Filmworks describes the story:
The cast includes:
[details=Yūichi Nakamura as Umetarō Nozaki, a high school student who writes the popular shojo manga “Koi Shio ” under a woman’s pen name. He has a lot of fans as a manga artist who is sensitive to women’s feelings, but in real life he’s thick-headed and lacks delicacy.]
[details=Ari Ozawa as Chiyo Sakura, a high school girl with unrequited love for Nozaki. Her confession to Nozaki is misunderstood, and she ends up working as his manga assistant. She’s a member of the art club and Nozaki values her skills.]
[details=Nobuhiko Okamoto as Mikoto Mikoshiba, one of Nozaki’s assistants. He’s popular with girls because of his appearance and way of speech. He’s the model for a certain character in Nozaki’s manga, but he hasn’t realized it.]
[details=Yuuki Ono as Masayuki Hori, one of Nozaki’s assistants. He’s president of the drama club, and is merciless in his leadership over his junior in the club, Kashima.]
[details=Mai Nakahara as Yū Kashima, a second year girl in the drama club. Because of her handsome appearance and gentlemanly manner, she’s popular with the girls.]
[details=Miyuki Sawashiro as Yuzuki Seo, Chiyo’s classmate who’s in the singing club. She doesn’t read the atmosphere around other people and is often irritated by them.]
[details=Ryohei Kimura as Hirotaka Wakamatsu, a first year in the basketball club. He looked up to Nozaki when Nozaki was on his middle-school basketball team. He has a delicate personality.]
Mamoru Miyano as Suzuki Marie Miyake as Mamiko
[details=Kenta Miyake as Ken Miyamae, Daisuke Ono as Mitsuya Maeno, Ayako Kawasumi as Yukari Miyako]
Mitsue Yamazaki (Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East) is directing the series, and Yoshiko Nakamura (Hiiro no Kakera - The Tamayori Princess Saga) is handling the scripts. Junichiro Taniguchi (Genshiken Second Season) is designing the characters. The series is being animated at studio Dogakobo.
So I have to ask since recollection is not matching up with the presented material…
Is this the one I saw where girl enters empty darkened classroom in the late part of the day with boy sitting at desk near window, and tries to confess to him and it gets screwy and he thinks she wants to be his fan and she gets all confused?
If this is it, then I have been looking for it and don’t even remember where I saw that scene of it.
[quote=“shadzar”]I hope this picks up the pace soon or will see it a waste of time.
It started good, but now it really has little to do with the original premise of the show and that is when I drop them when they forget the very reason they are making the show.[/quote]
It’s because the guy is a dumb when it comes her feelings. (There’s a point where she gets a (indirect) drawing of him from another managa artist, but he views it as her being a fan of the other artist)
Then there’s the chance that we are mistaken about what the premise of the show was.