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Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun – 12 (END)

「この気持ちが恋じゃないなら、きっと世界に恋はない。」 (Kono Kimochi ga Koi Ja Nai Nara, Kitto Sekai ni Koi wa Nai.)
“If This Feeling Isn’t Love, Then There Is No Love At All”

Many people’s favorite show of the season comes to a close in such an ironic way.

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September 21, 2014 at 4:13 pm Comments (64)

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun – 11

「米しよっ♡」 (Kome Shiyo~tsu♡)
“Let’s Rice♡”

After a while playing around with the rest of the cast, Nozaki-kun and Sakura reclaim center stage.

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September 14, 2014 at 6:39 pm Comments (40)

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun – 10

「強まるのは、絆と手綱。」 (Tsuyomaru no wa, Kizuna to Tadzuna.)
“What’s Strengthened Is Our Bond and Our Reins”

More Seo! More Mikorin! More Kashima! Ship all the side characters!

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September 7, 2014 at 6:00 pm Comments (31)

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun – 09

「ドキドキ、たりてる?」 (Dokidoki, Tari Teru?)
“Do You Have Enough Excitement?”

Maeno really is the worst character in the cast. Fortunately plenty of kawaii Chiyo-chan saves the episode.

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August 31, 2014 at 10:11 pm Comments (48)

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun – 08

「学園の王子様(女子)の悩み」 (Gakuen no Ouji-sama (Joshi) no Nayami)
“The Prince (Girl) of the School’s Problems”

This is exquisitely excruciating. Just make Kashima x Hori official already!

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August 25, 2014 at 2:55 pm Comments (49)

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun – 07

「マンガ家脳野崎くん」 (Manga-ka nou Nozaki-kun)
“The Manga Artist’s Brain, Nozaki-kun”

The romcom elements return as Nozaki-kun and Chiyo go on a date. Pffft, who am I kidding, it’s still all comedy here!

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August 17, 2014 at 10:05 pm Comments (45)

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun – 06

「魔法をかけて、あ・げ・る♡」 (Mahouwokakete, Ageru ♡)
“I’ll Cast a Spell on You”

Yuzuki is the cause of, and solution to, all of Wakamatsu’s problems. Poor guy!

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August 10, 2014 at 10:01 pm Comments (49)

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun – 05

「恋を「思い」「描く」男子。」 (Koi o `Omoi’`Kaku’ Danshi.)
“The Man Who Envisions Love”

This was an episode of Nozaki-kun the storyteller diving into how he goes about telling the tale of Mamiko, and dealing with the editors he has to put up with to get his manga out into the world.

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August 3, 2014 at 10:08 pm Comments (65)

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun – 04

「男には、戦わねばならない、時がある。」 (Otoko ni wa, Tatakawaneba Naranai, ji ga aru.)
“There Are Times When Men Must Fight”

It’s an episode of empathy, with Nozaki wielding his empathetic skills to get into girls (& boys) heads, and even play the role of a girl himself. Umeko pyon~!

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July 27, 2014 at 5:07 pm Comments (31)

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun – 03

「バイオレンスVSプリンス」 (Baiorensu VS Purinsu)
“Violence vs. the Prince”

The baka female prince and her angry but reliable sempai join Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun’s colorful cast of characters.

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July 21, 2014 at 9:12 am Comments (40)

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun – 02

「新(ニュー)ヒロインをよろしくね♪」 (Shin (Nyuu) Hiroin o Yoroshiku ne ♪)
“Say Hello to the New Heroine”

Mikorin is the true heroine, and Yuzuki is not shoujo manga-like at all – but they’re both laugh out loud funny, and that’s what I like to see!

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July 13, 2014 at 4:35 pm Comments (55)

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun – 01

「その恋は、少女漫画化されてゆく。」 (Sono Koi wa, Shoujo Mangaka Sarete Yuku.)
“This Love… Is Being Turned Into a Shojo Manga”

Solid romcom antics with a comic bent. If you like your romance with a heavy helping of laughter and laid-back pacing, know that this Dogakobo anime is going well so far.

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July 7, 2014 at 10:47 am Comments (47)