With the North American release out a few years ago from Sentai Filmworks, the Monthly Girls’ Nokzaki series is actually available on several services. Netflix recently added it to theirs while HIDIVE has it as well. It also got its start through Crunchyroll when it first came out and they’re doing some new promotion for it now through new clips. They now have a new two-minute clip that comes from the eighth episode where Hori ends up passing out and it’s Kashima to the rescue!
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The summer 2014 anime series, based on the manga by Izumi Tsubaki (creator of Oresama Teacher), is animated by Dogakobo. It’s directed by Mitsue Yamazaki based on scripts and composition by Yoshiko Nakamura and character designs by Junichiro Taniguchi. The original four-panel web manga began in the summer of 2011 and is ongoing with eleven published volumes to date.
The series features the opening theme song “Kimi Janakya Dame Mitai” by Masayoshi Oishi and the closing theme song “Uraomote” by Ari Ozawa.
Plot concept: A confession gone awry has resulted with Chiyo Sakura as the newest assistant to Umetaro Nozaki. Known in the publishing world under the alias Yumeno Sakiko, Nozaki is the creator of the ever-popular shoujo manga, Let’s Have a Romance!
Despite his renowned skills as a manga artist, Nozaki is completely clueless in the art of real life romance. Relying heavily on the lives of his motley group of assistants to be his source of inspiration, Nozaki’s understanding of love is as skewed as the lives of his characters. Can Sakura properly convey her feelings to her long time crush or will she forever be relegated to assistant?