Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii TV Anime Adaptation Announced for Spring 2018

Japanese television station Fuji TV have announced that Fujita’s Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii (It’s Difficult to Love an Otaku) manga will be receiving a TV anime adaptation for the Spring 2018 anime season. The first visual, cast and promotional video were also revealed via the official website.


The anime will premiere during the Spring 2018 anime season, generally beginning in April, on Fuji TV’s Noitamina block.

The main cast of the manga’s previous promotional videos will return to reprise their roles in the upcoming TV anime adaptation:

  • Arisa Date (Yui Yumekawa from Idol Time PriPara) will voice Narumi Momose
  • Kent Itou (First Major Role) as Hirotaka Nifuji
  • Miyuki Sawashiro (Celty Sturluson from Durarara!!) voicing Hanako Koyanagi
  • Tomokazu Sugita (Gintoki Sakata from Gintama) who is voicing Tarou Kabakura
  • Yuuki Kaji (Eren Jaeger in Attack on Titan) voices Naoya Nifuji

Animation studio A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online, Aldnoah.Zero) will be producing the anime.

Here is the announcement video for the anime, which stars the cast members:

Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii (It’s Difficult to Love an Otaku) is a romantic comedy web manga written and illustrated by Fujita. The series began in 2014 on Fujita’s Pixiv, before publisher Ichijinsha picked up the series in late 2015 being published in their Comic POOL digital manga magazine. To date a total of 3 compiled volumes have been published with the 4th volume releasing on July 26. To date over 4.2 million copies of the manga have been sold.

After discovering that they work at the same company, a gaming crazed otaku and a fujoshi reunite for the first time since middle school. After some post-work drinking sessions they begin dating, but will it be a perfect relationship for the two?

A TV anime adaptation of Wotaku Ni Koi Wa Muzukashii has been announced and is slated to broadcast in Spring 2018 on Fuji TV during their Noitamina block. Further information about the series will be revealed at a later date.

You can visit the series’ website here: http://www.ichijinsha.co.jp/special/wotakoi/

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