On July 16, 2021 in Japan, through the Comic Pool application, the final chapter of the written manga was published and illustrated by Fujita, Wotaku or Koi Wa Muzukashii (Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku). This publication had already been previously announced, and the work reaches its conclusion after a few more than five years in continuous serialization (or more than six if independent serialization is taken into account from Pixiv).
Fujita began the publication of the manga through the Comic Pool website of the Ichijinsha publisher in November 2015 and ended it in July 2021, however, I had already been publishing as a webcomic in Pixiv since April 2014. The publisher published The tenth compilation volume on February 26, and will publish the eleventh and last next October 14 in Japan.
Finally, the work inspired an adaptation to the anime of eleven episodes produced by studies A-1 Pictures, under the direction and scripts written by Yoshimasa Hiraike, released in April 2018. To date it has inspired two ovas, with the second included in The special edition of the tenth collection volume, and a third scheduled to be included in the special edition of the eleventh volume.
Synopsis of Wotaku Ni Koi Wa Muzukashii
Having ignored its four alarms, the energetic Narumi Momose is arriving late on her first day of work in a new office. While she runs to take her train, she promises herself that none of her co-workers will discover her dark secret: that she is an otaku and a fujoshi. However, her plan goes out badly when she meets Hirotaka Nifuji, an old friend from high school. Although she tries to keep her's secret by inviting him to drink something after work, she flies when he casually asks him if she will attend or not to the next Summer Comiket. Fortunately for her, the only witnesses of her, Hanako Koyanagi and Tarou Kabakura, are also otaku.more that night, the couple goes out to take something to catch up after so many separate years. After Narumi complains that her boyfriend before her broke her because she refused to go out with a Fujoshi, Hirotaka suggests that she tried to go out with a companion Otaku, specifically with him. He makes a solemn promise to always be there for her, support her and help her Farmear Drops at Monster Hunter. Surprised by the proposal, Narumi accepts immediately. Therefore, the two Otaku begin to come out, and she begins her adorrably uncomfortable romance.
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