Wotakoi – Love Is Hard for Otaku | Recent Updates And More

Trailer, plot, cast, release date of Wotakoi Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku season 2, and details of upcoming OVA.

Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku(Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii in Japanese) is a Japanese romantic-comedy anime Tv series. It is an adaptation of the manga series having the same title. It started serialization in Comic Pool on November 6, 2015. Nine volumes of the manga have been released so far. The production house has used all nine volumes to create the anime series.

The anime consisted of 11 episodes aired from April 13, 2018 – June 22, 2018. The anime received immense love from the viewers. Subsequently, a special episode of anime released in 2019, and an anime film in 2020. respectively. Now the fans are eagerly waiting for the second installment of the series. Here are all the updates so far.

The Release Date of Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku Season 2. Who Will Be In It?

Wotakoi – Love Is Hard for Otaku | Recent Updates And More

A-1 Pictures studio is tight-lipped about the renewal of the series for the second season. More than one year has elapsed since the final episode of the season, and still no news. However, A-1 released an OVA on March 29, 2019, and planned to release another OVA on February 26, 2021.

The above tells us that the production house has not forgotten about the series. They are working on it. Hopefully, the second helping will arrive soon. We are hoping it to air somewhere in 2022. However, the above are only speculations. We will update here if any news comes regarding the release date.

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The Cast of Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku Season 2. Who Will Be In It?

Wotakoi – Love Is Hard for Otaku | Recent Updates And More

We likely see all the cast from the previous season, which includes-

Narumi Momose Voiced by Arisa Date

Hirotaka Nifuji Voiced by Kento Itō

Hanako Koyanag Voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro.

Tarō Kabakura Voiced by Tomokazu Sugita

Naoya Nifuji Voiced by Yūki Kaji

Kō Sakuragi Voiced by Aoi Yūki

We may encounter new faces as well.

The Plot of Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku season 2. What to Expect from It?

As the name shows, Wotakoi is a love story of two otakus. For those who don’t know, otaku is a Japanese term used for the people, who consume themself in an activity, and became socially extinct.

The show spins around the relationship between Hirotaka Nifuji and Narumi Momose. Narumi, earlier a tomboy, became a beautiful and enthusiastic young woman. She was fujoshi, a person obsessed with manga and anime, particularly in the male-male romance genre. Being an otaku, her social life became zero. Due to the difference of interest, her boyfriend broke up with her. To get over the relationship, she joined another company where she encountered her schoolmate Hirotaka. Hirotaka was also an employee in the same company. Hirotaka, who is also okay, was obsessed with videogames.

Narumi tried to hide her fujoshi lifestyle from Hirotaka. She was unaware that he is aware of the fact. Later during a drink, Hirotaka suggested Narumi date him as he is just like her. They embarked upon a new journey.

Gradually, Hirotaka and Narumi started to understand each other and become more close. She started helping him with video games, and he started helping in her interest. We met one more couple, Hanako and Kamakura, in the show. They were keeping helping our protagonist couple in their relationship.

Toward the end of the series, we saw Naoya, brother of Hirotaka, started liking Sakuragi.

Well, season 3 will show the future of relation between Narumi and Hirotaka. We may also likely see where will the relationship between Naoya and Sakuragin will go.

Is There Any Trailer Available for Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku season 2?

Wotakoi – Love Is Hard for Otaku | Recent Updates And More

As you know, the creators have not announced anything officially regarding the sequel of the series. So, you can not even think of a trailer. However, a 50-second teaser of OVA is available, which will release on February 26, 2021. You have to satisfy yourself from that only for now. Well, don’t be disheartened. We will update you once the trailer for the sequel arrives.

What is the IMDB rating of Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku?

The series is widely acclaimed and created a big fanbase. It scores a satisfactory rating of 7.5 out of 10.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can we watch Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku series?

We can watch the series on Crunchyroll with English subtitles. You can also watch it on Netflix.

Final Verdict

The series is a concoction of romance and comedy. The visuals and the soundtrack are excellent.

The advancement of the plot is pretty good, and the timing of the dialogues is impressive. The series depicts how wonderfully the protagonists maintain the balance amongst their work-life, Hobie, and love. Youth can connect with it.

I found only one flaw in it. The expression of love is meager. They could have added more romance to it. Except that, the series is pretty much enjoyable. If you are a lover of romantic-comedy anime and have not watched it yet, give it a try.

What are your views about the series? What is your expectation from season 2? Do tell us in the comment section.

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