I got my hands on this anime not to long ago, and all I have to say is:  Bring out your inner hikikomori!  (refer to Google for translation ^^).   Truth be told, it’s nice to watch something that’s not only eye-candy, but has a touch of philosophical connections growing out of it.

In short the series is set in Tokyo, where the protagonist, Tatsuhiro Sato, is a university dropout entering his fourth year of unemployment. Living off his parent’s money, he stays inside his apartment reclined from the outside world ( = hikikomori), and suddenly coming to the conclusion that this is all due to a conspiracy. The Nihon Hikikomori Kyokai (N.H.K.).

Sounds pretty depressing, huh?  Well as awkward as it may seem, the show is quite humorous, as Sato works to get help getting out of his hikikomori ways.  In the process, he’s challenged from everything that’s man’s temptation.  Everything from porn (women..), to games, and food.  This all works through showing little bits of psychology of the mind, of what the characters are going through.

I’d recommend anyone to give it a watch, they actually might learn something ;D.

Episodes: 24

Genre: Comedy-drama, dark comedy

Anime Run-time: June 6, 2006 – December 17, 2006

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