Hikikomori Tatsuhiro Satou, a twenty-two-year-old college dropout, has been living on the streets for nearly four years at this point One of the many theories he has come to believe in while living in an isolated state is the theory that the evil conspirators behind NEET status are members of the Nihon Hikikomori Kyokai, an evil and secret organization dedicated to spreading hikikomori culture, which he holds in the highest regard.
To escape the NHK’s malicious machinations and the disease of self-created isolation, Tatsuhiro must leave his residence and obtain a job. NHK Ni Youkoso! is a psychological dramedy. It’s possible that Tatsuhiro’s chance contact with the enigmatic Misaki Nakahara would lead to a turn around in his luck, but this encounter will also force him to confront his greatest fear: society.
10. Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui!
When she’s not playing dating simulations or watching anime, 15-year-old Tomoko Kuroki is becoming a budding hikikomori. When it comes to high school, even a lifetime of expertise seducing virtual lads can’t prepare her.
Life for Tomoko is a scary voyage of concealed judgments and unexpected discoveries. She’s determined to overcome her social anxiety, despite the fact that it’s nearly impossible. It isn’t certain whether she will be accepted by others. How would you like to get to prominence? Is it possible to meet a real-life handsome man? WataMote has the answer!
9. Neon Genesis Evangelion
The year is 2015, and the world is on the verge of a catastrophic collapse. Nerv, a special United Nations agency, and their Evangelions are humanity’s only hope of destroying the Angels that are threatening the Earth’s destruction. Ikari Gendou is looking for Evangelion pilots who can link up with the machines in order to fulfill their full potential. Misato Katsuragi, the Head of Tactical Operations, and Ritsuko Akagi, the Chief Scientist, are two of the most capable members of this team.
Shinji Ikari, a 14-year-old high school student, is snatched away into the depths of Nerv and thrust into a horrific new destiny: he must become the pilot of Evangelion Unit-01 with the fate of mankind on his shoulders.
Neon Genesis Evangelion, a manga and anime series by Hideaki Anno, tells the story of a young child who grows up to be a hero. However, as this psychological thriller progresses, long-buried truths come to surface…
Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, year 2008. At the Suimei Academy in Tokyo, Takumi Nishijou, a 17-year-old high school student, hears about the ‘New Gen’ murders that have been taking place in the city. While first ignoring the matter because it doesn’t directly affect him, Takumi begins to notice a series of unusual occurrences in and around him, from a horrifying image he received while using his PC to a Pink-Haired Girl who appears at a crime scene.
After that, Takumi has a hard time keeping up with what’s going on around him, and he rapidly loses track of what’s real and what’s a fantasy. The culprit of the ‘New Gen’ events is searching for him, dragging him into a world where nothing is as it appears.
College freshman Sasahara Kanji joins a club to express his hidden passion for comics, anime, and video games.
Despite the fact that the planning of Madarame, a sophomore at Genshiken, had shattered his unfounded pride when he first attended Genshiken, an acronym for “Gendai Shikaku Bunka Kenkyuu Kai,” he could not accept that he is an otaku.
In the end, he decides to join the otaku community after participating in society events including going to dojin shops and anime festivals and hanging out with other members of the society like as Kosaka, Kosaka’s girlfriend Kasukabe Saki, Ohno, and others. Sasahara gradually adapts to otaku life in Genshiken thanks to their assistance.
Self-described maniac Rintarou Okabe leases a room in Akihabara’s dilapidated old building to pursue his hobby of developing “future inventions” with two other members of his lab: airheaded childhood friend Mayuri Shiina and perverted hacker “Daru.” At one point, they build a device called the “Phone Microwave,” which turns bananas into mounds of green goo. This device helps them pass the time.
At first the phenomenon seems to offer little to Okabe’s quest for a scientific breakthrough; nevertheless, as a series of strange occurrences urge the lab’s members into action, they stumble across an unexpected success—the Phone Microwave can send emails into the past, modifying time itself.
Steins;Gate, based on the critically renowned visual novel by 5pb. and Nitroplus, follows Okabe on a journey through scientific theory and practice. Okabe is forced to bear the burdens of carrying the key to the domain of time as he is stranded between the past and the present.
5. Mousou Dairinin
Residents of Musashino City are being terrorized by the fearsome Shounen Bat. With his golden baseball bat and rollerblades, the assailant is nearly hard to catch or explain. Tsukiko Sagi, a well-known yet shy character designer, is accused of arranging the attacks on her first victim. Just one of many victims of Shounen Bat, Tsukiko’s pink anthropomorphic toy animal, Maromi.
Detectives Keiichi Ikari and Mitsuhiro Maniwa begin to investigate the attacker’s identity while Shounen Bat continues his unrelenting assault on the town. While this may be true, more and more people are falling victim to the infamous golden bat, and rumors begin to spread about the attacker. As frightening whispers circulate amongst adults and children alike, a sense of unease begins to take hold.
What will happen to the two investigators if they can’t solve the mystery of Shounen Bat?
4. Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru
So what happens when Hachiman Hikigaya, an isolated high school student who has no friends and has no desire to make any, is forced by a well-meaning faculty member to join the one-member “Services Club” run by Yukino Yukinoshita, who is smart, attractive, and generally considers everyone in her school to be her complete?
3. The Tatami Galaxy
A lonely third-year college student discovers a man with an eggplant-shaped head who claims to be a god of marriage in a ramen shop outside the Shimogamo Shrine one autumn evening. Once again, the student is reminded of the two years he spent trying to break up couples on campus with Ozu, a spooky-looking man who seemed hell-bent on making his life as difficult as possible for the student. After resolving to make the most of his remaining college years, the student attempts to ask out the unsociable but kind-hearted underclassman Akashi, but fails to follow through, resulting in him regretting not living out his college life differently. In the blink of an eye, he is whisked back in time and space to the beginning of his college career, when he is offered a second chance at life.
When Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei set out to document the misadventures of a young guy on a quest to make new friends on school, find love and live the dream life he had always imagined, it was clear that Taikei was on to something.
2. Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei
If even the tiniest of setbacks cause Nozomu Itoshiki to descend into a deep depression, he’ll commit suicide in an attempt to end it all. The satirical slice-of-life comedy Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei, set in the present day, features Nozomu and his students, including Kiri Komori, a recluse who refuses to leave the school; Abiru Kobushi, an enigma who frequently arrives to class with severe and mysterious injuries; Kafuuka Fuura, Nozomu’s polar opposite; and several other unusual girls, all of whom are just as eccentric as t.
The people around Arata Kaizaki, 27, see him as a hopeless loser, so he quits his first job and goes from one job to another. When Arata meets Ryou Yoake, a member of the ReLife Research Institute, he learns that he has the power to transform his life with the aid of a powerful medication. Arata doesn’t give it a second thought when, the following morning, he discovers that his appearance has changed back to that of a teenager.
For one year, Arata will be a transfer student at his new high school, where he will be the subject of an experiment. Arata’s first day at school goes horribly wrong: he flunks all of his tests, is out of shape, and can’t keep up with the school’s new policies, which have been implemented in the last ten years. Further aggravating Arata’s situation is the fact that Ryou has been assigned to keep tabs on him. As Arata tries to get used to his new, hectic lifestyle and avoid making the same mistakes he did in the past, he also learns more about his classmates throughout the course of ReLIFE.