Picture 1 in [Nogizaka Haruka: Oh the lulz]

Anime is attractive to me when it exceeds my expectations, or deviates from it off the edge of the earth. Today, I was expecting to watch Nogizaka Haruka 7 and go "awwwwww" but instead, it sent me flying backwards towards the wall with a +10 LOL Gun. This episode is an inspired, creative cocktail that sent shockwaves down my funny bone.

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written by astrobunny \\ anime, father, fighter, gar, lulz, mika, mother, nogizaka haruka, otaku, yuuto

Picture 1 in [Nogizaka Haruka 5 Fanservice galore]

Nogizaka Haruka 5 is chock full of fanservice. What more can I say? Apart from the serious overdose of swimsuit action and deredere Haruka, there are a few panty shots and a few almost-naked teasers. Sasuga harem series.

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written by astrobunny \\ amamiya, fanservice, haruka, himitsu, mizugi, nogizaka, secret, shiina, swimming, swimsuit

Picture 1 in [Thoughts on Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu]

It almost seems fateful that I was exposed to Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu just after I wrote my last post about Otakuism. After watching episodes 1 to 4 of it, it seems clear to me now why there has been an explosion of Nogizaka posts across the blogosphere. Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu depicts a world where otakus are made fun of and jeered at in general societies such as school. The main protagonists, Nogizaka Haruka and Ayase Yuuko, two highschool students live in such a world, and as a result of relationships and plain old clumsiness, fall victim to the anti-Otaku society that they live in. I'm not a resident of Japan so I'm not sure if the situation is that extreme there, I certainly hope not. Alright, time for the Nogizaka Haruka jump-in-and-join-the-fun-superpost. Warning: This post is long and filled with spoilers

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written by astrobunny \\ chibi, comedy, cosplay, haruka, hazuki, himitsu, mika, moe, nanami, nanashiro, nogizaka, nogizaka haruka, nogizaka haruka no himitsu, ojousama, photoshop, sakurazaka, shakugan no shana, tsundere