Watashi ga Motenai no wa dō Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui! – Episode 8

“Since I’m Not Popular, I’ll Put on Airs”
“Motenai shi, Miewoharu” (モテないし、見栄をはる)

Tomoko grows anxious when she learns her cousin, Kī, is coming over, feeling she needs to look like a ‘slut’ in order to back up the tall tales she had previously told her. She attempts to cover her body with vacuum cleaner hickeys, only to be scolded by her mother. While taking Kī to the library, Tomoko meets Kousaka, one of the boys she met while sheltering from the rain the other day, who Kī assumes to be Tomoko’s boyfriend. The next day, they see him with another girl, prompting Kī to confront him, bringing Tomoko’s bluff to light. With Kī’s impression of her waning, Tomoko attempts to restore her faith by showing off her prowess in a children’s card game. After noticing that Tomoko is nothing but a cheater, Kī starts to get a feeling of pity towards her. Continue reading “Watashi ga Motenai no wa dō Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui! – Episode 8”

Watashi ga Motenai no wa dō Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui! – Episode 7

“Since I’m Not Popular, I’ll Enjoy Summer Vacation”
“Motenai shi, Natsuyasumi o Makitsu suru” (モテないし、夏休みを満喫する)

After spending several days doing nothing but playing games, reading manga and browsing the internet, Tomoko comes to the realization that she is wasting her summer vacation. To alleviate this, Tomoko buys a webcam in the hopes of becoming an internet personality, only to back out under the pressure. Later, she discovers she has a ticket enabling her to meet an otome game voice actor and request a line from him. After spending the whole night looking up what to make him say, she ends up cracking under pressure when she finally meets him and winds up giving a weird jumbled request. She attempts to remix it with her own voice to form a dubious dialogue, which her mother ends up listening to. Continue reading “Watashi ga Motenai no wa dō Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui! – Episode 7”

Watashi ga Motenai no wa dō Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui! – Episode 6

“Since I’m Not Popular, I’ll Go See the Fireworks”
“Motenai shi, Hanabi ni Iku” (モテないし、花火に行く)

After noticing she looks somewhat cuter following a night of playing otome games, Tomoko believes she can grow even more cute by constantly playing games about sex, though unbeknownst to her, she is just getting greasier from not washing. Later, after spraying herself with soda, she believes she is getting looks from other boys, when really they are just noticing the ants crawling over her body as a result. The next day, Tomoko tries to find some people to go watch the fireworks with, to no avail. As Tomoko decides to go alone to an abandoned rooftop to watch the fireworks, she is joined by a pair of schoolboys and ends up watching a very different kind of ‘fireworks’ with them. Continue reading “Watashi ga Motenai no wa dō Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui! – Episode 6”

Watashi ga Motenai no wa dō Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui! – Episode 5

“Since I’m Not Popular, I’ll Boost My Skills”
“Motenai shi, Sukiru Appu shitemiru” (モテないし、スキルアップしてみる)

Tomoko attempts to become popular by playing as a cool, silent character, but this does not play out how she would have hoped. Later, she tries to get some photo stickers taken of her, though is less than pleased with the results. The next day, Tomoko contemplates taking up a job as a cabaret girl and decides to practise lighting cigarettes and mixing drinks. However, she becomes less eager when she travels to the red light district the following night. Continue reading “Watashi ga Motenai no wa dō Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui! – Episode 5”