Since my last post “Another Chance For Tomoko? – Watamote Second Season” has some technical issues (or however you can call that), I decided to update the current Watamote situation with this post. I mean, it’s been over a year now, things have to be changing…right?
I don’t want to sugarcoat anything here for you, I’ll just tell you all the information I know. If you’re a huge Watamote fan as I am, this is probably going to be the answer you already expect, but it will still be very disappointing.
It’s been almost 4 years now since Watashi Ga Motenai was aired…4 years! Like, where did the time go? It feels like I was just laying in my bed and anxiously waiting for Tomoko’s next disaster yesterday. And there are still currently no plans in producing the second season for it. Or at least there aren’t any announcements or news – the producers aren’t mentioning the anime anywhere, so we can assume that there aren’t any plans (unless they’re trying to surprise us with a secret new season, of course).
These past few years I always asked myself “Why isn’t there another season?! There are so many people, who love this series!”
And even if that is true, I was actually only talking about the western anime lovers – but in Japan, the anime really wasn’t that popular. And since producers set their main focus on Japanese otakus, obviously, this is probably another reason why Tomoko’s journey ended so soon.
But there’s still hope!
Since the manga is still ongoing, there is definitely material for the studio to produce one more season. I mean, just because they have material doesn’t mean they’ll actually produce, but at least if they wanted to, they could. And remember that OVA, the 13th episode of Watamote that was aired in Fall 2013 or so? Tomoko was literally talking about the second season in that episode! This used to give me so much hope, since even the main character mentions another season. And it would be really messed up and rude of them if they just changed their minds – the 13th episode really made me believe that there will be more to come. And now it’s 2017 and all I hear is “What’s WataMote?”.
But who knows: maybe next year they’ll surprise us with the second season (even though I really don’t believe it anymore, but there’s always a small ray of hope inside of me).
So to sum it up:
No matter how I look at it, it’s Japan’s fault Watamote is unpopular!
And if you’ve had no idea what I was talking about for the last 300 words – first of all, thank you for reading! And second of all, read the full Watamote review here and definitely watch the anime!
Check out 6 Anime That Need Another Season!
What’s your opinion on this topic? Will Tomoko get another chance?
Let me know in the comment section!
Daze ya later! ;D
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