Jitsu wa Watashi wa Review — C+


A boy who can’t lie enters a love triangle with a vampire and an alien.

I enjoyed Jitsu wa Watashi wa a lot. It triggered some sort of nostalgic flags for me. It feels like it’s been a while since we’ve gotten this sort of “traditional” romantic comedy harem.

Romantic comedies like Jitsu wa Watashi wa used to be one of the most popular genres. Love Hina, Seto no Hanayame, School Rumble, Full Metal Panic, Zero no Tsukaima, Ouran High School, the various Tenchis, Nagasarate Airantou, Toradora, BakaTest, etc., etc. Not to mention classics like Green Green. It felt like we could never escape. But lately it feels like these kinds of shows have been abandoned. There are still comedy shows with romance elements, but they seem to be either porn (i.e., To Love Ru, High School DxD), complete shit (i.e., this recent gem), or focused on the comedy to the near-exclusion of any romance elements (i.e., TWINTAILS, Korea wa Zombie, Daimidaler (which also fits under porn)). I don’t object to the shift to utterly ridiculous comedies, it’s an enormous improvement, but I do occasionally miss the romantic comedies like Jitsu wa Watashi wa which feel like a trip to the past.

And now I’m talking like an old guy but this stuff was popular just what, five years ago? Things sure change fast. Or maybe this is all in my head.

  • Storytelling – C – Decent comedy and romance, not the greatest but enjoyable.
  • Voice – B – I like it specifically because it’s not all that unique (but still good).
  • Characters – B – Alien is best girl.
  • Attention Grab – B – One of the shows I looked forward to most this season.
  • Production – C – Looks ok.
  • Overall – C+

Recommendations – Seto no Hanayome, Love Hina, School Rumble

6 thoughts on “Jitsu wa Watashi wa Review — C+

  1. i have a brand new anime or manga featuring a forty year old wealthy scientist researcher and inventor who is also a successful business executive named Adam lee he lives in Tokyo Japan he invents all sorts of technology and sells it around the world he likes researching space for UFO’s and signs of extraterrestrial life and intelligence he sees a giant spaceship is about to crash land into the arctic ocean the spaceship is very highly advanced inside the spaceship is a female extraterrestrial named Crystal.

  2. we see that Crystal has white skin short bobbed light blue hair purple eyes she is statuesque athletic muscular she has gigantic breasts and a big ass she would wear a armored bra and armored panties that looks like a revealing bikini like armor along with a helmet and gauntlets plus metallic shin guards.

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