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NHK ni Youkoso!  
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Description
From Tokyopop:
Sato Tatsuhiro is a drug-addled "hikikomori" (a Japanese shut-in) who thinks a sinister organization, NHK (Nihon Hikikomori Kyoukai), is the cause of all his problems! He falls in love with a girl, Misaki, who he thinks is trying to assassinate him, but doesn't know how to talk to her or if he can trust her. The more he stays in his house watching anime porn, reading manga, and doing drugs, the harder it is for him to leave. Only Misaki can keep him from rotting away in his own apartment!

Type
Manga

Related Series
NHK ni Youkoso! (Novel) (Adapted From)

Associated Names
Добро пожаловать в Эн.Эйч.Кей!
歡迎加入NHK!
Bem-Vindo à N.H.K. (Brazilian Portuguese)
NHK
NHKにようこそ!
Welcome to NHK!
Welcome to the NHK!

Groups Scanlating
4chan
Akatsuki Manga
Akatsuki-Manga
Evil Genius
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Latest Release(s)
v.8 c.39-40 by Evil Genius (2367d ago)
v.8 c.38 by Evil Genius (2472d ago)
v.8 c.37 by Evil Genius (2489d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
8 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1 ends around chapter 16 and then deviates from the manga.

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
8 topics, 33 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (827 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.15 / 10.0
10
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9+
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8+
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7+
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5+
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4+
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3+
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Last Updated
August 22nd 2013, 10:52am PST

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Year
2004

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen A (Kadokawa Shoten)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Tokyopop (8 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #649 increased(+223)
Monthly Pos #1228 decreased(-15)
3 Month Pos #1344 increased(+54)
6 Month Pos #1454 increased(+56)

List Stats
On 775 reading lists
On 891 wish lists
On 1946 completed lists
On 93 unfinished lists
On 287 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Manga vs Anime 34 days, 7 hours, 26 minutes ago
Welcome to the NHK! 36 days, 15 hours, 24 minutes ago
why all the hype? 1286 days, 10 hours, 13 minutes ago
Welcome to the N.H.K. Artist to Launch New Manga 1447 days, 4 hours, 5 minutes ago
SPOILERS: NHK ni Youkoso ENDING 1900 days, 12 hours, 12 minutes ago

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Confusing but addicting   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by totalanime
January 21st, 2007, 4:42pm
One of the most convoluted plots i have ever seen. The development of the characters is crazy. I gets better then worse, and then better. So confusing.
It starts off as a comic manga but gets much more serious.

Yet there is some addicting factor that compells the reader to keep read the manga. Its just that everyone wants to see how this manga ends.
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Went downhill towards the end   
Rating: N/A
by Sole
July 15th, 2007, 7:21am
*spoilers within*

I love this series from the beginning and it quickly became one of my favorite manga, characters are well developed and it mixes some of the society's issues with comedy, but after a while, it became repetitive and the plot had became pretty random just for the sake of comedy.

I've seen all 40 chapters (40 being the last chapter), during the climax of the story, different characters had different serious issues built up and it had developed to the point where they've reached a dead end, however those problems simply diminished and they just went back to square one (might be what we should expect from a hikki).

Of course, there shouldn't really be much to expect from a social withdrawal, so the ending were pretty predictable, the whole process and characters developement were the gems of this manga, there just wasn't that big of a conclusion towards the end to me because everything just sort of "happened".

I liked the original novel a bit more and the ending scenario (similiar to that of the anime) were much more epic and conclusive to me, however I enjoy this manga and it was one of the most depressive story I've read since evangelion.
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Funny.   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
September 3rd, 2005, 9:38am
One of the funniest manga I've read in a while.
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hmm.   
Rating: N/A
by GOKI408
May 24th, 2013, 4:11am
thought i will start it, but stop it at ch 2 it just didnt fit my tast at all, its got good art, but if the story isnt captiving it worthless too bad :/ well maybe it because a great story after ? but for me it got to be captivating at the start not the end :/
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Confusing yet thought-provoking   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by Master_M2K
July 31st, 2007, 9:14am
As I started this manga I thought it would be another weird one like Fooly Cooly, but worse. However it somehow deals with a lot of psychological issues, in a comedy setting. The artwork is pretty random as it can go from great to outrageous by the turn of a page. It remains funny and interesting through-out but the romance element didn't make sense half the time, because just like the male protagonist, I couldn't even understand the way the girl thinks or her strange thought patterns. ^_^
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What A Way To Go   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by JJTang
April 27th, 2008, 5:56am
Great character development. First and foremost, I'd like to point that out. This story is very character based, and you really have a feel for Satou and Misaki, as well as Yamazaki. Their emotions and relationships really drive the Pyschological and Drama aspects of this work. The artwork was very well done as well. Everything was drawn just great. No flaws whatsoever, really.
The complete story itself is quite thought provoking and it really does make you think about what it is trying to explain. All the concepts that it touches upon do follow up with many real ideas that make you think.
The one thing I felt was not done to my liking was the ending; it seemed abrupt and inconclusive. It was still enjoyable, but it could have been a lot better.
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Don't be Fooled by the Positive Reviews   
Rating: N/A
by FormX
April 21st, 2012, 2:58am
Like I did. I was wondering how a manga with that kind of synopsis could be a masterpiece. So I read the whole thing, and it is not worth your time.

The few funny moments didn't do it for me... the characters and development were agitating.
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Well...   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Deva
February 1st, 2008, 5:12pm
It was nice and interesting in the beginning, but it went downhill at the end, very fast. I read mostly because I was interested in the whole hikikomori thing, but after a while it got boring, and I couldn't stop thinking : What the fuck is wrong with this people ? Seriously maybe I don't know enough about Japanes culture but all characters in this manga are nut jobs and would need professional help.
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Not for everyone   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by mewarmo990
January 9th, 2009, 8:25pm
The first time you read this, it will probably seem like the author drew this whole thing while high on LSD. However, it becomes much more thought-provoking after a couple times. Worth a read, though they could have done something about the length - sometimes it just starts to drag on.

Be warned though, it really is like an acid trip the first time through.
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Great manga!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by gostop
September 25th, 2008, 3:09am
Read all the chapters in one sitting. I'm not into their erogame phase but it's important in a sense of how they are trying to cover up what's really happening in their lives. Some comments say it's boring as shit and they don't understand it, but weird enough I totally get it.

One thing though, don't read this when you're feeling down yourself. It's not a good read to try to find something to vent off while thinking you can relate to it. It will seriously bring you down lol. I like the end, but it's too good. I was hoping for something more dramatic.
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