Questions tagged [welcome-to-the-nhk]

"Welcome to the N.H.K." (or, "N.H.K. ni Youkoso") is a psychological romantic comedy drama novel and anime by Tatsuhiko Takimoto. It's about a 22-year-old shut-in who fears a vast conspiracy to otaku-ify people, led by the NHK.

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Is The Analysis of Happiness in Episode 22 of NHK ni Youkoso Related to Real Study?

In Ep 22, an analysis is mentioned by Nakahara, saying that we have 10% happy moments in our life, and other 90% is in misery. Is this related to a real psychological study? If so, how can I find the ...
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Why do Japanese anime characters shout so much?

I would like to point out this incident from NHK ni Youkoso - Episode 21 (11:12 to 11:34). The main character Sato is escorting his friend Yamazaki to a subway station to bid final adieu to him. ...
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Is the story of “Welcome to the N.H.K.” about hikikomori based on a real conspiracy?

After watching Welcome to the N.H.K., it got me wondering if this story had been based on a real conspiracy. According to Wikipedia, [...] The story revolves around a 22-year-old asocial ...
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Are the chosen anime within Welcome To The N.H.K. of any significance?

In the anime of Welcome To the NHK, the show that is constantly played nextdoor is Puru Puru Pururin. We know this character is not from a real show (although it has a website alluding to this), so ...