Komi Can't Communicate

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  • TV-14
  • 2021
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.8  (8,948)

Komi Can't Communicate is a heartwarming anime series that follows the life of Tadano Hitohito, a high school student who befriends Komi Shouko, a girl who has a hard time communicating with others due to her severe social anxiety. The series is based on the manga of the same name by Tomohito Oda, and it premiered on TV Tokyo in October 2021, with Aoi Koga as the voice of Komi Shouko and Gakuto Kajiwara as the voice of Tadano Hitohito. The series was directed by Kazuki Kawagoe and produced by Japanese animation studio OLM.

The premise of the show is simple yet captivating. Komi Shouko is a beautiful and intelligent girl who seems to have everything going for her. However, she is plagued by a severe social anxiety disorder that makes it difficult for her to speak with others or make friends. Despite her struggles, Komi is determined to make friends and overcome her anxiety.

Enter Tadano Hitohito. He is an average high school student who is drawn to Komi's quiet and enigmatic nature. Tadano is initially drawn to Komi because he thinks she is cool and mysterious, but he quickly realizes that there is much more to her than meets the eye. Together, they embark on a journey of self-discovery and personal growth.

Throughout the series, we see Komi and Tadano navigate high school life and try to make friends. Komi's anxiety often gets in the way, but Tadano is always there to support her and encourage her to step out of her comfort zone. Together, they tackle challenges such as forming a study group, participating in a school festival, and going on a class trip.

One of the unique aspects of Komi Can't Communicate is the way it portrays Komi's anxiety disorder. Rather than being a source of humor or ridicule, her anxiety is depicted with empathy and sensitivity. The series takes great care to show the toll that social anxiety can take on a person's mental health and well-being. Additionally, the show highlights the importance of empathy, understanding, and acceptance when it comes to mental health issues.

The animation in Komi Can't Communicate is top-notch. The character designs are sleek and stylish, and the backgrounds are beautifully drawn. The series also makes use of dynamic camera movements and clever editing techniques to create a sense of visual flair.

In terms of voice acting, the main cast is fantastic. Aoi Koga and Gakuto Kajiwara have great chemistry as Komi and Tadano, respectively. Koga perfectly captures Komi's soft-spoken and gentle nature, while Kajiwara imbues Tadano with a sense of earnestness and earnestness.

Overall, Komi Can't Communicate is a charming and heartwarming anime series that tackles issues of mental health and personal growth with sensitivity and empathy. The show is a must-watch for fans of slice-of-life anime, and it is sure to leave viewers feeling warm and fuzzy inside.

Komi Can't Communicate is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (22 episodes). The series first aired on October 7, 2021.

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It's just Valentine's Day.
10. It's just Valentine's Day.
July 1, 2022
Nene Onemine invites Komi over to her house to bake a chocolate cake. Soon enough, Nene's rowdy younger siblings join in.
It's just day 2 of the field trip.
9. It's just day 2 of the field trip.
July 1, 2022
On the second day of their school trip, Komi joins Ayami Sasaki and Mikuni Kato on a meticulously planned trip all over the Kansai area.
It's just the school field trip.
8. It's just the school field trip.
July 1, 2022
Komi's class departs for their school trip. Her classmates Kato and Sasaki are determined to make it as enjoyable as possible for Komi.
It's just a misunderstanding. Plus more.
7. It's just a misunderstanding. Plus more.
July 1, 2022
Komi decides to write a letter to Najimi to clear up a misunderstanding, but she might be too nervous to give it to them.
It's just everyone's New Years. Plus more.
6. It's just everyone's New Years. Plus more.
July 1, 2022
On January 2, Najimi calls up all their friends and hears about all the different ways they welcomed in the new year.
It's just a snowman. Plus more.
5. It's just a snowman. Plus more.
July 1, 2022
Komi wakes up to find that it snowed overnight. With Tadano and Najimi, she goes out into the fresh snow to start building a snowman.
It's just a merry Christmas.
4. It's just a merry Christmas.
July 1, 2022
It's Christmas Eve, and Komi has nothing planned. But then Najimi informs her that they're going to have a Christmas party — at Komi's house.
It's just a feeling. Plus more.
3. It's just a feeling. Plus more.
July 1, 2022
Hoping to understand their classmate Komi more so they can be friends with her, Nakanaka and Yamai decide to talk to Tadano.
It's just a typhoon. Plus more.
2. It's just a typhoon. Plus more.
July 1, 2022
Komi gets all dressed and ready for school, but when she opens the front door, she's greeted by a typhoon. She decides to stay home and wait it out.
Winter Arrives
1. Winter Arrives
April 7, 2022
On one cold morning, Komi wraps a scarf around her neck to keep warm, but as soon as she gets to school, Najimi plays a trick on her!
Where to Watch Komi Can't Communicate
Komi Can't Communicate is available for streaming on the TV Tokyo website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Komi Can't Communicate on demand at Netflix.
  • Premiere Date
    October 7, 2021
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (8,948)