• Air date: 08 Jan '21 12 episodes
      Tomozaki is one of the best gamers in Japan, and in his opinion, the game of real life is one of the worst. No clear-cut rules for success, horribly balanced, and nothing makes sense. But then he meets a gamer who’s just as good as him, and she offers to teach him a few exploits…
  • List of Episodes (12)
    • 1. Say what you want; famous games are usually fun

      08 Jan '21
      Ace gamer Fumiya Tomozaki has given up on the “garbage game” of life, until a classmate offers to teach him the rules of this ultimate god-tier game.
    • 2. It feels awesome to gain a bunch of levels after a battle

      15 Jan '21
      Hinami tasks Tomozaki with starting and joining conversations; after his first few attempts fall flat, he comes away with some astute observations.
    • 3. When a girl’s your first friend, life feels like a date for a while

      22 Jan '21
      With Hinami’s help, Tomozaki gets a crash course in dressing well and talking to girls, getting unexpectedly close to one classmate in particular.
    • 4. Sometimes you conquer a dungeon only to find a strong boss back in your village

      29 Jan '21
      Tomozaki begins tutoring Izumi in his favorite game, comes clean to Kikuchi, and gets roped into playing against the vengeful Nakamura after school.
    • 5. The characters who become your friends after you clear a hard event usually have high stats

      05 Feb '21
      Tomozaki makes a new friend, then goes on a shopping trip for Nakamura’s birthday—of all things. Naturally, Hinami turns it into a teaching moment.
    • 6. Once you start speedrunning the minigames, you seriously can’t stop

      12 Feb '21
      The student council election is approaching, and Tomozaki joins Mimimi’s campaign. Turns out they both have their reasons for wanting to beat Hinami.
    • 7. When a mentor character becomes a boss, they’ll push you to the edge

      19 Feb '21
      Tomozaki brings his gamer’s cunning to Mimimi’s campaign speech—but Hinami’s a gamer, too. Tama tells Tomozaki how she and Mimimi became friends.
    • 8. There are some problems a bottom-tier character can’t fix alone

      26 Feb '21
      Mimimi’s at her breaking point. A deeper dive into her past reveals why she’s so driven to beat Hinami, while Hinami’s motivation remains a mystery.
    • 9. When you go back to the starter town with the full party, new stuff tends to happen

      05 Mar '21
      Tomozaki rehearses with Hinami to prepare for his movie date with Kikuchi and is invited to an overnight barbecue with his popular normie classmates.
    • 10. Multiplayer games have their own special appeal

      12 Mar '21
      Tomozaki gets a taste of the traditional overnight normie camp activities he’d always shunned as the group plots to get Izumi and Nakamura together.
    • 11. A single choice can change everything

      19 Mar '21
      An overheard conversation between Mizusawa and Hinami gives Tomozaki a different perspective on his private lessons in conquering the game of life.
    • 12. Equipment for girls has special effects

      26 Mar '21
      A talk with Kikuchi helps Tomozaki realize what he really wants, and a confrontation with Hinami sets the course for the future of their relationship.