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Nisekoi 2 31 January 2016

2015, comedy, manga adaptation, 12 episodes: AniDB.

Continuation of the high school harem comedy. Hero is a yakuza heir, who to stop a gang fight has to pretend to be going out with tsundere heroine #1 (rival yakuza heiress), but really wants to be involved with kind sweet ordinary heroine #2.

I'm not really sure why I watched this. The first series was quite enjoyable, but did all its plot development in the first episode, apart from occasionally introducing a new character. Everybody's in love with Ichijo; he's torn between two of them and tries to get awat from the others. But there's absolutely no resolution here, just gag of the moment; indeed, several of the later episodes consist of two unrelated parts.

There are some amusing comedic moments, and even some occasional sweet ones, but let go of the bigger plot or you won't enjoy this at all. If you loved the first series, well, this is more of the same, but it still doesn't offer any possibility of developing the story.

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