A veritable cross-counter of anime watching: newcomer Artemis watches the sleeper hit fantasy Rage of Bahamut: Genesis, and the ever-cynical Iro watches blog favorite Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun in return. A fair trade? Read on to see what we thought!
Welcome to “A Very GLORIO 2014″, our look back at the best of the past year. We’ll be featuring a different post from each of our authors everyday leading up to our top 10 shows of the year. For our next installment, Zigg muses over the good and the bad and what this year might mean for the future
Chiyo re-evaulates her relationship with Nozaki after finding old Valentine’s Day chocolates she had planned on giving him. The Girls make plans to attend the school festival and sparks (OK, fireworks actually) fly when they run into the Guys.
Nozaki wants to add some excitement to his manga so he tries to surprise Chiyo with a series of pranks for inspiration. The boys all crash at Nozaki’s place when a storm shuts down the trains, giving him the perfect material for a new slumber party scenario.
Seo conveniently has a spare ticket to a movie and asks Waka to come along. When a Drama Club member is injured before rehearsal, Hori auditions his friends for a replacement. This does not go well.
Chiyo and Nozaki get stuck at school after forgetting their umbrellas during a big rainstorm. Naturally, this inspires Nozaki to write a manga scene about it. The two meet up with Miyako and try to help her stand up to Maeno’s terrible editing demands.
Kashima is upset because she thinks Hori is ignoring her when in reality he’s just exhausted from splitting time between the manga and the Drama Club. Nozaki’s crew brainstorms ideas to help lighten Hori’s background work while Kashima takes drastic action to make her Senpai notice her.
Nozaki is feeling down about not having any hobbies and asks Chiyo to hang out with him on a rare day off. Mikoshiba is asked to model for the art club and agrees, with hilarious results.
Wakamatsu is tired of Seo targeting him at basketball practice and decides to confront her. Unfortunately, he consults Nozaki's manga as a reference for how to approach her. Nozaki falls ill and enlists Chiiyo, Hori, and Wakamatsu to help him make his deadline.
Nozaki’s editor stops by, leading to horror stories about his obnoxious previous editor and a meeting with his neighbor, a fellow manga author. After reviewing Nozaki’s upcoming manuscripts, the editor suggests he learn how to see things from the heroine’s point of view. Naturally, Nozaki takes his advice too far.
Mikoshiba stays over at Nozaki’s place and stay up all night playing a dating sim. The next day, Mikoshiba is invited to a mixer and seeks advice from Nozaki and Chiyo.
When Chiyo discover’s Nozaki’s background artist visits him late at night, she investigates to see if he’s spending time alone with another girl. While hanging around Mikoshiba, she meets some new friends from the drama club.
Chiyo meets Nozaki’s friend and fellow assistant Mikoshiba and learns that Nozaki models his characters on real people. To help out, she introduces Nozaki to her friend Seo who doesn’t quite fit the shoujo manga mold.
Chiyo Sakura tries to confess to the grown man boy she likes, but through a series of misunderstandings she discovers he’s secretly a popular shoujo manga artist and accidentally agrees to be his assistant.