Hey everyone. A lot of animes are wrapping up their season here in Japan. So I expect I’ll be posting a few of these in the next couple weeks. So today’s review is of “B Gata H Kei”….which translates to “B Cupped Slut.” Yup, you read that right. As horribly trashy as the name sounds, it’s actually not that bad.
“B Gata H Kei” centers around Yamada who has just started high school. Upon entering school, she decided her goal was to have 100 sexual partners. She is extremely vain but also very shy when it comes to dealing with members of the opposite sex. So, she decides she needs to have her first experience with a really nerdy guy. This leads her to start pursuing Kosuda, an average Joe kind of guy in her class. Though initially she wants to just love Kosuda and leave him, she actually begins to develop feelings for him. And along the way she must learn to be more humble, more caring of other people’s feelings, and that maybe being a giant slut isn’t the best way to go.
After the first episode of this show I lovingly began to call it “Miss Slutty Goes to Slut School.” I also immediately decided that Yamada is the WORST role model for girls ever. Is this show made for men? Yes. Is it centered around sex and sexual situations? Yes. Does Yamada end up in some kind of fan-service outfit every show? Absolutely. Is this the worst show I’ve ever seen? Actually, no. (I reserve that title for “KissxSis” which will get reviewed at a later date). Much to my surprise, this show grew on me a little bit. It’s still terrible and I wouldn’t recommend it, but I also didn’t hate it with all my heart and soul. Yamada is sort of cute to a certain extent. She talks sooooo big about how much she wants to have sex, but when it comes right down to it she’s just a normal, shy girl. And after watching a bunch of shows recently where the main girl is a quiet, demure, push over, it’s nice to see a girl taking charge and yelling at the boys. It’s her way or the highway and I gotta respect that.
Art style is average. Voices are average. The manga creator has ONLY done this project, so I can’t say much about that. Nothing really stand out on the technical aspects of this show.
This show could have been a TON better if it had actually focused less on the whole sex thing. I get that that’s sort of the point of the show. But watching Kosuda and Yamada’s relationship develop was quite cute in a way. And that alone made me not completely despise this show.
Anyone else watch “B Gata H Kei?” I’m interested to know what you think about it!