First Impression: My Senpai Is Annoying

We all know what it’s like to have that one annoying co-worker. For Futaba, that would be her senpai, Harumi, who is always headpatting her for doing a good job, treating her to meals, staying late to help fix her mistakes… wait a second, isn’t he a pretty awesome co-worker? Sure, perhaps he treats her like a kid (and her being very short doesn’t help), but for the most part, the main reason she is so annoyed at him is that she doesn’t understand why he is being so much nicer to her than a senpai needs to be. It’s enough to make her think of him perhaps as more than a co-worker… not that she’d ever admit as much while sober…

Then again, going out for drinks is a part of Japanese work culture, so…

Here is another cute slice-of-life romcom, albeit one of those rare ones focused on the adult workplace, which I know some people will be happy to see. There’s still plenty of cuteness to go around, though, and the central pairing of Futaba and Harumi is great with how much Harumi looks after his kouhai, and in return how much Futaba trusts him as a work partner despite her mild annoyances with him. This makes me look forward to seeing how they continue to interact and perhaps even get closer personally. There are a few other side co-workers who contribute to the comedy and perhaps will also have their own relationship events. Overall, this is a nice and pleasant show for those looking for some slice-of-life goodness, especially if you want one outside of the usual school setting.


My Senpai Is Annoying is streaming on Funimation.

5 thoughts on “First Impression: My Senpai Is Annoying

  1. It’s nice to see anime featuring characters closer to my age. I look forward to watching more of it.

  2. Just watched the first episode, Futba is so cute and a hard worker, I think Senpai sees her as an
    imoto and wants to take care of her. Slice of life is a favorite of mine and this one has a lot of potential.

  3. We might have the ED of the season here. It’s a part of the show that you can usually get away with simply “mailing it in”, but the studio went out of the way to create some exclusive animation and paired it up well with the song.

  4. Actually, it might be the OP. I forgot that first episodes sometimes jump right in and don’t show their opening sequence until the end. Since the standards for openings are higher its a bit less impressive judged in that category, but it’s still catchy.

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