Welcome to the NHK

#1 - Welcome To The Creator!

Season 1 - Episode 2

In the park late at night, Tatsuhiro meets Misaki who claims to be able to cure him of his hikikomori ways, as long as he signs up to her project. Tatsuhiro remains stubborn and decides to forget about it however Misaki doesn’t give up that easily. So in the spur-of-the-moment Tatsuhiro lies by telling her that he has a job as a “creator” but she doesn’t believe him and asks for proof.

#2 - Welcome To Misaki!

Season 1 - Episode 23

Misaki’s mental state doesn’t seem like what it used to be, as she chooses an odd topic for their counseling session. It turns out that this is Tatsuhiro’s final session as Misaki is giving him a final exam before a graduation from the project. The graduation doesn’t go to well, because Tatsuhiro doesn’t think of himself as worthy enough to support Misaki, so he cuts all ties with her. What will become of the two of them?

#3 - Welcome To The Classroom!

Season 1 - Episode 6

Tatsuhiro is struggling with the scenario for his eroge but this has to wait as he has his 2nd counselling session with Misaki. During this session the subject of Kaoru’s girlfriend comes up, which comes as a shock for Tatsuhiro who never thought of him as the girlfriend type. To confirm this Tatsuhiro follows Kaoru to his design school, where he happens to get lost and ends up in a class for game writers.

#4 - Welcome To Chinatown!

Season 1 - Episode 8

The day for Tatsuhiro’s mom to visit has come and he is totally unprepared, as his room is in such a state and requires intensive cleaning. When his mom arrives they all go out for lunch in Chinatown. Tatsuhiro begins to feel the guilt from lying to his mom and considers revealing the truth to her, nevertheless she may already be unto him and Misaki and their lies.

#5 - Welcome To The Dark Side!

Season 1 - Episode 10

The day after the fireworks festival, Tatsuhiro and Kaoru are back to working on their eroge nonetheless Tatsuhiro’s love for Misaki has grown and it’s beginning to surface itself in different ways. One thing that hasn’t changed is the fact that he still doesn’t know a thing about Misaki and he begins to have paranoid thoughts that she is plotting against him, as a part of the NHK.

#6 - Welcome To The Offline Gathering!

Season 1 - Episode 12

It is Summer vacation, Tatsuhiro and Hitomi are now heading to the “Offline Gathering”, which doesn’t seem to be what Tatsuhiro expected. They seem to heading to an island with some strange people and it isn’t until later that Tatsuhiro learns of the true meaning behind and offline gathering. Misaki, Kaoru and Hitomi’s husband later discover where they have gone.

#7 - Welcome To The New World!

Season 1 - Episode 4

The eroge creating has begun however Tatsuhiro has writer’s block, as he is unable to come up with a scenario or a main heroine for it their eroge. So Kaoru drags him out to many otaku hotspots, like maid cafe, to help him come up with a heroine but this appears to be a new world to him.

#8 - Welcome To Game Over!

Season 1 - Episode 16

After discovering the wonders of the fantasy online gaming, Tatsuhiro has become even of a hikikomori and the one to find out is Misaki. While Tatsuhiro is trying to acquire rare items in the game, with his new party, Misaki is trying to get him off this new addiction but that may be unnecessary. Tatsuhiro later receives a call from someone from his High School.

#9 - Welcome To No Future!

Season 1 - Episode 18

Having just returned from being fooled into buying products in a Pyramid Scheme, Tatsuhiro and gang attempt to Megumi to call the deal off but she has no intention on returning his money. After being fooled a second time they all go to Megumi’s house, with the intention to return the goods, but end up finding out something truly shocking.

#10 - Welcome To Winter Days!

Season 1 - Episode 20

Tatsuhiro and Kaoru are back on track to finishing their eroge when all of a sudden Kaoru receives a serious call from home and has to return immediately. After a long period on his own Tatsuhiro is happy when Kaoru returns however he returns with bad news, of having to work at his farm once they finish making their game. The two end up drinking their troubles away and doing something foolish.

#11 - Welcome To God!

Season 1 - Episode 22

After getting separated from Misaki, in the middle of Tokyo, Tatsuhiro runs into Hitomi ands ends up spending New Year’s Eve with her. They just end up separating after saying their farewells, when Tatsuhiro later meets up with a melancholic Misaki. The next day Misaki continues to spiral in despair as Tatsuhiro remains unaware, until their next counselling session.

#12 - Welcome To Reality!

Season 1 - Episode 14

With the Offline Gathering ending without a single fatality, all are reflecting on the reality of what just occurred, except Tatsuhiro who is still angry at Misaki. They all later go to rest and recuperate in a hot springs, where two of the offline gathering members are greeted by their worried parents. Tatsuhiro later returns home, back to his regular hikikomori life, but he later receives a worrying phone call from his mom.