The BEST Episodes of Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 1, 2020

Network: BS11

Honda-san is at war - with business, with out-of-print books, and with people who love manga! Who knew there were so many laughs to be found at the manga counter of a bookstore?! These are the day-to-day happenings that take place at a certain bookstore where the love of manga is abundant.

An INQUIRY / It's a Book Signing!! Everyone Gather Up / A Fascinating Erotic Story

#1 - An INQUIRY / It's a Book Signing!! Everyone Gather Up / A Fascinating Erotic Story

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 5, 2018

Honda is faced with restocking popular titles, dealing with energetic foreigners, overseeing the visit of a famous author, and mulling over questions of censorship.

star 7.67
15 votes
The Man with a Secret Power / Our Fair-Day War

#2 - The Man with a Secret Power / Our Fair-Day War

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 12, 2018

Honda-san introduces Assistant Manager Majutsushi, who has the uncanny ability of knowing exactly which books to order.

star 7.50
20 votes
The Handsome Guy is First in Line / Yaoi Girls from OVERSEAS!!!

#3 - The Handsome Guy is First in Line / Yaoi Girls from OVERSEAS!!!

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 8, 2018

Meet the enthusiastic customers of the bookstore who bring excitement and stimulation to Honda-san’s job.

star 7.48
27 votes
Merry Christmas, Mr. Bookstore / It's Time to Close

#4 - Merry Christmas, Mr. Bookstore / It's Time to Close

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 24, 2018

Christmas is a time of madness at the bookstore. Closing time is also a time of madness at the bookstore.

star 7.47
15 votes
Bookstores are so Wonderful! / The Shelves with and without Restrictions / Go for it, Azarashi-san ~The Hidden Ambition~

#5 - Bookstores are so Wonderful! / The Shelves with and without Restrictions / Go for it, Azarashi-san ~The Hidden Ambition~

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 26, 2018

The bookstore is visited by all kinds of customers, some of whom like books, and some of whom love bookstores.

star 7.35
17 votes
A Battle Without Honor or Humanity / Lost in Manga

#6 - A Battle Without Honor or Humanity / Lost in Manga

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 22, 2018

Honda-san gives us insight into the interactions between a bookstore and a publisher.

star 7.31
16 votes
A Reception Training of Hell / Mission: An Outside Work-ish Job

#7 - A Reception Training of Hell / Mission: An Outside Work-ish Job

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 29, 2018

It’s Honda-san’s turn to attend a customer service coaching session.

star 7.31
16 votes
A Book about Life, Death, and Rebirth

#8 - A Book about Life, Death, and Rebirth

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 3, 2018

Books go out of print, but under certain special circumstances, they can be brought back from the dead.

star 7.29
17 votes
Let Me Introduce My Crazy Colleagues in This Bookstore! / Books, Written Instructions, and Me / Go! Azarashi-san

#9 - Let Me Introduce My Crazy Colleagues in This Bookstore! / Books, Written Instructions, and Me / Go! Azarashi-san

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 15, 2018

The long holiday is coming up, and the bookstore is swamped by a ton of shipments. How do the staff make it through?!

star 7.26
19 votes
An Outstanding Bookseller / Swapping Section Heads

#10 - An Outstanding Bookseller / Swapping Section Heads

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 10, 2018

What makes a good bookseller? The answer may not be as straightforward as it seems.

star 7.25
16 votes
The Alternate Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san / You Can Quit Your Job Whenever You Want

#11 - The Alternate Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san / You Can Quit Your Job Whenever You Want

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 17, 2018

If you’ve ever worked in retail, you’ve dealt with nasty customers. But what if the good customers are worse than the bad ones?

star 7.25
16 votes
Tell Me! Wholesaler-san / A Networking Drinking Party for Booksellers

#12 - Tell Me! Wholesaler-san / A Networking Drinking Party for Booksellers

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 19, 2018

Honda-san teaches us about the wonderful people known as wholesalers.

star 7.16
19 votes