The BEST Episodes of Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 12, 2021
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.
#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.
#2 - 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.
#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.
#4 - 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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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?!
#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.
#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?
#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.