My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, commonly known as OreGairu, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the anime later this year with 10 projects that will be announced in the upcoming months. The anime premiered on April 5, 2013, and it ran for three seasons, until 2020. The series is based on the Oregairu, Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru light novel, which was licensed as My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, as I Expected in English.
Studio Brain’s Base animated the first season of the adaptation, which was followed by an OVA episode. In the Spring of 2015, the second season, titled My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO!, premiered. The second season was animated by studio feel. and it featured different character designs, but it was a direct continuation of the plot. The same studio animated the OVA that premiered in 2016 and the final and third season, titled My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Climax. The final season premiered in 2020 and an OVA has been announced.
Wataru Watari wrote the original light novel, which was serialized from 2011 to 2021. The light novel was illustrated by Ponkan8. The series has two manga adaptations titled My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, as I Expected -Monologue- and My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, as I Expected @comic, as well as a 4-koma manga series Yahari 4-koma demo Ore no Seishun Rabu Kome wa machigatteiru. A light novel series focusing on Yui Yuigahama is also currently ongoing.
Yen Press licensed the original light novel in English and describes the plot of OreGairu as:
Hachiman Hikigaya is a cynic. “Youth” is a crock, he believes–a sucker’s game, an illusion woven from failure and hypocrisy. But when he turns in an essay for a school assignment espousing this view, he’s sentenced to work in the Service Club, an organization dedicated to helping students with problems in their lives! How will Hachiman the Cynic cope with a job that requires–gasp!–optimism?
Source: Official Website
© Wataru Wataru, Shogakukan / OREGAIRU Production Committee