Are you one of those people who can’t sit through a 20-minute episode of anime? But you still want to catch a glimpse of the wondrous world that is Japanese anime? Then Oshiete! Galko-chan (おしえて！ギャル子ちゃん) is the right anime for you! Each episode only runs for 7 to 8 minutes, including the opening and ending themes. Skip the theme songs, and you will only need a few minutes per each episode! Sometimes even advertisements last longer than that!
— おしえて！ ギャル子ちゃん公式アカウント (@galko_official) November 6, 2015
This comedy type series is a slice-of-life anime. It is a new anime, which has only started airing in January 2016. The anime features 3 main characters: Galko, Otako, and Ojyo in a school setting. Galko is a popular, busty girl who is innocent and loves cooking. Otaku is the nerdy friend who often teaches Galko random facts while Ojyo is a proper lady who may be an airhead sometimes.
Maybe you are a busy student studying for a tough exam coming up, or maybe you are a busy adult with a job that doesn’t leave you a with a lot of personal time, or maybe you are busy for other reasons. No matter what the reason may be, I’m sure that even you can slip in a few minutes to watch an anime episode to kick back and relax a little by submerging in a different world!
People Who Usually Don’t Watch Anime
There are various reasons as to why people are lazy to watch anime even if they may be fans of manga and anime. One of the main reasons is that some anime series can be quite long-winded in order to not quickly catch up with the latest manga chapters. Worry not, as this anime is very straight to the point so as to fit all the essential points in a few minutes of an episode!
People Who Want to Learn a Thing or 2
In this anime, random facts and myths are explored. Most of them may be a little perverted, but overall, they are still interesting facts. Learning through watching anime is certainly more fun than reading up random facts online which you may not even be bothered to Google.
People Who Don’t Want to get Addicted
Let’s face it: while certain mega anime series are fun to watch and follow its characters’ journey, it may feel troublesome to start following another long series of anime which requires one to immerse oneself in each episode. Since this anime is short and does not have a strong storyline, it is an anime series suitable for the lazy days when you just want to watch something to get distracted. You will not feel the pressure of having to catch up on every episode either, as each episode hardly connects with the others. Thus, it does not matter much if you miss a couple of episodes.
Oshiete! Galko-chan is a fun anime to watch when you have a few minutes to waste! Not to mention that it is pretty educational too. Hence, you can relax while learning some interesting facts.