Komori-san Can't Decline

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Komori-san Can't Decline
Komori-san wa Kotowarenai! volume 1.jpg
Cover of Komori-san wa Kotowarenai! volume one.
(Komori-san wa Kotowarenai!)
Genre Slice of life, Comedy
Written by Cool-kyō Shinja
Published by Houbunsha
Demographic Seinen
Magazine Manga Time Original
Original run April 2012 – present
Volumes 5 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed by Kenichi Imaizumi
Written by Yuka Suguro
Music by Arte Refact
Studio Artland
Original network Tokyo MX, Sun TV
Original run October 4, 2015 December 20, 2015
Episodes 12 (List of episodes)
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Komori-san Can't Decline (小森さんは断れない!, Komori-san wa Kotowarenai!) is a Japanese 4-panel manga series by Cool-kyō Shinja, serialized in Houbunsha's seinen manga magazine Manga Time Original since 2012. An anime adaptation by Artland aired from October to December 2015.[1][2]


Shuri Komori (小森 しゅり, Komori Shuri)
Voiced by: Aya Uchida
A fourteen-year-old girl who, for some reason, can't turn down any request given to her. Her best friends are Megumi and Masako. It has been hinted that she may have a small crush on Kuro.
Megumi Nishitori (西鳥 めぐみ, Nishitori Megumi)
Voiced by: Ari Ozawa
Shuri's friend since elementary school, who is often lazy and overly-reliant on her.
Masako Negishi (根岸 まさ子, Negishi Masako)
Voiced by: Maria Naganawa
Shuri's friend since middle school, who is somewhat cynical.
Kuro Otani (大谷 九郎, Ōtani Kurō)
Voiced by: Reina Takeshita
A teen boy who becomes Shuri's classmate in the third year. He wants to be relied on but is often ignored.



The manga, written and illustrated by Cool-Kyou-Sinnjya, began serialization in Houbunsha's Manga Time Original in April 2012.[1] Five tankōbon volumes have been released as of February 2017.

No.Japanese release dateJapanese ISBN
1 July 4, 2013[3]ISBN 978-4-8322-5205-9 [3]
2 January 7, 2014[3]ISBN 978-4-8322-5259-2 [3]
3 October 7, 2014[3]ISBN 978-4-8322-5326-1 [3]
4 October 7, 2015[3]ISBN 978-4-8322-5423-7 [3]
5 February 7, 2017[3]ISBN 978-4-8322-5558-6 [3]


A anime television adaptation by Artland aired from October to December 2015. The series is directed by Kenichi Imaizumi and written by Yuka Suguro, with character design by Yurie Kuniyuki and music by Arte Refact. The opening theme is "Toaru Itsumo o" (とあるいつもを, A Certain Usual Thing) by Yuuhei Satellite.[4] The anime is streamed worldwide by Crunchyroll.[5]

Episode list[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1"Komori-san Gets Requests?"
"Komori-san wa Tanoma Remasu ka?" (小森さんは頼まれますか?)
October 4, 2015
2"Komori-san is strong!"
"Komori-san wa Chikaramochi!" (小森さんは力持ち!)
October 11, 2015
3"Komori-san is popular!"
"Komori-san wa ninki-sha!" (小森さんは人気者!)
October 18, 2015
4"Komori-san Can You Everything?"
"Komori-san wa nandemoya?" (小森さんは何でも屋?)
October 25, 2015
5"Negishi-san Has It All Covered!"
"Negishi-san wa sotsu ga nai!" (根岸さんはソツがない!)
November 1, 2015
6"Ootani-kun Wants to be Relied On!"
"Ōtani-kun wa tayora retai!" (大谷くんは頼られたい!)
November 8, 2015
7"The Pool Gets Exciting!"
"Pūru wa dokidoki!" (プールはドキドキ!)
November 15, 2015
8"Summer is for Having Fun!"
"Natsu wa yappari asobitai!" (夏はやっぱり遊びたい!)
November 22, 2015
9"Festivals are Bittersweet!"
"Omatsuri wa amazuppai!" (お祭りは甘酸っぱい!)
November 29, 2015
10"Pathway Counselling Makes Me Uneasy!"
"Shinro chōsa wa nayamashī!" (進路調査は悩ましい!)
December 6, 2015
11"It's the Season For Getting a Cold!"
"Kono kisetsu wa kaze o hiki yasui!" (この季節は風邪をひきやすい!)
December 13, 2015
12"Komori-san Isn't Asked to Do Anything?"
"Komori-san wa tanoma renai?" (小森さんは頼まれない?)
December 20, 2015

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Komori-san wa Kotowarenai! Manga Gets Anime". Anime News Network. June 26, 2015. Retrieved June 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "Komori-san wa Kotowarenai Anime to Air in October". Anime News Network. July 26, 2015. Retrieved August 10, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j 小森さんは断れない! [Komori-san Can't Decline]. Houbunsha (in Japanese). Retrieved September 30, 2015.
  4. ^ "Komori-san wa Kotowarenai Anime Casts Aya Uchida". Anime News Network. August 27, 2015. Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  5. ^ "Crunchyroll to Stream Komori-san Can't Decline Anime". Anime News Network. September 11, 2015. Retrieved September 11, 2015.

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