Uchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru!

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UzaMaid!
Uchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru!, volume 1.jpg
The cover of the first volume.
うちのメイドがウザすぎる!
(Uchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru!)
GenreComedy[1]
Manga
Written byKanko Nakamura
Published byFutabasha
DemographicSeinen
MagazineManga Action
Original runAugust 25, 2016 – present
Volumes4 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed byMasahiko Ohta
Written byTakashi Aoshima
Music byYasuhiro Misawa
StudioDoga Kobo
Original networkAT-X, Tokyo MX, KBS, BS11, SUN, TVA, TVQ
Original run October 5, 2018 December 21, 2018
Episodes12
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Uchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru! (Japanese: うちのメイドがウザすぎる!, lit. "Our Maid is Way Too Annoying!"), known as UzaMaid! (ウザメイド!, UzaMeido!) for short, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kanko Nakamura. An anime television series adaptation by Doga Kobo aired between October and December 2018.

Plot[edit]

Tsubame Kamoi, a former JSDF pilot who is attracted to young girls, takes on a job as a maid to look after Misha Takanashi, a Russian girl who recently lost her mother. The series follows Misha constantly having to deal with Tsubame's dubious behavior while occasionally seeing some of the good in her.

Characters[edit]

Misha Takanashi (高梨 ミーシャ, Takanashi Mīsha)
Voiced by: Haruka Shiraishi[2]
A Russian girl who has become a rebellious recluse following her mother's death. She is fearful of Tsubame's behavior and often tries to find ways to get rid of her. Mother had named her after Koguma no Misha anime series about 1980 Olympic mascot Misha.
Tsubame Kamoi (鴨居 つばめ, Kamoi Tsubame)
Voiced by: Manami Numakura[2]
An ex-Air Self-Defense Force soldier who becomes the Takanashi family's maid. She has a fascination with little girls and thus becomes very attached to Misha.
Mimika Washizaki (鷲崎 みみか, Washizaki Mimika)
Voiced by: Sayaka Harada[3]
Misha's classmate, who she nicknames "Washiwashi".
Yui Morikawa (森川 ゆい, Morikawa Yui)
Voiced by: Shiori Izawa[3]
Misha's classmate who has a one-sided rivalry with her.
Midori Ukai (鵜飼 みどり, Ukai Midori)
Voiced by: M.A.O[3]
Another ex-JASDF soldier with a strong fascination for her fellow comrade Tsubame and responsible for having her crush quitting the air force for her masochistic obsession.
Yasuhiro Takanashi (高梨 ヤスヒロ, Takanashi Yasuhiro)
Voiced by: Masayuki Katou[3]
Misha's stepfather, who becomes over delighted when Misha shows him any kind of interest.
Kumagorō (クマゴロー)
Misha's pet ferret.

Media[edit]

Manga[edit]

Kanko Nakamura launched the manga in Futabasha's seinen manga magazine Manga Action on August 25, 2016.[4][1] The first two chapters were originally published in Shinshokan's Hirari yuri publication under the name Tsubakuma! (つばくま!) between November 30, 2013 and March 29, 2014.[5][6]

No.Release date ISBN
1 January 12, 2017[7]ISBN 978-4-575-84913-4
2 October 12, 2017[8]ISBN 978-4-575-85043-7
3 April 12, 2018[9]ISBN 978-4-575-85135-9
4 November 12, 2018[10]ISBN 978-4-575-85229-5

Anime[edit]

An anime television series adaptation was announced on April 11, 2018.[1] The series aired in Japan between October 5 and December 21, 2018 on AT-X, Tokyo MX, KBS, BS11, Sun TV, TV Aichi, and TVQ Broadcasting Kyushu, and was simulcast by Crunchyroll.[11] The series is directed by Masahiko Ohta and written by Takashi Aoshima, with animation by studio Doga Kobo.[1] Character designs for the series are provided by Jun Yamazaki.[1] The opening and ending themes respectively are "Uzauza☆Waosu!" (ウザウザ☆わおーっす!, Annoying Wow!) and "Tokimeki Climax" (ときめき☆くらいまっくす), both performed by Haruka Shiraishi and Manami Numakura.[12]

No. Title[a] Original air date
1"Our Maid Is Too Annoying!"
"Uchi no Meido ga Uzasugiru!" (うちのメイドがウザすぎる!)
October 5, 2018 (2018-10-05)
Tsubame Kamoi, an ex-JASDF officer who had become fascinated with a Russian girl named Misha Takanashi, applies to be a maid at Misha's house. This does not settle well with Misha, who has become aggressive since her mother died and is intimidated by Tsubame's perverted behavior. On Tsubame's first day on the job, Misha tries various methods to get rid of her, only to fail at every turn.
2"My Maid Kidnapped Me"
"Uchi no Meido ni Sawarawareta" (うちのメイドにさわらわれた)
October 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)
Wanting to become friends with Misha, Tsubame tries befriending her over a cooperative online game, but her identity is soon blown. Later, Tsubame forces Misha to join her on a camping trip in the mountains, where she briefly mentions how her father died when she was Misha's age.
3"My Maid is Sneaking Up On Me"
"Uchi no Meida ga Shinobiyoru" (うちのメイドが忍び寄る)
October 19, 2018 (2018-10-19)
Tsubame learns that Misha hasn't been going to school since her mother's death, since she doesn't like the attention she gets from her appearance. After a talk about how judging by appearances is only temporary, Tsubame manages to convince Misha to go to school the next day, if for no other reason than to get away from her. On her first day back, Misha discovers that, due to their homeroom teacher's carelessness over the summer break, the class's hamster has given birth to several babies. Fearing for the hamsters' safety, Misha works with her classmates to properly deal with them and find homes for the babies, managing to get over her original fears.
4"My Maid Reveres Young Girls"
"Uchi no Meido wa Yōjo ga Yōtoi" (うちのメイドは幼女が尊い)
October 26, 2018 (2018-10-26)
Misha forgets about her weekend homework on future careers until the last minute, but manages to finish it after hearing from Tsubame about her side job. Later, Misha invites over her classmate Mimika Washizaki, who becomes less worried about her plain appearance thanks to her and Tsubame.
5"My Maid Is Everywhere"
"Uchi no Meido wa Doko ni Demo iru" (うちのメイドはどこにでもいる)
November 2, 2018 (2018-11-02)
Misha's classmate Yui Morikawa challenges her to a contest to see who can makes themselves look the cutest, receiving some unexpected fashion advice from Tsubame in the process. When Yui sprains her ankle during the school sports festival, Tsubame takes her place on Misha's team.
6"Our Maid's Girl From The Past?"
"Uchi no Meido no Mukashi no Onna?" (うちのメイドの昔のオンナ?)
November 9, 2018 (2018-11-09)
Misha encounters Midori Ukai, a former JASDF lieutenant who fell in love with Tsubame and developed a masochistic obsession with her. Feeling that she could get Tsubame out of her house, Misha decides to hire Midori as her maid and fire Tsubame.
7"My Maid Doesn't Come Anymore"
"Uchi no Maid ga Inai Ie" (うちのメイドがいない家)
November 16, 2018 (2018-11-16)
Misha starts to regret firing Tsubame as Midori proves to be a less than satisfactory cook. Misha hires Tsubame back, but still has to put up with Midori during her month's notice.
8"My Former Maid is From a Good Family"
"Uchi no Moto Meido wa Ojōsama" (うちの元メイドはお嬢様)
November 23, 2018 (2018-11-23)
Learning that Midori's family owns a high-end hotel, Misha and Tsubame decide to spend the night in her suite. As Midori's time working as Misha's maid draws to an end, she ends up moving in next door to start her own house cleaning business. Later, Tsubame launches an investigation when Misha's underwear goes missing, followed by her own.
9"My Maid and the Day We Met"
"Uchi no Meido to Ano Hi no Deai" (うちのメイドとあの日の出会い)
November 30, 2018 (2018-11-30)
When her pet ferret Kumaguro goes missing, Misha gets help from Midori's pet dog and manages to track him down to Yui's house, finding that her little sister Yuina had picked him up. On a snowy day, Yui challenges Misha and Mimika to a snowball fight, with Tsubame providing some tactical advice.
10"My Maid and Yasuhiro"
"Uchi no Meido to Yasuhiro to" (うちのメイドとヤスヒロと)
December 7, 2018 (2018-12-07)
Misha and her stepfather Yasuhiro go to a capybara hot spring inn, only to find Tsubame had followed them there and is working part-time. After spotting an alleged panda by the petting area, Misha ignores Yasuhiro's warnings and sneaks off by herself into the mountains to find some evidence, soon finding herself lost. Shocked to find Misha missing, Yasuhiro asks Tsubame to search for her. Misha follows the panda she spotted, which turns out to be the child of an angry mother grizzly bear, but Tsubame arrives on time to rescue her.
11"My Maid And The Forbidden Room"
"Uchi no Meido to Akazu no Heya" (うちのメイドと開かずの部屋)
December 14, 2018 (2018-12-14)
Misha invites Mimika over for a sleepover while Yasuhiro is away, with Yui deciding to tag along, remaining insistent that her mother's studio remain untouched. That night, Yui and Mimika get scared while visiting the bathroom and inadvertantly flee into the studio, leaving footprints everywhere. The next morning, as Misha becomes furious upon discovering that the studio had been disturbed, Tsubame, not wanting Misha to lash out at her friends, takes the blame for the incident, leading Misha to direct her anger towards her instead and lock herself in the studio.
12"My Maid Now and Forever"
"Uchi no Meido to Korekara mo" (うちのメイドとこれからも)
December 21, 2018 (2018-12-21)
As Misha remains shut up inside her mother's room, Yasuhiro explains how the studio is important to Misha as she allegedly believes her mother may still return. Recalling her own father's death, Tsubame tells Misha that her mother isn't there, leading her to calm down and apologise to her friends. After speaking with Misha, Midori confronts Tsubame as she attempts to leave, reminding her of how much she cares for Misha. Tsubame tells Misha about how her father's death led to her joining the JASDF under the belief that he was waiting in the sky. Misha then explains that she was angry of herself for seemingly forgetting about her mother, to which Tsubame assures Misha that she is making better progress than herself, who clung onto the JASDF until she was forced to quit due to losing sight in her right eye. Warmed by Tsubame's words, Misha invites her into the room to help her clean it.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ All English episode titles are taken from Crunchyroll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Pineda, Rafael Antonio (April 10, 2018). "Uchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru! Comedy Manga Gets Fall TV Anime". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on 2018-04-12. Retrieved April 11, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Hodgkins, Crystalyn (June 25, 2018). "Uchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru! Anime Stars Haruka Shiraishi, Manami Numakura". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on 2018-06-27. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d Hodgkins, Crystalyn (August 25, 2018). "UUchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru! Anime Adds 4 More Cast Members". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on 2018-08-25. Retrieved August 25, 2018.
  4. ^ "Archived copy" 板倉梓の新連載は、彼女が2人同時にできてしまった優柔不断男の恋物語. Natalie (in Japanese). July 25, 2016. Archived from the original on 2018-04-11. Retrieved April 11, 2018.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/4403671497
  6. ^ https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/4403671497
  7. ^ "Archived copy" うちのメイドがウザすぎる! 1. Futabasha (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2018-04-12. Retrieved April 11, 2018.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Archived copy" うちのメイドがウザすぎる! 2. Futabasha (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2018-04-12. Retrieved April 11, 2018.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Archived copy" うちのメイドがウザすぎる! 3. Futabasha (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2018-04-12. Retrieved April 11, 2018.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ "Archived copy" うちのメイドがウザすぎる! 4. Futabasha (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2018-10-09. Retrieved October 9, 2018.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  11. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (September 7, 2018). "Uchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru! Anime Reveals New Visual, October 5 Premiere". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on 2018-09-07. Retrieved September 7, 2018.
  12. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (August 7, 2018). "Uchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru! Anime Reveals Theme Song Artists". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on 2018-08-07. Retrieved August 7, 2018.

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