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Hajimete no Gal

Summer 2017

Japanese Title: はじめてのギャル

English Title: My First Girlfriend Is a Gal

Romaji Title: Hajimete no Gyaru

Jul 12, 2017 at 23:00

Introduction

Jun’ichi wants to lose his virginity and believes in the superstition that gals (gyarus) are easy to push around, so he ends up kneeling in front of Yukana to ask her on a date.

Adaptation

Hajimete no Gal is based on a popular love comedy manga written by Meguru Ueno and currently being serialized in Monthly Shonen Ace. There are currently three volumes available.

Episode

Episode1: My First Time Begging For It

Jun’ichi, at the beginning of his second year in high school, wants to graduate from being a virgin. So his so-called ‘friends’ set him up to confess to their classmate and gal Yukana. ‘Please! Somehow go out with meee!’ he screamed and begged while kneeling on the floor, to which Yukana only coldly replied with ‘omg that’s disgustin” But then the talk turns in an unexpected direction. Did he really hear those words come form Yukana’s mouth!?

Episode 2: My First Karaoke

Unexpectedly, the answer to his begging was ‘OK!’. Even though Jun’ichi is really happy that Yukana said yes, he can’t believe that such a cute gal like her is going out with him. Meanwhile, Yukana even announced in the classroom that the two of them were dating. After school she invited him to karaoke. That’s when Jun’ichi remembers his friend’s wisdom: ‘They use “karaoke” when they really mean “hotel”.’ Does that mean his graduation from virginity is close?

Episode 3: My First Tanned Gal

After school, Junichi finds a love letter in his shoebox. He has a cute girlfriend called Yukana, but ignoring the love letter means he may be hated by Yukana so he heads to the back of the school.

Waiting there was a kuro (black-tanned) gal! The kuro gal corners the virgin Junichi as if she were teasing him. Yukana then appears at the worst timing but it seems that she and the kuro gal seem to know each other…

Episode 4: My First Serious Gal

It’s lunch break, and Junichi is eating with Yukana in the courtyard. Just that fact would make him happy if it weren’t for Ranko, who won’t give his heart a break. That’s when their serious classmate Yui Kashi calls out to them. She invites Junichi to go to a café after school. Apparently Yui wanted to know if Junichi was dating Yukana for real or not. And after Junichi told her their passionate lovestory (?), Yui reacts in a certain way…

Episode 5: My First Half-Assed Gal

One morning, Junichi wakes up with a good feeling, after dreaming of doing dirty things with Yukana. In his dream, he stretched to grab her boobs. Because he actually felt a soft sensation in his hands, Junichi opened his eyes in surprise only to find that he was actually touching a girl’s boobs! Sleeping next to him was…not Yukana, but a gal he hadn’t ever seen before with a really big chest. Who is that girl, who is even talking in gal-speak that Junichi can’t completely understand!?

Episode 6: My First Time at Yame-san’s House

Since things don’t seem to progress with Yukana, Shinpei says, ‘The thing you need now is the king’s game.’ It is a game similar to truth or dare, where everybody has to draw a stick with either a number written on it or ‘king’. The king then decides on what a certain number has to do (sometimes together with a certain number). Without wasting any time, Junichi invites his friends to Yukana’s house so they can play the game. Junichi is already at Yukana’s house before the others and for the first time alone with her. After she changed clothes, she is different than usual, giving off a strange aura. She seems more relaxed. Then Junichi stares at her, without thinking anything…

Episode 7: My First Part-Time Job

Junichi and the others decided on a trip to the sea during the summer holidays, so Junichi went to work part-time in a cosplay cafe to earn some money. Somehow, he ended up working at the store where Yukana, Ranko, Yui, and Nene are also working! Junichi is working in the kitchen and the girls are waitresses. The girls are fulfilling the male customers’ dreams with a variety of cosplays: as magical girl, maid, nurse, or bunny. But the way, the store manager is eyeing those four girls is somehow suspicious?

Staff・Cast

Staff

Original Work

Meguru Ueno

Director, Character Design

Hiroaki Furukawa

Series Composition

Yuichiro Momosu

Animation Producer

NAZ

Cast

Jun’ichi Hashiba

Shintaro Asanuma

Yukana Yame

Yuki Nagaku

Ranko Honjo

Eri Kitamura

Yui Kashii

Ayana Taketatsu

Nene Fujinoki

Yui Ogura

Characters

Yukana Yame

Voiced by: Yuki Nagaku

Yukana-chan is the girlfriend of Junichi Hashiba, who desperately wants to ‘graduate’ from his status as a virgin.

Ranko Honjo

Voiced by: Eri Kitamura

She is one year older than Jun’ichi and Yukana. She is Yukana’s advisor. While Yukana is a so-called ‘shiro gal’ with pale skin, Ranko’s sun-tanned dark skin makes her a so-called ‘kuro gal’. She is playing around with Juni’chi, using her womanly charms. A dangerous senpai!

Yui Kashii

Voiced by: Ayana Taketatsu

She is in the same class as Jun’ichi. With her outstanding grades and her beautiful looks, she is the dream of every boy in the class. She has long, straight black hair and it sometimes seems that she takes interest in Jun’ichi. Compared to Yukana and her gal-ness, Yui is an elegant girl. Her relationship with Yukana will also be interesting!

Nene Fujinoki

Voiced by: Yui Ogura

Nene and Jun’ichi have known each other since they were young, so she only calls him ‘Onii-chan’. The gap between her petite body and her bosom seems irresistible.

Key Visuals

Information

Airing Date
Jul 12, 2017 at 23:00
Seasons
Summer 2017
Studio

NAZ

Theme Songs

Hajimete no Season by Junjou no Afilia, ending: Galtic Love by Erabareshi

Official Site
http://hajimete-no-gal.jp/
Twitter
https://twitter.com/haji_GAL
Copyright

2017 植野メグル/KADOKAWA/「はじギャル」製作委員会

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