Insufficient Direction

Insufficient Direction (2014)

  • Genre: Animation, Comedy
  • First Air Date: 2014-04-04
  • Last Air Date: 2014-06-27
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 13
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 3 min.
  • Production Company: DLE
  • Production Country: Japan
  • Networks: AT-X


This is the anime adaptation of Kantoku Fuyuki Todoki (Insufficient Direction), the first essay manga by the "queen of the manga world," Moyoco Anno. The comedic and heartwarming autobiographical story follows her everyday married "otaku lifestyle" with Hideaki Anno, "the founder of the otaku cult."

  • Keywords: married couple, autobiography, based on manga, anime, otaku
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    Insufficient Direction Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2014-04-04
    13 Episodes

    Insufficient Direction Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Hanazono Tackle3 min
    Season 1Episode 2Alone and Lonely3 min
    Season 1Episode 31 GUNPLA for 300 yen3 min
    Season 1Episode 4The Ogaswara Style3 min
    Season 1Episode 5Be KOOOL3 min
    Season 1Episode 6Are there any biscuits?3 min
    Season 1Episode 7Battle Japan Whoo!!!!!!3 min
    Season 1Episode 8Don't say that3 min
    Season 1Episode 9A man who became Ultraman3 min
    Season 1Episode 10It's eco-friendly3 min
    Season 1Episode 11The less I bathe, the kinder I get3 min
    Season 1Episode 12You PRINCESS3 min
    Season 1Episode 13On the other side of the Journey of Love & Otaku3 min
    • Koichi Yamadera

      as Director-kun (voice)
    • Megumi Hayashibara

      as Rompers (voice)
    Sound Shoji Hata Sound Director
    Writing Moyoco Anno Comic Book
    Directing Azuma Tani Series Director
    Writing Moyoco Anno Original Concept
    Sound Yuki Sudo Music
    Visual Effects Koutarou Yamawaki Animation Director
    Production Hidenori Kawai Producer
    Production Takaaki Ohashi Producer
    Art Mikan Seijin Background Designer
    Production FROGMAN Executive Producer
    Art Hiroyasu Kobayashi Graphic Designer