Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai
is a Japanese light novel series written by Yomi Hirasaka, illustrated by Buriki, and published by Media Factory. It has twice been given manga adaptations; the first incarnation, its title and basic plot unchanged, began serialization in 2010; it was written and illustrated by Itachi and published in Monthly Comic Alive. A second adaptation with a different story, written by Misaki Harukawa and illustrated by Shoichi Taguchi, was called Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai + and published in Jump Square. An anime adaptation by AIC Build aired in Japan between October and December 2011. An original video animation episode will be released on September 26, 2012. A second anime season has been announced.