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8 Anime Shows About Insecurity And Personal Growth

Each and every individual is insecure about themselves. Either they are insecure about their looks or their personality and no matter how much we read books about loving ourselves, it just sometimes becomes impossible not to drown ourselves in the negative feelings that accompany insecurities.

This is a guest post submitted by: Rachel Torgerson from

None of us is perfect. All of us have flaws but in our extreme desire to be flawless at all times, we become insecure about ourselves. When the condition worsens it can affect an individual’s day-to-day life. But how do you manage your insecurities? How do you grow confident in your skin and become happy because dealing with insecurities and personal growth goes hand in hand?

Yes, you can pay a few dollars to get the latest books on personal growth, or you can watch one of the beautiful slices of life anime that has some life lessons in store for you. The Japanese are not only good at creating dark gory and action-packed anime, but they also excel at bringing light to some of the more mundane aspects of life in a beautiful manner.

1) Haganai

‘Haganai’, also known as ‘I Don’t Have Many Friends’ is a story about friends. Life is meaningless without friends and this story will warm the hearts of the viewers and remind you of the importance of friendships in your life again.

The shows tell us that we should never take friends for granted. We need to learn how to appreciate them and value their friendships. The titular character Kodaka is ridiculed for his looks in the previous school. But Kodaka does not mind his looks because takes after his late mother. After the transfer to a new school, he thought that this would be a new chapter in his life but unfortunately, it isn’t the case.

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