Niko is just a clown, not an unscrupulous journalist

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Lauren is a journalist who watches anime, and she’s upset about Niko.

http://otakujournalist.com/how-journalists-are-portrayed-in-anime/

A high school newspaper club member with no scruples whatsoever. She sneaks around for stories and considers one character’s concern over her ample butt to be a scoop. Niko is a hapless antagonist, whom the other characters try to keep our of their personal business.

Niko is a clown, and this show is a farcical romantic comedy.

She’s an ultra-pretty, ultra-flakey comic relief character. She’s not an indictment of journalism as a profession.

Niko is not meant to be unscrupulous. She’s meant to be endearingly clueless. Just about every character demonstrates a severe lack of common sense in one way or another. The love interests are a bimbo and a himbo, the little girl is amusingly ignorant and easily impressed with UMAs, the older sister is a gender-flipped version of a dirty old man … these characters are pretty goofy.

Except for the vice president with short hair.
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She’s the only one who isn’t totally out to lunch. And she just keeps her head down and avoids the weirdness.

Animated images from this show can be found here:
https://gaikokumaniakku.wordpress.com/2014/03/14/images-from-engaged-to-the-unidentified/

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