My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected, Vol. 8 (やはり俺の青春ラブコメはまちがっている。8 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. 8) is the eighth official volume of My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected light novel series.
This loner's web of relationships is only getting more tangled...
The school trip has left a bad taste in everyone's mouths, and as the Service Club tries to maintain its daily routine, someone comes to them with a request regarding the election for student council president. However, when the three club members squabble over how to fix the problem, they go their separate ways! Hachiman Hikigaya knows his relationships can't stay the same forever, yet he's certain he himself is incapable of change. When he finds something worth protecting, will his methods be to everyone's benefit, or will they be another colossal mistake?
Chapter 1 - "Needless to say, Komachi Hikigaya's wrath is there."
Chapter 2 - "For some reason, Iroha Isshiki smells of danger."
Chapter 3 - "Haruno Yukinoshita is thoroughly unfathomable."
Chapter 4 - "Quietly, Yukino Yukinoshita resolves herself."
Chapter 5 - "Right to the end, Hayato Hayama just can't understand it."
Chapter 6 - "And so Yui Yuigahama declares."
Chapter 7 - "Needless to say, Komachi Hikigaya's kindness is there."
Hachiman goes gets help and finds a solution to Iroha's problem. By faking Twitter accounts and impersonating candidacy members, Hachiman manages to convince Iroha to become the new president because of not wanting to lose to Yukino/Yui along with many supporters in her hands. It won't be a win that makes her look bad/lose face.
Chapter 8 - "With the time is ripe, Hachiman Hikigaya makes his speech."
Finally, Hachiman gives the conclusion of the request to the Service Club and thus Hachiman disappeared the reason for the two to participate as a candidate for election. Yui figured out what Hachiman did. But things didn't go back to normal as before in the club.
Chapter 9 - "The room no longer smells of tea."
- Hachiman Hikigaya - The main character. High school second-year. Twisted personality.
- Yukino Yukinoshita - Captain of the Service Club. Perfectionist.
- Yui Yuigahama - Hachiman's classmate. Tends to worry about what other people think.
- Yoshiteru Zaimokuza - Nerd (An otaku). Ambition is to become a light novel author.
- Saika Totsuka - In the tennis club. Very cute. A boy though.
- Saki Kawasaki - Hachiman's classmate. Sort of a delinquent type.
- Hayato Hayama - Hachiman's classmate. Popular. In the soccer club.
- Kakeru Tobe - Hachiman's classmate. An excitable character and member of Hayato's clique..
- Yumiko Miura - Hachiman's classmate. Reigns over the girls as queen bee.
- Hina Ebina - Hachiman's classmate. Part of Miura's clique, but a slash fangirl.
- Meguri Shiromeguri - President of the Student Council. Third-year student.
- Iroha Isshiki - Manager of the soccer club. First-year student.
- Shizuka Hiratsuka - Japanese Teacher. Guidance counselor.
- Haruno Yukinoshita - Yukino's older sister. In University.
- Komachi Hikigaya - Hachiman's little sister. In her third year in middle school.
- Taishi Kawasaki - Saki Kawasaki's little brother. In his third year in middle school.
Characters not in glossary
Differences, Omissions, and References
While not everything in the light novel can be adapted into the anime, most of it is. The order of events is even changed in places. Some key differences, and large omissions will be listed here.
- The limited edition of this volume was released with an art books by Ponkan8 and guest illustrators.