So, I Can't Play H? (だから僕は、Hができない。 Dakara Boku wa, Ecchi ga Dekinai) is an anime series loosely based on the similarly named Light Novel. The series amassed 12 episodes during its run during the 2012 summer season and a 13th episode in the spring of 2013.

The adaptation was first announced on December 28, 2011 and aired on AT-X and other networks from July 6, 2012 to September 25, 2012. The anime was produced by feel, and boasted the direction of Takeo Takahashi, the series composition of Naruhisa Arakawa, the music of Cher Watanabe, and characters by Kanetoshi Kamimoto.

The anime was licensed in North America by Sentai Filmworks under the title So, I Can't Play H?, with simulcasts provided by Crunchyroll during the anime's airing and Section23 Films releasing the series next year. Six DVD and Blu-ray volumes were released in Japan beginning on September 26, 2012, with the final volume releasing on February 20th, 2013. An OVA episode too was released on Blu-ray disc, bundled with the fourth manga volume on March 27, 2013.

The series' opening theme is "Reason why XXX" by Sayaka Sasaki, while the ending theme is "Platinum 17" (プラチナ17 Purachina Sebuntīn?) by Yozuca. The songs were released as singles on CD on July 25, 2012 and August 8, 2012 under the label, Lantis.

Episode ListEdit

  • Episode 01 "A Red String of Fate!?" "Unmei no Akai Ito!?" (運命の赤い糸!?) July 6, 2012
  • Episode 02 "Being a Perv is Good for the Environment" "Ero wa Kankyō ni Yasashii" (エロは環境にやさしい) July 13, 2012
  • Episode 03 "The Dangerous Idol" "Kiken na Aidoru" (危険なアイドル) July 20, 2012
  • Episode 04 "The Gap Between Large and Small Breasts" "Kyōi no Kakusa Shakai" (胸囲の格差社会) July 27, 2012
  • Episode 05 "Invisible Dictionary" (invisible dictionary) August 3, 2012
  • Episode 06 "Together as One" "Hitotsu ni Nacchatta" (ひとつになっちゃった) August 10, 2012
  • Episode 07 "I Want to Let You" "Ikasete Agetai" (いかせてあげたい) August 17, 2012
  • Episode 7.5 "I Was Suddenly Put" "Ikinari Irechatta" (いきなり入れちゃった) August 24, 2012 A recap episode of all the events that happened thus far.
  • Episode 08 "Rival, Sways" "Raibaru, Yureru" (好敵胸、揺れる) August 28, 2012
  • Episode 09 "My Kingdom Standing Tall" "Furuitatsu Kingudamu" (奮い勃つ剣) September 4, 2012
  • Episode 10 "Heaven After Hell" "Tengoku nochi Jigoku" (てんごくのちじごく) September 11, 2012
  • Episode 11 "Make Love Happen" "Koi o Kanaete" (恋をかなえて) September 18, 2012
  • Episode 12 "So Please Stop Talking About Sex" "Dakara Ecchi ga Dō toka Iu na" (だからHがどうとか言うな) September 25, 2012



  • The anime diverged from the source material (Light Novel) in many respects
  • The eighth episode was delayed due to production issues