Saenai Quiz no Kotaekata (How to Answer a Boring Quiz): Do You Really Know Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata (Saekano)?

This is a set of questions adapted from the official quiz featured in Dragon Magazine’s March 2017 issue. The questions are pretty easy to answer if you’ve been following the light novels so far. This quiz is separated to three sections with ten questions each. Track your own answers with a note and check the right ones at the end of this quiz!

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First Part

1. Tomoya wrote the following line in the prologue of the plot he first came up with, “One spring day, I encountered ______”

  1. Destiny
  2. Youth
  3. Katou

2. What is the content of the mail that Megumi found out was from Michiru when she was freeloading at Tomoya’s house?

  1. What time will you be back today?
  2. What’s for dinner today?
  3. When are you going to the bath today?

2. There are four members of icy tail. Micchy, Echika, Ranko, and?

  1. Toki
  2. Rei
  3. Jagi

4. What’s Eriri doing in the following illustration?

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  1. Blushing after becoming best friends with Megumi and calling each other by their first names
  2. Getting flustered over Tomoya noticing the clothes that she picked herself for the first time
  3. Enduring the urge to go to the toilet in a serious situation

5. On the day of the school festival, Tomoya couldn’t find Utaha even after searching for her since the morning. He finally met her during the afternoon, but what was she doing at that time?

  1. Reading at the school’s rooftop
  2. Writing the manuscript for her new light novel in the audiovisual (AV) room
  3. Looking at the performance of the script she wrote at the gymnasium

6. What was the reason Megumi used to quickly refuse the male student who confessed to her?

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  1. “I’m already going out with someone else, so now’s a bit…”
  2. “The Winter Comiket is coming up, so now’s a bit…”
  3. “The recording for the anime’s second season is coming up, so now’s a bit…”

7. What was first reason Megumi—who up until that point has never got mad at whatever Tomoya said to her—got mad for real?

  1. Failing to complete the game in time for the Winter Comiket
  2. Not consulting her about the deadline and Eriri’s problem
  3. Choosing the Yurikamome Line instead of Rinkai Line on the way back from the Winter Comiket

8. What caused Eriri to let out a huge scream as seen in the following illustration?

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  1. She failed to get Tomoya’s glasses
  2. Utaha robbed Tomoya’s first kiss from her
  3. She missed the bullet train to Osaka

9. At the scene when Eriri and Utaha met without Tomoya knowing, who initiated the conversation first?

  1. Eriri
  2. Utaha
  3. Both of them at the same time

10. At the bullet train on the way home from the reconciliation trip, the phrase that Megumi softy whispered to the sleeping Eriri was: “If Eriri is aiming to become the world’s happiest ___(A)___, then I will become the world’s happiest ___(B)___.”

Fill the (A) and (B) with the correct words from the following choices:

  • Creator
  • Main heroine
  • Classmate B
  • Light novel writer
  • Doujingoro
  • Idol voice actress
  • Circle representative
  • Editor
  • Illustrator
  • 3D bishoujo

Second Part

11. The spot near Tomoya’s house has this nickname: “tantei-zaka” (detective slope). The reason for this naming lies in the old sign located at that spot that reads:

  1. Sakagami Detective Agency
  2. Sakanaka Detective Agency
  3. Sakashita Detective Agency

12. At the scene when Tomoya and Megumi who attended Utako Kasumi’s signing event, whose name is written on the signed book that Megumi received?

  1. Buriki
  2. Shoji Gatoh
  3. Fumiaki Maruto

13. At the scene when Tomoya was having a meeting with Utaha while Eriri hid in his closet, what was the thing that Eriri took home with her after Utaha left Tomoya’s house?

  1. A premium dakimakura
  2. Anime key animation drawings from the DVD limited bonus
  3. Kamille Bidan’s sanity

14. The school Tomoya is going to is Toyogasaki High School. Then, what’s the name of the elementary school that Tomoya and Eriri went to?

  1. Private Universal Academy
  2. Shimamura Elementary School
  3. Tsubakihime Elementary School

15. Which one of the following Megumi illustrations is from volume 8?

16. What did Izumi instinctively do after playing some galge at Tomoya’s house during this scene?

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  1. Starting to draw a lot of character design drafts
  2. Cheering and rolling around
  3. Starting a gaming livestream with commentary

17. Which one of the following is Izumi Hashima?

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18. Which one of the following is Iori Hashima’s profile that has been treated as a cliche by Tomoya throughout the series?

  1. Minato Youdai High School, class 3-5
  2. Kirameki High School, class 3-3
  3. Sakura Ryou High School, class 3-2

19. What food were Michiru trying to forcefully exchange with Tomoya inside the bullet train on their trip for the training camp?

  1. Chicken (from the chicken curry) with salads
  2. Gyudon meat with pickles
  3. Fukagawa salt-water eels with bamboo shoots from a shumai boxed lunch

20. What is the name of Eriri’s mother?

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Third Part

21. What were Megumi’s classes during her first, second, and third year respectively?

22. What was the name of the glasses’ frame that Megumi bought for Tomoya at their date in Rokutenba Mall?

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  1. Strass Blue
  2. Julie Thunder
  3. Iron

23. Which one of the following is not included within the “seventeen nicknames” that Tomoya gave to Eriri?

  1. The British Queen – Queen Eririzabeth
  2. ERYYYYYY!!!
  3. The Demon Eririn

24. Where is the location of Eri Kashiwagi’s circle “egoistic-lily” during the Summer Comiket when it beat Iori’s circle “rouge en rouge”?

  1. East Hall A28ab
  2. East Hall Ho-04a
  3. East Hall A27b

25. What was the last song of icy tail’s successful first live?

  1. Kohaku-shoku Concerto
  2. Ano Yuki no Prism
  3. Jiraiyers

26. What was the food that Eriri eat when she got sick while locking herself up ain her family mansion on the Nasu Highlands?

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  1. Confectionery and consomme vegetable soup
  2. Nutrition drinks and yakisoba
  3. Peyang sauce and tonkotsu ramen

27. What chapter and what volume does the following line come from?

“Whichever chapter it is, it’s all going to be a spoiler.”

28. Which of the following is a character featured in the game “cherry blessing ~Meguru Megumi no Monogatari~”?

  1. Miharu Endo
  2. Akira Mizuhara
  3. Shoko Tanisaki

29. How much money did Utaha spend to get Eri Kashiwagi’s “Koisuru Metronome Mayu Book 18+” through the auction?

30. What’s the past relationship between Fushikawa Shoten’s Sonoko Machida with the mangaka and famous producer Akane Kousaka?

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  1. Fellow members of the manga research club at Waseda University
  2. Fellow members of the rakugo research club at Waseda University
  3. Fellow members of the neighbor’s club at Waseda University

Answers

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  1. Destiny
  2. What time will you be back today?
  3. Toki
  4. Getting flustered over Tomoya noticing the clothes that she picked herself for the first time
  5. Looking at the performance of the script she wrote at the gymnasium
  6. “The Winter Comiket is coming up, so now’s a bit…”
  7. Not consulting her about the deadline and Eriri’s problem
  8. Utaha robbed Tomoya’s first kiss from her
  9. Eriri
  10. (A): Illustrator; (B): Main heroine
  11. Sakashita Detective Agency
  12. Shoji Gatoh
  13. A premium dakimakura
  14. Shimamura Elementary School
  15. (1)
  16. Cheering and rolling around
  17. (1)
  18. Sakura Ryou High School, class 3-2
  19. Fukagawa salt-water eels with bamboo shoots from a shumai boxed lunch
  20. Sayuri Sawamura
  21. 1-A, 2-B, 3-F
  22. Iron
  23. The Demon Eririn
  24. East Hall A27b
  25. Ano Yuki no Prism
  26. Peyang sauce and tonkotsu ramen
  27. Volume 7, chapter 7
  28. Miharu Endo
  29. 50.000 yen
  30. Fellow members of the manga research club at Waseda University
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