Not what it seems to be is the intent of the story.
Here's the deal. It was originally intended to be slivers of stories, filler material, with enough taglines and repeated actions to create a parody of the "computer hacker who avoids reality" type of story. The main character is a super genius computer programmer and techno wizard. He is also socially inept, lazy, and more interested in antique computers than anything else, so he only takes otaku materials (things that only interest people who are really, really into anime and games and super-geek materials OR amazing, outdated, impossible to find antique computer materials.
Boiled down, this turned into five episodes that serve to introduce us to BPS, the super programmer dropout from real life, the improbable related perfectly normal elementary school kid who just might have a crush on the super programmer, and who keeps being caught with him in sexually improper situations that are really not what they appear to be, another super genius computer programmer, but who is a girl who finds herself both in elementary school AND in the US Navy (reality does not intrude on the storyline), an elementary school teacher who winds up with both them in her class-- and a secondary relationship with the elementary school possible romantic male who happens to be the little brother of a woman that the super genius programmer winds up actually enjoying being with.
If that sounds run-on-mad and confusing, it is. It is also how something can appear to be improper but make the jump to being proper while confusing everyone.
This is a great set up, the 15 slivers being made into five episodes that make sense-- at least halfway-- and sets up the option to make it as several different stories. I suspect it is just too easy to cross the line and was dropped because of that, but as a parody it verges on genius.
Not as a normal story, only as a parody. It is worth watching if you are the type who tears the story apart and studies the construction. If you are a normal person you probably won't get it, but there is a set of options that are so absurd it hurts.
You have been warned.
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