As far as romantic comedies go, the anime industry feeds its viewers loads of romcom stories every season. Joining in on the list of wholesome stories is yet another upcoming anime, Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie. The story has a stable build-up leading to one of the cutest interactions between the main couple. Previously announced for a spring release, Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie is the perfect romedy to fit the season of love and positivity. The very announcement of its anime adaptation was taken with multiple positive responses. Now that the Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie release date is out, I bet we can sense some real excitement within the fandom.
Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie is based on the manga written and illustrated by Keigo Maki. In 2019, the manga was launched by Kodansha and serialised in the Magazine Pockets. 11 volumes of the manga have been released so far by Kodansha under its Shōnen Magazine Comics imprint. It was later translated to English and published by Kodansha USA. Currently, Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie manga series is ongoing. It was recently also licensed by Book Walker and is available on the website for reading.
The upcoming anime adapted from Keigo Maki’s manga premise. Several fans are rooting for the anime’s production. Here is everything we know about the Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie release date so far.
Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Plot
The story of Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie revolves majorly around the main couple, Izumi and Shikimori. They are high school sweethearts who mostly remain deeply indulged in being lovey-dovey with each other. Shikimori appears the typical sweet girlfriend and is also renowned to be the prettiest girl in their school. However switches her personality when things go wrong for Izumi.
On the other hand, we have Izumi who has the most unlucky life where he constantly keeps falling into trouble. So everytime Izumi gets into a pinch, the sweet and cute girlfriend gets transformed into a cool one. A story filled with all sorts of wholesomeness takes us through the nostalgic roads of high school life surrounded by fun and preciois characters.
Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Release Date
An anime adaptation of Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie was announced back in 2021 by Magazine Pocket. In March 2022, the release date of the same has finally been fixed. Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie release date is set to be 9 April 2022 (Saturday) at 2:00 hours JST. The opening theme of the anime will be performed by m Nasuo☆ will perform the opening theme song, while Yuki Nakashima will perform the ending theme song
The anime will be broadcast on ABC TV, TV Asahi, AT-X, BS-12, and ABEMA in Japan. The anime will also be available on Netflix, Amazom Prime Video, U-NEXT, Animehodai, FOD, Bandai Channel, Hulu, TELASA, Hikari TV, and WOWOW On Demand from 14 April and will broadcast all future episodes every Thursday.
For International viewers, the anime has been licens d by Crunchyroll and Muse Communication. In addition to the big announcement, the second key visual of the anime has also been released.
Furthermore, the official TikTok account for the TV anime has been created. The anime will also be featured in the Anime Japan 2022 event.
Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Trailer
The official trailer of Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie came out in early March. We can see glimpses of several main characters in the short video. Through the snippets, we get to witness the two sides of Shikimori’s dual personality.
Cast and Characters
Saori Onishi will voice Shikimori, Shūichirō Umeda will voice Izumi, Nobuhiko Okamoto will voice Shu Inuzuka, Misato Matsuoka will voice Kto Nekozako, Rina Hidaka will voice Yui Hachimitsu, and Ayaka Fukuhara will voice Kamiya San. Future additions will be notified on the official website of the anime.
Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie is adapted into an anime by Doga Koba. Ryots Itoh is directing the series along as Shohei Yamanaka world as the assistant director. The scripts are compiled by Toshiki Narita as Ai Kikuchi drafts the characters.