On the official Twitter account of the anime adaptation of Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie (jap.: “Kawaii dake ja nai Shikimori-san” it was announced that the series will be broadcast on Japanese television from April 2022. You can see a first visual below.
Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Anime created at Doga Kobo
The anime adaptation of Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie is directed by Ryouta Itou (My Senpai is Annoying) at Studio Doga Kobo (Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun. Shohei Yamanaka (Remake Our Life!) acts as Assistant Director, while Yoshimi Narita (Our love has always been 10 centimeters apart.) takes over the series composition. Ai Kikuchi contributes the character design.
The film stars Saori Onishi (Ais Wallenstein in “DanMachi“) as Shikimori and Shuichiro Umeda (Makoto Miki in “The World Ends with You The Animation”) as Izumi.
The original manga series was written by Keigo Maki and has been published in “Magazine Pocket” since September 2018. Kodansha has so far brought ten volumes to the Japanese trade. An English-language release will be published by Kodansha Comics.
Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Visual
Characters and Speakers
Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Plot
Shikimori seems to be the perfect girlfriend: cute, cute, funny… but it has a cold and dark side that sometimes comes out. And her boyfriend Izumi loves it when that happens! A funny and witty high school romance with a twist.