Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Anime Reveals First Details, April 2022 Premiere

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My Senpai is Annoying is right around the corner, but studio Doga Kobo (Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle) is already lining up their next romcom with Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie!

The main cast, staff and an April 2022 premiere date were revealed, along with the anime’s first visual:

Saori Onishi (Sonny Boy) is voicing the titular Shikimori, joined by Shuichiro Umeda (The World Ends with You The Animation) as the upbeat Izumi.

Based on the manga by Keigo Maki, Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie is being directed by Ryota Ito (My Senpai is Annoying) and Shōhei Yamanaka (Remake Our Life!), with series composition by Yoshimi Narita and character designs by Ai Kikuchi (How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?).

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Kodansha Comics, who publishes the series’ official English version, describes the series as:

Shikimori seems like the perfect girlfriend: cute, fun to be around, sweet when she wants to be…but she has a cool dark side that comes out under the right circumstances. And her boyfriend Izumi loves to be around when that happens! A fun and funny high school romance with a sassy twist, perfect for fans of Nagatoro-san and Komi Can’t Communicate!

Are you looking forward to meeting Shikimori next April? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest news on all things anime, this season and beyond.

Source: Comic Natalie

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