Series to begin broadcasting on April 9
The official website for the Shikomori’s Not Just a Cutie anime unveiled a brand new trailer for the upcoming release of the anime, which is scheduled to premiere on April 9.
The Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie TV anime is directed by Ryota Itoh and features animation production by Doga Kobo. The series was originally scheduled to broadcast in Japan on Asahi Broadcasting Corporation and TV Asahi beginning on April 02, 2022, but it is now scheduled to begin broadcasting on April 09, 2022.
The original Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie manga by Keigo Maki is serialized in Kodansha's Manga Pocket digital manga magazine, and an English language version is published in the United States by Kodansha USA.
Crunchyroll announced at Anime NYC that the series will stream in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS when the series airs in April, and describes the series as such:
The ultimate "heartthrob girlfriend" appears! Naturally unlucky high school student Izumi's girlfriend is his classmate Shikimori. She has a beautiful smile and kind personality and always seems happy when she's with Izumi. She's a pretty, cute, and loving girlfriend, but when Izumi's in trouble… she transforms into a super cool "heartthrob girlfriend!" The fun lives of the cute and cool Shikimori, Izumi, and their good friends never end! This 1000% precious romantic comedy begins now!
Main voice cast:
- Shikimori-san: Saori Onishi (Ais Wallenstein in Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?)
- Izumi-kun: Shuichiro Umeda
- Shu Inuzuka: Nobuhiko Okamoto (Accelerator in A Certain Magical Index)
- Kyo Nekozaki: Misato Matsuoka (Tsubame Mizusaki in Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!)
- Yui Hachimitsu: Rina Hidaka (Milim Nava in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime)
- Director: Ryota Ito (My Senpai Is Annoying)
- Assistant Director: Shohei Yamanaka
- Series Composition: Yoshimi Narita (HappinessCharge PreCure!)
- Character Design: Ai Kikuchi (NEW GAME!, How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?)
- Animation Production: Doga Kobo
©Keigo Maki, KODANHSA/Shikimori-san Production Committee