Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie Manga PV Celebrates Heroine's Birthday

TV anime adaptation based on romantic comedy manga by Keigo Maki hits Japanese TV in April of 2022

Shikimori and her boygriend Izumi enjoy a moment together on a chilly autumn day in a scene from the PV for the Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie manga series by Keigo Maki.

 

October 25th marks the birthday of the titular heroine of Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie (known in Japan as Kawaii dake janai Shikimori-san), a romantic comedy manga by Keigo Maki about a high school girl who can switch from cute girlfriend to cool but dangerous beauty at the drop of a hat, and to celebrate the occassion a voiced preview video for the series has been uploaded to Youtube.

 

In the video (below), voice actor Saori Ōnishi plays the role of Shikimori, the heroine of the series, while voice actor Shūichirō Umeda plays the role of Izumi, Shikimori's hapless boyfriend.

 

 

The original Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie manga is serialized in Kodansha's Manga Pocket digital manga magazine, and an English language version is published in the United States by Kodansha USA, who describe the story of the series as follows:

 

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!

 

The cover of Volume 01 of the Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie manga by Keigo Maki, as published in the United States by Kodansha. The cover depicts Shikimori kissing her boyfriend's hand while loosening the necktie of her school uniform as if she's preparing for action.

 

Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie is also being adapted into a TV anime with direction by Ryota Itoh and animation production by Doga Kobo. The Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie TV anime is scheduled to broadcast in Japan beginning in April of 2022.

 

Source: Comic Natalie

 

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