On the official site for the anime adaptation of the manga, written and illustrated by Keigo Maki, Kawaii dake ja Nai Shikimori-san (Shikimori is not just a cutie) it was announced that the franchise will have a major event on November 20th in Japan. The event takes place over a single day and includes the participation of the main voice, so important announcements for the franchise were to be expected.

Participating voice actors include Saori Oonishi (Micchon Shikimori); Shuuichirou Umeda (Yu Izumi); Misato Matsuoka (Kyou Nekozaki); Rina Hidaka (Yui Hachimitsu); Nobuhiko Okamoto (Shu Inuzuka); Ayaka Fukuhara (Kamiya); ☆ (performer of the opening theme); Y Yuki Nakashima (Performer of the final theme).

Kawaii dake ja Nai Shikimori-san

The series aired during the season of Spring 2022 (April-June)with a total of twelve episodes while platform crispy roll handles western distribution, along with a Latin-Spanish dub. For his part, Maki started publishing this manga through his Twitter account under the title Kawaii Dake ja Nai Onnanokoand subsequently began publishing it through the service magazine pouch from the publisher Kodansha in February 2019.

production team

  • Ryouta Itou (Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi, Yesterday where Utatte) was responsible for directing the anime at the studios Doga Kobosupported by Shouhei Yamanaka.
  • Yoshimi Narita (Bouken Ou Beet, Dakaretai Otoko 1-i ni Odosarete Imasu, Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi) was responsible for writing and supervising the screenplays.
  • Ai Kikuchi (Engaged to the unknown, new game! How heavy are the dumbbells you're lifting?) was responsible for the character design.

Summary for Kawaii dake ja Nai Shikimori-san

Izumi is a high school student whose life is full of misery. Ever since he was young, he has always come home with injuries. Due to his bad luck, his days are full of unfortunate events until he started dating Shikimori. Shikimori can be described as the perfect girlfriend: sweet, adorable, and incredibly in love with Izumi. However, sometimes she's not that charming, instead becoming the coolest girlfriend in the creepiest way. His demanding presence and genuine concern for Izumi's well-being always takes her breath away. With the cute but cool Shikimori by Izumi's side, her days of bad luck are over and she brings her a life of happiness and warmth.

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