Episode 2 of Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie will air as scheduled, on Saturday, April 16, the official website confirmed today while also revealing a preview of the adventures that await Shikimori and Izumi in the new episode. On April 8, the production committee for the anime issued a statement in which they explained that the future broadcast schedule might be pushed around, due to a COVID-19 outbreak at the studio.
The preview for episode 2 of the Shikimori-san anime includes an image published on the official Twitter (above), as well as a synopsis. It seems like we will get to see Shikimori and Izumi participate in a sports tournament. Izumi tries to do his best, but Shikimori is quite worried about him because of his unfortunate constitution. Izumi ends up being hit by a ball and sent to the infirmary. The two have some alone time, and then Shikimori declares that she will stay with him instead of returning to the game…
A staff excerpt was also revealed and includes:
- Script: Misuzu Chiba
- Storyboard: Shohei Yamanaka
- Episode directors: Shohei Yamanaka, Kim Seong Min
- Chief animation director: Tomoya Atsumi
- Animation directors: Takuya Miyahara, Hideyoshi Furuhata, Keigo Nagao, Mariko Kubo, Takeishi Itakura
Studio Doga Kobo is animating the series, which is based on a manga by Keigo Maki. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime.
Source: Official Website
©︎Keigo Maki, Kodansha/Shikimori-san Production Committee