Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie revealed a creditless version of the opening theme after the premiere of the first episode earlier today. The opening theme song “Honey Jet Coaster” is sung by Nasuo☆.
Studio Doga Kobo is animating the series, which might be facing a potential delay after a COVID-19 outbreak in the studio. In a statement released yesterday, the production committee noted that they are doing their best to work out a solution while keeping the staff and the cast safe. Ryota Ito is directing the anime, with Ai Kikuchi as the character designer. Yoshimi Narita is overseeing the series composition. Hiroaki Tsutsumi is composing the music. The main cast for the anime includes:
- Saori Onishi as Shikimori
- Shuichiro Umeda as Izumi
- Rina Hidaka as Hachimitsu
- Nobuhiko Okamoto as Inuzuka
- Ayaka Fukuhara as Kamiya
- Misato Matsuoka as Nekozaki
The anime is based on a manga by Keigo Maki, which is currently being serialized by Kodansha in English. Volume 9 was released earlier this month, on April 5.
Crunchyroll will be streaming the anime and describes the plot as:
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!
Source: NBC Universal YouTube Channel
©︎Keigo Maki, Kodansha/Shikimori-san Production Committee