Crunchyroll – Shikimori is not just cute

Shikimori is not just a cutie

Oh, did you think Shikimori was just a cutie? Think again! You’ll find out exactly what that means when the anime adaptation of Shikimori is not just a cutie makes its way to the Crunchyroll Spring 2022 Lineup today. In the meantime, see what the series is about, where it came from and who brings it to life on TV in our full spotlight below.

Official Web site

Fall, Winter, and Spring Visuals:


release information

Lunch time: April 9th

Territories: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, Middle East and CIS

show page

official trailers


The latest “heartbreaker bride” appears! Naturally unlucky high school student Izumi’s girlfriend is his classmate Shikimori. She has a beautiful smile and a kind personality and she always seems happy when she is with Izumi. She’s a pretty, cute and loving girlfriend, but when Izumi is in trouble… she transforms into a cool “heartbreaker girlfriend”! The fun lives of cute and cool Shikimori, Izumi, and her good friends never end! This 1000% gorgeous romantic comedy starts now!

Characters and Cast


VA: Saori Onishi (Ais Wallenstein in Is it wrong to try to pick up girls in a dungeon?)


VA: Shuichiro Umeda

shu inuzuka

VA: Nobuhiko Okamoto (Throttle On) A certain magical index)

kyou nekozaki

VA: Misato Matsuoka (Tsubame Mizusaki in) Keep your hands off Eizouken!)

Yui Hachimitsu

VA: Rina Hidaka (Milim Nava in That time I got reincarnated as a slime)


VA: Ayaka Fukuhara (Sayaka Igarashi in) kakegurui)


original creator

Keigo Maki


Ryouta Ito (my senpai is annoying)

assistant manager

Shōhei Yamanaka

Composition of the series

Yoshimi Narita (Load of PreCure Happiness!)

character designer

Ai Kikuchi (NEW GAME!, How heavy are the dumbbells you lift?)

chief animation director

Ai Kikuchi

miki muto

tomoya atsumi

yuhei murota

Art director

shunsuke suzuki

color design

yuka ito

sound director

Takeshi Takadera

Director of photography

Takafumi Kuwano


Kashiko Kimura (MADBOX)

Music Hiroaki Tsutsumi

Opening theme song performer


Performer of the ending theme song

yuki nakashima

animation production

doga kobo

Additional Information

Created by Keigo Maki, Shikimori is not just a cutie It started out as a Twitter manga that garnered over a million likes on the platform before being picked up by Kodansha’s Magazine Pocket. USA releases the series in English and the first volume was released on October 27, 2020.

Cover of the first volume in English:


Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku Magazine USA. You can read his comics. in subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.