In the eighth issue of 2021 of Kodansha publisher's Weekly Shonen Magazine it was announced that the manga written and illustrated by Keigo Maki, Kawaii dake ja Nai Shikimori-san (Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie), has surpassed 1.6 million copies in circulation. The manga also released a special illustration to commemorate its previously announced anime adaptation.
Maki began publishing this manga through his Twitter account under the title Kawaii dake ja Nai Onnanoko, and subsequently began publishing it through Kodansha publisher's Magazine Pocket service in February 2019. The publisher published the seventh compilation volume. on January 8 in Japan.
An anime adaptation produced by Doga Kobo Studios was confirmed earlier this month, without revealing further production details or an estimated release date. More details will be revealed shortly by the production team.
Kawaii dake ja Nai Shikimori-san synopsis
Shikimori seems to be the perfect girlfriend: cute, she knows how to create a pleasant atmosphere around her, she is sweet when she wants ... but she has a rather dark side that only emerges under certain circumstances. And her boyfriend Izumi hers loves to be with her when this happens! A fun high school romantic comedy with the plot twist that is a perfect fit for today's romantic comedy lovers.
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