Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Episode 3 Release Date and Time, Countdown

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Shikimori continues to be a cool heroine in the eyes of Izumi in Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie. With a ball tournament happening at school, Shikimori and Izumi deal with bad luck, increasing popularity, and missing time with each other. Here’s Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Episode 3's release date, time, and everything you need to know!

Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie, which Crunchyroll picked up as part of their simulcast service, is one of the most highly anticipated anime shows of Spring 2022. It is a high school romance comedy anime about an unusual couple, the cool and cute Shikimori and the clumsy, full of bad luck, Izumi.

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What Happened in Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Episode 2?

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Students at the school compete in a ball tournament that includes sports such as soccer, volleyball, and basketball. Shikimori then informs her boyfriend, Izumi, that she and Neko will be joining the volleyball team.

On the other hand, Izumi will be joining the soccer team alongside Inusuka. While they both want to support each other, the timing of their games unfortunately overlaps. As a result, Izumi holds Shikimori's hands and sends his adorable good luck vibes to his girlfriend, much to the latter's embarrassment.

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The episode then switches to Izumi's soccer game, where he has a lot of awful luck. Shikimori is agonizingly watching from the sidelines, worrying about her boyfriend's clumsiness.

Izumi lies down in the nurse's office, taking a break from his soccer game. In keeping with this, Shikimori confides in Izumi about his clumsiness and how it causes her constant worry. She even tells Izumi to be by her side at all times in order to protect him.

While Izumi is relieved to hear Shikimori is worried about him, he assures her that he can also protect her. As a result, Shikimori teases Izumi that she will not return to the volleyball game but will instead hide beside Izumi in his bed, much to Izumi's blushing face.

Shikimori appears to be confident in her teasing of Izumi, but the truth is revealed when Shikimori blushes outside the nurse's office and monologues about how far she has teased her unfortunate boyfriend.

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Shikimori then heads to the volleyball team, where she will face off against the other class, which has a volleyball ace, Kamiya, on their team. She works hard with Neko to rack up points one by one. Despite the fact that the soccer game has been lost, Izumi and Inusuka proceed to root for the volleyball team.

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Izumi gives Shikimori his loudest cheer when he sees the score. With that said, Shikimori adopts her cool demeanor and declares that she will not be defeated by the opposing team.

Fortunately, the volleyball team won thanks to Shikimori and Neko's command. Shikimori and Neko get tremendous popularity and fangirls at school a few days later. While Shikimori wants to spend time with Izumi, her followers continue to request that she eat lunch with them, and so on. A flying ball appears out of nowhere in the middle of the discourse, hitting Inusuka in the face after pushing Izumi away.

Shikimori's aura changes as she sees Izumi caring for Inusuka, and she becomes enraged at the sight of the two boys. As a result, Shikimori's supporters are gagging at the sight of his enraged visage. It turns out that they prefer Shikimori's angry expression over her normal one.

Izumi monologues about Inusuka's injuries, Shikimori's popularity, and his time away with her girlfriend towards the end of the episode. He becomes so preoccupied with his thoughts that he loses his footing on the stairwell. Shikimori, luckily, is there to stop Izumi from falling by hugging him from behind.

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When is the Release Date of Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Episode 3?

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Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie Episode 3 will premiere in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe on Saturday, April 23, 2022. Meanwhile, in Japan, the anime will premiere on Sunday, April 24, 2022.

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When is the Release Time of Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Episode 3?

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In Japan, Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Episode 3 will premiere on April 24, 2022, Sunday, at 2:00 AM JST.

If information remains correct, the following release times should apply to your location:

  • Pacific Time: 11:15 (April 23)
  • Central Time: 13:15 (April 23)
  • Eastern Time: 14:15 (April 23)
  • British Time: 19:15 (April 23)
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Where to Watch Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Episode 3 with English Subtitles

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Crunchyroll will be streaming Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Episode 3 with English subtitles. Take note that Crunchyroll is discontinuing ad-supported streaming for free members; as a result, the streaming behemoth recommends their premium subscription plan to access their services.

Meanwhile, in Asian regions, Muse Asia, BiliBili TV, and ANIPLUS will stream Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Episode 3 in English, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and Chinese with subtitles based on your preference.

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