While there are a lot of amazing anime couples over the years, Shikimori Micchon and Izumi Yuu from Shikimori’s Not Just A Cutie are top-tier relationship goals with their surprisingly amazing dynamics.
Unlike typical romantic anime stories, Shikimori and Izumi have broken the stereotypes of a clumsy girlfriend and a strong boyfriend. Their reversed roles made fans intrigued by how their love story can grow and develop over the series.
This isn’t the first time a series tried to break the stereotype as anime fans have seen this approach in My Dress-Up Darling.
Shikimori's Not Just A Cutie is Top-Tier Relationship Goals
But what makes this couple relationship goals? It is the fact that despite Izumi being unlucky, he was happy to be with Shikimori and vice versa. She gave herself the role of keeping him safe, giving viewers hope that they can find someone like that.
Even better, Shikimori can be a normal girl at times, especially when Izumi teases her. She isn’t always the perfect and strong girl and can be flustered at times which only Izumi can do. She also has her own set of insecurities and even be possessive at times.
This is probably the reason a lot of anime fans love her. She is charismatic and confident yet still a normal girl who’s in love.
This is where Izumi comes in and balances their relationship. He is gentle, compassionate, and generous, making him one of the ideal boyfriend types in anime.
Together, they make a powerful couple and make a lot of viewers wish they had a relationship like that. Shikimori’s Not Just A Cutie is part of the Spring 2022 anime collection. The series made its premiere in April 2022 and can be streamed on Crunchyroll.
The streaming site also offers a dubbed version of the series to cater to international fans. What else can viewers learn from this couple? Tune in to find out!
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