KEY POINTS

  • Komi is on her way to find more friends
  • "Komi Can't Communicate" Episode 3 is airing this Thursday
  • The episode will stream on Netflix Japan and TV Tokyo

The adventure of Komi Shouko, who suffers from a condition called Comyushou, continues as she strives to make 100 friends. After becoming friends with communication maestro Najimi Osama, she is ready for more in "Komi Can't Communicate" Episode 3.

The official Twitter account of the anime series has shared the synopsis of Episode 3. The synopsis suggests Komi, who is nervous and cannot talk to anyone, is staring at someone. It appears she will meet someone who too gets nervous easily.

It will be interesting to see if Tadano and Najimi will help Komi choose her next friend.

In Episode 2 of "Komi Can't Communicate," it is revealed Komi has a condition named Comyushou where one's social skills take a backseat. She managed to become friends with Tadano who vowed to help her in her mission to get 100 friends.

With 99 more to go, Tadano realized it was an uphill task. He realized he had no friends in the school and had no choice but to approach his childhood friend Najimi, who happened to be a social butterfly.

Soon, Tadano and Komi found out she was friends with everyone. Later in the episode, Najimi also shared an incident from the past where she tried to be friends with Komi but failed.

"At a high school full of unique characters, Tadano helps his shy and unsociable classmate Komi reach her goal of making friends with 100 people," read the official series synopsis, according to Netflix.

The cast "Komi Can't Communicate" anime includes Aoi Koga as Shoko Komi, Gakuto Kajiwara as Hitohito Tadano, Rie Murakawa as Najimi Osana, Noriko Hidaka as narrator, Yurika Moriyama as Kaede Otori, Yukiyo Fujii as Himiko Agari, Yuga Sato as Taisei Sonoda, Sarah Emi Bridcutt as Akako Onigashima, Ruriko Aoki as Nene Onemine, Rumi Okubo as Omoharu Nakanaka, Rina Hidaka as Ren Yamai, Mitsuaki Hoshino as Masayoshi Komi, Megumi Han as Nokoko Inaka, Maaya Uchida as Tadano Hitomi, Kikuko Inoue as Shūko Komi, Kensho Ono as Mono Shinobimono, Kenji Akabane as Shigeo Chiarai, Junya Enoki as Shousuke Komi and Ami Maeshima as Makeru Yadano.

Viewers in Japan can watch "Komi Can't Communicate" Episode 3 on Netflix Japan and TV Tokyo on Thursday. Fans outside Japan will be able to watch the episodes from Thursday on Netflix.

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