• "Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie" Episode 5 is releasing Saturday
  • The anime is based on the original story by Keigo Maki
  • The episode will stream on Crunchyroll

The summer break begins and Izumi, Shikimori, and their friends are near the river in "Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie" Episode 5.

Izumi and his buddies decide to organize a barbeque to double the fun. Izumi is seen holding a knife and Shikimori is worried about him.

After the barbeque, they all play in the river. But Izumi finds himself in trouble in "Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie" Episode 5.

What will Shikimori do to save Izumi this time?

In the previous episode titled, "How They Each Feel at the Start of Summer," Izumi, Shikimori, and their friends gathered to decide what they plan to do over summer break.

Finally, they decided on going to the river. However, the combination of Izumi’s bad luck and the river could be a buzzkill for the group. This was when Shikimori said something cool.

Later, they all visited the mall and Shikimori was upset because Izumi mentioned he won’t be wearing the swimsuit.

“Summer begins at last! Izumi-kun joins Shikimori-san and their friends in deciding what they'll all do together over summer break. They decide to go to the river, but is the combination of a river and Izumi-kun's bad luck too dangerous? Then Shikimori-san says something amazingly cool…,” read the official synopsis of Episode 4, according to Crunchyroll.

“After some discussion, they all head to the mall together. Shikimori-san seems disappointed when Izumi-kun says he won't wear a swimsuit at the river. She says she won't wear one either, but then Izumi-kun does something that lights a fire in her...,” it continued.

The cast of the anime includes Saori Onishi as Shikimori, Shuichiro Umeda as Izumi, Rina Hidaka as Hachimitsu, Nobuhiko Okamoto as Inuzuka, Misato Matsuoka as Nekozaki, Ayaka Fukuhara as Kamiya, Naomi Kusumi as Akisada Izumi and Emi Shinohara as Motoko Izumi.

"Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie" anime is based on the original work by Keigo Maki.

The opening theme song of the anime is titled "Honey Jet Coaster" and it is performed by Nasuo☆. The closing theme song, "Route BLUE," is by Yuki Nakashima.

"Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie" Episode 5 is airing Saturday. Fans can watch the episode online on Crunchyroll in Japanese with English subtitles.

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