The official website for the anime of Keigo Maki‘s romantic comedy manga Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie (Kawaii Dake Ja Nai Shikimori-san) announced on Friday that the anime’s production company Doga Kobo has been temporarily closed due to rapid increase in staff members diagnosed with the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Doga Kobo closed on April 6, and it will remain closed until April 17. The staff for the anime is discussing how they will handle future broadcasts. The series is still scheduled to premiere on Asahi Broadcasting, TV Asahi, and 22 affiliated networks on the ANiMAZiNG!!! block on April 9.
The anime had previously been delayed by one week due to “organizational reasons.” The anime was originally scheduled to premiere on April 2.