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Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie, Volume 1: 09/12/22
Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie, Volume 1 by Keigo Maki (2019) is the start of a story of Izumi and Shikimori. He's klutz and she's a tough girl who wants to be cute and bubbly.
I read volume one because of the recent anime (Spring 2022). The anime turns out to be more plot oriented than the manga. The manga instead is a series of short gags that are loosely tied together through some segues.
The anime I genuinely enjoyed. It's like a gendered swapped Milo Murphy's Law but with a love interest. Shikimori and Izumi genuinely love each other. They're cute together and their strengths and weaknesses compliment each other.
The manga, though, being so gagged focus takes much longer to establish the leads' as fully realized characters. I felt like I was reading more into each scene from having seen the anime. Had I just read the manga, I would probably be rating volume one two or three stars.