Komi Can’t Communicate anime is officially getting released. This was announced through Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine. They also announced the release date being 7th October 2021. A trailer was also released on Tuesday.
Anime Komi Can’t Communicate will be a Netflix Exclusive. The anime is also the second anime to be released weekly on Netflix after Blue Period.
About The Anime:
Komi Can’t Communicate is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tomohito Oda. OLM is animating the series while Ayumu Watanabe is directing the anime.
The First Episode of Komi Can’t Communicate is scheduled to release on 07 October 2021 in Japan. And on 21 October on Netflix.
Therefore fans can expect a 2-week delay between the Japanese release and the Netflix release. The reason behind this is that Netflix has to provide subtitles in 31 different languages as well as have to dub anime in 8 languages. This is because Netflix is going to release the anime in 190 countries.
Komi Can’t Communicate: Cast, English Simulcast, and English Simulcast:
Anime is starring Aoi Koga as Komi and Gakuto Kajiwara as Tadano. While Komi Can’t Communicate doesn’t have an English simulcast partner yet but it will most likely have one before it starts premiere.
A new trailer for the anime was released on 11 September. Though it doesn’t have any English subtitles. Therefore fans have to settle for visuals as of now.
What are the Genre And Summary?
This anime is of Slice of life and the Romantic Comedy genre. Following is a short summary of the anime given by IMDb:
An absolute beauty to anyone, Shouko Komi in reality suffers from extreme social anxiety and communication problems, making her largely unable to talk to others. However, her attractiveness and stoic appearance, which in itself results from her anxiety, is perceived as refined class, making her highly popular while preventing people from actually getting to know her. Komi’s first conversation with Tadano is over a blackboard, and she uses a notebook to convey her feelings through writing. Despite this, she is still capable of verbal conversation over a cell phone. Her dream is to overcome her communication problems and make 100 friends.
Where Can Fans Watch The Series?
As the series is a Netflix Exclusive it will only be available to stream for international audiences on Netflix. And as for Japanese fans anime is scheduled to air on TV Tokyo from 7 October onwards.