The Cutie SHY Sets Its Return for July with a Trailer

June 21, 2024

If you enjoyed the anime “SHY,” you’re in luck! The official website of this adaptation from the manga written and illustrated by Bukimi Miki has revealed a new promotional video for the second season of the project. This video confirms that the premiere is scheduled for just a few days from now, this coming July 1st in Japan, while showcasing a snippet of the opening theme titled “WILLSHINE,” performed by PassCode.

Source: EMOTION Label Official YouTube Channel

The first season consisted of a total of twelve episodes and aired during Fall 2023 (October-December) in Japan. As we know, the continuation was immediately announced at the end of the first season, and now we are just days away from its arrival on our screens. Bukimi Miki began publishing this manga in Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shonen Champion magazine in August 2019. This was the author’s first work, so there are no prior references to their art.

Production Team

  • Masaomi Andou (Kuzu no Honkai, Gakkougurashi!, Kanata no Astra) directed the anime at 8-Bit studios.
  • Yuuichi Tanaka (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Oregairu, Toaru Majutsu no Index) was in charge of character design and animation direction.
  • Yasuhiro Nakanishi (Kaguya-sama: Love is War, Yamada-kun to Lv999 no Koi wo Suru, Kakkou no Iinazuke) handled the scriptwriting and supervision.
  • Hinako Tsubakiyama (Sugar Apple Fairy Tale, Kunoichi Tsubaki no Mune no Uchi, Sabikui Bisco) composed the soundtrack.

Voice Cast

The previously announced voice cast was as follows:

  • Shino Shimoji as Teru Momijiyama (SHY)
  • Tomokazu Sugita as Ebio
  • Sayumi Suzushiro as Lady Black
  • Ayumu Murase as Mian Long
  • Nao Touyama as Iko Koishikawa
  • Mamiko Noto as Spirit
  • Shinichiro Miki as Stardust
  • Kikuko Inoue as Unilord
  • Kotori Koiwai as Ai Tennoji
  • Hitomi Ueda as Utsuro

And new talents are joining this team:

  • Wataru Hatano as Century
  • Hiro Shimono as Tokimaru
  • Izumi Kita as Quabara

Synopsis of “SHY”

In the mid-21st century, powerful individuals with superhuman strength appeared all over the world. These people, who wore flashy clothes and performed incredible feats in the name of peace, became known as heroes, symbolic figures of the nations they came from. In Japan, Teru Momijiyama, a 14-year-old student, is known for her secret identity as Japan’s heroine, Shy.

As a young and timid girl, Shy is a fairly novice heroine with much to learn. She struggles to trust herself and wonders if she deserves the title of hero. Despite her self-doubt, Shy strives to save people and do the right thing. As new and powerful threats emerge, Shy must cooperate with heroes from around the world while learning what it means to be a hero.

We already have a clear idea of the plot of “SHY,” and we even enjoyed its first season. It’s great that we didn’t have to wait long to receive the second season, don’t you agree? Come on, check out the comments and tell us what you thought of the first season of “SHY,” or its original manga if you had the chance to enjoy it. You know, we’ll be reading! 😉

Images Source: EMOTION Label Official YouTube Channel, ANIME TIME MEDIA