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Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian Delayed to July

Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian Delayed to JulyWe’re going to have to wait a little longer to catch up with Alya and her unique method for hiding feelings. Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian, the anime adaptation of the light novels of the same name by Sunsunsun, has been delayed from April to July. Nyet!!!!

According to the official statement, the delay is in order to “make [it] even more enjoyable for everyone.” Hard to argue with that.

The show is directed by Ryota Itoh (My Senpai is Annoying) and animated over at Doga Kobo. It stars Sumire Uesaka, who majored in Russian in college, as Alya.

Here’s how Yen Press describes the light novels:

Alisa Mikhailovna Kujou is Seiren Private Academy’s “solitary princess.” She’s a half-Russian beauty with silver hair, at the top of her class, student council accountant, and…completely unapproachable. For some reason, she’s also taken on the responsibility of reprimanding the slacker who sits next to her in class. Masachika Kuze is constantly frustrating her by falling asleep, forgetting his textbooks, and just being an overall unexemplary student. Or at least, that’s how it looks from the outside. She may put on a tough act, but she doesn’t mind Masachika as much as others would think. She even lets him call her by her nickname, Alya. Anyone hearing the comments she mutters in Russian under her breath might know how she really feels, but since none of her classmates understand the language, she’s free to say whatever she likes! Except…there is one person who knows what she’s saying. Masachika eavesdrops on her embarrassing revelations, pretending to be clueless, all the while wondering what her flirtatious comments actually mean!

Source: ANN

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.