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Sumire Uesaka to Perform Hōzuki no Reitetsu OVA's Ending Theme

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3 new DVD episodes to screen in December before bundling with manga

The official website for the Hōzuki no Reitetsu anime announced on Sunday that Sumire Uesaka (Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!, Nobunagun) is performing the ending theme song "Enma Daiō ni Kiitegoran" (Try to Listen to King Enma) for the original anime DVDs (OADs).

The new song will be Uesaka's fifth single release and ship in Japan on December 10. The limited-edition CD and DVD set will cost 1,700 yen (about US$16). The anime illustration edition of the CD will cost 1,500 (US$14), and the regular CD will retail for 1,200 yen (US$11).

Uesaka performed the "Parallax View" ending theme song for the Hōzuki no Reitetsu television anime. She also voices the supernatural series' character Peach Maki.

The 17th, 18th, and 19th volumes of Natsumi Eguchi's original manga will include the OADs in limited-edition bundles. Advance screening that combine the three episodes will be held in 11 theaters throughout Japan from December 6 to 28.

The three bundles will ship on February 23, May 22, and August 21 of next year. The OADs will reunite the television anime's staff:

  • Director/AR Director: Hiro Kaburaki 
  • Assistant Director: Norihiro Naganuma 
  • Script: Midori Gotou 
  • Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Hirotaka Katō 
  • Sound Production: Sound Team Don Juan
  • Music: TOMISIRO 
  • Music Production: Starchild Records
  • Animation Production: Wit Studio

The dark comedy revolves around Hōzuki (Hiroki Yasumoto), the fierce aide to the Great King Enma (Takashi Nagasako). Calm and super-sadistic, he tries to resolve problems that often occur in Hell.

Sources: animeanime.jp, Animate.tv


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