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Nagi Yanagi Returns to Perform 2nd My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Season's Opening

posted on 2015-02-22 01:00 EST by Sarah Nelkin
ROUND TABLE's Katsutoshi Kitagawa collaborates with singer to create song for anime premiering

The official website for the Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Zoku sequel anime announced on Sunday that Nagi Yanagi will return to perform the anime's opening theme song. Yanagi performed the opening for the first season as well.

The website's published comment from Yanagi also lists that music unit ROUND TABLE's Katsutoshi Kitagawa will collaborate with Yanagi to create the song.




The cast will star (seen left to right) Saori Hayami as Yukino Yukinoshita, Nao Toyama as Yui Yuigahama, Takuya Eguchi as Hachiman Hikigaya, and Ayane Sakura as Kaori Isshiki.

The cast will also star:

  • Mikako Komatsu as Saika Totsuka
  • Nobuyuki Hiyama as Yoshiteru Zaimokuza
  • Aoi Yūki as Komachi Hikigaya
  • Mai Nakahara as Haruno Yukinoshita
  • Ryoka Yuzuki as Shizuka Hiratsuka
  • Takashi Kondo as Hayato Hayama
  • Haruka Tomatsu as Kaori Orimoto

Kei Oikawa (Outbreak Company, Minami-ke Okaeri) will replace Ai Yoshimura as director in the second season, and Yuichi Tanaka (A Certain Scientific Railgun, Natsuiro Kiseki) will replace Yuu Shindou as the anime character designer. The animation production will move from Brains Base to studio feel., but Shôtarô Suga is returning to series composition. Monaca will again be in charge of music and Satoshi Motoyama will again serve as sound director.

The anime will premiere in April.

The romantic comedy revolves around an antisocial high school student named Hachiman Hikigaya with a distorted view on life and no friends or girlfriend. When he sees his classmates talking excitedly about living their adolescent lives, he mutters, "They're a bunch of liars." When he is asked about his future dreams, he responds, "Not working." A teacher gets Hachiman to join the volunteer "service club," which happens to have the school's prettiest girl, Yukino Yukinoshita.

Crunchyroll streamed the first anime season as it aired in Japan in 2013. Wataru Watari's original light novels also received a video game adaptation and a tie-in original video anime the same year. The novel series with illustrations by Ponkan8 topped the annual Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! (This Light Novel is Amazing!) rankings for 2013 and 2014.

[Via Ota-suke]


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