Natsuki Hanae Performs New Ending Theme For The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. Anime Starting in October
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This year's 39th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that The Disastrous Life of Saiki K., the television anime adaptation of Shūichi Asō's Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan manga, will get a new ending theme song titled "Kokoro" (Heart) for its late-night broadcast by Natsuki Hanae starting in October. The song's single will ship on November 9.
Hanae is also performing the show's current opening theme song "Seishun wa Zankoku janai" for the anime's late-night broadcast. The single for this song will ship on September 7.
The anime premiered as a "double broadcast," airing in the mornings Mondays-Fridays within the Oha-Suta ("Good Morning Star") program on TV Tokyo, and at night on TV Tokyo, TV Aichi, and TV Osaka. The morning broadcast airs five episodes each week, and the late-night broadcast collects those five episodes and airs them together. The anime's morning broadcast premiered on July 4, and the late-night broadcast premiered on July 10.
The manga centers on a high school boy named Kusuo Saiki. He possesses supernatural powers that cause unfortunate events in his everyday life.
Hiroaki Sakurai (Di Gi Charat, Maid Sama!) is directing the anime at EGG FIRM and J.C. Staff, and Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, Kyōkai no Rinne) is in charge of series composition. Masayuki Onji (Kimi to Boku., Aoi Hana) is in charge of character design. The new special musical unit Saikic Lover is performing background music for the anime. The group consists of vocalist Yoffy, guitarist Imajo, and arranger Kenichirō Ōishi.