News Mikako Komatsu Joins The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. Anime's Cast
posted on 2018-01-28 22:30 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
This year's ninth issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that Mikako Komatsu (Land of the Lustrous' Cinnabar, Pop Team Epic's Popuko) is joining the cast of the second anime season based on Shūichi Asō's The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. (Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan) manga. Komatsu will play "Koriki #2," a hamster who speaks in a Kansai dialect.
Hiroaki Sakurai (Di Gi Charat, Maid Sama!) is returning to direct the anime at Egg Firm and J.C. Staff. Masayuki Onji (Kimi to Boku., Aoi Hana) is also returning as the character designer. Hiroshi Kamiya, Daisuke Ono, and Nobunaga Shimazaki are performing the opening theme song "Silent Prisoner" as their characters alongside the Psychic Lover music group that also composes the music for the series. Dempagumi.inc are returning to perform the ending theme song "Sai Hakkenden" for the anime.
The manga centers on a high school boy named Kusuo Saiki. He possesses supernatural powers that cause unfortunate events in his everyday life.
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