Shigeru Chiba Joins Hozuki's Coolheadedness Anime's Cast
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for the anime adaptation of Natsumi Eguchi's Hozuki's Coolheadedness (Hōzuki no Reitetsu) manga revealed on Saturday that voice actor Shigeru Chiba (One Piece's Buggy, Overlord's Sebas Tian, March comes in like a lion's Sōmeiji Kawamoto) is joining the second season anime as the character Keneō. The "moody looking" character will debut in the 24th episode on Saturday.
Jigoku no Sata All Stars (Hell's Affairs All Stars) is performing the show's opening theme song, "Haikei, Jigoku Yori" (Dear, From Hell). Jigoku no Sata All Stars is a group of the series' cast members: Hiroki Yasumoto (Hōzuki), Takashi Matsuyama (Rurio), Hiroki Gotou (Kakisuke), Takashi Nagasako (Enma Daiō), Yumiko Kobayashi (Shiro), Satomi Satou (Ichiko), Yui Ogura (Niko), and Atsumi Tanezaki (Karashi). The group also performed the first and second season's opening themes, "Jigoku no Sata mo Kimi Shidai" and "Dai! Jigoku Jigobushi," respectively.
Sumire Uesaka is performing the ending theme song. Uesaka voices Peach Maki in the series.
The second season premiered on October 7, and Sentai Filmworks streamed the first cours on HIDIVE as it aired in Japan.
Kazuhiro Yoneda (Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara., Yona of the Dawn) took over for Hiro Kaburagi as director for the second season. Production moved from Wit Studio to Studio DEEN. Jirō Omatsuri replaced Hirotaka Katō as character designer in the second season. Midori Gotou is again writing the scripts, and TOMISIRO is again composing the music.