The official Twitter account for the television anime of Kenichi Kondō‘s manga revealed on Monday that Kana Hanazawa will perform the ending theme song titled “Intaglio” for the anime’s second cours (quarter of year). The single’s CD, which includes the anime’s first cours ending theme song “Haiiro” (Gray), will get a release on November 1.
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Hanazawa also performs the show’s first ending theme song “Haiiro” (Gray).
The anime’s staff announced its two-cours broadcast during the first and second episode’s advance screening on June 23.
The anime premiered on Tokyo MX on July 9 at 25: 05 (effectively July 10 at 1: 05 a.m.). The show then aired on BS Asahi and Kansai TV at a later time. HIDIVE is streaming the anime as it airs. The anime made its North American premiere at Anime Expo on July 3.
The anime stars Yū Sasahara as Yayoi Hо̄zuki, Nobunaga Shimazaki as Keitarо̄ Gentо̄ga, Kana Hanazawa as Eiko Hо̄zuki, and Rina Kawaguchi as Ai Kamiyo.
Hiroshi Ikehata (, , ) is directing the anime at OLM. Shigeru Murakoshi (, ) is overseeing the series scripts, and Shin’ya Segawa (, ) is the character designer. Kohta Yamamoto, Shun Narita, and Yūsuke Seo are composing the music. Other staff members include Taijirō Nagata as art director, Yuho Ando as director of photography, Takahiro Uezono as 3D director, Ritsuko Utagawa as color designer, and Kōhei Yoshida as sound director.
luz performs the opening theme song “Kakuriyo” (Afterlife).
The manga centers on Keitarō Gentōga, who has the ability to be a spirit medium. In junior high school, he got someone else wrapped up in a spirit possession incident, and he has been a shut-in for more than two years. As he reintroduces himself to society as a private tutor, he meets a genius girl named Yayoi Hōzuki. Yayoi is instantly able to tell that Keitarō has skill as a spirit medium, and she invites him to go with her to a haunted location. The two then start their journey capturing evil spirits.
Kondō ( manga) launched the manga in Shueisha‘s magazine in March 2019. Viz Media is releasing the manga in English.
Sources: anime’s Twitter account, MoCa News