Yuuki Kaji Joins The Disasterous Life of Saiki K. 2nd Season’s Cast as T?ma Akechi
This year’s 50th issue of Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced on Monday that Yuuki Kaji will voice Tōma Akechi in the second season of the television anime of Sh?ichi As?‘s The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. manga. Tōma (pictured above in visual to the right) is a transfer student who talks a lot.
The second season will also add the characters Hiroshi Satō, a very normal guy, and Mikoto Aiura, a sexy gyaru type. The magazine teased that it will reveal of Mikoto’s voice actress in the next issue.
The anime will feature a returning cast, and will premiere in January.
The manga centers on a high school boy named Kusuo Saiki. He possesses supernatural powers that cause unfortunate events in his everyday life.
The first season 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 aired five episodes each week, and the late-night broadcast collected those five episodes and aired them together. The anime premiered in July 2016. Funimation streamed the series with English subtitles as it aired in Japan, and also streamed an English broadcast dub for the series.
The manga also inspired a live-action film that opened in Japan on October 21. The film earned 194 million yen (about US$1.7 million) to rank at #2 during its opening weekend.