The official website for the anime adapting Shuichi Aso’s Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan is now streaming an ad which introduces Kusuo Saiki and his ESPer woes. Though he thought his psychic powers would let him live the dream, he admits that he was wrong, as weird people gravitate towards him even though all he wants is to be left alone.
Saiki Kusuo no ψ Nan CM via pKjd
Late last month, it was announced in Shonen Jump magazine that the morning showing of the double broadcast would air on July 4th at 7:05am, with the late-night broadcast following on July 11th at 1:35am. The characters were also given design previews, and their voice cast is led by Hiroshi Kamiya, known for playing Fate/stay night‘s Shinji, as Kusuo Saiki. The rest of the cast stand as follows:
Mitsuo Iwata (Akira movie’s Shotaro Kaneda) as Kuniharu Saiki
Rikako Aikawa (Pururun! Shizuku-chan‘s Hababi-kun) as Kurumi Saiki
Nobunaga Shimazaki (Free!‘s Haruka Nanase) as Shun Kaido
Daisuke Ono (Black Butler‘s Sebastian) as Riki Nendo
Ai Kayano (Guilty Crown‘s Inori Yuzuriha and Mana Oma) as Kokomi Teruhashi
Yukari Tamura (Akame ga Kill‘s Mine) as Chiyo Yumehara
Satoshi Hino (Naruto Shippuden‘s Sai) as Kineshi Hairo
Natsuki Hanae (Tokyo Ghoul‘s Ken Kaneki) as Reita Toritsuka
Hiroaki Sakurai of Maid-sama! is directing, with Shirobako‘s Michiko Yokote on series composition and Masayuki Onji of Aoi Hana designing characters. EGG Firm and J.C.Staff animate the show, based on the manga which first launched as a Jump series in 2012, after Aso had been drawing one-shots for the Jump and Jump Next! magazines since 2011.
Besides inspiring three voice comics, two novels, and a mini-game for the Jump Live app, the series was previously adapted as a Flash anime series in 2013. A live-action film was also announced last year, but is yet to be released.