The official website of the upcoming Insomniacs After School anime revealed its ending theme song and the artist that will be performing it on Feb 17, 2023.
Homecomings, an indie rock band, will be performing the ending theme song “Laps”. Checkout the comment by Yuki Fukutomi, who is a member of the band, below:
“The town by the sea where I used to live is famous for its many cloudy days, but strangely enough, at night we could see many stars, and my mother used to tell me the names of the stars in front of the entrance. I wrote this song for our long, quiet nights together with the smell of the dignified air at that time.
I am very honoured to be involved in such a wonderful work set in Ishikawa Prefecture, where I grew up. I hope to learn the name of one more star next time I return home.“
It was also revealed that the first three episodes of the anime will be pre-screened on March 19, 2023, at TOHO Cinemas Ikebukuro. A talk show will also take place along with the screening, where Gen Sato, Konomi Tamura, Haruka Tomatsu, and Seiichiro Yamashita will be present
Insomniacs After School anime will start airing on April 2023 in Japan on Tokyo TV and other channels.
It was previously revealed that Gen Sato and Konomi Tamura will voice the main characters Ganta and Isaki respectively.
Other cast includes:
- Haruka Tomatsu as Yui Shiromaru
- Seiichiro Yamashita as Taho Ukegawa
- Lynn as Motoko Kanikawa
- Natsumi Fujiwara as Kanami Anamizu
- Sumire Morohoshi as Mina Nono
- Mamiko Noto as Usako Kurashiki
- Sho Kano as Rui Haida
Insomniacs After School is being directed by Yuki Ikeda at studio LIDEN FILMS, with series composition by Rintaro Ikeda, character designs by Hiroaki Fukuda, and music by Yuki Hayashi.
It was also confirmed that the live-action adaptation of the manga will also premiere in April 2023.
The franchise has also teamed up with “81st Nanao Port Festival” to be held on July 17, in Nanao City, Ishikawa Prefecture where the newly drawn collaboration visuals and leaflets were distributed.
Kimi wa Hōkago Insomnia is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Makoto Ojiro. It has been serialized in Shogakukan’s seinen manga magazine Weekly Big Comic Spirits since May 2019.
Shogakukan collected its chapters into individual tankōbon volumes. The first volume was released on September 12, 2019. As of January 12, 2022, eight volumes have been released. In France, the manga has been licensed by Soleil Manga
The Japanese band Macaroni Enpitsu released a music video for their single “Enshin” (“Centrifuge”), which featured art from the manga, on November 21, 2019.
MAL describes the plot as:
Two sleepless teenagers find kinship as they escape to their school’s astronomy observatory.
Unable to sleep at night, Ganta Nakami is cranky in class and unpopular with his classmates. He discovers that the school observatory, once used by the now-defunct astronomy club, may be the perfect place for a nap—but he’s not alone. Fellow insomniac Isaki Magari is willing to share the observatory with Nakami, and a friendship between the two begins as they bond over the most unlikely of things.
Dark rumors about what befell the members of the astronomy club keep people away from the school observatory, and that’s what makes it the perfect sanctuary for Nakami and Magari to get some much-needed rest. Unfortunately, the school faculty can’t allow its unsanctioned use. But if there were a new astronomy club, maybe these two insomniacs could have a place to call home!
Source: Official Website