The official website for The world ends with you animation (Subarashiki Kono Sekai Animation), anime av Square Enixs The world ends with you (Subarashiki Kono Sekai) action role-playing game, announced on Thursday that the anime will change the opening theme. Sony Music Labels reported the same day that the police arrested Kahadio (real name Kadio Shirai), the drummer of the band ALI. The band was scheduled to perform the opening theme song “TEENAGE CITY RIOT”
None of the announcements from Sony Music Labels, The world ends with you animation website, or ALIits official website mentions why Kahadio was arrested, however ALIThe site mentions a “scandal”. The announcement further ALIThe official website noted that the case is currently under investigation, but that it will treat Kahadio “properly.” Anime will air its first episode tomorrow as scheduled.
Funimation will stream anime.
The funk / hip-hop group ALI previously performed the theme songs for BEASTARS, Jujutsu Kaisen, and Noblesse anime. The band made their big debut in 2019 with the single “Wild Side”, the opening theme for the first season of BEASTARS.
Sources: Sony Music Labels, The world ends with you animation website, ALIits website