The World Ends With You TV Anime Opening Theme Song Changed Due to Arrest of ALI’s Drummer
In a very last-minute change, the previously announced opening theme song for The World Ends with You the Animation TV animehas been changed due to the arrest of drummerKahadio from the band ALI. The production committee hasn't revealed what the new song will be, with the first episode of the adaptation still scheduled to broadcast this Friday in Japan.
ALI was set to the opening theme”Teenage City Riot” forThe World Ends with You the Animation, but due to the arrest ofKahadio on yet-to-be-revealed charges, Sony Music asked the production committee to change the theme song, of which they obliged. The production committee confirmed that this will not affect the broadcasting schedule for the series. Any mention of ALI on the “Music” section of the official website has been scrubbed, with just the mention ofASCA's “Carpe Diem” ending theme remaining.
The World Ends with You the Animationis scheduled to begin this Friday on the Super Animeism block in Japan, with Funimation streaming the series in the west.