Saiki Kusuo no Ψ-nan

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

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Synonyms: Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan, Saiki Kusuo no Sainan
Japanese: 斉木楠雄のΨ難
English: The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.
German: The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.
Spanish: The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.
French: The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.
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Type: TV
Episodes: 120
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 4, 2016 to Dec 26, 2016
Premiered: Summer 2016
Broadcast: Not scheduled once per week
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: J.C.Staff, Egg Firm
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: Gag HumorGag Humor, SchoolSchool, Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 5 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.421 (scored by 577569577,569 users)
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Ranked: #1642
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Popularity: #136
Members: 1,032,996
Favorites: 27,572

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To the average person, psychic abilities might seem a blessing; for Kusuo Saiki, however, this could not be further from the truth. Gifted with a wide assortment of supernatural abilities ranging from telepathy to x-ray vision, he finds this so-called blessing to be nothing but a curse. As all the inconveniences his powers cause constantly pile up, all Kusuo aims for is an ordinary, hassle-free life—a life where ignorance is bliss.

Unfortunately, the life of a psychic is far from quiet. Though Kusuo tries to stay out of the spotlight by keeping his powers a secret from his classmates, he ends up inadvertently attracting the attention of many odd characters, such as the empty-headed Riki Nendou and the delusional Shun Kaidou. Forced to deal with the craziness of the people around him, Kusuo comes to learn that the ordinary life he has been striving for is a lot more difficult to achieve than expected.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Saiki Kusuo no Ψ-nan aired weekly from Monday to Friday short 5 minute episodes in the morning block until November 4, 2016. A full episode every Sunday night followed the morning block short, but later became the main broadcast time.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Herek, Samantha
Assistant Producer
Sakurai, Hiroaki


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
1: "Seishun wa Zankoku ja nai (青春は残酷じゃない)" by Natsuki Hanae (eps 1-60)
2: "Sai Ψ Sai Kouchou (最Ψ最好調!)" by (eps 61-120)

Ending Theme

1: "Ψ desu I LIKE YOU" by
2: "Kokoro (こころ)" by Natsuki Hanae

Dec 25, 2016
Aired during the Summer and Fall 2016 seasons, Saiki Kusuo no Ψ-nan is (hopefully just for now) a hidden gem in comedy anime that I can't recommend enough to watch.

The protagonist in this story, Saiki, is a boy that was born with psychic powers in a normal world. He can read minds, he can teleport from one place to another, he can restore things (people included) to their previous state in the past… and these three are just a few examples of all that he can do. Saiki is so powerful that, if he wanted to, he could singlehandedly take control of the Earth in ...
Jan 1, 2017
You're in a crowd of people and trying to hide from a really creepy dude that you know from school or work. Luckily, he hasn't noticed you yet.

You probably want to do the best you can to get out of his line of sight... right? So you've finally managed to make it behind him, but then, just as you think that you're safe, the creepy dude stays facing forward, but SWIFTLY does a horrifying 180-degree HEAD-ONLY turn. He then, with a derp face, looks SOLELY at you out of everybody in the crowd. In a shocking development, you've somehow been spotted! That "wtf moment" that ...
Oct 28, 2016
With the abundance of short four minute episode anime becoming increasingly more common every anime season, Saiki-kun felt like a breath of fresh air from the same boring and tiring formula that has been used ever so frequently.

One thing that works in favour of the show above others of the same format is that Saiki-kun lasted for many more episodes while also airing a new episode everyday. My main problem with these types of shows is the weekly formula as they're airing; once the episode stops and the next one begins the following week its hard to keep track of what has happened and the ...

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