“The work has tremendous power, so it was tough to find the right sound for it,” said Genshi Yonezu.
Genshi Yonezu has written a new song “KICK BACK” as the opening theme for the TV anime “Chainsaw Man,” which will start on October 11, and part of the song has been unveiled in the anime’s music video.
In addition, it was announced that the song was arranged in collaboration with Daiki Tsuneta (King Gnu/millennium parade) and that the song is based on Morning Musume。”We’re ALIVE” by Morning Musume.
This information was announced at the world premiere of the TV anime “Chainsaw Man” held on September 19 at 20:00.
The manga “Chainsawman,” which has sold more than 15 million copies in its 11 volumes and is currently being serialized in “Shonen Jump+” as part 2 of the “Gakuen Arc,” is produced by MAPPA, which has produced numerous hit anime series. At the event, the premiere screening of the first episode was held, and the director Ryu Nakayama and the main voice actors took the stage to greet the audience. The opening theme was announced, and a music video to the song “KICK BACK” was also shown.
The stage greeting was archived for one week on MAPPA’s official YouTube channel, Nico Live, and Abema TV.
In addition, a new artist photo of Yonezu Genshi taken by Jiro Konami, inspired by the song “KICK BACK,” was also released.
Yonezu Genshi Comment
I wrote the song “KICK BACK” for the anime adaptation of Chainsaw Man.
I am honored because I loved the original work.
The work has tremendous power, so it was tough to find the right sound for it.
I hope you will enjoy it. Thank you very much in advance.
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The world premiere archive of the TV animation “CHAINSAW MAN” is now streaming on MAPPA’s YouTube channel.
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TV anime “Chainsaw man” program site
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