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Magi: Sinbad no Bōken TV Anime's Theme Songs, April 15 Debut Revealed

posted on 2016-02-25 00:00 EST
PENGUIN RESEARCH, Fujifabric perform theme songs for anime based on spinoff manga

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Shinobu Ohtaka and Yoshifumi Ōtera's spinoff manga Magi: Sinbad no Bōken (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad) revealed the show's theme song artists and premiere date on Thursday.

The show will premiere on April 15 on MBS, TBS, CBC, and BS-TBS in the "Animeism" programming block. A new TV commercial for the anime will air during this week's Animeism block.

PENGUIN RESEARCH will perform the opening theme song "Spotlight," and Fujifabric will perform the ending theme song "Polaris." PENGUIN RESEARCH previously performed the ending theme song for Durarara!! ×2 The Third Arc, and Fujifabric performed theme songs for Silver Spoon, Space Brothers, tsuritama, and Blue Spring Ride.

The manga has already inspired five OVA episodes that have shipped with previous volumes of the manga. The main staff and cast are returning from the OVA series. Yoshikazu Miyao (Inazuma Eleven, S.A) is directing the series at studio Lay-duce (Classroom Crisis) off scripts by Taku Kishimoto (Haikyu!!, Silver Spoon). Souichirou Sako is designing the characters for animation and is also serving as chief animation director, and Tomohiro Ōkubo is composing the music.

Daisuke Ono is returning from the main Magi television series and the OVAs to play Sinbad. Other returning cast members include Akira Ishida as Yunan, Tomokazu Sugita as Drakon, Ai Kayano as Serendine, Katsuyuki Konishi as Badr, Yōko Hikasa as Esra, Keiji Fujiwara as Hinahoho, Takahiro Sakurai as Jafar, Ayumi Fujimura as Pipirika, Takehito Koyasu as Barbarossa, and Hiroki Touchi as Baal.

The manga is a spinoff of Ohtaka's Magi manga. The series takes place 30 years before the events of Magi and focuses on Sinbad's journey to become king.

Image © Shinobu Ohtaka, Yoshifumi Ōtera / Shogakukan, AOS PROJECT

Sources: Comic Natalie, MoCa News


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