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Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso Gets 2nd Cover Song Commercial

posted on by Karen Ressler
Goose House covers Motohiro Hata's "Uroko"

The official website for for the anime adaptation of Naoshi Arakawa's Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (April is Your Lie) manga began streaming a second commercial featuring a Goose House cover song on Thursday. For the video, the band Goose House covered the song "Uroko" (Fish Scale) by Motohiro Hata.

Goose House is performing the opening theme song in addition to cover songs for the commercials. The band members read the original manga before composing the opening theme song.

In the story, Kōsei Arima is a former child prodigy who lost his ability to play the piano when his mother died. His daily life is monochrome, but it begins to gain color when he meets a female violinist by chance. Kaori Miyazono is an audacious go-getter who is overflowing with personality. Enchanted by the girl, Kōsei starts to move forward with his own legs at the age of 14.

The cast includes:

Natsuki Hanae as Kōsei Arima

Risa Taneda as Kaori Miyazono

Ayane Sakura as Tsubaki Sawabe

Ryota Ohsaka as Ryōta Watari

Yuuki Kaji as Takeshi Aiza

Saori Hayami as Emi Igawa

Kyōhei Ishiguro (Fairy Tail, Psycho-Pass episode director) is directing the anime at A-1 Pictures off scripts by Takao Yoshioka (High School DxD, WATAMOTE). Yukiko Aikei (Accel World, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere) is serving as character designer and chief animation director. Masaru Yokoyama (Queen's Blade, Freezing Vibration) is composing the music, while Jin Aketagawa (High School DxD, anohana) is sound director.

The manga debuted in Kodansha's Monthly Shonen Magazine in 2011, and the ninth compiled volume shipped in Japan in May. The series won the Best Shōnen Manga category in Kodansha's 37th Annual Manga Awards last year.

The series is slated to premiere on Fuji TV's Noitamina block in October.

Thanks to Kagayaki for the news tip.

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