Musical Duo Yuzu Animated for Crayon Shin-chan's New Ending
posted on by Egan Loo
The musical duo Yuzu are contributing their new song "Ola!!" as the theme song of Eiga Crayon Shin-chan: Ora no Hikkoshi Monogatari ~Saboten Daishūgeki (Crayon Shin-chan the Movie: My Story About Moving ~The Great Cactus Attack~), the film opening on April 18. In addition, the Crayon Shin-chan television anime will begin using the song as its ending theme in the February 6 episode.
In the 23rd and newest film in the long-running anime franchise, Shin-chan's Nohara family moves from Kasukabe City to Mexico. The family overcomes their separation from friends, deal with the foreign land and culture … and face moving cactus.
Not only is Yuzu providing "Ola!!" as the television anime's ending song, but they themselves will appear in animated form with Shin-chan for the ending sequence.
Director Masakazu Hashimoto and writer Kimiko Ueno, who both worked on Eiga Crayon Shin-chan: Bakauma—! B-Kyū Gourmet Survival!!, are returning to helm the newest film.
Yuzu previously collaborated with Kenichi Maeyamada, the musician also known as Hyadain, for "Reason," the ending theme song for the 2011 Hunter × Hunter television series. The song was also used as the theme for the Hunter × Hunter: Phantom Rouge film. The duo then contributed the ending theme song "Nagareboshi☆Kirari" for the television series. They then contributed the song "Hyōri Ittai" as the theme song for the Hunter × Hunter -The Last Mission- film and the ending theme for the television series. They also performed the theme song for the live-action film of Hiromu Arakawa's agricultural school manga Silver Spoon, as well as an ending song for Doraemon.
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