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Burnout Syndromes Performs Haikyu! Second Season's New Opening Theme

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Osaka-based rock band to perform new opening theme song

The first 2016 issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine (cover pictured at right) announced on Monday that the band Burnout Syndromes will perform a new opening theme song titled "Fly High!!" for the Haikyu! Second Season anime. The new song will premiere in January.

Burnout Syndromes is a three-person rock band that formed in Osaka in 2005. They have released two independent albums to date, Sekaiichi Utsukushii Sekaiichi Utsukushii Sekai and Bungaku Shōjo, as well as the single "LOSTTIME" under Tower Records.

SPYAIR is performing the current opening theme of Haikyu!! Second Season, titled "I'm a Believer."

The series premiered on October 3 and is listed with 25 episodes. Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs in Japan and describes the story:

After losing to Aoba Johsai at the Inter-High, the Karasuno High Volleyball Team is working their hardest toward the Spring Tournament. In the meantime, it's decided that they'll be heading to Tokyo for a training camp with Nekoma High and a handful of other powerful schools. They team is practicing hard, and not day during their run, Hinata and Kageyama get too excited and end up lost, and end up meeting someone rather unexpected...

Sentai Filmworks has licensed the sequel series for home video.

The first season of the anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball manga premiered in April 2014. Sentai Filmworks has licensed and released the series on home video in North America, and Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired.

The anime franchise received two compilation films on July 3 and September 18.


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