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angela, fripSide Collaborate on Ajin 2nd Season's Opening Theme Song

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2nd season based on Gamon Sakurai's manga premieres in October

The official website for the Ajin anime franchise announced on Friday that angela and fripSide will collaborate on the opening theme song for the anime's second season. The new season will premiere in October.

The duo fripSide has performed theme songs for Schwarzes Marken, A Certain Scientific Railgun, A Certain Scientific Railgun S, Seraph of the End: Battle in Nagoya, and Black Bullet, among others. The duo angela has performed theme songs for K, Knights of Sidonia (both seasons), Valvrave the Liberator, Fafner, Fafner EXODUS (both seasons), Coppelion, and Heroic Age, among others.

The first season of Ajin premiered on January 15 and ran for 13 episodes. Netflix streamed new episodes in Japan three days after they premiered on Japanese television, and it began streaming the entire first season outside of Japan on April 12.

Polygon Pictures animated the television anime, and it is also animating the three-part anime film adaptation. Additionally, the television anime and anime films also feature the same main staff. The first film, titled Ajin: Shōdō, opened in Japan last November. The second film, titled Ajin: Shōtotsu, opened on Friday. The third film, Ajin: Shōgeki (Ajin: Crash), will open in Japan on September 23.

A limited edition of the eighth volume of Gamon Sakurai's original manga also bundled an original anime DVD on Friday. A limited edition of the ninth volume will also bundle an OAD when it ships on October 7.

[Via Tower Records Anime]


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