Itowokashi Performs Twin Star Exorcists Anime's New Ending Theme
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The July issue of Shueisha's Jump SQ. magazine revealed on Friday that Itowokashi will perform the new ending theme song for the television anime adaptation of Yoshiaki Sukeno's Twin Star Exorcists (Sōsei no Onmyōji) manga starting in July. The two-man unit (pictured at right) debuted their first mini album in 2012, and this will be their first time performing a theme song for an anime series. The unit is made up of Niconico cover artist Kashitarō Itō (vocals) and his former middle school classmate Ryō Miyada (also known as Lefty or LeftyMonsterP), who is the band's bassist, guitarist, and keyboardist.
The Japanese idol unit i☆Ris is performing the new opening theme song.
Twin Star Exorcists premiered in Japan on TV Tokyo on April 6, and also airs on TV Osaka, TV Aichi, TV Hokkaido, TV Setouchi, and TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting. Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs.
Tomohisa Taguchi (Persona 4 the Golden Animation, Persona 3 the Movie #2 Midsummer Knight's Dream, Persona 3 the Movie #4 Winter of Rebirth) is directing the series at Studio Pierrot (Naruto Shippūden, Tokyo Ghoul, Yona of the Dawn). Shishō Igarashi (Unlimited Psychic Squad director) is serving as assistant director, Naruhisa Arakawa (MAOYU, Outbreak Company, Kingdom) is handling the series composition, Kikuko Sadakata (Corpse Princess, Muromi-san, Devils and Realist) designed the characters, and Itsuko Takeda (Level E, Kingdom) is the chief animation director. Wagakki Band is performing the anime's current opening theme song "Valkyrie -Ikusa Otome-" (Valkyrie -War Maiden-). Hitomi Kaji is performing the ending theme song "Eyes."