lol, Girlfriend Perform Twin Star Exorcists Anime's New Themes

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
New opening, ending songs premiere on October 12

The November issue of Shueisha's Jump SQ. magazine revealed on Tuesday that lol and Girlfriend will perform the new opening and ending theme songs for the television anime adaptation of Yoshiaki Sukeno's Twin Star Exorcists (Sōsei no Onmyōji). The pop group lol will perform the opening theme "sync," and the all-female rock band Girlfriend will perform the ending theme song "Hide and Seek." The new songs will debut in the anime's 27th episode on October 12.

lol released their first single in August 2015, and they will release their fourth single in December. The group performed the opening theme songs for the Tribe Cool Crew and Brave Beats television anime series.

Girlfriend released their first single in December 2015. The average age of its four members is 16. The new Twin Star Exorcists ending song will be part of the band's major debut. Girlfriend will release a single featuring the song on November 23, and the group will begin their first national tour in Japan in December.

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. The anime-original story arc "Rettō Ha Ran-hen" (Archipelago Battle for Supremacy Arc) began earlier this month. 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. i☆Ris is performing the anime's current opening theme song "Re:Call," and Itowokashi is performing the ending theme song "Yadori-boshi."

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