Re:Creators Anime Reveals New Theme Song Artists
posted on by Anita Tai
The official website for the Re:Creators anime announced on Friday that SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]: Tielle & Gemie will perform the new opening theme song "sh0ut" and that Sangatsu no Phantasia will perform the ending theme song "Rubicon" for the second cour (quarter of the year). The second cour will premiere on July 8.
The single with both "sh0ut" and SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]: Tielle & Gemie's first opening theme song "gravityWall" will go on sale on June 28. SawanoHiroyuki[nZk] is composer Hiroyuki Sawano's vocal project, and Tielle and Gemie are collaborating female vocalists.
The single for "Rubicon" will go on sale on August 30.
The anime will have a total of 22 main episodes, and three special programs. The first special program, titled "Enter the World of Re:Creators," aired on April 1. The anime itself premiered on Tokyo MX, BS11, Tochigi TV, and Gunma TV at 11:30 p.m. on April 8. The series also airs on ABC Asahi Broadcasting, TV Aichi, and AT-X. The series streams exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in Japan and Amazon's Anime Strike in the United States. The first episode premiered on Amazon Prime Video and Anime Strike on April 7. A manga adaptation of the series also launched in February and a spinoff manga will launch on June 12.
The show's site describes the story:
Humans have created many stories. Joy, sadness, anger, deep emotion. Stories shake our emotions, and fascinate us. However, these are only the thoughts of bystanders. But what if the characters in the story have "intentions"? To them, are we god-like existences for bringing their story into the world? Our world is changed. Mete out punishment upon the realm of the gods. In Re:Creators, everyone becomes a Creator.
Black Lagoon manga creator Rei Hiroe is credited with providing the original concept and original character designs for the anime. Ei Aoki (Aldnoah.Zero, Fate/Zero) is directing the anime at his studio Troyca. Aoki and Hiroe are working together on series composition. Makoto Katō (Beautiful Bones: Sakurako's Investigation director) is serving as assistant director, and Ryuichi Makino (Girls Bravo, Wandering Son) is adapting Hiroe's character designs for animation. Makino is also the chief animation director alongside Jun Nakai (GATE, Mardock Scramble film trilogy). I-IV (Aldnoah.Zero) is the mechanical designer. Hiroyuki Sawano (Attack on Titan, Blue Exorcist) is composing the music.
Source: Animate Times
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