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Unison Square Garden Perform March comes in like a lion Anime's New Opening Theme

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New opening to premiere in January

The official website for the second season of the March comes in like a lion anime series revealed on Friday that Unison Square Garden (Welcome to the Ballroom, Blood Blockade Battlefront, Tiger & Bunny) will perform the new opening theme song "Haru ga Kite Bokura" that will premiere in the series in January. The band wrote the song specifically for the show.

The second season premiered on NHK on October 14, and Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs. The show will have 22 episodes.

The second season features a returning staff, including director Akiyuki Simbo, character designer Nobuhiro Sugiyama, art director Seiki Tamura, art setting designer Yasuhiro Nakura, sound director Toshiki Kameyama, composer Yukari Hashimoto, and animation studio SHAFT. YUKI is performing the current opening theme song "Flag wo Tateru" (Raise the Flag), and Brian the Sun is performing the current ending theme song "Kafune."

The first March comes in like a lion television anime series premiered on NHK in Japan in October 2016. Crunchyroll and Daisuki both streamed the anime as it aired. The first season also had 22 episodes.

The story follows Rei, a solitary player of shōgi (a Japanese board game related to Western chess), and his relationships with a neighboring family. He becomes acquainted with Akari, and two young girls, Hinata and Momo, who also have have a large number of cats.

Source: Animate Times


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