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Minami, Tapimiru Perform High School DxD Hero Anime's Theme Songs

posted on 2018-02-11 00:00 EST
4th anime season in High School DxD franchise premieres in April

The official website for High School DxD Hero, the fourth season of the High School DxD television anime series, revealed the show's opening and ending theme song artists on Friday. Minami will perform the opening theme song "Switch," and Tapimiru will perform the ending theme song "Motenai Kuseni (';ω;´)" (Even Though I'm Not Popular).

Minami has previously performed theme songs for Medaka Box, The Devil is a Part-Timer!, Katanagatari, Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse, and Infinite Stratos, among others. Tapimiru previously performed the opening theme song for Grimoire of Zero.

The series will premiere in April, and will feature a returning cast.

Yoshifumi Sueda (Rail Wars!, episode director for Gosick, MAOYU, So, I Can't Play H!) is directing the series at Passione (Haitai Nanafa, Hinako Note, Rail Wars!). Kenji Konuta (Blood Lad, Servamp, Library War) is handling the series composition, and Makoto Uno (The Qwaser of Stigmata, Rail Wars!, Love Hina) is the character designer.

Author Ichiei Ishibumi and illustrator Miyama-Zero's High School DxD light novel series previously inspired three television anime series. Tetsuya Yanagisawa had directed all three series at TNK.

The light novel series centers on Issei Hyōdō, a dim-witted, lecherous second-year high school student who is killed by a girl on his first date ever. Issei is reincarnated as a devil, and from that day forward, he serves as an underling of Rias, a high-level devil who is also the prettiest girl on Issei's campus.

Ishibumi and Miyama-Zero launched the series in 2008, and Kadokawa released the 24th novel on November 17.

The first anime adaptation premiered in Japan in 2012, and the second series, High School DxD New, premiered in July 2013. The third series, High School DxD BorN, premiered in April 2015. FUNimation Entertainment released all three series on home video in North America.

[Via Ota-Suke]


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