Kishida Kyōdan & The Akeboshi Rockets Performs Opening Theme for Sirius the Jaeger Anime
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official Twitter account for P.A. Works' original television anime project Sirius the Jaeger announced on Saturday that Kishida Kyōdan & THE AKEBOSHI ROCKETS will perform the show's opening theme song "Sirius." The single CD for the song will ship on August 22. Kishida Kyōdan & THE AKEBOSHI ROCKETS has previously performed theme songs for both seasons of GATE, Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens, Alderamin on the Sky, High School of the Dead, Strike the Blood, and Strike the Blood II.
The anime will premiere in July.
The official English website for the series describes the story:
Imperial Capital, 1930.
A strange group of people carrying musical instrument cases landed on Tokyo station.
They are called the “Jaegers”, who came to hunt vampires.
Amongst them, there stood a young man with striking serenity and unusual aura.
His name is Yuliy, a werewolf whose home village was destroyed by vampires.
Yuliy and the Jaegers engage in deadly battle over a mysterious holy arc only known as “The Arc of Sirius”.
What truth awaits them at the end…?
With eternal affinity and spiral of conspiracy entwine, the highly anticipated action-thriller anime begins!
The anime will star Yuto Uemura as Yuliy. Other cast members include Takahiro Sakurai, Kenyuu Horiuchi, Nanako Mori, Yusuke Kobayashi, Shunsuke Takeuchi, Rie Takahashi, Junji Majima, Takehito Koyasu, and Kenjiro Tsuda.
Project SIRIUS is credited with the original work. Masahiro Ando (Sword of the Stranger, Snow White with the Red Hair, Under the Dog) is directing the series at P.A. Works. Kinu Nishimura is the original character designer. Mai Matsuura (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma) and Souichirou Sako (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad) are the animation character designers and chief animation directors. Keigo Koyanagi (Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars, The Rising of The Shield Hero) is handling the series composition. Masaru Yokoyama (Your Lie in April, Love and Lies, Fate/Apocrypha) is composing the music, and Infinite is producing the series.