Daisuke Hasegawa Performs New Opening Theme Song for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind Anime
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime franchise announced on Friday that Daisuke Hasegawa will perform the new opening theme song "Uragirimono no Requiem" (Requiem for a Traitor) for the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind (JoJo no Kimyō na Bōken: Ōgon no Kaze or Vento Aureo) anime. Yuugo Kanno composed the song, and Shouko Fujibayashi wrote the lyrics. Hasegawa previously performed the final opening theme "Great Days" for the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable anime with Karen Aoki.
The single for "Uragirimono no Requiem" will also feature an Englsh version of the song, and it will ship on March 27.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind is the manga's fifth part that continues the story from the previous entries in Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga. The story begins when Jotaro asks Koichi to travel to Naples to investigate a person known as Haruno Shiobana, whose real name is later revealed as Giorno Giovanna. The story then follows Giorno in his goal to rise to the top of the Passione mafia group and turn it into a band of honorable thieves.
Yasuhiro Kimura (Three Leaves, Three Colors) and Hideya Takahashi (Keijo!!!!!!!!, Anonymous Noise) are directing the anime at David Production, with Naokatsu Tsuda as chief director. Yasuko Kobayashi is returning from the previous anime to handle the series composition, with most of the staff also returning from previous JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime. Takahiro Kishida (Serial Experiments Lain, Baccano!, Haikyu!!) is drawing the character designs. Shun'ichi Ishimoto is the animation director. Yoshikazu Iwanami is the sound director, and Yuugo Kanno is composing the music.
Coda is performing the anime's current opening theme song "Fighting Gold." Neko Oikawa wrote the lyrics, and Toshiyuki Omori was in charge of composition and arrangement. The ending song is "Freek'n You" by R&B group Jodeci.
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