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'FictionJunction feat. LiSA' Performs Ending Theme for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Series premiered on April 6

The official website for the television anime of Koyoharu Gotouge's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga revealed on Saturday that "FictionJunction feat. LiSA" is performing the ending theme song "from the edge" for the anime.

"FictionJunction feat." is the wording composer Yuki Kajiura uses when collaborating with a solo singer. Kajiura — who is also composing the music for the anime — composed, arranged, and wrote the lyrics for the song. LiSA is also performing the show's opening theme song "Gurenge" (Red Lotus). The ending theme will debut with the show's second episode on Saturday evening.

The series premiered on April 6, and Aniplex of America has licensed the anime. The show is streaming on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and FunimationNow. Aniplex of America describes the story:

It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself.

Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.

Haruo Sotozaki (Tales of Zestiria the X, Tales of Symphonia the Animation) is directing the anime at ufotable (Fate/Zero, Kara no Kyoukai, Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu). ufotable is also credited for the scripts. Akira Matsushima (Maria Watches Over Us, Tales of Zestiria the X) is the character designer, with Miyuki Satō, Yōko Kajiyama, and Mika Kikuchi serving as sub-character designers. Gō Shiina (Tales of Zestiria the X, Juni Taisen: Zodiac War, God Eater) is also composing the music. Hikaru Kondo is producing the series.

Sources: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime's website, Comic Natalie


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