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Porno Graffiti, Qyoto Perform Mix Anime's New Theme Songs

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Anime premiered on April 6 with Crunchyroll, Funimation stream

This year's 30th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine revealed on Wednesday that Porno Graffiti and Qyoto will perform the new opening and ending theme songs, respectively, for the television anime adaptation of Mitsuru Adachi's Mix baseball manga.

sumika is performing the current opening theme song "Equal," and Little Glee Monster are performing the ending song "Kimi ni Todoku Made."

Funimation and Crunchyroll are both streaming the anime as it airs with subtitles. Funimation is also streaming the series with an English dub.

Crunchyroll describes the story:

A new generation steps up to the plate in a moving sequel to the 1985 baseball manga, Touch. Stepbrothers Touma and Suichirou are ace players on Meisei High School's baseball team, and thanks to them, the team may finally have a chance at returning to nationals. But little by little, a tragic legacy unfolds as the stepbrothers follow in their fathers' footsteps.

The anime premiered in Japan on April 6. Odahiro Watanabe (Soul Buster, Tokyo Ghoul:re) is directing the anime at OLM. Atsuhiro Tomioka (Ace Attorney both seasons, Inazuma Eleven, Pokémon XY & Z) is overseeing the series scripts, and scriptwriters include Tatsuto Higuchi, Kenichi Yamada, Yoshifumi Fukushima, and Chinatsu Houjou. Takao Maki (Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls, Laughing Under the Clouds) is designing the characters, and Norihito Sumitomo (Dragon Ball Super, Dragon Ball Z Kai) is composing the music.

Adachi launched the manga series in Shogakukan's Monthly Shonen Sunday magazine in 2012.

Source: Weekly Shonen Sunday issue 30


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