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Black Clover Anime Reveals New Theme Song Artists

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Anime to enter 9th cours

This year's 44th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced on Monday that the Black Clover anime will enter its ninth cours (quarter of a year), and will have a new opening and ending theme song. The six-member group EMPiRE will perform the show's new opening theme song "RiGHT NOW," and Kalen Anzai will perform the ending theme song "Jinsei ha Senjō da" (Life is a Battlefield). EMPiRE previously performed the third ending theme song for the series.

The anime premiered in Japan in October 2017. The show was originally listed with 51 episodes, but it continued into a new season with episode 52 last October, and will now continue on again this October. The anime entered a new arc this spring that focuses on a great battle of humans vs. elves. Four-member band GIRLFRIEND are perform the show's current opening theme song "sky & blue," and m-flo are performing the current ending theme song "against all gods."

Crunchyroll is streaming the series in Japanese with English subtitles, and Funimation is streaming the show's English dub. The show debuted on Adult Swim's Toonami programming block in December 2017.

Tatsuya Yoshihara (Monster Musume, Yatterman Night, Muromi-san, Long Riders!) is directing the anime at Studio Pierrot. Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Is the order a rabbit?, Tantei Opera Milky Holmes, Yatterman Night) is handling the series composition. Itsuko Takeda (Ristorante Paradiso, Level E, Blue Drop) is the character designer and Kumiko Tokunaga (2nd season of Kingdom) is the sub-character designer. Minako Seki (The Silver Guardian, both seasons of Kingdom) is composing the music.

Source: Shonen Jump issue 44

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