Pokapoka Ion to Release Slow Loop OP “Yajirushi→” on March 2

As announced during a livestream on their official YouTube channel, Pokapoka Ion will be releasing “Yajirushi→”, the OP theme of the TV anime Slow Loop, as a single on March 2, 2022.

Nao Tōyama and Kiyono Yasuno are also both members of the tactical music unit Walküre from Macross Delta. After performing together on a TV show in 2017, they hit it off and unofficially formed a unit in the hopes of one day singing as a duo. Now, five years later, the unit is official. Pokapoka Ion, which was formed under the concept of “soothing people's hearts and delivering vitality ‘vitamins’ for tomorrow,” seeks to deliver comfortable pop tunes that warm people's hearts (“pokapoka” in Japanese) and shower them with negative ions!

This single will be released in three formats: an Anime Edition, a Pokapoka Edition (Limited Edition A), and an Ion Edition (Limited Edition B). All editions will include “Yajirushi→”, the OP theme of Slow Loop, and “Boku no Takaramono”, an insert song from Restaurant to Another World 2. The Pokapoka Edition will come with a DVD containing the “Yajirushi→” music video and the Pokapoka Ion Kotatsu Party video. The CD will include “Tegami no Tou” as a coupling song. The Ion Edition will come with an extra CD containing a radio show titled Pokapoka Ion ga Moshi Radio Bangumi wo Mottara!? (What if Pokapoka Ion Had Their Own Radio Show!?) and “Mawari Michi” as a coupling song. The Anime Edition will feature a unique anime cover illustration.

Pokapoka Ion official website
https://www.pokapokaion.com/

Product information
Title: TV Anime Slow Loop ED Theme Yajirushi→
Artist: Pokapoka Ion (Nao & Kiyono)
Release date: March 2, 2022 (Wed)
Formats:
Anime Edition (CD)
VTCL-35343 / ¥1,320 (inc. tax) / 4582575 38568 4
Pokapoka Edition (Limited Edition A) (CD + DVD)
VTZL-198 / ¥2,970 (inc. tax) / 4582575 38566 0
Ion Edition (Limited Edition B) (2 x CD)
VTZL-199 / ¥2,640 (inc. tax) / 4582575  38567 7

Track lists
Pokapoka Edition (Limited Edition A)
1. Yajirushi→
2. Boku no Takaramono
3. Tegami no Tou
4. Yajirushi→ (without Kiyono)
5. Yajirushi→ (without Nao)
6. Tegami no Tou (instrumental)

Ion Edition (Limited Edition B)
1. Yajirushi→
2. Boku no Takaramono
3. Mawari Michi
4. Boku no Takaramono (without Kiyono)
5. Boku no Takaramono (without Nao)
6. Mawari Michi (instrumental)

Anime Edition
1. Yajirushi→
2. Boku no Takaramono
3. Yajirushi→ (TV size ver.)
4. Boku no Takaramono (instrumental)
5. Yajirushi→ (instrumental)

The cover of the Anime Edition will feature a Slow Loop illustration.
Pokapoka Edition (Limited Edition A) will come with a DVD that contains the “Yajirushi→” music video and the Pokapoka Ion Kotatsu Party video.
Ion Edition (Limited Edition B) will come with the Pokapoka Ion radio CD.

Profiles
Pokapoka Ion (Nao & Kiyono)

Nao Tōyama and Kiyono Yasuno are both members of the tactical music unit Walküre from Macross Delta. After performing together on a TV show in 2017, they hit it off and unofficially formed a unit in the hopes of one day singing as a duo. Pokapoka Ion, which was formed under the concept of “soothing people's hearts and delivering vitality ‘vitamins’ for tomorrow,” seeks to deliver comfortable pop tunes that warm people's hearts (“pokapoka” in Japanese) and shower them with negative ions!

Official website: https://www.pokapokaion.com/
Official Twitter: @pokapokaion
Official YouTube channel: https://www.YouTube.com/channel/UCSkrbyd-WqOhJQoMPYL7P3A

Nao Tōyama
Date of Birth: March 11
Place of Birth: Tokyo
Hobbies/Special Skills: Singing, dancing

Major Roles:
Rin Shima in Yuru Camp△
Reina Prowler in MacrossΔ
Yui Yuigahama in My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected
Karen Kujo in Kin-iro Mosaic
Kanon Nakagawa in The World God Only Knows

Nao Tōyama debuted as a singer in 2017 and held her first solo concert at the Nippon Budokan in February 2018. In 2019, she completed her first Asian tour. In 2020, her 10th anniversary as a voice actress, she released the character song best album Special Thanks! In 2021, she released a mini-concept album titled Off on the theme of “rest and healing” and her 5th single “Samenai Maho.”

Official website: http://toyamanao.com
Official Twitter: @naobou_official
Official YouTube channel: https://www.YouTube.com/c/naobou_channel
Official Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/naobou_official/?hl=ja
Official fan club “Niji no Waka”: https://fc.toyamanao.com/

Kiyono Yasuno
Date of Birth: July 9
Place of Birth: Miyagi Prefecture
Hobbies/Special Skills: Saké, singing

Major Roles:
Megumi Kato in How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend
Kaname Buccaneer in MacrossΔ
Elena Amamiya in Star Twinkle Precure
Natsuki Kimura in The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls
Nejire Hado in My Hero Academia

Kiyono Yasuno made her artist debut in 2017 signing “Chiisana Hitotsubu,” the ED theme of the anime Isekai Shokudō, under the FlyingDog label. She has released four singles and three mini-albums to date. In addition to regular tours, she also holds acoustic live performances and did a character song billboard tour to commemorate the 10th anniversary of her voice acting debut.

Official website: http://avex.jp/kiyono-yasuno/
Official Twitter: @Yaskiyo_manager
Official YouTube channel: https://www.YouTube.com/channel/UCEQScK4V7gy34xEFGjNH6Hw
Official fan club “Yasuno Family”: https://global-fc.net/yasuno/

bookmark/share with: short url

Press Release homepage / archives