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'King's Raid: Successors of the Will' TV anime series songs announced
August 26, 2020 at 5:45 PM PHT (GMT +8)
The official Twitter of the upcoming TV anime series "King's Raid: Successors of the Will" has announced its theme songs on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The opening theme will be performed by 'fripside' titled "Legendary Future" and the ending theme "Stick Out" will be performed by KOTOKO. The series will premiere on October 2020 and is animated by studios OLM and Sunrise Beyond.
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In Photo: fripside (left), KOTOKO (right)
fripSide is a Japanese pop and trance duo by composer Satoshi Yaginuma (Sat) and singer-voice actress Yoshino Nanjō (Nanjolno). Nanjō replaced Nao as the new lead singer of fripSide. They re-debuted under the record label Geneon Universal Entertainment with single "Only My Railgun", the opening theme to the anime series A Certain Scientific Railgun, on November 4, 2009. The single debuted at the number-three position on the Japanese Oricon weekly single charts with the first week sales of about 26,000 copies, which was higher than the position of single "Flower of Bravery" (No. 26) in 2008. On May 8, 2013, fripSide release their 6th single, "Sister's Noise" which was used as the first opening theme for A Certain Scientific Railgun S and was their first-ever to reach #1 spot single in the weekly charts, #9 on the monthly charts, with 42,632 units sold for May.
On August 21, 2013, fripSide released their 7th single, "Eternal Reality" which was used as the second opening theme for A Certain Scientific Railgun S. The single was made in collaboration with Tetsuya Komuro for its composition and arrangement.
On the other hand, KOTOKO is a Japanese J-pop musician, singer and songwriter from Sapporo, Hokkaido in Japan. She composes and writes lyrics (for herself as well as other singers in I've Sound) for numerous other song collections. She has contributed songs to numerous anime and video games including Please Teacher!, Maria-sama ga Miteru, Hourglass of Summer, Hayate the Combat Butler, Kannazuki no Miko, Shakugan no Shana, BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, To Love-Ru, Accel World, Phantasy Star Online and Argevollen, among others.
Her 17th single "Light My Fire" was written by Ryo of Supercell and was used as the first opening theme to the 2011 anime series Shakugan no Shana Final. She collaborated with the band Altima in performing the song "Plasmic Fire", which is used in the anime film Accel World: Infinite Burst. She also collaborated with Luna Haruna on the song "SxW (Soul World)"; the song is used as the theme song to the video game Accel World VS Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight.