Written by: Miguel Galang | Published on: July 5, 2021 at 1:54 PM PHT (GMT+8)
Toei Animation has released on Sunday the new ending theme for “Digimon Adventure” featuring K-Pop group ATEEZ.
“Dreamers” is the title of the ending theme and will start broadcasting from Episode 55 onwards as the anime enters its final phase.
The song carries a “hopeful message about chasing your dreams.” It also coincides with the eight-piece group’s single album of the same name to be released on July 28, according to KQ Entertainment.
Moreover, the album will feature the B-side “Blue Summer” and the acoustic version of “Still Here” taken from the group’s debut Japanese release “Into the A to Z.”
ATEEZ is a South Korean boy group formed by KQ Entertainment in 2018. They debuted October the same year with the extended play (EP) “Treasure EP1: All to Zero” which peaked inside the top ten of Gaon Album Charts.
They recently competed in the reality-survival music show “Kingdom: Legendary” where they placed third.
The group is composed of Hongjoong, Seonghwa, Yunho, Yeosang, San, Mingi, Wooyoung, and Jongho.
Meanwhile, Digimon Adventure is near approaching its finale as teased by the staff earlier this March. It is a reboot of the original 1999 anime television series (also called Digimon Adventure) and premiered on Fuji TV in April 2020.
However, episodes were rebroadcasted the following June due to the Covid-19 pandemic and resumed airiing new episodes on June 28.
Set in the year 2020, Tokyo is experiencing cyber-attacks due to interferences in the internet realms. Tseries follows Taichi Yagami and six other kids as they are transported to the Digital World, where the Digimon (“digital monsters”) roam, and must restore order between the two worlds they now inhabit.
Masato Mitsuka serves as the reboot’s director and Hiroyuki Sakurada as the producer. Yuuichi Tsuzuki is the episode director and in charge of storyboards while Akihiro Asanuma is chief animation director.
Ryouka Kinoshita is the art director with Toshiki Amada on background art, Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru on character designs, and Atsuhiro Tomioka on series composition. The show’s music is scored by Toshihiko Sahashi.