The sequel to glove puppetry series Thunderbolt Fantasy, officially titled Thunderbolt Fantasy Touriken Yuuki 2, will air on October 1. Written by Gen Urobuchi (Fate/Zero, Psycho-Pass), the series is produced in a collaboration between Japanese companies Nitroplus and Good Smile Company and Taiwanese puppet production company Pili International Multimedia.
It has been announced that Japanese singer-songwriter Takanori Nishikawa, also known by his stage name T.M.Revolution, will perform both the opening and ending themes for the new season.
The opening theme is titled His/Story and the ending theme Roll The Dice. The songs are written in collaboration with Japanese composer Hiroyuki Sawano who is known for having worked on the soundtracks of many anime series including Kill la Kill and all three Attack on Titan seasons.
Thunderbolt Fantasy has gained international attention. Takanori Nishikawa performed the song Raimei for the first season under his name T.M.Revolution which he sang in Chinese. He also voiced the character Rōfu Yō in the live action film Thunderbolt Fantasy: The Sword of Life and Death. He will continue his role as the character in the new season.
A preview for the opening song His/Story is now available on the sequel’s official website.