Kenshi Yonezu’s Children of the Sea Main Theme ‘Umi no Yuurei’ Release Date & Music Video Announced

21.May.2019 | ANIME&GAME / MOVIE / MUSIC

It has been revealed that Kenshi Yonezu’s new song Umi no Yuurei―which is the main theme song for the upcoming animated film Children of the Sea, set for release on June 7―will be released as a digital single on June 3.

Photo by Tomokazu Yamada

In the run up to the release, people can sign up to be invited to a special pre-screening of the music video in Tokyo on May 27 before it is officially released.

©Daisuke Igarashi / Shogakukan

The single’s digital CD cover is illustrated by Daisuke Igarashi, the author of Children of the Sea. Up to now, Yonezu’s jackets have been illustrated by Yonezu himself.


“Children of the Sea” Trailer

In the film’s trailer released earlier this month, we get a small listen of the theme song with its melancholic yet beautiful melody.


©Daisuke Igarashi / Shogakukan / “Children of the Sea” Production Committee