New BORUTO Opening Theme Song By miwa Will Inspire Fans to Never Give Up

22.August.2019 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

Singer-songwriter miwa was put in charge of the next opening theme song for popular TV Tokyo anime Boruto: Naruto Next Generations.

 

miwa made the following statement about her new song:

“This song depicts the attitude of a young, strong-willed and impulsive teenager who wants to live life in their own way and protect someone close to them. The song encourages bold and direct feelings. I hope that viewers who watch Boruto struggle on his journey to becoming a splendid ninja can relate to it in their own way by listening to my song. 

The anime will be broadcast on TV Tokyo every Sunday at 5:30 pm starting from October 6. The new theme song written by miwa will be used for the episodes airing between October 2019 and March 2020.

 

We are still waiting on more information about the physical and digital release of miwa’s new song. This information could be released at any moment, but all we can do for now is wait in excitement for further announcements. 

 

©️Masashi Kishimoto/Shueisha/ TV Tokyo/ Pierrot

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    Lead x Hinomaru Sumo

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    Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/155895

     

    ■Information

    Be the NAKED
    Release Date: January 30, 2019
    First Press Limited Edition A (CD+DVD): ¥1,700 (Tax Included)
    First Press Limited Edition B (CD+DVD): ¥1,700 (Tax Included)
    First Press Limited Edition A (CD+Special Booklet): ¥1,700 (Tax Included)
    Regular Edition (CD-Only): ¥1,200 (Tax Included)

    Lead Official Website: lead.tv

    Hinomaru Sumo Official Website: hinomaru-zumou.com/

     

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    Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/155887

     

    ■Information

    Tsuyogari LOSER

    Release Date: February 20, 2019

    Price: ¥1,300 (Tax Included)

    First Press Bonus: Boruto: Naruto Next Generations wide cap sticker

    Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Official Website: http://www.tv-tokyo.co.jp/anime/boruto/

     

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    Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/155647

     

     

    ■Information

    TV Anime “Karakuri Circus”

    TOKYO MX: Every Thursday at 22:30 (JST)
    BS11: Every Thursday at 00:00 (JST)。
    Hokkaido TV: Every Monday at 01:55 (JST)

     

    Streaming Services
    Available to watch on Amazon Prime Video in Japan and overseas.

     

    KANA-BOON Official Website: http://www.kanaboon.com

    Karakuri Circus Official Website: https://karakuri-anime.com/

    ©Kazuhiro Fujita・Shogakukan / TWIN ENGINE Inc.

     

    The Quintessential Quintuplets

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    Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/155625

     

    ■Information

    Go-Tōbun no Kimochi (Opening Theme)

    Release Date: January 30, 2019

    Unit Name: Go-Tōbun no Itsutsugo (Kana Hanazawa, Ayana Taketatsu, Miku Itō, Ayane Sakura, Inori Minase)

    Price: ¥1,200 (Pre-Tax)

    POS Code: 4988013296619

     

    Sign (Ending Theme)

    Release Date: March 6, 2019

    Artist Name: Aya Uchida

    First Press Limited Edition A (CD+DVD): ¥1,900 (Pre-Tax) [COZC-1514-1515]

    POS Code: 4549767 05915 0

     

    TV Anime “The Quintessential Quintuplets”

    TBS: January 10, 2019 (01:28, JST)

    Sun Television: January 11, 2019 (00:00, JST)

    BS-TBS: January 12, 2019 (02:00, JST)

    *Broadcast times subject to change.

    http://www.tbs.co.jp/anime/5hanayome/

     

    ©Negi Haruba・Kodansha / The Quintessential Quintuplets Production Committee

     

    Continued in Part 2.

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