Radiant Fantasy TV Anime Season 2 Opening & Ending Theme Details Revealed

11.September.2019 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

Season two of TV anime series Radiant is set to begin airing on October 2 on NHK Educational TV. It has been revealed that the opening theme Naraku will be performed by Halo at Yojohan while the ending theme Chotto mo Shiranakatta will be performed by NakamuraEmi. Both songs were written specifically for the series.

The anime series is an adaptation of the French comic, or manfra, of the same name written and illustrated by Tony Valente. The first season aired across 21 episodes from October 2018 to February 2019.

 

The story follows the sorcerer Seth (voiced by Yumiri Hanamori) who lives in a world plagued by monsters known as Nemeses which fall from the sky. The second season will see Seth meet Ocoho, an apprentice of the Order of the Sorcerer-Knights of Cyfandir, as well as separate from Mélie and Doc, and encounter new enemies.

Speaking about the band’s collaboration with the anime series, Halo at Yojohan vocalist and guitarist Shota Watai commented: “I’ve had the privilege to write main themes for many different series up to now, but this was the first time I’ve received an official request to write a song for a show.”

 

He explains: “Naraku is the name given to the darkness that lurks inside the protagonist Seth’s heart. It’s something we all have in each of our hearts, something threatening. Seth will face off against that darkness in his heart in the new season. Please enjoy Radiant on a new level through both the story and the song Naraku.”

NakamuraEmi also commented, “I’m very honoured to be involved with a series that was written in France.”

 

She continues: “I overlapped my own feelings and the friends I have with the characters that appear in Radiant when writing this song. For someone like me, it was a new challenge to be involved with this fantasy world as I’m someone who sings about things in the real world. Thank you so much to everyone at the Radiant production team for this wonderful chance.”

 

©2019 Tony Valente, ANKAMA EDITIONS / NHK, NEP

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    It has been announced that Japanese rock band 04 Limited Sazabys’s new song Utopia will be used as the opening theme song for the upcoming anime series Radiant set to premiere in October this year.

    Utopia will feature on the band’s forthcoming album SOIL hitting shelves on October 10.

    Radiant is an adaptation of the French comic of the same name by Tony Valente. It’s a fantasy tale that follows the story of Seth, a young boy who is learning to become a wizard, and his journey to helping save the world.

    The 21-episode series will premiere on October 6 on NHK Educational TV. Be sure to check both the anime and song out.

     

    ■Information

    “SOIL”

    On Sale: October 10, 2018

    First Press Regular Edition (CD+DVD): ¥3,500 (+Tax)

    Regular Edition (CD-Only): ¥2,700 (+Tax)

    *The first press edition DVD includes live and behind-the-scenes footage of the band’s performance at YON FES 2018 as well as a recording documentary of SOIL. It also includes an application card for presale tickets to the band’s 2019 solo tour.

     

    URA 10th Anniversary Live

    9/30 @ Sakae R.A.D(日)栄R.A.D

    10/2 @ Shimokitazawa SHELTER

    10/4 @ Shinsaibashi Pangea

    Tickets: Advance – ¥2,500 / Door – ¥3,000 (*Prices subject to change)

     

    04 Limited Sazabys Official Website: http://www.04limitedsazabys.com/

     

    “Radiant”

    Initial Broadcast: October 6, 2018

    Website: http://www.nhk.or.jp/anime/radiant/

     

    ©2018 Tony Valente, ANKAMA EDITIONS / NHK, NEP

     

     

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