Mikey Version of Tokyo Revengers Opening Song ‘Cry Baby’ Uploaded to YouTube

18.October.2021 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

A special version of the Tokyo Revengers opening theme Cry Baby, performed by Official Hige Dandism, has popped up on YouTube! This time, the track is being sung by Yu Hayashi, the voice actor behind the popular character Manjiro Sano, aka Mikey.  

 

Tokyo Revengers OP Cry Baby – Mikey ver. 

 

This marks the third time a character from the show has been featured covering a song, following Shunichi Toki, who plays Kazutora Hanemiya, and Azumi Waki, who plays Hinata Tachibana. 

 

Following the song, fans can enjoy a special interview with Yu Hayashi, so don’t miss it!

 

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    Rakudai Majo Teaser Trailer #1

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  • New Tokyo Revengers Merchandise Available at Tower Records

    25.May.2022 | ANIME&GAME

    From June 3 until June 18, five Tower Records locations and Tower Records Online will be offering new Tokyo Revengers merchandise!

     

    Lineup

     

    Bonus Bromide

    The Tokyo Revengers pop-up shop will appear at the Shibuya, Sendai PARCO, Nagoya Kintetsu Pass’e, Umeda NU Chayamachi, and AMU Plaza Hakata Tower Records locations. A selection of merchandise featuring newly-drawn illustrations from the popular anime series Tokyo Revengers will be on sale, showing everyone’s favorite characters battling the heat–and each other–with water guns!



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