amazarashi for “Tokyo Ghoul √A” – afterthoughts

EP cover
EP cover

So the day finally arrived. Season 2 of Tokyo Ghoul (aka Tokyo Ghoul √A) aired on January 8, and I finally got to hear my favorite band as part of a hit anime series.

I don’t follow many artistes, but when I do, I stick with them for years. RADWIMPS and amazarashi are probably the only two that I’ve followed, and it’s no secret how much I love these guys. Their creative energy is infectious.

I don’t have much to say about the anime itself – it feels a little too early to say anything about it. But I’d be lying if I said I wouldn’t expect much from the ending theme.

UPDATE (25 Jan): Finding a video has become a real pain in the ass when Youtube keeps taking it down. Wait till February!

I’ll say this right out: this song did not disappoint. The rhythm is catchy, the lyrics are beautiful, and the arrangement is flawless. And yet, immediately after hearing it, I couldn’t help but feel what a sell-out it seemed.

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Tokyo Ghoul: of horror and tragedy

I delayed watching this show on purpose since the first day I was told about it. I still remember how it went. I was in a conversation about violence in anime, just before the first season started. “Hey, there’s this new show coming out called Tokyo Ghoul. Kinda like Black Bullet and Kill la Kill. Awesome story.” “Yeah…. I’m not sure how good this is … Continue reading Tokyo Ghoul: of horror and tragedy

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Band amazarashi Performs 2nd Tokyo Ghoul Season’s Ending Song: Anime News Network

Shueisha’s Young Jump magazine announced on Thursday that the band amazarashi will perform the ending song for the second season based on Sui Ishida’sTokyo Ghoul manga. The band will release the single ”Kisetsu wa Tsugitsugi Shindeiku” (「季節は次々死んでいく」Seasons Dying One After Another) on February 18, 2015. Band amazarashi Performs 2nd Tokyo Ghoul Season’s Ending Song: Anime News Network Continue reading Band amazarashi Performs 2nd Tokyo Ghoul Season’s Ending Song: Anime News Network