Milan Records is out today”FLIP“, the opening theme song for the long-awaited new anime series CHAINSAW MAN, by multiplatinum, J-pop singer-songwriter and producer KENSHI YONEZU. Available everywhere now to coincide with the series’ premiere episode on Crunchyroll, the track features arrangements composed in collaboration with Daiki Tsuneta of King Gnu, one of Japan’s most famous and best-selling bands, and includes excerpts from the band’s single J-pop girls Morning Musume ” Souda! We’re Alive. The upcoming action-horror series is an adaptation of Tatsuki Fujimoto’s global manga phenomenon, which has sold over 15 million copies for volumes 1-11, Part 2 currently being serialized in Shonen Jump.
When the news of Yonezu’s opening theme was announced during the world premiere of CHAINSAW MAN on Monday, September 19, Yonezu ranked #2 on the World Twitter Trend chart, and the teaser video with “KICK BACK” exceeded 12 million views in less than three weeks. News of the track’s release was revealed alongside the release of a new cover featuring a Chainsaw Man design drawn by Kenshi Yonezu himself.
Source: press release