On the same day as their CD release in Japan, the NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan YouTube channel posted a 140-second music video for the third single by Japanese rock band THE SIXTH LIE, titled "Yuusetsu." This melody is also used as the closing theme of the third season of the animated adaptation of the Golden Kamuy manga, currently on air.
The group THE SIXTH LIE was formed by Arata (voice), Reiji (guitar, programming, keyboard) and Ray (drums) in May 2015, and even before their big debut, they already made their first world tour in the UK, France. , Germany and Canada from June to August 2017. This is the second time that the band has provided a theme song for the Golden Kamuy animated franchise. His debut song, “Hibana,” released in June 2018, was also used as the ending theme for the show's first season.
This third season is on air in Japan since last October 5 and is confirmed with a total of twelve episodes. For its part, Noda has been publishing the manga in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine since August 2014. The publisher published the twenty-first compilation volume on March 24.
- Hitoshi Nanba is directing the anime at Geno Studio.
- Shingo Irie is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts, in collaboration with Daishiro Tanimura and Aya Yoshinaga.
- Kenichi Oonuki is in charge of character design.
- Kenichiro Suehiro is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack.
Synopsis of Golden Kamuy
At the beginning of the 20th century, the veteran of the Russo-Japanese War Saichi Sugimoto, nicknamed "The Immortal", finds himself participating in the postwar "Gold Rush". It turns out that he finds part of a map that could lead him to the mythical gold fortune of the Ainu tribe hidden for a long time, so he embarks on his search. But of course Sugimoto is not the only one looking for said! treasure! And everyone would kill for any clue that leads to it! Facing the harsh conditions of the harsh cold weather, ruthless criminals and corrupt Japanese soldiers, Sugimoto must use all his skills and his luck to survive, with the help of a girl from the Ainu tribe named Asirpa.
Source: Official Site
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