GRANRODEO updated more details for their 21st single Hengenjizai no Magical Star – jacket covers, full track list, and preview music video revealed. The single has tie-up as the next opening theme for anime Kuroko’s Basketball season 2. Single Hengenjizai no Magical Star three editions releasing February 12th 2014 – updated details and preview music video follow…. (jacket cover updated 2014.02.03)
GRANRODEO’s new single continues their connection with anime Kuroko’s Basketball having now provided all 4 opening theme songs. Their 20th single The Other self (2013.10.16) was featured as the first opening theme (more details) for the 2nd season of the anime. Previously their 16th single Can Do (2012.04.18) and 17th single RIMFIRE (2012.07.18) were featured as the anime’s first season opening themes.
Rock group GRANRODEO consists of singer/voice actor KISHOW (Taniyama Kisho) and guitarist e-ZUKA (Iizuka Masaaki). Most all of their single releases have tie-ins with anime or games.
The anime Kuroko’s Basketball (Kuroko no Basuke) is adapted from manga by Tadatoshi Fujimaki and centers around Kuroko Tetsuya who was part of a legendary Generation of Miracles middle school basketball team. He was the invisible 6th man on that team that no one seems to be able to remember. Now he is now a first year at Serin High School and chooses to become the shadow for fellow first year Kagami Taiga (who spent his middle school in America) to help fulfill Kagami’s goal of becoming the best basketball player in Japan. Their team from Serin battles other teams including the 5 teams who each have one of the Generation of Miracles.
The first season of Kuroko’s Basketball aired 24 episodes from April – September 2012 and season two started airing in Japan in October 2013 on MBS TV and Tokyo MX. Season one as well as the new episodes for season two are simulcast outside of Japan on provider Crunchyroll. Check our updates page for Crunchyroll or hit the link for Kuroko’s Basketball episodes and related stories.
Single Hengenjizai no Magical Star comes on three editions that share the same CD-track list,
– Limited with DVD that includes music video for title track.
– Anime themed CD-only with illustrated jacket cover. (updated 2014.02.03)
– Regular CD-only.
Selected stores offer bonus postcard or photo (varies by store) – sample postcard artist version,
Preview music video for Hengenjizai no Magical Star follows after the release details.