GRANRODEO unveiled jacket covers and preview music video for new single Punky Funky Love. Their 22nd single has tie-up as the opening theme for anime Kuroko’s Basketball (黒子のバスケ) season 3. Single Punky Funky Love comes on three editions releasing January 28th 2015. Read on for release details and PVs.
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Rock duo GRANRODEO consists of singer/voice actor KISHOW (Taniyama Kisho) and guitarist e-ZUKA (Iizuka Masaaki). They previously provided all 4 opening theme songs for anime Kuroko’s Basketball,
Most recently GRANRODEO teamed up with fellow rock band FLOW as unit FLOW x GRANRODEO for single 7 -seven- with tie-up as the ending theme for anime The Seven Deadly Sins (七つの大罪, Nanatsu no Taizai). The single released November 26th 2014 (more details).
The anime Kuroko’s Basketball (Kuroko no Basuke), adapted from manga by Tadatoshi Fujimaki, centers around Kuroko Tetsuya 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 but his presence was undeniable. 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 3rd season of Kuroko’s Basketball starts January 10th 2015 on MBS TV and Tokyo MX in Japan. Watch the first two seasons on demand at provider Crunchyroll – hit the link for Kuroko’s Basketball for episodes and related stories and check our Crunchyroll updates page for all the latest anime episodes. No official announcement yet if season 3 will be simulcast at Crunchyroll.
Single Punky Funky Love comes on three editions (details subject to change). Most stores add purchase bonus postcard, Tower Records and Tsutaya a photo with Animate 2-postcard set (artists and anime).
*track list and updated 2015.01.05. Anime jacket cover and postcard sample updated!
Preview music video and TVCM spot for Kuroko’s Basketball season 3 both after the release details.