Kishida Kyōdan & The Akeboshi Rockets (岸田教団&THE明星ロケッツ) announced new single GATE II ~ Sekai wo Koete ~ (GATE II ~世界を超えて~) featured as opening theme for upcoming second season of anime GATE Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (GATE 自衛隊 彼の地にて、斯く戦えり). Their 4th single GATE II ~ Sekai wo Koete ~ comes on three editions scheduled for release on January 27th 2016.
Unit Kishida Kyōdan & The Akeboshi Rockets provided the anime’s first season opening theme with their 3rd single GATE ~Sore wa Akatsuki no Yoni~ (GATE～それは暁のように～) (2015.07.29).
The doujin (indie) music unit formed in 2004 and continues to have independent releases during Comket events. Their major label debut single HIGHSCHOOL OF THE DEAD (2010.08.08) has tie-up as opening theme for anime HIGHSCHOOL OF THE DEAD.
Anime GATE Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (GATE 自衛隊 彼の地にて、斯く戦えり) is adapted from light novel series by Yanai Takumi and illustrated by Kuroshishi. A gate opens in Tokyo and medieval knights plus other fantasy beings pour out and start killing citizens. After halting the invasion a unit of JSF soldiers led by otaku soldier Yōji pass through the gate and form a base in the new land. They repel attacks while trying to learn more of the strange world and befriend its people. Their efforts to bring a peace between the new worlds is made difficult by misunderstandings and power plays on both sides.
The second season returns the cast that features Haruka Tomatsu (Pina), Maaya Uchida (Shino), Yoko Hikasa (Yao), and Junichi Suwabe (Yoji). The first season aired summer 2015 and season two starts January 2016. Provider Crunchyroll simulcast and has season one available on-demand.
Single GATE II ~ Sekai wo Koete ~ (GATE II ~世界を超えて~) comes on three editions. Jacket covers, full track list, and more details coming!
Season one anime trailer and music video after the release details.