Sonar Pocket announced new single with title track HERO featured as ending theme for upcoming anime Ushio & Tora (うしおととら). Their 21st single will be a double a-side with the second title song undecided. Single HERO / undecided comes on four editions scheduled for release on August 19th 2015. Early release details plus anime trailer featuring the theme songs follows.
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Unit Sonar Pocket formed 10 years ago and most recently released 20th single Song for you – Ashita e Kakeru Hikari on May 27th 2015. Previously they released 18th single Egao no Riyu. / GIRIGIRI on November 5th 2014 with title song GIRIGIRI featured as first theme song for anime World Trigger.
Anime Ushio & Tora (うしおととら) adapted from super-natural battle manga by Fujita Kazuhiro was first published from 1990 to 1996. The story follows Ushio who dismissed stories of an ancestor who defeated a strong demon terrorizing their town. But when he finds the monster Tora impaled with the legendary spear in his basement everything changes. Now other evil spirits have evaded their town and Ushio must choose to gain the power of the legendary spear to protect his family and friends but release Tora which may be a bigger problem.
The anime has a large cast featuring rookie voice actor Hatanaka Tasuku as Ushio and supporting rolls voiced by Aki Toyosaki (Hiyama Yu), Yuuka Nanri (Takatori Saya), Ayahi Takagaki, Kana Hanazawa, Maaya Sakamoto, and Nana Mizuki. The anime starts July 3rd 2015 on Tokyo MX.
Single HERO / undecided comes on two pairs of editions (A & B) featuring each title song (details subject to change). Regular A has anime themed jacket cover and bonus coupling tracks. Type B features undecided title track and Regular B has bonus coupling track.
Full track list, jacket covers and more details coming. Watch the new anime trailer featuring theme songs after the release details.