Sonar Pocket provides ending theme HERO upcoming anime Ushio & Tora (うしおととら) and unveiled anime teaser featuring the new song. Its part of their double a-side 21st single HERO / Good bye Taisetsu na Hito。 (Good bye 大切な人。) . The single comes on four editions releasing August 19th 2015. Updated details and PVs follow.
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 another anime-tied song as part of their 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 and outside of Japan provider Crunchyroll simulcasts – check our Crunchyroll updates page for all the latest anime or hit the link for Ushio & Tora for episodes and related stories.
Single HERO / Good bye Taisetsu na Hito。 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 track.
Regular edition bonus coupling track and jacket covers coming. New TVCM spot featuring HERO and anime trailer after the release details.