EGOIST is getting ready to release new single KABANERI OF THE IRON FORTRESS with tie-up as as opening theme for popular anime KABANERI OF THE IRON FORTRESS (Kotetsujo no Kabaneri, 甲鉄城のカバネリ). A preview music video has been unveiled for the unit’s 7th single. Single KABANERI OF THE IRON FORTRESS comes on two editions hitting stores May 25th 2016.
Unit EGOIST consists of the talented composer/producer ryo (supercell) with vocals provided by chelly. They recently held the first performance of their EGOIST Greeting Tour 2016 side-A: UNVEIL of KABANERI at Zepp Tokyo May 4th 2016. Joining chelly was Aimer as they performed ninelie and several other songs together.
The tour continues with performances May 7th 2016 at Zepp Nagoya and May 8th 2016 at Zepp Namba. It morphs into the EGOIST Greeting Tour 2016 side-B: UNVEILed of KABANERI with performances June 18th 2016 at Zepp Tokyo and June 26th at Zepp Namba.
Anime KABANERI OF THE IRON FORTRESS (Kotetsujo no Kabaneri, 甲鉄城のカバネリ) is an original story with scripts by Okouchi Ichiro (Code Geass), character design by Mikimoto Haruhiko (Gunbuster), and directed by Araki Tetsuro. Music director Sawano Hiroyuki and production studio WIT further reunite the team that brought hit anime Attack on Titan.
The steampunk themed story has humans living in walled fortress stations protected from the "Kabane" – zombies with steel hearts. Humans can only travel between stations on massive armored trains. The anime airs on the Fuji TV Noitamina time-slot starting April 7th 2016 in Japan and streams on Amazon Prime Video world-wide. (note episode #2 was delayed a week due to earthquake coverage).
Ending theme ninelie provided by special collaboration of Aimer with chelly.
Single KABANERI OF THE IRON FORTRESS comes on two editions. Limited adds drawn anime wide-cap sticker. First Press versions add double-sided poster bonus at most stores while supplies last.
Preview music video and anime trailer after the release details.