Singer Aimer announced her marriage to Masahiro Tobinai, the composer of her song “Zankyo Sanka,” which was used as the opening theme song in the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime. She performed the song in NHK’s music program Kohaku Uta Gassen held hours earlier.
Her marriage announcement can be found below in a translated version:
To my beloved peopleAimer
This is a personal topic, however I would like to say it with my own words to my precious people who have always supported me, so let me make this announcement. I, Aimer, have married Masahiro Tobinai. I will face music with further seriousness, and will continue to sing songs as long as I can exert this voice. I would be very happy if you continue to walk the long path of music together with me.
The married couple’s agency, agehasprings, also released their statement on the official website:
To our beloved peopleMasahiro Tobinai, Aimer
Masahiro Tobinai and Aimer have married.
We pledge that we will further treasure each other’s music.
We would be very happy if you continue to walk the long path of music together with us.
We would appreciate your warm support.
We would hope for your continued cooperation.
January 1, 2023
Aimer performed “Zankyo Sanka” as the opening theme song of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc animated by ufotable. Other than the role of the singer, Aimer wrote the lyrics, under aimerrhythm, while Masanorhi Tobinai wrote the music co-composed by Kenji Tamai. The song was compiled with the anime’s ending theme song “Asa ga Kuru”, which she also performed, as a CD single in January 2022. The song’s music video in full length has been available on her YouTube channel since it was posted on December 13, 2021. It currently has received more than 139 million views on YouTube. You can check the video below:
Other than “Zankyo Sanka” in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime, Aimer recently performed “Deep Down” as the 9th ending theme song for Chainsaw Man anime.