Hiroyuki Sawano and Junki Kono and Sho Yonashiro from the JO1 band revealed a music video for the song “OUTSIDERS” that is used as the ending theme for the Fanfare of Adolescence anime. The anime premiered earlier this month.
Junki Kono and Sho Yonashiro are singing the song, with Sawano on the piano. Sawano also composed the song and did the arrangement, while the lyrics were written by Canon. and Benjamin.
In addition to the ending theme, Hiroyuki Sawano also composed the music for the Fanfare of Adolescence anime. The composer is well-known among anime fans for his work on the Attack on Titan franchise, Aldnoah Zero, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, 86 Eighty-Six, and more.
JO1 band is performing the opening theme, which is titled “Move the Soul“. The band has been active since 2020 and its members include:
- Issei Mamehara
- Ren Kawashiri
- Takumi Kawanishi
- Shosei Ohira
- Shion Tsurubo
- Ruki Shiroiwa
- Keigo Sato
- Syoya Kimata
- Junki Kono
- Sukai Kinjo
- Sho Yonashiro
Crunchyroll is streaming the anime and describes the plot as:
The jockey curriculum at the Horse Racing School… A school with incredibly difficult entrance requirements, where only one out of every ten to twenty applicants is accepted, and students need not just book smarts, but also physical and athletic abilities. There, a boy who is a popular idol meets his real dream for the first time. A boy who grew up on an island dreams of spending his days racing with horses. A boy from England is unsure of the path his parents have chosen for him, but still chooses to follow his dreams. This is a story about boys who pursue their dream of becoming a jockey.
Source: Hiroyuki Sawano’s Official Twitter
Featured image via official video.