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YOASOBI to Perform Monogatari: Off Season and Monster Season Theme Song

YOASOBI will be performing the theme song for the upcoming anime adaptation of Monogatari: Off Season and Monster Season, as announced earlier today after a countdown that started yesterday with the letter Y. The song is titled “UNDEAD” and the art for it is now available:

Off-Season is a collection of side stories focusing on different characters. It consists of four arcs: OrokamonogatariWazamonogatariNademonogatari, and Musubimonogatari. Overall, it is the fourth saga in the novel series. Meanwhile, Monster Season tells the story of Koyomi Araragi’s university life in six arcs:

  • Shinobumonogatari
  • Yoimonogatari
  • Amarimonogatari 
  • Ougimonogatari
  • Shinomonogatari (two novels)

Monogatari is a light novel series written by Nisi Oisin and illustrated by Vofan. The series started serialization in 2006 and although volumes cover different arcs, the titles of each one end with -monogatariBakemonogatari is a manga adaptation of the light novel, illustrated by Oh! Great. It has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Magazine since 2018.

YOASOBI rose to fame among anime fans from all over the world with theme songs for series such as Oshi no Ko, BEASTARS, and Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End. The duo consists of producer Ayumu and singer-songwriter Ikura. The two recently performed at the White House, during the Japanese Prime Minister’s visit to the US. Check out the comments from YOASOBI members regarding the theme song announcement for Monogatari: Off Season and Monster Season.

Whenever asked about his favorite anime, Ayase would say Bakemonogatari. “When it was decided that I would be in charge of the music for the latest work, I was really happy. I created this with all my heart and soul, filled with love for the work and each character that appears in it. Thank you all for your support.”

Ikura also commented: “I am truly honored to be able to be involved with the music in the latest installment of the Monogatari series, which has been loved by many people for a long time. I sang while carefully interpreting each of the feelings of the characters that appear in this work. I hope you enjoy listening to it.”

The anime revealed key visual and trailer at the recent Anime Japan event and is slated to premiere this year.

Source: Official Website
©Nisi Oisin, Vofan, Oh! Great/Kodansha, Shaft

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