"Blood Blockade Battlefront & BEYOND" Announces October 7 Premiere, OP&ED Song/Soundtrack Artists

Advance screening event will be held at Roppongi Hills on September 30

The official Japanese website for Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond, the upcoming second season of the TV anime adaptation of Yasuhiro Nightow's supernatural action manga, today made some new announcements, including its premiere schedule, artists for its OP/ED songs and soundtrack music.


The Bones-animated new season is set to premiere on MBS at 27:08 on October 7 (JST), then on Tokyo MX and BS11 at 24:30 one day later.


The OP song "fake town baby" is performed by three-member Japanese rock band UNISON SQUARE

GARDEN, who provided the first season's ED song "Sugar Song to Bitter Step." The song was produced

with the image of "a music hoped to be sounded in Hellsalem's Lot." It will be released as the band's

12th single on November 15.


The ED song "Step-Up Love" is composed/arranged/produced by 52-year-old singer-songwriter Yasuyuki

Okamura, and performed by DAOKO, who recently sang the theme song for the anime film adaptation

of internationally acclaimed Japanese director Shunji Iwai's 1993 TV drama Uchiage Hanabi, Uekara Miruka

Shitakara Miruka?/Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom?. The two co-wrote the lyrics.

It will be released as DAOKO's 4th single on October 18.



As with the first season, the soundtrack music for the second season is composed by Taisei Iwasaki.

The artists who join the new music are announced as below:


 Ashwin Shenoy

 Banda Magda



 Bose (Scha Dara Parr)

 Hybrid Thoughts




 Saucy Lady

 Takuya Kuroda

 Yuki Kanesaka

 …and more,



The advance screening event for the second season's first episode "Lights, Camera, Action!" is scheduled

to be held at Toho Cinemas Roppongi Hills in Tokyo twice (15:50, 17:30) on September 30. The seven main

voice actors will also join for a talk show. 2,500-yen tickets will go on sale on September 22.



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Source: "Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond" official website, Twitter


©2017 Yasuhiro Nightow/Shueisha, Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond Production Committee


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