GLAY returns to perform the new OP song
Along with a key visual featuring its seven main characters, the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Ace of Diamond Act II, the ongoing sequel to Yuji Terajima's baseball-themed manga Ace of Diamond, announced that it is set to premiere on TV Tokyo with its affiliates and AT-X on April 2, 2019, then on BS TV Tokyo two days later.
It is also confirmed that four-member Japanese rock band GLAY, who performed the last three OP theme songs for the previous anime series, returns to provide a yet-titled new OP song. Meanwhile, Masayoshi Oishi and [email protected]'s digital rock unit OxT, who also provided two ED songs for the anime, perform the new ED song "Golden After School"
The original Ace of Diamond manga series was serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine from
2006 to 2015 and compiled in 47 tankobon volumes, printing more than 25 million copies in total. It was
adapted into a TV anime by Madhouse and Production I.G for two seasons: the 75-episode first season
(October 2013 - March 2015) and the 51-episode second season (April 2015 - March 2016).
Eight months after the original series ended, its direct sequel Ace of Diamond Act II focusing on Seidou
High's games in the National High School Baseball Championship started serialization in the magazine's
38th issue of 2015. So far 15 tankobon volumes have been released in Japan.
"Ace of Diamond Act II" tankobon 1st and 15th volume covers
The first TV anime is available on Crunchyroll
© Yuji Terajima, KODANSHA/Ace of Diamond SS partners