Band given Releases Anime Music Video "Marutsuke" from Their First Mini-Album

The postponed live concert will be streamed without audience on September 18



given, the in-anime band in the given anime franchise, released their first mini-album "gift" on August 26, 2020, and also posted a 140-second music video for "Marutsuke" on YouTube, whose full version is included in the album's bonus Blu-ray. The song was used as the ED theme for the given TV anime aired last year, and this clip is a lyric video featuring various scenes from the anime.


It is also confirmed that a no-audience live concert will be streamed from Machida Playhouse in Tokyo, the sacred place in the story, from 19:30 on September 18 (JST). Shogo Yano (Mafuyu Sato VA) from the band given and the OP theme performer centimillimental will appear on the stage. It was originally planned to be held as "given -Fuyu no hanashi-" on February 27, but was cancelled due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.



"Marutsuke" MV short version:


"gift" CD jacket:


given artist visual:



The TV anime given was aired for 11 episodes from July to September 2019 on Fuji TV's midnight programming block Noitamina. Then, its seuqel film was released in Japan on August 22, 2020. The 59-minute film ranked 9th in the overall box office ranking, but took No.1 in Kogyotsushinsha's mini-theater ranking in its opening weekend.


Poster visual:



Source: EPIC Records Japan press release 


©Natsuki KIZU, SHINSHOKAN/given committee


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