Megumi Hayashibara Releases Shaman King OP Theme MV Filled with Cool Manga Illustrations
KING AMUSEMENT CREATIVE's official YouTube channel has started streaming a four-minute full music video for voice actress/singer Megumi Hayashibara's 43rd single song "Soul salvation," which is now used as the OP theme for the reboot TV anime based on Hiroyuki Takei's Shaman King manga.
The lyrics of the song, which is packed with the worldview of Shaman King, were written by Hayashibara herself, who also reprises her role as the main heroine Anna Kyoyama. The music video features the manga character illustrations by the original author, Hiroyuki Takei.
Her 43rd CD single including the OP song and the ED theme song "#Bokunoyubisaki" (#My Fingertips) was released in Japan on April 14, 2021. Following the OP theme, a music video for the ED theme is scheduled to be posted on YouTube at 21:00 (JST) / 05:00 (PST) on April 15.
"Soul salvation" MV:
TV anime "Shaman King" OP movie:
"Soul salvation" CD single jacket (front):
(back) newly drawn by the manga author Takei:
Megumi Hayashibara new artist photo:
©Hiroyuki Takei, Kodansha/SHAMAN KING Project, TV Tokyo
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