Via Comic Natalie: popular band YOASOBI — which has partnered with the TV anime of Paru Itagaki of “BEASTARS” as their theme song artiste, will be releasing a line of collaboration apparel and other merchandise based on the hit manga and anime series.
Paru Itagaki of “BEASTARS” fame has also illustrated the jacket of YOASOBI ‘s single “Kaibutsu / Yasashii Comet”, out 24th March 2021. The release will contain both the opening and ending theme of the TV anime “BEASTARS”; meanwhile, the DVD that comes with the limited edition release will include clean footage of both the opening and ending sequences of S2 of “BEASTARS”.
YOASOBI is a Japanese duo best described as “the musical unit that turns literature into music”. Their debut song “Yoru ni Kakeru” released in November 2019 attracted a lot of attention immediately after its release, and has now exceeded 300 million views on streaming platforms. YOASOBI also swept the #1 spot on multiple streaming charts, hit #1 on the 2020 Annual Billboard Hot 100 and Streaming Song Charts, and made an appearance in the 71st NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen.
On 6th January 2021, their first CD “THE BOOK” and the S2 opening theme of the TV anime “BEASTARS” titled “Kaibutsu” were released at the same time, while the ending theme of the same anime. “Yasashii Suisei” was released on 20th January — both tracks are currently sweeping the charts. The band also held their first solo concert and their first streaming event “YOASOBI 1st LIVE “KEEP OUT THEATER ” last 14th February 2021 (Sunday).