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Go Shiina & Yuki Kajiura to compose for Kimetsu no Yaiba

george1234

Moderator
Useless Strings (TM).
LOL so true! I really wonder why she always follows the same recipe for all FJ songs apart from stone cold ? If i were her i 'd be bored, but since she doesnt listen to her own compositions, i guess she already forgot she has used this kind of arrangement so many times already
 

Terry Tsurugi

7 billion humans. She must know I exist
That really is a great OP, including the visuals. It seems like Bee Train did a better job with the visuals accompanying OPs and EDs than ufotable. It also makes me guess that Yuki was greatly influenced by crazy 80s Bollywood songs (like KS Chithra) during that period, but that influence has disappeared, except for the occasional Fion wailing.
 

george1234

Moderator
^ Its the typical lazy ED sequence visual scenes that most animes get that are not exclusive to ufotable, if you check arslan senki or sao you ll see what i mean. As for the song, even though obsession is very repeatitive, i still like it alot, and especially the strings version inside the ost
 

grunty

I have reached Yuki nirvana
Just watched episode 2 and I'll pass on this anime. I clench my butt everytime the MC speaks and the rest of the show isn't winning me over either.

Hope everyone enjoys themselves. I'll show myself out of the thread until the OST comes out.
 

Lorde-Kowz

I have reached Yuki nirvana
LiSA actually sounds good when not shrieking, hue. I didn't even recognize her the first few seconds. The song sounds good. The refrain is the weakest part (why does this always happen in her shounen-ish OP/EDs?). Also, in the English part I hear a male voice. TK mebbe? The final part is definitely Kajiura.

Interesting that she used FJ Feat. X. Now I wonder how the sing it's going to be released. Will it be included in a LiSA single, in the OST, or a full single by Kajiura?

Me wants FictionJunction feat. Maaya Sakamoto, Mizuki Nana, KOKIA (or soundtrack hue), Elisa, and moar.
 

sora

Yuki is lord of heaven and earth
The song is not bad but there were moments when I started to hear Ring Your Bell a little too strongly.

I dunno, I just want Kajiura to get away from these action/shounen shows.
 

george1234

Moderator
^ Oh you 're right, i was wondering what the slow parts in the song reminded me lol.

Yes i so much want her to work on some slice of life anime, (like working! was) or even a game.
 

Lorde-Kowz

I have reached Yuki nirvana
I dunno, I just want Kajiura to get away from these action/shounen shows.
Mmm good point. These energetic, heroic songs have mostly been used for battle animu.
Yes i so much want her to work on some slice of life anime, (like working! was) or even a game.
Maybe not working! (isn't more like a comedy?), but definitely some light hearted, healing stuff.
 

george1234

Moderator
^ Well yes but even comedy could have bgm :)

btw


Episode 2:

bgm at 17:30 and the next one is by Kajiura

So far, from ep 1 and 2, first 15 mins are Go Shiina and the next 10 are Kajiura, i wonder if its a trend.
Also wonder who did the after-ED bgm
 
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sora

Yuki is lord of heaven and earth
That bgm was yet another arrangement of the chiaki melody.

At this point, I think we've heard everything Kajiura wrote for this soundtrack. Call me pessimistic but the direction her music has been taking with this show as well as her own tweets have done nothing to convince me otherwise.
 
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