MAN WITH A MISSION & milet create theme song for new ‘Demon Slayer’ series
MAN WITH A MISSION & MILET CREATE DEMON SLAYER: KIMETSU NO YAIBA -SWORDSMITH VILLAGE ARC- THEME SONG ‘KIZUNA NO KISEKI’ WATCH THE TRAILER HERE
MAN WITH A MISSION and milet will collaborate on ‘Kizuna no Kiseki’, a new song for the opening of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba –Swordsmith Village Arc-. The new television series is scheduled to start from April 2023. A trailer for the series featuring the song can be viewed here.
The new opening track was announced through the on-screen event, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba –To the Swordsmith Village- World Tour in Japanese theatres, which comes ahead of the new television series in April.
The song surprised fans in the first episode of the Swordsmith Village Arc and the news spread instantly through social media. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Swordsmith Village- World Tour is formed of Episodes 10 and 11 from the Entertainment District Arc and Episode 1 of the new Swordsmith Village Arc. It will begin showing in Japan before hitting theatres in more than 80 countries around the world.
Regarding the song MAN WITH A MISSION’s Jean-Ken Johnny (guitar / vocals / rap) says, “We are honoured to be part of the opening track for this extraordinary work Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -Swordsmith Village Arc-, with the diva of the times, milet. We hope you will enjoy our song with the miraculous story of how the characters’ lives cross, spin, and create bonds together.”
milet adds, “I am so delighted and excited to sing for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -Swordsmith Village Arc-. I hope to support this work that is loved around the world with ‘Kizuna no Kiseki’ with the invincible artist, MAN WITH A MISSION. A story of deep, yet fragile bond and love… With all my heart, I would like to cherish and sing the song.”
FURTHER INFORMATION MAN WITH A MISSION
MAN WITH A MISSION are one of the most successful rock bands in Asia today. The half man, half wolf collective consist of Tokyo Tanaka (vocals), Jean-Ken Johnny (guitar, vocals, rap), Kamikaze Boy (bass), DJ Santa Monica (DJ), Spear Rib (drums). They regularly sell out arenas across their homeland and have also completed sold-out headline tours of the UK, Europe and US. MAN WITH A MISSION have been a part of major cultural moments in Japan and beyond. Their songs have sound tracked numerous films, TV shows, video games, sporting events and TV commercials.
Debuted from a major label on March 6th, 2019. Her debut single, ‘inside you’ produced by Toru (ONE OK ROCK) achieved #1 on 11 music streaming sites. On June 3rd, 2020, her 1st album eyes was released and it debuted #1 in the Oricon weekly album chart and Oricon weekly digital album chart. She performed at the Closing Ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in August 2021. At the end of 2022, she was selected to appear in the NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen for 3 consecutive years.