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    Bocchi the Rock! Compilation Films Trailer Reveals Dates & Opening Song

    Kessoku Band's new song is coming in hot.

    The staff of the Bocchi the Rock anime series revealed a new trailer and key visual for the upcoming compilation films at the AnimeJapan 2024 event. The release dates for the films were also confirmed with the first film, Bocchi the Rock! Re:, premiering in June. 

    The Bocchi the Rock! Re: and Re:Re: compilation films were initially confirmed for spring 2024 and summer 2024 respectively. These films will recap the events of the hit anime series from 2022 while featuring new songs from Kessoku Band, which features members Hitori “Bocchi-chan” Gotō (VA: Yoshino Aoyama), Nijika Ijichi (VA: Sayumi Suzushiro), Ryо̄ Yamada (VA: Saku Mizuno), and Ikuyo Kita (VA: Ikumi Hasegawa).

    Bocchi the Rock! Compilation Films Premiere Dates Confirmed

    Bocchi the Rock! Re: will premiere on June 7 in Japan, followed by Bocchi the Rock! Re:Re: on August 9. Kessoku Band will perform the new opening theme song “Tsukinami ni Kagayaki (Sparkle as Usual).” Ai Higuchi wrote the lyrics for the new song, -otoha- is the song’s composer, and Ritsuo Mitsui arranged the song.

    Check out the new trailer and key visual below, via Aniplex

     

    Aki Hamaji’s Bocchi the Rock! manga began in the Manga Time Kirara Max magazine in December 2017. The manga is still ongoing, and the Bocchi the Rock! anime series ran from October to December 2022. All 12 episodes are currently available to stream now on Crunchyroll.

    Keiichirō Saitō directed the Bocchi the Rock! anime at studio CloverWorks. Erika Yoshida supervised and wrote the series scripts for all 12 episodes. Moreover, Kerorira designed the characters.

    Lastly, here’s an overview of the series, via Crunchyroll

    Hitori Gotoh, “Bocchi-chan,” is a girl who’s so introverted and shy around people that she’d always start her conversations with “Ah…”

    During her middle school years, she started playing the guitar, wanting to join a band because she thought it could be an opportunity for even someone shy like her to also shine. But because she had no friends, she ended up practicing guitar for six hours every day all by herself.

    After becoming a skilled guitar player, she uploaded videos of herself playing the guitar to the internet under the name “Guitar Hero” and fantasized about performing at her school’s cultural festival concert. But not only could she not find any bandmates, before she knew it, she was in high school and still wasn’t able to make a single friend!

    She was really close to becoming a shut-in, but one day, Nijika Ijichi, the drummer in Kessoku Band, reached out to her. And because of that, her everyday life started to change little by little…

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected] | Muck Rack: https://muckrack.com/raul-landaverde-1

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