Japanese hard-rock band GRANRODEO have previewed their newest single today, the band’s’ 20th single. The song will be called “THE OTHER SELF” and will be used as the opening for the second season of the basketball-themed anime “Kuroko’s Basket” (Kuroko no basuke). The single is scheduled to be released October 16th and will have three editions: regular, deluxe and anime (the cover will be anime related).
Taniyama Kishow, GRANRODEO’S frontman will also play a character in the anime.
It’s not the first time GRANRODEO have lent their talents to create songs to be featured on anime. The singles “Can Do” and “RIMFIRE” were also used as opening songs on the first season of “Kuroko’s basket” anime. And their latest single “Henai no rondo” was also used as the opening of the josei anime “Karneval”. Code:breaker and Togainu no Chi are also other anime that had their songs featured.
The preview of the song can be listened HERE
Here it is a small interview with the band fully subbed in english with a bit of their song “RIMFIRE” as the background.
The single is already available for preorder on cdjapan for all the fans overseas.