Kiyoe Yoshioka, the vocalist of Ikimonogakari, will sing the opening theme song for the TV anime series “A Couple of Cuckoos.” The anime will be starting on TV Asahi from April 2022.
A Couple of Cuckoos (Japanese: カッコウの許嫁) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Miki Yoshikawa. She is also famous for her extraordinary works. For example, Flunk Punk Rumble, and Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches are her masterpieces.
Recently, the production team announced the manga, A Couple of Cuckoos, to be adapted into a TV animation airing from April 2022. At the same time, they declared that the opening theme song is to be Kiyoe Yoshioka’s Dekoboko. It will be available for streaming and downloading on various music platforms on 17th April 2022.
About ‘Dekoboko’ a theme song of A Couple of Cuckoos
The new song Dekoboko was created by Haruko Nagaya from a band called Ryokuoushoku Shakai. Nagaya is a close friend of Yoshioka. Therefore, the collaboration occurred. The song has an authentic pop sound with a very charming feeling. Also, it blends with the world of the anime “A Couple of Cuckoos” to show many different exciting feelings.
The song’s cover art was done by Mr.HARU from koe Inc. He also worked on Yoshioka’s last single ‘Massara.’ His taste is pop as if he took the color and brightness from the song.
Furthermore, the PV of the anime “A Couple of Cuckoos” is on KADOKAWA Anime YouTube Channel. You can listen to some parts of the song ‘Dekoboko’ there.
Comments from the artists
A voice actress, Akari Kito, for Erika Amano in the anime, commented. “I was so thrilled to find out that Kiyoe Yoshioka will sing the opening theme song of the anime. Since I have been a big fan of her for a long time, I am so excited to work with her!! The song is awesome for Kiyoe Yoshioka’s pure voice. In addition, the melody and lyrics reflect the freshness of the work, full of the sweet and bitter feelings of love.”
Kiyoe Yoshioka stated “I am so honored to be a singer for the song. Dekoboko is an amazing love song created by Haruko Nagaya. It will definitely make people excited! All the members of the band, Ryokuoushoku Shakai, joined in playing the music that I am so glad about!! I would be happy if the song could support the main characters in the anime, who are pushed by destiny. Lastly, I hope people can enjoy the anime and the song!”
The iTunes pre-order and Spotify pre-save campaign have started on 18th January before its release on 17th April. Those who pre-ordered or pre-saved get a chance to get an original pen case through the campaign.
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Kiyoe Yoshioka ‘Dekoboko’
- The Opening theme song for the TV animation series “A Couple of Cuckoos,” on TV Asahi
- Streaming/download will be available on 17th April 2022