The opening theme, “KICK BACK” of the TV anime “Chainsaw Man,” won 31 crowns on domestic distribution sites! In addition, Kenshi Yonezu’s “KICK BACK,” the opening theme of the TV anime “Chainsaw Man,” ranked 47th in Spotify’s world’s most-played song daily, ranking “Top 50 – Global” (October 13). (It first appeared on October 12, the day before, ranked 65th, and entered the Top 50 on the second day).
It was the first time in history that a domestic artist entered the chart and achieved a feat that rewrote the history of the Japanese pop scene. “KICK BACK” will be distributed from 00:00 on October 12 and will win first place across all distribution sites. Won 31 crowns in combination with the daily ranking and real-time ranking. Also, in the Oricon Daily Digital Single (Single Song) Ranking dated October 12, 29,000 DL sales topped the list.
“KICK BACK” was written and composed by Kenshi Yonezu. The song was arranged in collaboration with Daiki Tsuneda (King Gnu/millennium parade ), Morning Musume. “That’s right! We’re ALIVE” has become a hot topic. Therefore, when the whole song was distributed, various considerations were made about the lyrics and the development of the music, and it received a great response.
At the same time, an illustration drawn by Kenshi Yonezu of Chainsaw Man was used as the jacket for “KICK BACK,” It has been highly evaluated along with the matching with the song. In addition, the non-credit opening movie of the TV anime “Chainsaw Man” is currently available on MAPPA’s official YouTube channel and has already surpassed 10 million views.
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