Bocchi The Rock! Anime’s Ending Theme ‘Distortion’ Crosses 1 Million Views

VA Ikumi Hasegawa performed the theme song.

Bocchi The Rock!

The official twitter account of Bocchi The Rock! anime revealed that the series’ first ending theme song, Distortion, has crossed over 1 million views on YouTube. The staff thanked the viewers for their support in the tweet.

KANA-BOON’s Maguro Taniguchi composed the music and wrote the lyrics for the ending theme. Ikumi Hasegawa, who voices Ikuyo Kita in the anime, performed the song.

The theme songs are under the name of Kessoku Band, which is the main unit in Bocchi The Rock! anime.

Bocchi The Rock! anime was released in Japan on Oct 9, 2022.

The anime is produced by CloverWorks and directed by Keiichiro Saito, with Yusuke Yamamoto serving as assistant director. Erika Yoshida was in charge of writing the series’ scripts, and Kerorira as character designer. Tomoki Kikuya composed the music.

Bocchi the Rock! is a Japanese four-panel manga series written and illustrated by Aki Hamaji, serialized in Houbunsha’s seinen manga magazine Manga Time Kirara Max since December 2017. It has been collected in four tankobon volumes as of Aug 26, 2022.

MAL describes the plot of the anime as follows:

Yearning to make friends and perform live with a band, lonely and socially anxious Hitori “Bocchi” Gotou devotes her time to playing the guitar. On a fateful day, Bocchi meets the outgoing drummer Nijika Ijichi, who invites her to join Kessoku Band when their guitarist, Ikuyo Kita, flees before their first show. Soon after, Bocchi meets her final bandmate—the cool bassist Ryou Yamada.

Although their first performance together is subpar, the girls feel empowered by their shared love for music, and they are soon rejoined by Kita. Finding happiness in performing, Bocchi and her bandmates put their hearts into improving as musicians while making the most of their fleeting high school days.

Source: Twitter

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