YOASOBI To Perform Theme Song Of New Monogatari Anime

Monogatari Series Off & Monster Season

The mystery behind the cryptic letter ‘Y’ featured on the official website of the new Monogatari anime has been unveiled. The website confirmed on May 2, 2024, that Y represented none other than the Japanese pop duo YOASOBI who will be in charge of performing the theme song of Monogatari Series Off & Monster Season.

The theme song is titled ‘UNDEAD’.


In a statement provided by YOASOBI, composer Ayase expressed profound enthusiasm, stating, “The ‘Monogatari Series’ holds a special place in my heart, so much so that I always cite it as my favorite anime. When the opportunity arose to contribute to its latest installment, I was truly ecstatic. I poured my love for the series and each character into the song, with every fiber of my being. Thank you all for your support.

Vocalist ikura echoed Ayase’s sentiments, expressing gratitude for the chance to be part of such a beloved franchise. “It’s a great honor to be involved in the latest installment of a series like ‘Monogatari,’ which has been loved by so many for so long. I sang while carefully interpreting the feelings of each character in this work. I would be delighted if you enjoyed listening to it.

Monogatari Series Off & Monster Season

Monogatari Series Off & Monster Season, it is set to release in 2024.

Staff involved includes:

  • Chief Director: Akiyuki Shinbo
  • Director: Midori Yoshizawa
  • Series Composition: Fuyashi Tou, Akiyuki Shinbo
  • Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Akio Watanabe
  • Animation Production: SHAFT

Monogatari is a Japanese light novel series written by Nisio Isin and illustrated by Vofan. Since November 2006, Kodansha published 29 volumes in the series under its Kodansha Box imprint. All of the series’ story arcs share the common title suffix -monogatari.

Shaft has animated the Monogatari series several times since 2009. The first season of the anime adaptation consists of 30 episodes, which were broadcast in Japan between July 2009 and December 2012. The second season consists of 28 episodes broadcast between July and December 2013, and the third and final season consists of 42 episodes broadcast between December 2014 and June 2019. A prequel anime film trilogy, Kizumonogatari, was released in 2016 and 2017.

A manga adaptation, illustrated by Oh! great and titled Bakemonogatari, began serialization in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine in March 2018, and ended in March 2023.

Source: Official Website, Comic Natalie

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