Rei (lit. zero) is a 17-year-old professional shōgi player. He has no real family and no real friends. His attitude towards life and shōgi changes when he meets the Kawamoto sisters: Akari, Hinata, and Momo. This is a kind story full of real struggles and real people who are trying to find their own path to happiness.
3-Gatsu no Lion (March Comes in Like a Lion -月のライオン) is based on an on-going manga series by Chika Umino who is best known for Honey and Clover. The TV Anime is produced by Shaft and a two-part live action film is already scheduled for March and April 2017.
Chika Umino (Hakusensha, serialized in Young Animal)
BUMP OF CHICKEN’s newly drawn song (details to be available)
BUMP OF CHICKEN’s “Fighter”
Season 1 | 1st Cour: Opening Theme BUMP OF CHICKEN – ‘Answer’ / Ending Theme BUMP OF CHICKEN – ‘Fighter’
Season 1 | 2nd Cour: Opening Theme ‘Sayonara Bystander’ (さよならバイスタンダー)” by YUKI / Ending Themes ‘Nyaa Shougi Ondo’ (ニャー将棋音頭) by Hinata (Kana Hanazawa), Akari (Ai Kayano), Momo (Misaki Kuno) |
#3: ‘orion’ by Kenshi Yonezu (米津 玄師) (eps 12-21)
Season 2 | 1st Cour: Opening Theme ‘Flag wo Tatero’ (フラッグを立てろ)” by YUKI / Ending Theme Kafune (カフネ) by Brian the Sun
Season 2 | 2nd Cour: Opening Theme ‘Haru ga Kite Bokura (春が来てぼくら)’ by UNISON SQUARE GARDEN / Ending Theme ‘I AM STANDING’ by RUANN