Ikimonogakari to Perform Theme Song for “Ao Haru Ride” Live-Action Film

It was announced today that Ikimonogakari will be be performing “Kirari”, the theme song for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Io Sakisaka’s Ao Haru Ride shoujo manga starring Tsubasa Honda and¬†Masahiro Higashide.

According to Crunchyroll, the director of the film, Takahiro Miki has worked on several promotional video for their past singles including “YELL” and “Kaze ga Fuiteiru”¬†, so the band happily accepted the offer to provide their new song for the film. “Kirari” is written/composed by the band’s guitarist Yoshiki Mizuno and arranged by Akimitsu Honma, who is famous for his producing works for Porno Graffitti and Ayumi Hamasaki.

The movie will open in Japan on December 13.