Crunchyroll announced the premiere date today for the upcoming Crunchyroll Original series The God of High School with the reveal of brand new key art and a high-energy trailer. Based on the comic series from Yongie Park published on WEBTOON of the same name, The God of High School will premiere Monday, July 6 exclusively on Crunchyroll and is produced by MAPPA.
But we also got more than just the release date. We also got a look a new key art which features the three main characters Jin Mori, Yoo Mira and Han Daewi, alongside the mysterious Park Illpyo. Additionally, today’s brand new trailer, which introduces the various characters in the series, features an exclusive sneak peek at the opening and ending songs for the series: “Contradiction (feat. Tyler Carter)” by KSUKE and “WIN” by CIX.
Crunchyroll announced Crunchyroll Originals earlier this year, with eight series spanning adventure, fantasy, romance, and more. Tower of God, another WEBTOON-based series, is airing now on Crunchyroll.
The God of High School is an action-packed series that follows a high schooler and his friends as they compete in an epic tournament, borrowing power directly from the gods and uncovering a mysterious organization along the way… With the promise of their heart’s deepest desires, motivating their tournament victory. If you’re unfamiliar with the series, it focuses on Jin Mori who has proclaimed himself the strongest high schooler. But, his life changes when he’s invited to participate in “God of High School,” a tournament to determine the strongest high schooler of all. He’s told that if he wins, any wish he makes will be granted. All the participants are powerful contenders who fight their hardest for their own wishes.
We all know opening and ending songs are what we tune into anime for really, so the full length version of KSUKE’s song “Contradiction (feat. Tyler Carter)” will be released on July 3rd (JST) and the TV version on July 7th (JST). CIX’s song “WIN” will be released on July 7th JST.
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