The official YouTube channel for voice actress Mai Fuchigami has posted a 90-second music video for her sixth single song “Marionette Coup d’etat.” The dramatic tune will be featured as the ED theme for Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Battle of Kimluck, the upcoming second season of the reboot TV anime adaptation of Yoshinobu Akita’s fantasy light novel series Majutsushi Orphen Haguretabi / Sorcerous Stabber Orphen. In the clip, she plays both an emotionless marionette and a mysterious wirepuller.
Along with her 12-song second full album “Hoshizora,” her sixth single “Marionette Coup d’etat” is scheduled to be released in Japan on January 27, 2021.
Fuchigami has voiced one of the anime’s main heroines, Dortin, and “Yosoku Funou Days” (Unpredictable Days), one of her double A-side fourth single songs released in February 2020, was also used as the ED theme for the new TV anime’s first cour aired in Japan from January to March 2020.
She graduated from Yoyogi Animation Academy in Tokyo in 2007. Her well-known anime characters include Miho Nishizumi (Girls und Panzer), Iona (Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova-), Nagisa Shiota (Assassination Classroom), and Karen Hojo (The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls). Meanwhile, she made her solo singer debut from Lantis in January 2018, then has released five singles, one full album, and one mini-album.
Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Battle of Kimluck, which is based on the novel’s seventh volume “Waga Ishi wo Tsutaeyo Maou” (Pass on my dying wish, the Demon King) published in Japan in August 1996, is set to premiere on January 20, 2021.
The TV anime’s 1st ED theme “Yosoku Funou Days” short MV:
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