Watch “B: The Beginning” Theme Song MV Performed by Marty Friedman feat. Jean-Ken Johnny, KenKen

Soon after its world premiere screening at Toho Cinemas Roppongi in Tokyo yesterday, the official website for Production I.G’s original anime B: The Beginning posted a three-minute music video for its theme song “The Perfect World” performed by former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman (guitar), MAN WITH A MISSION’s Jean-Ken Johnny (vocal), and KenKen (bass). The song is composed/arranged by Friedman, while Jean-Ken Johnny wrote the lyrics. It will be included in the 11-song album “B: The Beginning THE IMAGE ALBUM” to be released on March 7.

 

 

“B: The Beginning THE IMAGE ALBUM” CD jacket

 


 

The story of B: The Beginning is co-created by Production I.G and 49-year-old Kazuto Nakazawa, best

known for his works for the animation part in Quentin Tarantino’s 2003 film Kill Bill: Volume 1. He also

serves as co-director with Yoshinobu Yamakawa (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?).

 

B: The Beginning will be streamed worldwide on Netflix starting on March 2, 2018. Netfilx describes its

story as below:

 

In a world powered by advanced technology, crime and action unfold in the archipelagic nation of Cremona.

Koku, the protagonist. Keith, the legendary investigator of the royal police force RIS. A mysterious criminal

organization. A wide variety of characters race through the fortified city as it is beset by the serial killer,

Killer B, and a chain of crimes in this suspense drama by director Kazuto Nakazawa and Production I.G.

 

Trailer

 

English-dubbed clip

  

New key visual

 

Main staff:

 

 Original Story: Production I.G & Kazuto Nakazawa

 Director: Kazuto Nakazawa & Yoshinobu Yamakawa (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?)

 Series Composition/Screenplays: Masaya Ishida

 Character Designer/Chief Animation Director: Kazuto Nakazawa

 Music Yoshihiro Ike (Tiger & Bunny)

 Anime Production: Production I.G

 

Main Voice Cast:

 

 Keith Kazama Flick: Hiroaki Hirata (Sanji in One Piece)

 Koku: Yuuki Kaji (Eren Yeager in Attack on Titan)

 Lily Hoshina: Asami Seto (Chihaya Ayase in Chihayafuru)

 Eric Toga: Hiroki Touchi (Chris Redfield in Resident Evil)

 Boris Meyer: Minoru Inaba (Monjii in One Piece)

 Kaela Yoshinaga: Ami Koshimizu (Sailor Jupiter in Sailor Moon Crystal)

 Brian Brandon: Toshiyuki Toyonaga (Yuuri Katsuki in Yuri!!! on Ice)

 Mario Luis Zuleta: Shintaro Tanaka (Kei Nagara in Cardfight!! Vanguard G)

 Jean Henry Richard: Atsushi Goto (Bunzou in Naruto)

 Gilbert Ross: Toshiyuki Morikawa (Takaya Aiba in Tekkaman Blade)

 Minatsuki: Kaito Ishikawa (Rinne Rokudou in Rin-ne)

 

 

Source: “B: The Beginning” official website

 

© Kazuto Nakazawa / Production I.G