‘Homura’ is 17th single track released under LiSA’s name. It was released digitally on October 12, just two days before its CD release for streaming and online downloads. The song went on to dominate 55 digital singles daily charts in Japan, including the Amazon Digital Music Singles Rankings and also iTunes General Top Song Rankings.
Homura is a ballad song composed by Yuki Kajiura is all set to feature as the theme song for the much anticipated upcoming anime film Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train, a first feature film of the Demon Slayer anime franchise. The movie is slated for October 16, the coming Friday will be releasing in the theatres in Japan and some other parts of the world other than Japan. As reported with various music press releases, most prominently SACRA Music, Homura was released on the official YouTube channel of LiSA sometime around noon on October 13th as per Japanese standard time and has already earned thousands of likes with a slightly over than 2 million views in just 20 hours of its release.
These stats make Homura look like the most successful single song track released by LiSA so far in her career beating past her previous accomplishments as ‘Gurenge’ which shook the charts back in April 2019 by topping 38 charts right on its release. Gurenge was also a theme song for the Demon Slayer anime franchise.
Homura is released alongside other songs listed in LiSA’s fifth studio album ‘LEO-NiNE’ on October 14th, 2020. The latest album from LiSA is expected to do well in the domestic as well as the international music markets.
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Source: SACRA Music Press release, Crunchyroll