"Blood Circulator" (ブラッドサーキュレーター Buraddo Sākyurētā) is a song by Japanese rock band Asian Kung-Fu Generation. It was released on July 13, 2016 and reached number 13 on the Oricon. It was used as the opening for the anime Naruto and the third song by Asian Kung-Fu Generation in the Naruto media, after "Haruka Kanata" and "Sore dewa, Mata Ashita". Masafumi Gotō said, "The offer came to places where there was no song, no idea, no time, but I could not find a reason to refuse, I thought that I had to write down even while I was sleeping." Single's B-side, Hakkei, sung by band's guitarist, Kensuke Kita. This is the fourth time since Re:Re:'s B-side, "Time Traveller" in 2016.
|Single by Asian Kung-Fu Generation|
|Released||July 13, 2016|
|Format||CD single, digital download|
|Genre||Indie rock, alternative rock|
|Producer(s)||Asian Kung-Fu Generation|
|Asian Kung-Fu Generation singles chronology|
The music video for "Blood Circulator" was directed by Masaki Ōkita. At the beginning, video presented in black and red, with the band playing in a building. During bridge, the video presented normal and band playing in outside building. After that, they playing in a boxing ring and inside building again.
All lyrics are written by Masafumi Gotoh.
|1.||"Blood Circulator" (ブラッドサーキュレーター Buraddo Sākyurētā)||Masafumi Gotoh||3:43|
|2.||"Hakkei" (八景 Eight Views)||Kensuke Kita, Takahiro Yamada||3:04|
- edohsama (2016-01-25). "Get pumped on ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION's new single "Blood Circulator"". Jrocknews. Retrieved 2016-10-25.
- ""Reason for refusing is not found" Ajikan, New song is the OP theme of NARUTO". Retrieved 2016-04-04.(in Japanese)
- "SPACE SHOWER Music Video Search". SPACE SHOWER TV. SPACE SHOWER Networks Inc. Retrieved 2016-11-07. (in Japanese)
- ブラッドサーキュレーター ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION ORICON (in Japanese)
- ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION BILLBOARD JAPAN HOT 100
- BILLBOARD JAPAN HOT ANIMATION