sumika—a four-man band from Kawasaki, Kanagawa—is an indie rock band that started in 2013. Their new song, Higher Ground will be used for the animated film My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising that debuts in theatres across Japan on December 20 and will screen in America in early 2020.
If you like more gentle rock-pop vibes, sumika has similar uplifting vibes to [Alexandros], Kenshi Yonezu or RADWIMPS, all of which have been featured in an anime themes that usually commands of these types of sound. Take a listen at the music video and also the trailer for the new film below.
If you liked Higher Ground, you’ll be happy to hear that they have their entire music library is now up on most popular streaming platforms, so be sure to check them out.