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The excellent "Light Before we Land" by the Delgados is used as the theme-tune for the first season of Gunslinger Girl (ガンスリンガー・ガール / Gansuringā Gāru)

Why (and how) did an obscure track by a Scottish 'Indie' band end up as the theme song for a Japanese anime series based in Italy?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTxoH_5CnhM

  • And bonus points if your answer contains an explanation of why the second season sucked so badly – Richard Dec 20 '18 at 11:12
  • I've twitted at the members of the Delgados. Hopefully one of them can shed some light. – Richard Dec 21 '18 at 15:19
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    Just a note in case the bounty doesn't seem attracting any attention: I have searched about this before the bounty and also when there's a bounty, but I failed to find any relevant information about their connection, even in Japanese (seems I couldn't find any interviews about it). Hope your tweet helps... – Aki Tanaka Dec 23 '18 at 13:31

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