‘Goodbye Bystander‘ by Yuki from March Comes in Like a Lion — Best Anime Songs
One of the most touching anime series I have watched this year is March Comes in Like a Lion. An anime that follows Rei, a 17-year-old shōgi player who lost both his parents and sister in an accident.
As the story progresses, Rei begins to become friendly with three sisters — the Kawamoto sisters. A family that eventually becomes his second family.
A group of people who eventually become just as important to him as those he lost.
Along with the superb story and voice acting, and the gorgeous animation, March Comes in Like a Lion also has superb opening songs.
In particular the March Comes in Like a Lion opening song 2 — ‘Goodbye Bystander‘ by Yuki (aka Sayonara Bystander).
A song that not only has a beautiful melody, but also has such touching lyrics. Lyrics that are perfect for the story of Rei and the sad beginning to his life.
Especially the last chorus:
And, if you love this anime song as much as I do, you must watch Yuki Isoya’s live version of ‘Sayonara Bystander‘ below that. It is absolutely stunning.