Shion no Ō tells the story of a young girl by the name of Ishiwatari Shion . At the age of 4, Shion`s parents were murdered at their house. The police didn`t find anything at the crime scene that might lead them to the murderer apart from a shougi board upon which the pieces were lined up in an orderly fashion. Shion was not harmed even though she was at the house at the time of the murder but the shock of seeing her parents lying dead in a pool of blood resulted in the loss of her voice. The Ishiwatari neighbours and close friends, the Yasuoka family (made up of Yasuoka Shinji and his wife Sachiko) adopted Shion after the murder and raised her as their own daughter and so she was renamed Yasuoka Shion since then. Shinji is a professional Shogi player and during the years that passed after the murder, he taught Shion how to play shogi. Shion was a natural at playing shogi. She learned t…

Shion no Ō - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: Japanese

Status: Ended

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 2007-10-13

Shion no Ō - Soba ni Iru ne - Netflix

Soba ni Iru ne (そばにいるね, I'm by Your Side) is Thelma Aoyama's second official single, released on January 23, 2008, featuring SoulJa. It is an answer song to her previous collaboration with SoulJa, “Koko ni Iru yo.” B-side “My dear friend” was used as the ending theme to anime Shion no Ō, and the opening theme to television show Ryuuha-R. The single reached the number 1 position on Japan's Oricon charts in its second week and sold over 450,000 compact discs. In addition, it sold over 7 million downloads, including 2 million complete downloads, by July 2008. In September 2008, the Guinness World Records certified the song as “the best selling download single in Japan” for the number of full-track downloads. On May 28, 2009, however, it was announced that the record was replaced by Greeeen's song “Kiseki”. It was later admitted by the Guinness World Records. It was also the best-selling download single on the iTunes Store 2008 yearly charts in Japan. Taiwanese band Da Mouth sang their cover version of “Koko ni Iru yo” on their album Wang Yuan Kou Li Kou. “Soba ni Iru ne” was also covered by Sly and Robbie on their album Amazing.

Shion no Ō - Track listing - Netflix

“Soba ni Iru ne feat. SoulJa” “My dear friend” “This Day feat. Dohzi-T”

Shion no Ō - References - Netflix