Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun’s new ED song Belaf’s Lullaby in Episode 9 tugs heartstrings

Cover art for the upcoming Made in Abyss Original Soundtrack 3, and fan art of Belaf.
Cover art for the upcoming Made in Abyss Original Soundtrack 3, and fan art of Belaf. Pic credit: @kevinpenkin/Twitter and

On August 31, 2022, Australian music composer Kevin Penkin tweeted that during Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun Episode 9 there would be a special surprise.

He also shared some screenshots of the immortal princess, Faputa, her robot protector, and Reg.

What happened in Made In Abyss Season 2 Episode 9 to inspire the new ending song?

In Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun Episode 9 Faputa escorts Reg back to the village and reminds him of his promise to use his incinerator to destroy the shield guarding the village’s entrance, which will allow her to enter. Reg reunites with Riko and reveals Faputa gave him one of her ears so that they can get Nanachi back from Belaf. Wazukyan arrives and congratulates Reg and Riko, but asks Riko if she hates him now that she knows his story.

Riko surprises Wazukyan by saying she’s figured out what he and the villagers are really after – a way to leave the village so they can continue their journey deeper into the Abyss. Riko also states that she and everyone in the village are a lot alike. Riko also reveals she knows that Wazukyan wants her to use a Cradle of Desire to wish for a way for the villagers to regain their bodies and gain the ability to leave the village.

Reg wants to take Faputa’s body part to Belaf quickly since Faputa’s blood is drawing monsters to them, however, Reg is warned that if Belaf sees one of Faputa’s body parts he might break. While they’re debating their next course of action the village’s guardian, Juroimoh, appears and attacks Reg with the intention of retrieving Faputa’s ear. Reg is forced to fight Juroimoh and Wazukyan whisks Vueko away.

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When Reg starts to hesitate about giving up the ear, Vueko yells out that it won’t stop Juroimoh. Reg decides he has no choice but to use his Incinerator, and uses it to incapacitate Juroimoh. The attack blasts a hole in the village barrier and Faputa enters the village. Faputa immediately tells the villagers that she is about to unleash all of her mother’s anger on them for their crime of eating her children and that with their deaths her mother will be avenged.

Meanwhile, Nanachi awakens from a dream Belaf had been sharing with her of his time following in Wazukyan’s footsteps. Belaf informs Nanachi that Faputa has arrived and that “it’s time”.

A new ending theme song was revealed titled “Belaf’s Lullaby” by Kevin Penkin. The song really tugged at the viewer’s heartstrings and Made in Abyss fans immediately wanted to know more about this song.

You can listen to the song here:

ベラフの子守歌 (Belaf's lullaby) - 挿入歌TV size without charter lines, ED of Made in abyss(メイドインアビス) EP9
Fan-made music video for “Belaf’s Lullaby”.

Where can I purchase the song “Belaf’s Lullaby”?

The song will be made available in the upcoming Made in Abyss Soundtrack 3, which will be released on October 26, 2022. You will be able to purchase the soundtrack at Made in Abyss’s official website here.

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Made in Abyss’ soundtrack takes listeners to another world

Kevin Penkin also composed the music for Made in Abyss Season 1. Made in Abyss Season 1’s opening theme “Deep In Abyss” and the ending theme “Tabi no Hidarite, Saihate no Migite” were performed by Miyu Tomita and Mariya Ise. Shiori Izawa collaborated with the ending theme song.

Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun’s opening theme “Katachi” is performed by Riko Azuna. The first ending theme “Endless Embrace” is performed by Myth and Roid.

You can listen to the popular ending “Endless Embrace” on Kadokawa Anime’s official YouTube channel here:

MYTH & ROID「Endless Embrace」MV(TVアニメ「メイドインアビス 烈日の黄金郷」EDテーマ)
The official music video for the song “Endless Embrace”.

Do you like the new ending theme song “Belaf’s Lullaby”? Are you excited for the release of Made in Abyss Soundtrack 3? Let us know in the comment section below!

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