The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime single/album of October 14-20. The number one single of the 42nd week of year 2013 is GRANRODEO's 20th single "The Other self" which was released in Japan on October 16. The song is now featured as the OP theme for the 2nd season of the Kuroko's Basketball TV anime. The unit previously released 16th single "Can Do," the OP song for the 1st season of the TV anime in April 2012.
GRANRODEO was formed by voice actor Kisho Taniyama (as KISHOW) and guitarist Masaaki Izuka (as e-ZUKA) in 2005 and made their debut with 1st single "Go For It!" (TV anime IGPX OP) in November of the year. As a voice actor, Taniyama is best known for his roles as Natsuki Shinomiya in the Uta no Prince-sama series and Jean Kirstein in Attack on Titan. The CD single also gets a pretty good 10th spot in the Oricon weekly single ranking selling 16,715 units in the first week.
Kuroko's Basketball is now available to Crunchyroll's audience in the following territories: North America, South America, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden.
Weekly Top 10 (October 14-20, 2013)
1 (new). "The Other self"
GRANRODEO (20th single/Kuroko's Basketball 2nd season OP)
2 (1). "Halloween to Yoru no Monogatari"
Sound Horizon (4th single)
3 (8). "J-Anison Shinkyoku Matsuri: Pradise DJ Kazu in No.1 Kyonetsu MIX"
DJ Kazu (3rd anime song Mix album)
4 (new). "Kill Me Baby Best Album: Kill Me Baby Super"
5 (new). "Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live Prism Solo Collection Part 2: Bell & Otoha & Wakana"
Haruka Tomatsu, Saori Goto, Maaya Uchida
6 (new). "Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Original Soundtrack Part 3"
Hiroshi Mitagawa/Akira Miyagawa
PV for the final chapter
7 (3). "Hallelujah"
Kalafina (13th single/The Garden of Sinners/recalled out summer theme song)