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    Tuesday May 10, 2016
  • Violinist Ayako Ishikawa Performs "Osomatsu-san" OP Song with Drummer Senri Kawaguchi

    The cover version will be available digitally on May 25

    As reported several times, 31-year-old internationally acclaimed Japanese violinist Ayako Ishikawa has been well known for her anime song covers. She recently filmed her performance of "Hanamaru Pippi wa Yoi Ko dake," the 1st OP song for the Osomatsu-san/Mr. Osomatsu TV anime, with 19-year-old drummer Senri Kawaguchi. Check her latest video after the jump.

  • Saturday March 19, 2016
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 March 7-13

    "PriPara" latest character song album dominates the week

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of March 7-13. The number one album of the 10th week of the year 2016 is "PRIPARA DREAM SONG♪COLLECTION -WINTER-," the latest character song album from the PriPara franchise. Check this week's ranking after the jump.

  • Wednesday March 16, 2016
  • TOHO animation RECORDS Holds 1st Female Anison Singer Audition

    All nationalities are welcome, conversational-level Japanese proficiency is required

    The largest Japanese film production company/distributor Toho's anime music label TOHO animation RECORDS will hold its first open audition for female anison singers. The winners are guaranteed to make a professional debut from the label. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Saturday March 12, 2016
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 February 29-March 6

    "Love Live!" VA unit's last single dominates the week as expected

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of February 29-March 6. As supposed, the number one single of the 9th week of the year 2016 is "MOMENT RING," the last single of the nine-member Love Live! VA unit μ’s. Check this week's ranking after the jump.

  • Saturday March 5, 2016
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 February 22-28

    "Tokyo 7th Sisters" Idol group took the top place

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of February 22-28. The number one single of the 8th week of the year 2016 is "SEVENTH HAVEN," the latest single from the smartphone game Tokyo 7th Sisters, performed by the legendary idol group Seventh Sisters. Check this week's ranking after the jump.

  • Saturday February 27, 2016
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 February 15-21

    "Shonen Hollywood" boys idol unit ZEN THE HOLLYWOOD wins the top spot

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of February 15-21. The number one single of the 7th week of the year 2016 is six-member boys idol unit ZEN THE HOLLYWOOD's 7th single "B Vibration." Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.

  • Saturday February 20, 2016
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 February 8-14

    "Koyomimonogatari" theme song gets the top place

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of February 8-14. The number one single is three-member voice actress unit TrySail's 3rd single "whiz," the theme song for the short anime adaptation of Nisio Isin's Koyomimonogatari novel. Check this week's ranking after the jump.

  • Saturday February 13, 2016
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 February 1-7

    "Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju" OP Song wins the top spot

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of February 1-7. The number one single of the 5th week of the year 2016 is voice actress Megumi Hayashibara's 41st single "Usura Hi Shinju," the OP theme song for the Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju TV anime. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.

  • Saturday February 6, 2016
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 January 25-31

    Four-member unit Q-MHz's 1st album takes the top

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of January 25-31. The number one album of the 4th week of the year 2016 is four-member unit Q-MHz's self-titled 1st album released on January 27. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.

  • Friday January 29, 2016
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 January 18-24

    "Love Live!" unit BiBi's new single dominates the week

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of January 18-24. The number one single of the 3rd week of the year 2016 is "Sakkaku CROSSROADS," a new single by one of the three-member units from the Love Live! franchise, BiBi. Check this week's ranking after the jump!

  • Thursday January 28, 2016
  • Anison Singer Faylan to Take a Long Hiatus Due to Autoimmune Disease

    Her fan club will be closed for uncertain time

    The official website for 33-year-old anison singer Faylan announced on January 27 that she will have to take a long hiatus from activities due to autoimmune disease. Her health condition has become bad since early this month. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Sunday January 24, 2016
  • Anison Singer Mami Kawada Announces Retirement from Music

    Final concert will be held at Tokyo Dome City Hall on May 21

    Anison singer Mami Kawada announced at the sold-out LisAni! Live 2016 Sunday Stage event held at Nippon Budokan yesterday that she will end her activities as a professional singer within this year and will hold her final concert at Tokyo Dome City Hall on May 21. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Saturday January 23, 2016
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 January 11-17

    Voice actor/singer-songwriter Naozumi Takahashi dominates the week

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of January 11-17. The number one single of the 2nd week of the year 2016 is "MOB/MayQ," one of the four singles released by anime voice actor/singer-songwriter Naozumi Takahashi simultaneously on January 13. Check the latest ranking after the jump.

  • Anison Singer Minami Kuribayashi Changes Her Stage Name to "Minami"

    The voice of Haruka Suzumiya (Kimi ga Nozomu Eien), Erstin Ho (Mai Otome)

    39-year-old anison singer Minami Kuribayashi announced on her official blog yesterday that she changes her stage name from the original "Minami Kuribayashi (栗林みな実 in Japanese)" to just "Minami" from this year. She is best known for her theme song works for My-HiME, Total Eclipse, and the most recent Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei!. Hit the jump for more.

  • Saturday January 16, 2016
  • TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku Weekly Anime Song TOP 10 January 4-10

    "Monogatari" series theme song CD becomes the top-selling album of the week

    The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of January 4-10. The number one album of the 1st week of the year 2016 is "Utamonogatari - Monogatari Series Theme Song Compilation Album" released in Japan on January 6. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.