Aniplex USA's official YouTube channel has posted a 140-second music video for 29-year-old anison singer LiSA's latest 11th single song "Catch the Moment" released on February 15. It is featured as the theme song for Sword Art Online The Movie -Ordinal Scale- opened in Japan just today. Check her new MV and CD jacket images after the jump!
As reported, two-member anison vocal unit ClariS held their first concert at Nippon Budokan, titled "Two Masks and The Lost Sun," yesterday, February 10. The internationally famous sport arena has been used by many well-known foreign artists and was the biggest concert venue in their career. Check the news and photos from the successful concert after the jump!
Japanese record company Lantis' official YouTube channel has posted a short version music video for five-member anison unit JAM Project's newest 67th single song "THE EXCEEDER," the OP theme for Bandai Namco Entertainment's upcoming PS4/PS Vita game Super Robot Wars V. Check their new video after the jump!
Six-member girls unit AouP, well known for their performance for the two OP songs for the TV anime Osomatsu-san/Mr.Osomatsu, will hold an open audition for its new member candidates. The deadline for the applications is February 28. Hit the jump for more details.
26-year-old anison singer Ray announced on her official website yesterday on January 25 that she will retire from professional singer activities after her final concert that is scheduled to be held in this summer. She has performed them songs for Waiting in the Summer, Nagi no Asukara, Long Riders!, and many more anime series since 2012. Hit the jump for more details.
The legendary Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Central Band is taking to the world of anime, games, and Vocaloid on their latest CD collection. The "Niconico Collection" features a dozen covers from Monster Hunter, Final Fantasy, Digimon, and more. Hit the jump for a sample and a complete track list!
Lantis has posted a two-minute short version music video for "Rainbow The Daydream," the lead track from 33-year-old anison singer TRUE's upcoming 2nd full album "Around the TRUE" and a four-minute digest video of her sold-out first solo live concert at Shimokitazawa Garden in Tokyo on March 6, 2016. Check her latest clips after the jump!
The official website for two-member anison vocal unit ClariS has announced that their 4th album "Fairy Castle" is set for a release in Japan on January 25, 2017 and the two re-recorded the three theme songs of the Puella Magi Madoka Magica anime franchise, "Connect," "Luminous," and "Colorful," for its two limited editions. Hit the jump for more details.
Lantis has posted a six-minute full music video for "THAT'S A FACT! -Senri no Michi mo Ippo kara- (A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step)," the lead track from three-member anison vocal unit Mia REGINA's 1st album "THAT'S A FACT!." Check their new MV after the jump!
30-year-old anison singer Mayu Kudo announced on her official blog yesterday that she has married with a man who is not working in the entertainment industry, and also confirmed that she will end her professional career as a singer in April of 2017. Hit the jump for more details.
Kles, a special non-profit organization based in Kyushu, has announced that its first full orchestra concert dedicated to anime, game, and tokusatsu music and songs, titled "Anison Classic Kitakyushu 2016 vol.1," is scheduled to be held at Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center in Fukuoka on November 1. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for two-member anison vocal unit ClariS confirmed on September 18 that their first concert at Nippon Budokan is scheduled to be held on February 10, 2017. The news was also announced on the second day of their two-day concert at Pacifico Yokohama in Kanagawa. Hit the jump for more details.
Kadokawa/Enterbrain's bimonthly music magazine CD & DL (download) Data magazine has reported the result of their recent internet research on popular anime songs. It was conducted with 6,956 Japanese males and females in their teens to thirties in 47 prefectures on July 4 and 5. Check the top 20 ranking after the jump.
During their stage performance at the Animelo Summer Live 2016 -Toki- event yesterday, three-member anison unit ALTIMA announced that they will take hiatus from activities for an indefinite period. The unit's first appearance in public was at the same event just five years ago. Hit the jump for more details.