The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the TOP 10 anime single/album of August 18-24. The number one single of the 34th week of year 2014 is popular anime voice actress/singer Maaya Sakamoto's 24th single "Replica," the second OP theme for the TV anime M3 the dark metal. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.
Following the three songs by Nanami Knight Bladefield, Akane Mahougasawa, and Megumu Touzokuyama in the previous volumes, the upcoming fourth DVD/Blu-ray disc of the TV anime Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara also comes with a new character song "Sweetest Boy" sung by Kikuno Shokanji (CV: Kana Asumi). Check the music clip after the jump.
The official site for the 2014 fall TV anime Hi☆sCoool! SeHa Girl (SeHa Girl stands for Sega Hard Girls) today announced its premiere date, and the production company of the anime TMS Entertainment has also posted a 30-second promotional video introducing the three main girls: Dreamcast, Sega Saturn, and Mega Drive. Check the clip after the jump.
25-year-old anime voice actress Juri Nagatsuma will make her solo singer debut with the 1st single "Ienai Ice Cream" in Japan tomorrow on August 27. She is best known as Kanna Makino in the 2013 TV anime Tamako Market and its movie edition Tamako Love Story. Check the short PV of the song after the jump.
The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Itokichi's comedy four-panel manga Orenchi no Furo Jijo (The bath situation in my house) today posted a 30 second first promotional video introducing the main characters and their voice actors. Check the clip and the VA list after the jump.
Following the four character introduction videos featuring Yuki Yuna (CV: Haruka Terui), Fu Inubozaki (Yumi Uchiyama), Itsuki Inubozaki (Tomoyo Kurosawa), and Mimori Togo (Suzuko Mimori), Pony Canyon's official YouTube channel today posted a 70-second first promotional video for the upcoming TV anime Yuki Yuna wa Yusha de Aru. Check the clip after the jump.
GRANRODEO, a two-member musical unit consisting of popular anime voice actor Kisho Taniyama (as KISHOW) and guitarist Masaaki Iizuka (e-ZUKA), will release their much-anticipated 6th album "Karma to Labyrinth" (Karma and Labyrinth) in Japan on September 24. Check a short version promotional video for the title track after the jump.
The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the TOP 10 anime single/album of August 11-17. The number one single of the 33rd week of year 2014 is 20-year-old anime voice actress Sora Amamiya's 1st solo single "Skyreach," the OP song for the summer 2014 TV anime Akame ga KILL!. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.
Pony Canyon has posted a 30-second TV CM for "Couleur," popular anime voice actress Yoko Hikasa's highly-anticipated first original album, on its official YouTube channel. She is currently voicing Kaede Saito in Encouragement of Climb and Emiru Hazaki in M3 the dark metal. Check the video after the jump.
The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the TOP 10 anime single/album of August 4-10. The number one single of the 32nd week of year 2014 is 20-year-old voice actress Yurika Endo's 2nd solo single "Futari no Chronostasis," the ED theme song for the summer TV anime Magimoji Rurumo. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.
Japanese idol group Momoiro Clover Z's official YouTube channel today posted a live-version promotional video for their 12th single "Moon Pride," the OP theme song for the ongoing web anime Sailor Moon Crystal. The clip was filmed at Nissan Stadium in Kanagawa Prefecture on July 26. Check their live performance after the jump.
One of the most popular Japanese vocaloid song producers, Hachioji-P has posted a full promotional video for "Twinkle World feat. Hatsune Miku," the title track of his upcoming 3rd major album to be released in Japan on August 27. Check the cuteness of the latest Miku after the jump!
WAO!Corporation has posted a promotional video for "Smile Again," the theme song for its upcoming Sports Chanbara-themed anime film Spochan Taiketsu! ~Yokai Daikessen~ (English title: Spochan Battle -for the future-), sung by popular anime voice actress/singer Yui Horie. Check the PV with the film's trailer after the jump.
Following Nanami's "Fantastic Q&A" in the first volume and Akane's "Gozen Ichiji no Love Song" in the second, the upcoming third DVD/Blu-ray disc of the TV anime Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara also comes with a new character song, "Ambitious!" sung by Kana Hanazawa as girl-looking boy Megumu Touzokuyama. Check his cute song after the jump!
The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the TOP 10 anime single/album of July 28-August 3. The number one single of the 31st week of year 2014 is popular voice actor Tatsuhisa Suzuki's musical unit OLDCODEX's 9th single "Dried Up Youthful Fame," the OP theme song for Free! Eternal Summer. Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.