"Kono Oto Tomare!" also picks up honors
The tunes of everyone's favorite historical fanfic battle simulator are getting some extra recognition this month. Fate/Grand Order's first soundtrack album attained the "Animation Album of the Year" award from the 32nd annual Japan Gold Disc Awards.
Headed up by the Recording Industry Association of Japan, the annual awards name winners in their various categories based on sales figures, digital distribution, and music video popularity over the preceding year.
Fate/Grand Order Original Soundtrack I is a 3-disc set containing background and battle music from across the game, including battle themes for special events. The collection kicks off with "Shikisai," Maaya Sakamoto's opening theme for the game.
Also recognized was the soundtrack alum for Kono Oto Tomare!, a manga about a high school koto club. The album took recognition as "Best Traditional Japanese Album of the Year."
Source: Comic Natalie
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