Chihayafuru Manga Image Song Contest Releases Its Winners' Music Vidoes
The ten-song album is now available digitally
Kodansha and Eggs, a free music platform connecting artists and music fans, has held the "Official Chihayafuru Image Song Contest" to commemorate the completion ofYuki Suetsugu's karuta-themed manga Chihayafuru, and its winners were finally announced on December 13. The manga was serialized in the publisher's BE LOVE jyosei manga magazine for 15 years from December 2007 to August 2022, and its final 50th tankobon volume was also released on the same day.
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The collaboration music videos of the five songs selected for the Grand Prize, Yuki Suetsugu Special Prize, and Excellence Award are now streamed on the "Full☆Anime TV" YouTube channel. Check out their songs in the videos below!
Grand Prize: "Uta yori mo Hayaku" by Naomi Hayashi
Naomi Hayashi reported the news on her YouTube channel's live stream last night:
Yuki Suetsugu Special Prize: "We Will Fly" by Yuma
Excellence Award: "Harukaze" by Kanamaru
Excellence Award: "Koizo Tsumorite Fuchi to Narinuru" by Yofukashi-san wa Hakuchume wo Miru
Excellence Award: "Utatowanari" by Shimanuki
In addition, "Chihayafuru Official Image Album" containing all 10 prize-winning songs has been digitally released on various music distribution services from December 13.
"Chihayafuru" manga 50th volume cover:
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Source: Kodansha press release