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Following the TV show's ED theme song "Kirari☆Party♪Time," the eight-member voice actress idol unit STARRY PLANET☆ from Aikatsu Planet! has released their new music video "Lady・Lady・Lady" on YouTube. The pop tune was used in the show's 11th episode aired in Japan on March 21. Check out their cute performances after the jump!
After the emotional broadcast of its final tenth episode, the official YouTube channel for Shin-Ei Animation's first idol-themed TV anime Idolls! posted a special clip, including the stage performance of the episode's insert song "Special Story" and a digest of the anime's all ten episodes. Check out the bottom idols' survival story one more time!
The official website for the TV anime Laid-Back Camp has posted a 90-second special music video titled "Koko nimo Haru ga Kurunda" (Spring is coming here, too), featuring Yumi Matsutoya's famous song "Haru yo, koi" newly covered by the anime's ED theme song singer Eri Sasaki. Watch the clip that foreshadows the new journey ahead after the jump!
The official YouTube channel for 20-year-old singer Miyu Kumagawa's solo project Myuk has posted a special collaboration music video for its first single song "Mahou" (Magic). The lyrical tune has been used as the ED theme for the TV anime THE PROMISED NEVERLAND Season 2, and the clip features various memorable scenes from the anime story.
Five days after the CD release of their 22 single "Fight!!" in Japan, anison duo ClariS posted a lyric video for the singles coupling song "Koimachi Kaguya" (Kaguya who waits for love) on YouTube. Due to the popularity of the song, it was hastily decided to make a video for it. Check out the Japanese-taste rock tune after the jump!
The CD single including the OP and ED theme songs for The Quintessential Quintuplets 2 was released in Japan on February 17, 2021. To commemorate the release, Pony Canyon's official anime YouTube channel has posted a four-minute special music video for the OP song "Gotoubun no Katachi." Check out the clip featuring many famous scenes of the five Nakano sisters after the jump!
Anison duo ClariS made their major debut with "irony" (Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai OP) in October 2010. To celebrate the tenth anniversary and to thank for their fans' support over the past ten years, they have posted a special message video on their official YouTube channel. Check out their message after the jump!
Crunchyroll announces Winter 2021 dubs coming your way soon! Hit the jump to see when you can start watching the dubs for the Winter series like So I'm a Spider, So What?, The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter, and more, as well as the continuation of the JUJUTSU KAISEN and Re:ZERO Season 2 dubs!
On its CD release day in Japan, singer-songwriter Yuko Ando also posted a three-minute music video for her 12th single song "Shogeki" (Shock) on her official YouTube channel. The heavy and beutiful song has been used as the ED theme for Attack on Titan Final Season since last December. Watch the clip that intersects various emotions after the jump!
Voice actress Rikako Aida, best known as Riko Sakurauchi in Love Live! Sunshine!!, has posted a music video for "Dream hopper," the OP theme for the winter 2021 TV anime Soukou Musume Senki / LBX Girls. She has also voiced one of the anime's five main characters, Riko. Check out her cute and catchy dance performance after the jump!
Sony Music Japan's official YouTube channel has posted a full music video for "Life is Cider," the ED theme song for the winter 2021 original TV anime Wonder Egg Priority. The pop tune is performed by the unit Anemoneria that consists of the anime's four main voice actresses. Watch them having fun together after the jump!