April 20th, 2014
At today’s final concert of Yuki Kajiura LIVE Vol. #11, was announced the next volume of concerts! Yuki Kajiura LIVE Vol. #12 will happen in a year, between June 10 and 21 of 2015. Like vol. #9, the lives will be organised in “Japanese only“, “instrumental (Soundtrack)” and “Japanese sealed” style, while for the first time there will be day and night concerts in 13th and 21th of June!
Title: Yuki Kajiura LIVE Vol. #12 / 7days Special
- June 10, 2015 at Tokyo International Forum Hall C
- June 11, 2015 at Tokyo International Forum Hall C
- June 12, 2015 at Tokyo International Forum Hall C
- June 13, 2015 at Tokyo International Forum Hall C (Day stage & Night stage)
- June 14, 2015 at Tokyo International Forum Hall C
- June 20, 2015 at Osaka NHK Hall
- June 21, 2015 at Osaka NHK Hall (Day stage & Night stage)
[EDIT 22/4] According to a spacecraft announcement the day and night stage has moved from 14th to 13th. It is also menthioned that in 13th there will be 2 performances while 21th also 2. There will be a total of 6 performances in Tokyo over the 5 days while 3 in Osaka over 2 days.
thanks to elcazador, thanks to Hatouchan for the correction.
April 19th, 2014
The coverart of the soundtrack is out on amazon!
thanks to elcazador for the news!
March 27th, 2014
According to this site The Hanako to Anne drama’s OST composed by Yuki Kajiura will come out in June 18, 2014!
Title: Hanako to Anne Original Soundtrack
Product Code: SECL-1514
Release Date: June 18, 2014
Price: 3146yen (Tax incl.)
[Pre-order] from CD Japan
Thanks to random for the news!
We will update with the official announcement when it comes out
Check out here for a PV of the show featuring BGM by Yuki Kajiura !
thank to Kowz
[EDIT: 1/4/2014] Check out the first episode of the drama The soundtrack looks promising, featuring uilleann pipes, accordion, acoustic guitar and (real) harp among other instruments
March 25th, 2014
The Kalafina official site and blog have announced that Kalafina will do a Hong Kong live concert in May 31, 2014 at Hong Kong’s “Youth Square”. The concert is organised by the same people that had organised the Yuki Kajiura & FJ concert on September 20. Sadly according to the announcements so far, there wont be live violin.
Event Title: 「Kalafina Special LIVE in Hong Kong 2014」
Date: May 31, 2014
Venue & Location: Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, China
Tickets: HK $ 980/780/580 (all seats)
Doors open/show starts: 18:30 / 19:30
Contact/Organiser: ED Production Limited [ website Facebook Twitter: edproductionhk Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org (Japanese only)]
Guitar: Korenaga Koichi
Drums: Sato Kyoichi
Bass: Takahashi “Jr.” Tomoharu
Keyboard: Sakurada Hirotaka
Manipulator: Ohira Yoshio
thanks to Kugayama for the news
March 16th, 2014
The official Sword Art Online website has updated with the full staff & cast for the new SAO season which will be serialising volumes 5 & 6 of the light novel (writen by Reki Kawahara, illustrated by abec). Yuki Kajiura has been confirmed to compose the music again. The anime will start airing on July 2014.
This arc, subtitled as “Phandom Bullet”, takes place in a other VRMMO game called “Gun Gale Online” in which the players are fighting with guns, and this time they can log out freely
Anime Title: Sword Art Online II
Starts airing: July 2014
Animation Studio: A-1 Pictures
Director: Tomohiko Ito
Main cast: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kirito, Miyuki Sawashiro as Sinon
In other news, the NHK drama, Hanako to Ann for which Kajiura is also composing, starts airing on March 31, so dont forget about it