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: email@example.com (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
March 7th, 2014
Flying Dog today annouunced the released of a Blu-ray with both FictionJuction YUUKA performances that took place on February 8 and 9, 2014!
Title:. Yuki Kajiura LIVE vol # 11
2014.02.08 ~ 09 Nakano Sun Plaza FictionJunction YUUKA 2days Special
Release Date: June 25, 2014
Price: ¥ 7,560 (including tax)
Product Code: VTXL-19 ~ 20
thank to waihong for the news!
[EDIT 10/3/2014] According to CDJapan, the release will contain 2 Blu-ray discs, and there will be also included a making-of video of the concert
February 6th, 2014
Online stores have started updating (our source: rakuten) with the tracklist of the soundtrack for the 3rd Madoka Magica movie “Hangyaku no Monogatari (Rebellion)” by Yuki Kajiura! The OST comes only with the Limited Edition BD Box, while there will be also released Regular Edition Blu-ray as well as DVD. Click here for more details! Click below to view the tracklist:
Furthermore, in Australia, Madman Entertainment will import the Japanese LE BD BOX and start selling it on April 8, 2014.
thanks to elcazador and Kugayama for the news!
[EDIT] Click here for a list of countries worldwide where the release will be available
[US, Algeria, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Autonomous Republic, Crimea, Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China (P.R.O.C),Philippine, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Turkistan-Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, French Guiana, Georgia, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kygryzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Martinique, Mexico, Moldova, Montserrat, Morocco, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and The Grenadines, Suriname, Sweden, Syria, Tajikistan, Tajikstan, Thailand, The Bahamas, The British Virgin Islands, The Cayman Islands, The Netherland Antilles, The Turks and Caicos Islands, The U.S. Virgin Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, UK, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Yemen.]