Sword Art Online II OST vol 1 to release December 12

August 30th, 2014

The Sword Art Online II website has updated with the details of the 3rd BD/DVD of the series, the Limited Edition of which will include as bonus CD the Original Soundtrack vol.1, composed by Yuki Kajiura! This release will include episode 7 to 9.

The soundtrack so far is mostly disco-like/electronic with some epic tracks and some piano pieces, there is also 1 new REMI track, and 2 swordland arrangements. 2 tracks that appeared in the Extra Edition episode were used again so we expect them to be included.

It has also been confirmed that the anime will have 24 episodes, possibly covering the next arc as well.

Title: Sword Art Online Ⅱ” Volume 3 (BD/DVD)
Release Date: December 12, 2014
Product Codes
Blu-ray Limited Edition:  ANZX-11125~11126
DVD Limited Edition:  ANZB-11125~11126
Prices: ¥7,800+tax (BD LE), ¥6,800+tax (DVD LE)
Bonuses for LE:

  • Jacket illustration drawn by Adachi Shingo
  • bonus CD (“Original Soundtrack vol.1“) by Yuki Kajiura
  • special booklet (16P)

In-disc bonuses:

  • Sword Art Offline II ep 3 (short comical animation)
  • Character commentary video
  • audio commentary

DVD Regular Edition also comes out but without the bonuses.
Price: ¥5,800+tax
Product Code: ANSB-11125

 

Hanako to Anne OST 2 & FictionJuction BD tracklists + new sheet music books!

August 24th, 2014

amazon.jp has recently updated (1, 2) with the tracklistings for the Hanako to Anne Original Soundtrack 2 and the Yuki Kajiura LIVE vol.#11 elemental Tour 2014 BD !

Hanako to Anne Original Soundtrack 2
SECL-1576 | September 17, 2014
Soundtrack
35 Tracks
[Pre-order] from CD Japan
Yuki Kajiura LIVE vol.#11 elemental Tour 2014 2014.04.20 @ NHK Hall + Making off
VTXL-21 | September 24, 2014
Blu-ray
24 Tracks
[Pre-order] from CD Japan

Furthermore, Kajiura Yuki is now releasing 2 new piano solo sheet music books. One of them released a few days ago, on August 20, and the other will release on September 2014

Piano solo Kajiura Yuki selections (Intermediate)
ISBN 978-4401030149 | August 20, 2014
Sheet Music
20 Track on 88 Pages

You get information about the other book on HMV

Title: 梶浦由記作品集 ピアノ・ソロ
ISBN: 4997938030147
Price: ¥2,160 (tax included)

Happy Birthday Yuki Kajiura!

August 6th, 2014

Fans rarely need reminding but just in case, don’t forget that August 6th is Yuki Kajiura’s birthday! Make sure to send her your birthday greetings at her website or to her Twitter!

The forum community at canta-per-me.net has also been working on a little project which has become an annual tradition. It will be uploaded soon so watch this space :)

[EDIT] Here is the present for you to browse :D

[EDIT2]

Download link: Mediafire

Yuki Kajiura has replied to our tweet informing her about the present! :)

 

Hanako to Anne Original Soundtrack 2!

August 1st, 2014

Today CDJapan updated with the 2nd soundtranck for the TV drama  Hanako to Anne, Yuki kajiura composes for! (NHK announcement)

Title: Hanako to Anne Original Soundtrack 2
Release Date: September 17, 2014
Product Code: SECL-1576
Price: 3146 Yen [Pre-order] from CD Japan

Hanako to Anne Original Soundtrack 2
SECL-1576 | September 17, 2014
Soundtrack
?? Tracks

In other news, Kalafina is invited at TBS channel‘s annual music show Ongaku no Hi! The show will be aired on August 2 from 14:00 to 05:00 of the next day

Invited artists: Aoi Eir, [Alexandros], androp, OKAMOTO’S, Katahira Rina, Kalafina, creep hype, gesu no kiwami otome, Sid, cinema staff, SPICY CHOCOLATE, Sumioka Rina, chay, NIIYAMA Shiori, Rihwa
official website

Moreover, Yuki Kajiura organises a twitter event for the release of Kalafina’s “Red” and “Blue” album on August 3, 2014 21:00 japan time

  • Press play button at 21:00 for the Red, at 22:30 for the Blue
  • hashtag: # KalRB
  • She might use her @FJukatsu account if @Fion0806 reaches the limit.

thanks to wat11 and waihong for the news!

Kalafina to do the Ending Theme for ufotable’s Fate/Stay Night anime!

July 27th, 2014

Today there was a Fate/Stay Night event in Japan where more info was revealed about the project’s future :)

It was announced that the anime that’s set to start airing October 4th, 2014  ( at midnight)  will adapt the Unlimited Blade Works arc, and the composer will be Fukasawa Hideyuki (mainly a game composer, previous anime works: Bakumatsu Kikansetsu Irohanihoheto (2006),  Vividred Operation (2013), The Flowers of Evil (2013))

The OP for the anime will be sang by a new artist named Ayano Mashiro, released under the  “Ariola Japan” label, while the ED will be sang by Kalafina (SME)

There was also announced a Fate/Stay Night movie adapting the Heaven’s Feel arc, and a iOS/Android game.

Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works anime PV 3

Fate/Stay Night  Heaven’s Feel movie PV

Official Site

thanks to Hatouchan and Fetucine for the news!




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