Kalafina fotw in Shanghai, Arena concerts & guests at Shinji Tanimura’s lives

January 31st, 2016

Today, at the last “Far on the water Special Final” concert, (where reportedly were 9 cameras filming, so it makes the release of BD really possible), Kalafina announced a number of different concerts:

First, they will be guests at 3 of Shinji Tanimura’s concerts to promoted the Alcira no Hoshi collaboration single.

Title: SHINJI TANIMURA RECITAL 2016 THE SINGER」
Date/Time: April 8, 9, 10, 2016
Venue: Tokyo National Theatre [Grand Theatre Hall] (website)
Price: ¥ 10,800 (tax in)

Second they will do a Shanghai concert as part of the Shanghai Noriyuki Spring International Music Festival
Title: 「Kalafina LIVE 2016 “far on the water” in Shanghai」
Date: May 10, 2016
Venue: Shanghai Culture Square (Shnghai, China) (website)

and their activity in Japan will contunue in September with one more Budokan live and one in Kobe both under the title tentative title Kalafina Arena LIVE 2016

Title: Kalafina Arena LIVE 2016
Dates/Venue:
September 10-11, 2016 @ Kobe World Memorial Hall (website)
September 16-17, 2016 @ Tokyo Nippon Budokan (website)

thanks to sprinterXkyrie for the news!

Kalafina to be featured at Shinji Tanimura’s single “Alcira no Hoshi”

January 20th, 2016

Kalafina have announced via their blog that they will be featured on Shinji Tanimura upcoming single Alcira no Hoshi, released by Universal Music Japan. Kalafina had previous sang along with Shinji Tanimura on FujiTV’s show ‘MUSIC FAIR’in May 2015 (here).

The new single will be titled 「アルシラの星」 (Alcira no Hoshi), and will be the main theme song of TV series “Chikyu Gekijo”. The LE DVD will contain a PV featuring Kalafina. Note that Yuki Kajiura is likely not involved into this as Kalafina are providing vocals for Tanimura’s own song.

Tracklist

  1. Alcira no hoshi
  2. Alcira no hoshi (karaoke with Kalafina )
  3. Alcira no hoshi (karaoke with Tanimura Shinji )
  4. Alcira no hoshi (karaoke)

Title: Alcira no hoshi
Artists: Shinji Tanimura (website), Kalafina
Release: March 2, 2016 (digital on iTunes), March 16, 2016 (physical)
Product Codes: RE: UICZ-5067 LE+DVD: UICZ-9058
Prices: RE: ¥ 1,000 (excluding tax) LE+DVD: ¥1,500 (excluding tax)
(Preorder: [RE], [LE+DVD] from CD Japan)

A promo of the single is already out

A part of the sales will be donated to the foundation “Kodomo no Mirai Oen Kikin”

Thanks to sprinterXkyrie and Hatouchan for the news!

Listen to the TV Size of “sore wa chisana hikari no yo na”

January 14th, 2016

Today, the second episode of Boku dake ga inai machi aired, and it was also the first time the TV size of Sayuri‘s song “sore wa chisana hikari no yo na” appeared (composition, lyrics: Yuki Kajiura).

Sayuri – sore wa chisana hikari no yo na
BVCL-700 (Reg), BVCL-696~7 (LE Α) , BVCL-698~9 (LE B), BVCL-701~2 (AnE) | February 24, 2016
Single (Boku dake ga inai machi ED)
3 Tracks (LEs- AnE), 2 (RE) (1 by Yuki Kajiura)
(Preorder: [RE], [LE A], [LE B], [LE C (Anime)] from CD Japan)

Update 21/1/16: The coverarts for the single are up!

Boku dake inai machi BD/DVD& OST 1 announced.

January 7th, 2016

The Boku dake inai machi website has updated confirming what was menthioned in the tokuten pages.

Title: TV anime “Boku Dake Inai Machi” Bluray & DVD
Release Date: Volume 1 (eps 1-6, OST 1): March 23, 2016
_____________Volume 2 (eps 7-12, OST 2): June 22, 2016

For Volume 1

Product Codes: Blu-ray: ANZX-12041 ~ 12044, DVD: ANZB-12041 ~ 12044
Prices: Blu-ray: 18,000 yen + tax, DVD: 15,000 yen + tax
Contains: 1 BD or DVD & 1 OST CD
Disc 1: Boku dake inai machi Original Soundtrack 1 by Yuki Kajiura
Disc 2 “endless rerun (revival) disc”: episodes 1-6 of the anime.
Benefits:
– manga drawn by author Kei Sanbe
– Box with Character design of Satoru drawn by Keigo Sasaki
– special booklet
– audio commentary

Boku dake inai machi DVD&OST bundles dates & SAO YK liner notes on Aniplex+

January 6th, 2016

The tokuten.jp website has updated (1, 2) with entries for the 2 DVD&OST bundles for Boku dake inai machi. According to it, the first dvd comes out on March 23, 2016, while the second one on June 22, 2016. Both will have 2 discs inside from which the first will be the soundtrack by Yuki Kajiura and the second the episodes. First will have episodes 1-6 and second episodes 7-12. They will come in digipack drawn by the author Sanbe Kei, special booklet and audio commentary. The above probably also apply to the BD&OST bundles which dont have pages yet.

In other news, Aniplex is offering via its online store a Yuki Kajiura liner notes booklet for those who buy the Sword Art Online Music Collection from there. The booklet will be 12-pages long and will have 8000 words in total. It also includes a Yuki Kajiura long interview and some other material.

thanks to elcazador for the news!

And dont forget, the first episode of Boku dake inai machi airs tomorrow (7/1)!!