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Kajiura’s new work: Achilles to Kame

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Thanks to J. Uzuki for posting this in the forum!

In the wake of Dream Port and Namae no Nai Michi releases, we thought we’d find ourselves with less to look forward to. However, that is not the case! It has been confirmed that Yuki Kajiura is composing the soundtrack for the Takeshi Kitano film, Achilles to Kame (Achilles and the Tortoise). No announcement of a soundtrack publication yet.

The film, named after one of Zeno’s Paradoxes, will premiere on September 20, 2008. Paraphrased from J. Uzuki, it will be a comedy dealing with the troubles of an untalented artist, and his road to improvement upon support from his wife. Official Site.

On a completely unrelated note, it’s also been confirmed that in the sprinter/ARIA DVD, the video for sprinter will be of Kalafina, and the video for oblivious will be an animation sequence by ufotable (the makers of Kara no Kyoukai).

6 responses

  1. Zuiyon says:

    WAHHHH the trailer on the official page is very long and contains Yuki’s music !! _<
    Keiko, wait for meeeeehhh !!!

    [huhuhu thanks to Jin who finally beat george, the news stealer !]

  2. Ayashii says:

    The trailer looks interesting..although..i dunno if i would be watching the movie movie if Yuki-megami wouldn’t have made the soundtrack for it. 🙂

  3. Maxwell Halliwell says:

    OMG! she will work with Takeshi Kitano!!! Yuki’s fame is growing more and more ^o^.

  4. Naddie says:

    Nice! Whoa, Yuki’s working a lot these days @_@ I swear I have something to look forward to every time. And the new releases were awesome!

    Aww, I really want to watch the oblivious video now!

  5. Sachi says:

    Whoa, a comedy? Seriously? From the trailer, I could swear it passing as a tearjerker. But the music is gorgeous. Can’t expect any less from Kajiura-sensei!

  6. Kerahna says:

    I couldn’t find any other information about it, but J. Uzuki said it was a comedy so i just followed that XD

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