Today were announced (1, 2) by FictionJunction.com 2 unexpected releases: First a See-Saw Complete Best album will be released, compiling all of the group’s releases from 1992-2006, without however containing any unreleased or new song. It will be priced at ￥4,500 and released on June 10, 2020.
In the same day will be also released a Live CD of last year’s Yuki Kajiura LIVE TOUR vol. # 15 “Soundtrack Special at the Amphitheater”, and specifically the 2 performances of June 15 and 16, with REMI and Eri Itou in vocal songs, and it comes with a delicious song selection. It will be priced at ￥3,300＋tax
In other news, Yuki Kajiura is invited to perform on August 10, 2020 at the Fate/Grand Order Fes. 2020 in TOKYO DOME ~ 5th Anniversary ~” among other artists (full list: https://fes.fate-go.jp/)
Vocal: KAORI, KEIKO, YURIKO KAIDA, Joelle, Yuri Kasahara
Guitar: Koichi Korenaga 是永巧一
Drums: Kyoichi Sato 佐藤強一
Bass: Takahashi “jr” Tomoharu 高橋“Jr.”知治
Violin: Konno Hitoshi 今野 均
Flute: Rie Akagi 赤木りえ
Percussion: Nakagima Obawo 中島オバヲ
Manipulator: Oohira Yoshio 大平佳男
thanks to Nightmare and NoxLila for the news!
Update 25/4/2020: News have emerged, with an updated title『See-Saw Complete Best 「See-Saw-Scene」』 and coverart, different track order, and an unreleased See-Saw song included as bonus track on disc 2 (Atarashii Yokan ~Only at JUSCO~「新しい予感 ～Only at JUSCO～) that was originally made for a shopping center
Later this month, Aimer’s Haru wa Yuku / Marie single, and the 2 Princess Principal THE LIVE releases come out and the tracklists and coverarts are out! Also you can enjoy samples from the single here .
||Aimer – Haru wa Yuku / Marie
SECL-2557 (Reg), SECL-2555~6 (LE+DVD), SECL-2558~9 (Limited Anime Edition)
March 25, 2020
Single (Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] III spring song ED)
4 Tracks (2 by Yuki Kajiura)
[Preorder RE, LE, Ani LE from CDJapan]
In other news, the Fiction Junction Station” Talk & Live, scheduled to happen on March 21 has been postponed, due to the coronavirus outbreak, for the other dates (March 28, 29, April 4) there will be announcement on March 11, and its highly possible same will happen with the SAO Orchestral concert next month if things dont get better.
UPDATE: New dates:
・ March 21 Tokyo Mielparque Hall ⇒ August 4 (Tue) Tokyo Mielparque Hall
・ March 28 Osaka / Matsushita IMP Hall ⇒ July 18 (Sat) Osaka / Matsushita IMP Hall
・ March 29 Osaka / Matsushita IMP Hall ⇒ July 24 (Fri / holiday) Osaka / Matsushita IMP Hall
・ April 4 Tokyo Mielparque Hall ⇒ August 13 (Tue) Tokyo Mielparque Hall
* Please keep your ticket (seat number) valid for transfer performance.
The SAO Alicisation website has updated with info about the release of the 1st Soundtrack for the “War of the Underworld” sub-arc of the anime. It will come out bundled with the BD/DVD vol.3, as bonus disc (as usually), and will be released on February 26, 2020.
Title: Sword Art Online: War of the Underworld BD/DVD vol#3
Release Date: February 26, 2020
Product Code: BD ANZX-14425～14426 DVD ANZB-14425～14426
Price: BD ¥7,800+tax DVD ¥6,800+tax
> Episodes #7, #8, #9 of the anime
> Box with Yumiko Yamamoto-drawn Character design,
> Special booklet (12P)
> Bonus CD:
1. SAO Alicization War of Underworld Original Soundtrack vol.1 (by Yuki Kajiura)
2. Symphonic Alicization Orchestra War of Underworld # 3 “Evolving the heart”
thanks to Nightmare for the news!
Yesterday, the 12th episode of the 2nd cour of Sword Art Online Alicization aired, and it was announced that it will continue on April 2020. Along with that, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of SAO, was also announced a Sword Art Online Film Orchestra Concert performed by the Tokyo New City Orchestra on Aprii 11, 2020! Fictionjunction Music and Highway Star are in the production and Yuki Kajiura will supervise it.
Event Title: Sword Art Online Film Orchestra Concert 2020 with Tokyo New City Orchestra
Venue: Concert Hall of the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre
Date: April 11, 2020
Doors open/Start: 16:00 / 17:00
Ticket price: All seated 9,500 yen (tax included)
Ticket general release date: Scheduled for March 7, 2020
Production Cooperation: Fictionjunction Music / Highway Star
Sponsorship: SAO-A Project
Website: https://sao-orchestra.net/?outline, http://fictionjunction.com
thanks to Nightmare for the news!
The DEEMO movie website has updated with an audition announcement for the selection of singer for Deemo’s Theme song, titled “Inside a dream”, composed by Yuki Kajiura. There’s a sample version that’s sang by Joelle (click on the yellow button below the microphone one to download it) .
In the audition will be present as Judges Yuki Kajiura, Yasuhiro Mori (the film’s music producer), and Pony Canyon’s producers, and public fan vote will be also considered.
The audition will be open and international. It does require however for the winner to base her activities in Japan’s music industry.
The winner of the audition will be announced on July 2020 at ANIME EXPO in L.A.
Read all the details in the english language page here
Thank to Kugayama and Kowz for the news!