where we worship Yuki Kajiura

Skip to Navigation

New Kaze yo Arashi yo trailer with FJ x KOKIA song sample & YK x Jam Project new collab & HighwayStar artists cover Kajiura songs


Today there were a lot of news coming out!
First (1), Yuki Kajiura announced she is collaborating again with JAM PROJECT on a song that she composes and they provide the vocals. The song will be titled GARO ハガネを継ぐ者 with JAM Project “GARO Steel Heir with JAM Project” and will be used as OP theme for the “GARO: The One Who Inherits Steel” live action series. The song will be released on January 2024. This is 2nd time Yuki Kajiura collabs with JAM Project, last time she composed the “-overture-to the next era” track for their 20th anniversary album.

Second news (2), is that HIGHWAY STAR has made a series of cover videos in commemoration of Yuki Kajiura’s the 30th anniversary, where other artists from the agency cover songs by Yuki Kajiura. Artists so far include REREGRAPHICS (Sito x Takumi Ozawa) x Kenshiro on Obsession, Haruna Luna on Shinkai no Kodoku, Shuri x Ren on I have a dream, Rito and Ren on Gloria, Chihiro Yonekura × Shiho Terada on Anna ni Ishhou datta no ni. Click to view the playlist on YouTube

Third news (3) is that a new trailer for “Kaze yo Arashi yo” has come out and it includes sample (0:40) of the new song “Kaze yo Fuke” of FictionJunction feat KOKIA that will be used as Ending Theme on a theatrical version of the NHK TV drama. The song will be included in the upcoming The Works for soundtrack II releasing on December 6, 2023.

thanks to thiagofern, tsubasa, Azokad for the news!

Yuki Kajiura to compose KEIKO’s new song “Yuuyami no Uta”, ED Theme of Sengoku Youko

Posted , Updated

Today it has been announced (1, 2, 3)  that Yuki Kajiura will compose KEIKO‘s new song 夕闇のうた Yuuyami no Uta, ED Theme of TV anime Sengoku Youko. The song will be released as a single on January 24, 2024, however the TV size will be released digitally on December 6 2023. The song will have a special edit and TV size only available on the CD-only version of the single, as well as an instrumental found in both RE and the Limited Editions. The LE will include either a BD or DVD with a Music Video and a Making Of. This the 2nd time Yuki Kajiura composes a song for KEIKO’s solo career, after nanairo no finale.

You can hear a sample of the song at the beginning of the anime’s CM (till 0:13)

KEIKO – Yuyami no Uta
AVCD-61397 (Reg), AVCD-61395 (LE DVD), VCD-61396 (LE BD)
December 6, 2023 (TV size), January 24, 2024 (Single)
Single (Sengoku Youko ED Theme)
6 Tracks (RE), 4 Tracks (LE) (3 by Yuki Kajiura)

thanks to nightmare, grunty and ritarudandoo for the news!

Yuki Kajiura releases “Early Best Collection for soundtrack” and “Works for Soundtrack 2”

Posted , Updated

Yuki Kajiura has announced today 2 exciting releases via, first is 30th Anniversary Early BEST Collection for Soundtrack containing best tracks from various projects she wrote music for, in her 30 years of career (1993-2023), and the second is “Works for Soundtrack 2” which includes unrealised musics from shows she wrote for, which is follow-up to the first Works for Soundtrack.
Both will release on December 6, 2023
The Early Best Collection will be released by Flying Dog, while Works for Soundtrack 2 by Sony/Aniplex.

30th Anniversary Early BEST Collection for Soundtrackincludes musics from the series:

– noir
– aquarian age
– hack SIGN and Luminality
– Xenosaga II and III
– Madlax
– Mai-HIME
– Tsubasa Chronicles
– El Cazador de la Bruja
– Pandora Hearts

Furthermore the LE BD will include the YK Vol#1 reprise that was streamed during the Covid pandemic.

30th Anniversary Early BEST Collection for Soundtrack
Artist: Yuki Kajiura
Release: December 6, 2012

Limited First Edition (3CD+Blu-ray)
Product Code: VTZL-237
Price: ¥8,250 (including tax)
Regular Edition
Product Code: VTCL-60584
Price: ¥4,950 (including tax)

The Limited First Press Edition will include a BD of the studio live performance “Yuki Kajiura LIVE extra edition – STUDIO delivery LIVE vol.#1 reprise!
The limited first edition only comes in a three-sided box.

Meanwhile The works for Soundtrack II will include unreleased musics from:
CG film ‘L.O.R.D.: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties -Kokuzeki Mudou Dynasty Legend -Kokuzeki’ Drama
NHK TV drama ‘Eien no Nisipa – Hokkaido to namaite Otoko Matsuura Takeshiro’ (The Man Who Named Hokkaido – Takeshiro Matsuura)
NHK TV drama ‘Kaze yo Arashi yo‘ (
TV Asahi TV drama ‘Kitchen Revolution’ theme/theatrical
NHK TV drama ‘Rekishi Hiwa Historia 4’
– Other

Title: The Works for Soundtrack II
Artist: Yuki Kajiura
Release date: December 6, 2023 (Wednesday)
Item number/price: initial specification disc (3CD + booklet + three-sided sleeve) ¥4,950 (¥4,500 + tax)
Product Code: VVCL-2380~2

The first edition will include a booklet containing a dialogue interview between Yuki Kajiura and Tsuyoshi Yanagawa, director of the NHK TV dramas “Eien no Nishipa: Hokkaido to namaeteru Otoko: Takeshiro Matsuura” and “Kaze yo Arashi yo” (The Man Who Named Hokkaido: Takeshiro Matsuura).

Thanks to Kugayama for the news!

Update 27/10/2023: Yuki Kajiura has updated the list with the included songs for Works for soundtracks and it will include a new song performed by KOKIA called “Kaze yo Fuke” that will be used as Ending Theme on a theatrical version of the NHK TV drama “Kaze yo Arashi yo” Yuki Kajiura composed for previously. It will also include the “Great Nature” documentary theme music (with Eri Itou in vocal).

New Madoka Magica Walpurgis no Kaiten movie PV !

Posted , Updated

At Yesterday’s Aniplex Online Fest 2023 Event, a new PV for the Gekijōban Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica: Walpurgis no Kaiten  (Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie: Walpurgisnacht: Rising) movie was shown. The movie is going to be a sequel to “Rebellion” movie from years ago. The Credits and Cast will be same as in the previous movie which means that Yuki Kajiura returns for the soundtrack, however there is a mystery on who will do the theme song now that there’s no longer Kalafina.

Enjoy the PV with new BGM feauturing Yuriko Kaida below!

The movie is slated for “Winter 2024” without specifying if it means Dec 2023-Feb 2024 or Dec 2024.

In other news, Yuki Kajiura will appear at “NHK WORLD-JAPAN MUSIC FESTIVAL” recorded at NHK Hall in Tokyo on Saturday, October 28, 2023 Public recording is also planned.
Date: Saturday, October 28, 2023
Venue: NHK Hall

thanks to Decretum,  grunty, and  Lorde-Kowz for the news!

KajiFes 2023 tickets are on sale, Asia Tour dates, and more!


The website has update with announcement about the overseas ticket sales for 30th Anniversary Yuki Kajiura LIVE vol.#19 -Kaji Fes.2023– and the sales started 2 days ago on June 15 You can read more about it in English here
Notice that KOKIA was announced as guest for the December 9 performance!

Also the performance dates for the Asia Tour have been announced, with FictionJunction performing in Taiwan and Shanghai

30th Anniversary Yuki Kajiura LIVE vol.#18 ~The PARADE goes on~ in Asia

– Taipei, Taiwan
Performance dates:
– November 4, 2023 (Sat) 18:00
– November 5, 2023 (Sun) 14:00 *Performance time is tentative.
Venue:Zepp New Taipei

– Shanghai, China (TBA)

Contact: Facebook:

In other news, Yuki Kajiura is invited to perform at the Highway Star Party on October 9,2023 held at Toyosu Pit and includes artists like JAMProject NanoRIPE, Grandrodeo and more

In other news, Yuki Kajiura has announced that she will release on July 18, 2023 a book with all the japanese lyrics she wrote in those 30 years that she has been working as composer!
空色の椅子 Tankobon Softcover
Publisher: ‎ 飛鳥新社 (July 19, 2023)
Publication date: ‎ July 19, 2023
Language: ‎ Japanese
Tankobon Softcover: ‎ 538 pages
ISBN-10: ‎ 486410963X
ISBN-13: ‎ 978-4864109635
Dimensions: ‎ 8.27 x 5.83 x 1.18 inches
There will be also a talk n signing event at Daikanyama Tsutaya in Tokyo on July 29, 2023

thanks to Lorde-Kowz, Kugayama, Michelle