The Kalafina website has announced that one of their Kalafina Arena LIVE 2016 at Budokan, will be aired exclusively on the WOWOW cable TV!
Program name: Kalafina Arena LIVE 2016 at Nippon Budokan Broadcast channel: [WOWOW Live] Broadcast date: October 29, 2016 on 4:00 pm
Please check the program official site for more information.
※ Please note, programming and content are subject to change without notice.
Also its announced that Kalafina will perform on January 27, 2017 at “Lisani! LIVE 2017” “CROSS STAGE” held at Nippon Budokan ! Over all 3 days (27-29) there will be 16 groups of artists. Tickets start seliing on September 18, 2016.
Title: Lisani! LIVE 2017 “CROSS STAGE” Date: January 27, 2017 (Friday) Cast: Kalafina / LiSA (in alphabetical order) Venue: Nippon Budokan Doors open: 17: 30 / show starts: 18:30 Tickets: ¥ 7,560 (tax included). Seating arrangement
Simultaneously a video have surfaced that is purported to be the theme song for the movie. According to the credits on the video, this is also composed by Yuki Kajiura. Vocals by Han Hong. This is confirmed by pictures posted by director Guo Jinming on weibo page.
In today’s Kalafina Arena concert at Kobe World Memorial Hall, Kalafina announced that they will release a studio album with accoustic version of songs, like the ones they sang in the “Strings” and “Christmass” lives since 2012! The album is released to celebrate the 4th year of acoustic lives, and it will include Kalafina songs with strings arrangement, as well as some well-known christmass songs performed by Kalafina! The album will come out on November 16, 2016.
Title: Winter Acoustic “Kalafina with Strings” Release Date: November 16, 2016 Release Date: SECL-2000 Price: 3,240 Yen (Tax Included)
Remember that Kalafina has announced a set of 11 concert with strings/acoustic songs for 2016
Kalafina with Strings Christmas Premium LIVE 2016 Date________Doors open/shows starts_______Venue
December 02 18:15 / 19:00 Toyama Prefectural Civic Centre
December 03 17:00 / 17:30 Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall
December 09 18:15 / 19:00 Kyoto Concert Hall
December 11 17:00 / 17:30 Sendai Citizens’ Hall Large Hall
December 15 17:45 / 18:30 Okayama civic center
December 17 17:00 / 17:30 Fukuoka International Congress Center
December 18 16:30 / 17:00 laps Tainan City Cultural Center
December 20 18:15 / 19:00 Aichi Prefectural Art Theater Concert Hall
December 21 18:00 / 19:00 The Symphony Hall
December 23 16:45 / 17:30 Orchard Hall
December 24 15:15 / 16:00 Orchard Hall
All seats designated ¥ 6,800 (tax included)
In addition there is one more live at November 30, doors open/shows start on 18: 00/18: 30, at Wako Civic Cultural Center San Azalea large hall, reserved for FictionJunction Club members only.
In the lives there will be Hitoshi Konno Strings and Sakurada Hirotaka on Piano, according to the poster
The Zaregoto website has updated with pages for character and cast, staff, and OP/ED info.
According to it, Kalafina will be responsible for the Ending Theme, called “Μärchen”. OP “Cobalt World” will be performed by Sangatsu no Phantasia (Kiznaiver). Akiyuki Shinbo will be supervising the work, who had directed the Madoka Magica series, and years earlier the Le Portait de la Petite Cossette OVA.
The Zaregoto OVA website has opened, and it features music by Yuki Kajiura!!! (click to listen to menu music). According to ANN the Zaregoto novel series is made by NisiOisin mainly famous for the Monogatari series (Nisemonogatari, Kizumonogatari etc). The OVA will be animated by SHAFT . First volume with first episode (8 episodes in total) will be released on October 26, 2016 and the volumes will be releasing each month until May 2017. These OVA episodes will be adapting the first book of the novel, out of 9 books in total.