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Yuki Kajiura to compose for the anime movie Eisen flügel


Today, at Aniplex Online Fest. was announced that Yuki Kajiura will compose the music for the anime movie Eizen Flugel アイゼンフリューゲル with original story by Gen Urobuchi (Madoka Magica, Fate Zero), Character design by Takeshi Takeuchi (Fate Franchise) directed by Seiji Mizushima (Chief Director), Datzen Komatsuda (Director) and animation production by A-1 Pictures (SAO etc).

Eisenflügel in german means “steel wing”

Original story: Gen Urobuchi
Chief Director: Seiji Mizushima
Director: Datzen Komatsuda
Mechanichal Design: Kanetaka Ebikawa
Dragon Design: Tatsuya Yoshikawa
Original Character Design: Takashi Takeuchi (Type Moon)
Setting Research: Seichi Shirato
Music: Yuki Kajiura
Animation Production: A-1 Pictures

Story Synopsis:

What lies beyond this sky?

It was a time when the sky still belonged to dragons with giant wings.
In the Republic of Sylvana, where the memories of the fierce war that broke out with a neighboring country a few years ago are still fresh in the minds of the people, there were those who challenged the speed of the dragons in an attempt to wrest control of the sky from them.

Karl Schnitz, a pilot with exceptional piloting skills, was the first in the world to fly a jet-powered aircraft, the Blitzvogel. He challenges the unprecedented realm of flying at a speed that exceeds that of the fastest dragon, the Kaiser Drache.

This is the story of one man’s dream to seek and fight for freedom.

official website:

Thanks to Lorde-Kowz and Nightmare for the news!

Kazeyo arashiyo trailer & YK vol#17 Live viewing in Taiwan and Hong Kong!

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On August 25 was announced that the final performance of the Yuki Kajiura Live vol#17 tour Parade on August 12, will be screened on certain venues in Taiwan (1) and Hong Kong (1, 2)!

[Oversea] Live Viewing of “Yuki Kajiura LIVE vol.# 17~PARADE~” held at Nakano Sun-plaza Hall in Tokyo on August 12″ will be screened in Taiwan.
Date:October 30, 2022 (Sun.)
Venue:Zepp New Taipei

Hong Kong
Date:October 30, 2022 (Sun.)
Venue 1: MCL Cinemas Plus+ 荷里活 starting: 13:30
Venue 2: Festival Grand Cinema starting: 16:45
ticket price:HK$180
Tickets will be on sale at 12:00 pm on September 9 (star date) at MCL website, handheld devices and theaters.

In other news the Kazeyo Arashiyo TV drama that Y.Kajiura composed for has finally started to air on japanese TV and the first trailers (1, 2) (and episode if you know where to look) are out!

Thanks to Azokad, Nightmare, Justisamuel, thiagofern for the news!

SAO P movie 2 + soundtrack release date postponed (new dates out)

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Yesterday the SAO official website announced (1, 2) that the  Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Kuraki Yuuyami no Scherzo movie and the soundtrack release date, originally to be released on September 9 and 10, 2022 respectively, will be postponed due to covid, and the new date will be announced sometime in the future.

thanks to kugayama, grunty for the news!


[Sept 6 Update] The SAO anime twitter has announced (1, 2)  the new release dates!

October 21, 2022 for the Soundtrack

October 22, 2022 for the movie

FictionJunction 3rd album “Parade” was announced +Aug 12 live to be streamed

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Today was the last day of the “Yuki Kajiura Live vol.#17 ~PARADE~” tour and at the end the new FictionJunction album that was previously hinted for release this year was finally announced! The album with be -unsurprisingly- called “Parade” and will be released on April 19, 2023.  Its the first album  of the solo project since “elemental” released in 2014, 9 years ago. The album will have the regular 4 girls  Joelle Kaori Keiko Yuriko Kaida, as well as the 2 new vocalists rito and LINO LEIA, who were discovered in the “Yuki Kajiura/FictionJunction Project Vocalist Audition“. Also for the first time FictionJuction releases this album with SACRA instead of Flying Dog.

There are 2 confirmed songs so far:

  • FictionJunction feat. LiSA “from the edge”
    (Kimetsu no Yaiba ED1)
  • FicitionJunction feat. Aoi Eir & ASCA & ReoNa “Sokyu no Fanfare”
    (SAO Anniversary theme)

There will be 2 editions of the album, a first press Limited Edition and the Regular:

FictionJunction New Album PARADE
Release Date: April 19, 2023 (Wed.)

Limited First Press Edition (CD+BD)
Price: ¥6,600 (tax included)
Product Code: VVCL-2147~2148
[BD contents (limited first edition only)]
Live video from “Yuki Kajiura LIVE vol.#16 ~Sing a Song Tour~” held in 2021 will be included.

Normal Edition (CD)
Price: ¥3,300 (tax included)
Product Code: VVCL-2149

In other news, today’s live Yuki Kajiura LIVE vol.#17 ~PARADE~” held at Nakano Sun-plaza Hall in Tokyo on August 12, 2022 will be streamed on November 1, 2022.


FC limited ticket: ¥4,400 (tax included) *Payment at convenience stores or by credit card
Sales period] August 12 (Fri.) 21:00 – November 5 (Sat.) 21:00

Normal ticket: ¥4,950 (tax included) *Payment at convenience stores and by credit card
Sales period] August 12 (Fri.) 21:00 – November 5 (Sat.) 21:00
Archived viewing: until November 5 (Sat.) 23:59

How to register
Tickets will be sold through the e+ system.
(Note: unfortunately in order to book ticket and watch you need to have a japanese phone number as well as a japanese credit card)

FC Limited Viewing Ticket
URL for application:
FictionJunction Station members can apply from the above URL.

Regular ticket
URL for application:

e+ membership registration (free) is required at the time of application.

thanks to justisamuel, grunty, Azokad, for the news!

SAO P “Scherzo of the Dark Dusk” new trailer and Y.Kajiura to perform at the SAO 10th anniversary


The SAO 10th anniversary website has updated with information for the live event that will take place on November 6, 2022 at Tokyo Garden Theater. Yuki Kajiura is going to perform there too with her regular FBM band and vocalists!

Participating members in Yuki Kajiura live performance part] Yuki Kajiura (Piano)
Yuki Kajiura (Piano)
MUSICIAN:FRONT BAND MEMBERS 是永巧一 Koichi Korenaga (Guitar)、佐藤強一Sato Kyoichi (Drums)、 橋“Jr.”知治 Takahashi “jr” Tomoharu (Bass) 赤木りえ(Flute)、櫻田泰啓 Hirotaka Sakurada(Keyboard)、大平佳男 Oohira Yoshio (Manipulator) -今野 均 Hitoshi Konna Strings- 今野 均(Violin)、・徳永友美 Tomomi Tokunaga(Violin)、漆原直美 Naomi Urushibara(Violin)、渡邉栞 Shiori Watanabe(Violin), 小林知弘 Tomohiro Kobayashi(Viola)、奥泉貴圭 Takayoshi Okuizumi(Cello)

A memorial event for the 10th anniversary of “SAO” anime, featuring songs and readings of a completely new story written by Reki Kawahara, the original author of “SAO”.

Date: Sunday, November 6, 2022
Venue: Tokyo Garden Theater
Cast: Sadayuki Matsuoka
Cast:Teisho Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Miyuki Sawashiro, Rina Hidaka, Kanae Ito, Aoi Yuki, Ai Chino, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Hiroaki Hirata, Hiroki Yasumoto, Inori Minase
Artists: Eir Aoi, ASCA, ReoNa, Runa Haruna, Yuki Kajiura

Staff – Screenplay
Screenplay: Reki Kawahara
Script cooperation: Kojika Takano

In other news on August 2, a new trailer for the upcoming SAO P “Scherzo of the Dark Dusk” with new music came out, You can watch it Here . The movie will  start screening  on Sept 10, 2022 while the soundtrack comes out on Sept 9.


thanks to grunty for the news!