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FJ “Parade” MV is out!


The FictionJunction Official Youtube channel uploaded the Music Video for Parade, the title song of the same-name album by the new FictionJunction thats coming out on April 19, 2023

Btw the lady appearing in the MV is not an FJ girl but a casted dancer: Cast: Alice Ikeda.

FictionJunction – PARADE
LE: VVCL-2147~2148 RE: VVCL-2149 | April 19, 2023
13 Tracks (CD), 20 Tracks (BD)

In other news the 1st BD/DVD of Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith village arc has been announced to come out on June 21, 2023 and will include “film scoring ver” OST for the 1st episode. Yuki Kajiura has reportedly made some of the bgms (like the other times, most are by Go Shiina)

Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith village BD/DVD 1
Episode 1 “Somebody’s Dream
Limited Edition
Price: ¥7,700 (tax included)
Product Code: ANZX-16601~16603
Price: ¥6,600 (tax included)
Product Code: ANZB-16601~16603

Limited Edition Special Features
3-disc set (full-length disc + bonus disc + bonus CD)
The Blu-ray version comes with a Blu-ray bonus disc, and the DVD version comes with a DVD bonus disc.
Tokuten CD (soundtrack 1: film scoring version)
– 12page booklet

thanks to CallofLegend and Azokad for the news!

Kimetsu no Yaiba S3: ED composed by Yuki Kajiura

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Yesterday the Kimetsu no Yaiba anime website updated with the details about the OP and ED theme songs for the 3rd season “Swordsmith Village” Arc (with the tracklist appear at milet’s website ).

This time the OP and ED songs are performed by the rock band MAN WITH A MISSION and milet, with Yuki Kajiura composing, arranging, and co-writting the lyrics along with the band for the ED song titled Koikogare 「コイコガレ」. The single will release on May 31, 2023.

MAN WITH A MISSION x milet: Kizuna no kiseki 「絆ノ奇跡」 / Koikogare 「コイコガレ」
SRCL-12512 (Reg), SRCL-12510 (LE+DVD), SRCL-12513~4 (AnE)
May 31, 2023
Single (Kimetsu no Yaiba S3 OP/ED)
6 Tracks

「絆ノ奇跡」 `Kizuna no kiseki
Music & Arrangement: Jean-Ken Johnny
(Sony Music Records)

「コイコガレ」 Koikogare
Music & Arrangement: Yuki Kajiura
Lyrics: MAN WITH A MISSION・ Yuki Kajiura
(SME Records)


Man with a Mission, stylized as MAN WITH A MISSION or sometimes as MWAM, is a Japanese rock band which was formed in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, in 2010. The band currently consists of five band members, with stage names of Tokyo Tanaka (vocals, leader), Jean-Ken Johnny (guitar, vocals, rap), Kamikaze Boy (bass guitar, backing vocals), DJ Santa Monica (DJ, sampling) and Spear Rib (drums). Their distinguishing feature is that all of the members wear differently designed wolf masks during both their concerts and their music videos. Many of their singles have been used as theme songs for a variety of anime, live-action movies, and video games. – (From wikipedia )

About milet

milet made her major label debut on March 6, 2019, with her debut song “inside you” produced by Toru (ONE OK ROCK), which reached No. 1 on 11 popular music distribution sites. It debuted at No. 1 on both the Oricon Weekly CD Album Ranking and Oricon Weekly Digital Album Ranking.
In August 2021, she sung at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and at the end of 2022, she participated in the NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen for the third year in a row.
(translation of the text found in the KNY page)

thanks to thiagofern and grunty for the news!

FictionJunction PARADE: Tracklist out! & Kitchen revolution trailer with Y.Kajiura music


2 days ago the website updated with the tracklist of the upcoming FictionJunction “PARADE” album.

The album set to release on April 19, 2023, features not only the regular 4 FictionJunction members (KAORI, KEIKO, YURIKO KAIDA, Joelle) but also Aira Yuuki (ASUKA), who participates for the first time in 18 years since everlasting song, and the fellow SACRA artists LiSA, Aimer, Aoi Eir, ASCA, ReoNa, as well as rito and LINO LEIA, who were discovered by Yuki Kajiura in a vocal audition, making up a total of 12 vocalists who have come together to create a full-length album!
Futhermore, the Limited Edition will contain MV of the song “Parade” and Video recording of the “Yuki Kajiura LIVE vol.#16 ~Sing a Song Tour~” held in July 28, 2021 at NHK Osaka Hall!

FictionJunction – 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)]
Parade MV & Live video from “Yuki Kajiura LIVE vol.#16 ~Sing a Song Tour~” held in 2021 will be included.

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

Click below to see details of the tracklist and vocalists!

FictionJunction – PARADE
LE: VVCL-2147~2148 RE: VVCL-2149 | April 19, 2023
13 Tracks (CD), 20 Tracks (BD)

In other news also few days ago TV ads of the TV drama Kitchen Revolution came out, some of which contain bgm by Yuki Kajiuras as she and Shiho Terada compose the music for it!
The airing dates are:
Night 1: March 25, 2023 (Sat)
Night 2: March 26, 2023 (Sun)

thanks to grunty and thiagofern for the news!

Yuki Kajiura to compose for TV Asahi’s “2 Nights Special Drama Kitchen Revolution” & 30th Anniversary Yuki Kajiura LIVE vol.#18 announced!

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It was recently announced that Yuki Kajiura will compose the music for the 2 Nights Special Drama “Kitchen Revolution”, produced by TV Asahi.
The airing dates are:
Night 1: March 25, 2023 (Sat)
Night 2: March 26, 2023 (Sun)

In other news, today the website has announced the next Yuki Kajiura LIVE vol.#18, subtitled as “30th Anniversary” (from when Yuki Kajiura started her official composer occupation back in 1992-93!)

July 22, 2023 at Omiya Sonic City, Saitama, Japan

August 15, 2023 at LINE CUBE SHIBUYA, Tokyo, Japan
August 16, 2023 at LINE CUBE SHIBUYA, Tokyo, Japan

August 19, 2023 at NHK Osaka Hall, Osaka, Japan
August 20, 2023 at NHK Osaka Hall, Osaka, Japan

Thanks to Nightmare, grunty, and Kugayama for the new!
Happy New Year 2023 to everyone!

[Update 6/1/2023] Shiho Terada (寺田志保) has also been added as a composer of the show (1, 2) and its still not sure who will compose the music

[Update 10/01/2023] The title of YK vol#18 was announced as “〜The PARADE goes on〜” (1)
And the vocalists as well: Vocal:KAORI・KEIKO・YURIKO KAIDA・Joelle・rito・LINO LEIA