The songs related to the TV anime “Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei” series began to be distributed all at once on Jun. 17, 2020 via each subscription service.
The distribution started this time contains all the single songs from the “Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei” series including “Hito toshite Jiku ga Bureteiru” sung by Ohtsuki Kenji and Despair Girls, and all the album songs including insert music and project albums.
Distribution has started in Apple Music, Spotify, LINE MUSIC, Amazon Music Unlimited, and others.
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"Kimi wa Tennen Iro" by Ootaki Eiichi released in 1981, was chosen as the ending theme song of the ongoing TV anime "Kakushigoto: My Dad's Secret Ambition", and drew much attention of the fans.
Actually, this is not the first time for Ootaki to be involved in an anime. His songs were also used in director Yuasa Masaaki' works, such as "Devilman Crybaby" and "Lu over the Wall".
"Kimi wa Tennen Iro" took 1st place in the survey we held the other day, "Which spring 2020 anime theme song is your favorite? 【ED edition】", showing how the song still gains popularity of the younger generation even after 40 years have passed since its release.
Also, in the past, Ootaki's "1969nen no Drag Race" was used in the film "Chibimaruko-chan: My Favorite Song" in 1992, which was produced by Ajia-dou the same as "Kakushigoto" and partly staged by Yuasa Masaaki. And in the 2nd TV series of "Chibimaruko-chan" in 1995, Ootaki produced the opening theme "Ureshii Yokan by Watanabe Marina" and the ending theme "Harikiri Jiisan no Rock'n'Roll by Ueki Hitoshi".
Going back further, he composed and took part in the chorus of "Ganbareba Ai by Crazy Party (Nemoto Kaname)" in the anime film "Ganbare!! Tabuchi-kun!! 2 Gekitou Pennant Race" released in 1980. This song inspired him to create "Kimi wa Tennen Iro".
"Kimi wa Tennen Iro" is included on the limited first edition of "Happy Ending" Disc-2 "'Niagara TV Special Vol. 1' Ootaki Eiichi", which was released this spring to celebrate Ootaki Eiichi's 50th anniversary since his debut, as "Kimi wa Tennen Iro (Kakushigoto Ver.)".
The details and the preview video of the collaboration CD with the TV anime "Kakushikoto" and the artist Otsuki Kenji, "Otsuki Kenji to Megurogawa Tantei Jimusho / Otsuki Kenji to Zetsubou Shoujotachi", have been released. At the same time, the members of "Arekara (Zetsubou Shoujotachi 2020)" that fans of "Zetsubou-Sensei" may have been curious about have also been announced. Fuura Kafuka (CV: Nonaka Ai), Kitsu Chiri (CV: Inoue Marina), Kimura Kaere (CV: Kobayashi Yu), Sekiutsu Maria Taro (CV: Sawashiro Miyuki), Hitou Nami (CV: Shintani Ryoko) and others have come back as Zetsubou Shoujotachi.
The original is a shonen manga that has been serialized in "Monthly Shonen Magazine" (Kodansha) since 2015 by Kumeda Kouji, a manga artist who is famous for "Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei".
The main characters are Goto Kakushi, a father, and Hime, his only daughter, who is in the 4th grade. Kakushi, a doting parent who puts his daughter, Hime first, doesn't want her to know that his profession is "a manga artist who draws naughty works". If she finds out this "secret", she may hate him…...
This is about a father who has a "secret" about his "drawing work" and his only daughter who cares about him in the mother's absence. It is a heartwarming and touching comedy with love and laughter about such a family.
In the 6th episode, which was broadcast at midnight on May 7, 2020, Otsuki Kenji appeared as a guest in the role of "Moridokun". After broadcasting the 6th episode, a commercial broadcast of the collaboration CD "Otsuki Kenji to Megurogawa Tantei Jimusho / Otsuki Kenji to Zetsubou Shoujotachi" and a preview video on the official Twitter and Youtube were also released.
The members of "Zetsubou Shoujotachi 2020" have also been announced, which seemed to have been attracting the attention of "Zetsubou-Sensei" fans since the announcement of this collaboration.
Fuura Kafuka, Kitsu Chiri, Kimura Kaere, Sekiutsu Maria Taro, and Hitou Nami have been gathered again as Zetsubou Shoujotachi, and you can listen to their resonant singing along with Otsuki Kenji.
Otsuki Kenji to Megurogawa Tantei Jimusho / Otsuki Kenji to Zetsubou Shoujotachi "Ai Ga Yue Yue / Arekara (Zetsubou Shojotachi 2020)" will be released on Jun. 17. The price is 1,500 JPY (tax excluded).
"Ai Ga Yue Yue / Arekara (Zetsubou Shoujotachi 2020)"
Lyrics: Otsuki Kenji / Composition: NARASAKI / Arrangement: Tokusatsu
Otsuki Kenji to Megurogawa Tantei Jimusho / Otsuki Kenji to Zetsubou Shoujotachi
・ Megurogawa Tantei Jimusho
Goto Hime (CV: Takahashi Rie), Kobu Sylvia (CV: Ozawa Ari), Toumi Hina (CV: Hondo Kaede), Kitsu Chiriko (CV: Waki Azumi)
・ Zetsubou Shoujotachi
Fuura Kafuka (CV: Nonaka Ai), Kitsu Chiri (CV: Inoue Marina), Kimura Kaere (CV: Kobayashi Yu), Sekiutsu Maria Taro (CV: Sawashiro Miyuki), Hitou Nami (CV: Shintani Ryoko)
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 2020
1,500 JPY + tax
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(C) Kumeda Kouji / Kodansha / Kakushigoto Production Committee
On June 22, the birthday of Izanami Hifumi (CV: Kijima Ryuuichi) from “Hypnosis Mic”, the singer of Golden Bomber Kiryuuin Shou released the self-cover video of Izanami Hifumi’s solo music! He posted “Utattemita “(Tried to sing) video on YouTube.
June 22 is the birthday of Shinjuku’s No.1 host and the member of Shinjuku Division’s team “Matenrou”-Izanami Hifumi. There are many celebration comments on Twitter and other SNS. The voice actor Kijima Ryuuichi also commented, “I always admire his toughness and innocence. Please continue relaxing the lost kitties! Happy Birthday!”.
In addition, Kiryuuin Shou, who is the singer in the musician group Golden Bomber and also the composer of Izanami Hifumi’s solo music titled “Don’t Stop the Party” (Party wo Tomenaide), which was recorded on Matenrou CD, “Matenrou-Before The 2nd D.R.B” (went on sale March 2020), posted “Utattemita” (tried to sing) video by self-covering the music on YouTube.
The voice actor Kijima Ryuuichi and the fans praised Kiryuuin Shou in Izanami Hifumi’s costume. Kiryuuin commented, “I am honored that I could sing to celebrate Izanami Hifumi-san’s birthday. I tried my best to look alike with him…I tried…but there is no way that I resemble him!”.
Kiryuuin’s self-cover “Don’t Stop the Party” is currently available at “Golden Bomber Official” YouTube channel.
It was decided that the voice actor singers, Aoi Shouta and Uesaka Sumire will appear on the 23rd "Songs of Tokyo" and this is the first time for both of them to appear together on a music show. The program will be broadcast on June 21, 2021, on "NHK World Japan", and "NHK General TV" on June 26.
Aoi Shouta debuted in 2011 as a voice actor. He has appeared in more than 200 anime and also shown off his talent by voicing a female character sometime. He debuted as a singer in 2013, and became popular with his unique high tone voice.
On the other hand, Uesaka Sumire also debuted as a voice actor in 2011 and as a singer in 2013, which is same as Aoi Shouta. She is not only active as a voice actor and a singer, but also showed off her "Otaku" side to capture the hearts of the worldwide fans as to not lose to Aoi Shouta. Her edgy otaku spirit in Russia, tanks, Lolita, and others was highly praised by the specialists.
During the opening talk, the host Murakami Shingo and Horan Chiaki will ask them, "How did both of you become an otaku?" and "How 'Otaku' are both of you?" as they urge on their otaku's roots and the states.
During the performance, Aoi Shouta will perform his latest songs "give me me" and "Eclipse" while Uesaka Sumire will perform "Easy Love" and "Pop Team Epic".
The first key visual and PV of the original anime "Fena: Pirate Princess" by animation studio Production I.G, which is scheduled to be released in October 2021, have been released. Also, the main cast and staff have been announced. Kajiura Yuki is in charge of the music.
"Fena: Pirate Princess" is a completely new original anime set in the unique 18th century-style world with princesses, samurais, and pirates.
Directed by Nakazawa Kazuto, known for "B: The Beginning," produced by Production I.G, this anime depicts the journey and the growth of the main heroine Fena who is at the mercy of her own destiny.
Kajiura Yuki, who worked on the soundtracks and theme songs for many titles, such as "Tsubasa Chronicle", "Sword Art Online", including the award-winning "Homura" for "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train" released in 2020, will be in charge of the music. Comments from Kajiura have been received.
At the same time, the information about main characters and staff was also revealed.
In addition to the role of the heroine Fena, Seto Asami, Suzuki Ryota, Sakurai Takahiro, Yuki Aoi, Sato Gen, Osaka Ryota, Osuka Jun, Tanaka Shintaro, Muraji Manabu, and Hirata Hiroaki will appear.
The TV anime "Fena: Pirate Princess" will start broadcasting in October 2021.
Comment from Kajiura Yuki
I am truly honored to be able to make the music for the romantic offshore treasure hunt story "Fena: Pirate Princess"!
I was thrilled and happy to compose music suitable for an adventure trip on the sea.
Characters who can't deal with ordinary things, the beauty of changing scenery during the travel!
I can't wait to see the finished video with the end of the adventure.
I hope that the music will fit the work and that every viewer will enjoy the sounds that are coloring the world!
TV anime "Fena: Pirate Princess"
Broadcast from October 2021
This is a story that begins with the memory of a girl.
18th century, Atlantic Ocean.
Fena Houtman and her father were attacked by pirates.
She drifts alone in a small boat and tries to survive.
Fena was drifted on an island known as a prostitute / male prostitute Island, Shangri-La.
10 years later ──.
With snowy skin and shiny silver hair, Fena, who grew up beautifully, stood on the verge of her first "work" . But she can't accept it, and she decides to escape from the island, which she has imagined many times.
Fena, who is is in desperate need of help from her pursuers, is saved by Yukimaru, a young man wearing a bright red armor and a deer horn helmet.
Yukimaru was a boy who promised to "find" Fena.
And the two "reunions" evoke the words Eden that were sleeping in Fena herself.
A ship that is surrounded by flames and sinks.
A boy who promised "I will definitely find her!"
And that word that his beloved father shouted.
Fena wants to know the true naiture.
She goes on a voyage to solve the mystery of Eden with Yukimaru and others.
(C) Kazuto Nakazawa / Production I.G
The 2nd PV for TV anime Ahiru no Sora has been released and features the passionate plays of a freakishly tall basketball club member. Broadcasting information was released at the same time. The series will be aired on TV Tokyo’s channel 6 starting on October 2nd.
「BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!」 and its 4th tie-up with Lawson as of September the 3rd, has been revealed. The campaign is to give out a limited quantity of originals goods which will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis
From TV anime "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind" comes blazers and pants (slacks) which can be worn together as business suits inspired by Giorno Giovanna and Bruno Bucciarati. Pre-orders are available at "Premium Bandai" until Dec. 26, 2019.
“Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation”, which had been announced to be animated, was decided to be broadcast as TV anime in 2020. In addition, the first visual depicting the four main characters and a PV by the new animation production company “Studio Bind” established for this work were released.