“THE FIRST TAKE” is a YouTube channel that shows the performances of singers and artists, which are taken in “one-shot” and even a single mistake is not allowed.
This article will introduce the anisong artist that had shown their tremendous singing voice on “THE FIRST TAKE”.
5th Video LiSA “Gurenge” (Released on December 6, 2019)
This is LiSA’s first appearance, who not only is involved with anisong but also participated in numerous rock fest, and she had appeared for the first time in “Kohaku Uta Gassen” in 2019.
This was the first time the piano arrangement of “Gurenge”, a popular song which is the representative song of 2010s and the opening theme of the TV anime “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba”, was revealed.
20th Video Ziyoou-vachi “Kaen” (Released on February 7, 2020)
Along with the creative and tremendous live’s stage and presence, Avu-chan from Ziyoou-vachi, who is also active in various activities, has appeared.
The opening theme of the TV anime “Dororo”, called “Kaen” which had caused a storm, was performed in an acoustic arrangement along with the Hibari-kun, the guitarist of Ziyoou-vachi.
34th Video SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:Yosh (Survive Said The Prophet) “BELONG”（Released on March 27, 2020）
The composer Sawano Hiroyuki, who had handled the background music of numerous anime and had welcomed his 15th anniversary in 2020, has appeared as “SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]”, a project that focuses on vocal music.
The song “BELONG”, which Yosh (Survive Said The Prophet) was invited as a guest vocalist as well as the CM song for the light novel and manga “Fate/strange Fake” was performed in a special arrangement as only the piano and singing voice can be heard.
37th Video SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:mizuki “aLIEz”（Released on April 8, 2020）
The composer Sawano Hiroyuki has once again appeared as “SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]”, a project that focuses on vocal music.
The ending theme of the TV anime “Aldnoah.Zero”, which welcomed mizuki (UNIDOTS) as a guest vocalist, and it was also performed in a special arrangement as only the piano and singing voice can be heard.
38th Video TK from Ling Tosite Sigure “unravel” (Released on April 10, 2020)
The solo project “TK from Ling Tosite Sigure” of TK, the vocalist and guitarist of Ling Tosite Sigure, has appeared.
“unravel”, a song written for the opening theme of TV anime “Tokyo Ghoul” which is also popular in and outside of Japan, was performed in a piano, violin, and cello arrangement for the first time.
47th Video Suzuki Masayuki “DADDY! DADDY! DO! feat. Suzuki Airi” (Released on Revealed in August 21, 2020)
Suzuki Masayuki, the “King of Love Song” and “The popular newcomer of Anisong” has appeared for the first time to perform “DADDY! DADDY! DO! feat. Suzuki Airi”, the opening theme of the TV anime “Kaguya-sama: Love is War Season 2”.
The musicians, including the guest vocalist Suzuki Airi, that were involved in the recording had gathered once again to deliver the special arrangement in one-shot while enjoying it.
55th Video CHiCO with HoneyWorks “Sekai ha Koi ni Ochiteiru” (Released on September 18, 2020)
This is the first appearance of “ChicoHani” short for CHiCO with HoneyWorks after welcoming her 6th anniversary in 2020.
CHiCO with HoneyWork only shows her face during the live and will only perform with her voice in other forms of media, but this is the first time the vocalist CHiCO (Vo.) showed off her singing appearance.
Her debut song, “Sekai ha Koi ni Ochiteiru” which recorded 5.9 million views on YouTube as well as the opening theme for the TV anime “Aoharu Ride” was performed in a simple piano arrangement.
60th Video ReoNa “ANIMA” (Released on October 9, 2020)
This is the first appearance of ReoNa, who had become the center of attention after 2 years since her solo debut.
“ANIMA”, the opening theme of the TV anime “Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld” Final Chapter as well as the song that had taken the 1st place in the various major streaming website, was performed in a piano and guitar acoustic version.
62th Video LiSA “Homura” (Released on October 16, 2020)
This is the second appearance of LiSA after her performance of “Gurenge” in the 5th video becomes a hot topic and achieves the highest number of views in “THE FIRST TAKE”.
The piano arrangement of the theme song of “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train” and her new song “Homura” can only be heard here.
65th Video LiSA “Catch the Moment” (Revealed in October 28, 2020)
This is LiSA 3rd appearance after the 62th video “Homura” exceeded 1 million views.
This time, she performed the acoustic version of her representative song “Catch the Moment”, the theme song of “Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale”.