Eir Aoi Reveals New Visual for “Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online” OP Song

07.April.2018 | MUSIC

J-pop singer Eir Aoi unveiled her latest artist photo for her new song Ryusei (“Meteors”) which will serve as the opening theme song for the forthcoming anime adaptation of Keiichi Sigsawa’s light novel Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online.

 

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Eir Aoi went on hiatus from her activities in November 2016 due to health issues. Her return has sparked riotous excitement through the community.

 

As the song title suggests, her striking new artist visual bears a vivid resemblance to meteors, with the singer herself enveloped in countless bright, shining stars.

 

The next installment to the immensely popular Sword Art Online series will begin airing in Japan on April 7th from midnight. Ryusei will also be available for digital purchase on April 22nd via iTunes, mora, Recochoku, animelo mix, and other digital platforms.

 

Don’t miss out on the newest release from Eir Aoi.

 

 

■Information

Eir Aoi 14th Single – “Ryusei / Yakusoku”

 

On Sale:

2018 4.22 – “Ryusei” Digital Release

2018.6.13 – “Ryusei / Yakusoku” CD Release

 

Price:

  • First Press Edition: CD+DVD [“Ryusei” & “Yakusoku” Music Videos] + Photobook \2,000 (+tax)
  • Regular Edition: CD \1,200 (+tax)
  • Anime Edition: CD + DVD [“Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online” Non-Credit OP] \1,600 (+tax)

 

Wedsite: www.aoieir.com

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    First Press Limited Edition (CD+DVD): ¥2,600 (Pre-Tax)

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    amazarashi Official Website: http://www.amazarashi.com/

     

    TV Anime “Dororo”

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    ■Information

    TV Anime “Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka”

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    Official Website: http://magical-five.jp/

    ©Makoto Fukami・Seigo Tokiya / SQUARE ENIX・”Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka” Production Committee

     

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    ■Information

    3D Kanojo: Real Girl official Website: http://www.3dkanojo-anime.com/

    BiSH Official Website: www.bish.tokyo

    ©Mao Nanami / Kodansha・Anime “3D Kanojo: Real Girl” Production Committee

     

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    ■Information

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    CD Release Date: February 27, 2019

     

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    ASCA Official Website: www.ASCA-official.com

    Sword Art Online: Alicization Official Website: https://sao-alicization.net/

    ©2017 Reki Kawahara / KADOKAWA ASCII・Media Works / SAO-A Project

     

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    ■Information

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    Digital Release Date: January 13, 2019

     

    First Press Limited Edition (CD+DVD): ¥1,600 (+Tax) [VVCL-1388~1389]

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    ReoNa Official Website: http://www.reona-reona.com

    Sword Art Online: Alicization Official Website: https://sao-alicization.net

     

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