Aimer’s New Song ‘Sailing’ to be Used as Theme Song for Japanese Drama

09.December.2018 | MUSIC

Japanese singer Aimer released her concert at Bunkamura Orchard Hall with the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra on DVD and Blu-ray on October 31. It marked the singer’s first release on Oricon’s Weekly Music DVD & Blu-ray Ranking where it came in at No. 1.

It has been announced that the singer’s new song Sailing will be used as the main theme for the Japanese drama series Les Misérables Owarinaki Tabiji which is set to begin airing on January 6, 2019 for Fuji TV’s 60th anniversary.


The suspense drama, featuring performances from Dean Fujioka and Arata Iura, takes the internationally acclaimed masterpiece Les Misérables and sets it in 2018 Japan. The theme song by Aimer is an emotional track that uses a difficult voyage as a metaphor for those people who live their lives toying with fate.

Sailing will be released on the I beg you single which is the main theme for Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel II. lost butterfly on January 9, 2019.

The single will feature 5 tracks in total including another new song titled Hanabiratachi no March, a self-cover of her fan favourite Mine, and a remix of Polaris by Haruka Nakamura. This is the first remix Nakamura has done for Aimer since After Dark in 2013.