Anime Songs Debuting in January 2019: Part 3

04.January.2019 | ANIME&GAME / FEATURES / MUSIC

Japanese anime is popular worldwide, and one part of the watching-experience that makes a series so memorable is its opening and ending themes.

 

This is part three of our list of bands and artists providing music for ongoing series and soon-to-air series.

 

Click here for part one.

Click here for part two.

amazarashi x Dororo

amazarashi’s new song Sayonara Gokko will be used as the ending theme for the upcoming anime series Dororo which is set to begin airing on January 7.

 

Dororo is a manga series by Osamu Tezuka about a rōnin named Hyakkimaru whose father bartered away 48 of his body parts to 48 demons so he could obtain the power to rule the country. The story follows Hyakkimaru who now has fake body parts as he tries to defeat the 48 demons to retrieve his real parts. On the way he meets a young thief called Dororo.

 

Check out the song in the latest promotional video for the anime series below.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/153106

 

■Information

Sayonara Gokko

Release Date: February 13, 2019

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

Regular Edition (CD): ¥1,200 (Pre-Tax)

Limited Pressing Edition (Dororo Edition) (CD): ¥1,300 (Pre-Tax)

 

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

 

TV Anime “Dororo”

Airing on TOKYO MX from January 7, 2019 every Monday at 22:00.

Airing on BS11 from January 7, 2019 every Monday at 00:30.

Airing on Jidaigeki Channel from January 11, 2019 every Friday at 02:00.

Streaming on Amazon Prime Video in Japan and overseas from January 6, 2019 at 00:00 (JST).

 

Dororo Official Website: https://dororo-anime.com/

Dororo ©Tezuka Productions/TWIN ENGINE Inc.

 

EMPiRE x FAIRY TAIL

Idol group EMPiRE released their first album THE EMPiRE STRiKES START!!  in April last year. The record made it to No. 7 on Oricon’s Weekly Album Charts despite being released solely on cassette tape. Their upcoming first single Piasu will be released on February 27 and will be used as the new ending theme for the ongoing anime series Fairy Tail from January 13.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/152714

 

Piasu

Release Date: February 27, 2019

EMPiRE Official Website: empire-official.com

 

TV Anime “Fairy Tail” Final Series

2nd Ending Theme Song

Initial Broadcast: January 13, 2019

 

GARNiDELiA x Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka

GARNiDELiA’s will perform the ending theme song for the TV anime series Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka which is set to begin airing on January 11, 2019. The original manga series is written by Makoto Fukami and illustrated by Seigo Tokiya and follows five magical girls who are sent to war as Magical Girl Special-Ops to defeat undead creatures that have resurfaced after three years of peace. For the latest updates on the anime adaptation be sure to check the official website.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/151889

 

■Information

TV Anime “Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka”

Initial Broadcast: January 11, 2019

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

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

 

GARNiDELiA Official Website: http://www.garnidelia.com/

 

BiSH x 3D Kanojo: Real Girl

BiSH’s own Aina The End wrote the lyrics for their new song Futari Nara which will be used as the opening theme for the second season of 3D Kanojo: Real Girl. BiSH originally performed the ending theme song HiDE the BLUE for season one. The release date for Futari Nara has yet to be announced but you can hear it first when the anime airs in January 2019.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/151866

 

■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

 

ASCA x Sword Art Online: Alicization

ASCA will perform the new opening theme for the ongoing anime series Sword Art Online: Alicization which will return on January 6. Titled RESISTER, the song is described as having aggressive and fast-paced guitar and strings backed by the singer’s strong vocals. It will debut in the series on January 12 and be released on CD on February 27.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/151596

 

■Information

RESISTER

Digital Release Date: January 13, 2019

CD Release Date: February 27, 2019

 

First Press Limited Edition (CD+DVD): ¥2,000 (Tax Included)

*DVD includes RESISTER music video and more.

Limited Pressing Edition (CD+DVD): ¥1,620 (Tax Included)

*DVD includes Screditless opening theme video for Sword Art Online Alicization and more.

Regular Edition (CD): ¥1,300 (Tax Included)

 

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

 

ReoNa x Sword Art Online: Alicization

ReoNA, who is known for providing the singing voice for the character Kanzaki Elza in the ongoing anime series Sword Art Online: Alicization, will perform the new ending theme for the episode airing on January 12. The song is titled forget-me-not and will be released as the singer’s second single on February 6. This marks ReoNa’s first theme song for the series. It is described as a fast-paced melancholic track which has a nostalgic sound and lyrics that encompass both ReoNA’s artistry and the world of Alicization.

 

The new ending theme will also be released digitally on January 12, the same day as when it premieres in the anime.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/151580

 

■Information

forget-me-not

CD Release Date: February 6, 2019

Digital Release Date: January 13, 2019

 

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

*Includes ‘forget-me-not’ music video

Regular Edition (CD): ¥1,200 (+Tax) [VVCL-1390]

Limited Pressing Edition (CD+DVD): ¥1,600 (+Tax) [VVCL-1391~1392]

*Includes Sword Art Online poster, packaging and creditless anime ending theme video.

 

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

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

 

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