Lozareena’s Kabukichō Sherlock Anime Ending Theme ‘Hyakuoku Kounen’ Music Video Released

13.November.2019 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

Cute looks, and edgy sound, and a voice that stays on your mind. Talented singer and creator Lozareena’s song Hyakuoku Kounen is used as the ending theme for the TV anime series Kabukichō Sherlock, and today, not only was the music video was released, but the song was also made available on all the major music streaming services.


Lozareena – “Hyakuoku Kounen” Music Video

Hyakuoku Kounen was produced by Seiji Kameda and is a grand ballad whose sound captures the flow of time. The music video features mesmerising cuts of Lozareena in a world where it snows both indoors and outdoorsーan ice-solid match for the coming winter season.

Katsuyuki Konishi, who voices Sherlock Holmes in the anime series, will also host a live stream via LINE LIVE on November 15 where he will be answering fans’ burning questions. Fans can submit their quests in advance for the stream. Details are available on Lozareena’s staff Twitter account. Lozareena will also perform live on the stream, and there’ll be other fun content related to the anime series too.

Tickets for Lozareena’s solo concert next spring will go on sale on November 23. More details can be found on her official website.


  • Huwie Ishizaki To Release Case File nº221: Kabukicho Ending Theme ‘Parade’ As New Single

    03.February.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    Singer/songwriter Huwie Ishizaki‘s new song Parade, which he wrote as the ending theme song for the anime series Case File nº221: Kabukicho, will be released as a single on March 11, 2020.


    The new single will include the coupling track Seki no owari no love song, which he performed at his debut live concert. The first-press edition of the single includes a DVD of the live performance of Parade and Sekai no owari no love song at Ishizaki Huwie BANDTOUR2019 Passion no Final Tokyo Kōen that took place at Mynavi Akasaka Blitz on December 3, 2019. There will even be a regular edition with a first press anime illustration sleeve. 


    In May this year, Ishizaki will embark on his Band Tour 2020 Parade for You accompanied by a band, following up with his Acoustic Tour 2020 Parade for Me. The Parade for You tour will mark his first band tour consisting of 10 performances including locations such as Hokkaido, Niigata, Okayama and Hiroshima. His sequel live tour Parade for Me will be his first solo tour to see performances in 15 locations including Tottori and  Yamaguchi. Advanced tickets will be available to purchase from the official fan club NingenZukan from the afternoon of February 14, 2020.


    Parade is being released on a number of digital music services for streaming.


    ©Case File nº221: Kabukicho Production Committee

  • Lozareena Drops Her First Album ‘INNER UNIVERSE’ & Announces Release Event

    29.January.2020 | MUSIC

    Lozareena’s first major album INNER UNIVERSE was released today on January 29, 2020.

    The album’s track list is centred on the singer’s singles to dateーa discography of tracks with great diversity. It’s 13 songs in total, including 11 already-released singles such as her debut record Tarareba Ryusei Gunーwhich was put on repeat on over 40 radio stations around Japan when it was releasedーMarionette, which garnered huge attention as the ending theme for the anime series Karakuri CircusOver MeI.m. which was written for the NHK show Minna no UtaHyakuoku Kounen which featured as the ending theme for the anime series Kabukicho Sherlock, and more, as well as two brand new songs.


    The album’s title, INNER UNIVERSE, refers to Lozareena’s own “inner universe,” as expressed in the strikingly beautiful CD cover looking into her eye.


    A special campaign is being held for fans to win a present if they listen to her new song Kanashimi no Seru on LINE MUSIC anytime between now and February 11, take a screenshot of their “Play TOP 50” list, and then apply via Sony Music. The present will include a variety of things including being invited to a private show to see Lozareena perform live. Full details can be found here in Japanese.

    Fans who purchase the album at select stores (listed below) will receive a ticket to attend a release event on February 8 where Lozareena will perform. These tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Full details here in Japanese.

  • Kabukichō Sherlock Anime Ending Song by Lozareena Released on Downloading Services

    17.October.2019 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    Cute and edgy singer-songwriter Lozareena receives constant praise and admiration from numerous creators for her distinctive voice. She has previously featured on the NHK TV and radio program Minna no Uta. Her songs have also been played for several days in a row on NHK General TV and NHK Educational TV. Lozareena is known for having featured in the song Don’t you think feat. Lozareena by THE ORAL CIGARETTES (released by A-Sketch). Social media sites are flooding with comments on her beautiful voice. 

    Following the premiere of Kabukichō Sherlock on the late night anime programming block Animeism on MBS, TBS and BS-TBS on October 11, the ending theme song Hyakuoku Kounen (Ten Billion Light Years)  has been released on downloading services in Japan. Upon hearing the ballad, which was produced by Seiji Kameda, the listener will feel time pass slower. 


    Kabukichō Sherlock fans are excited to know how the song fits into the anime. Along with the song’s digital release, artwork for the song has also been revealed. Please check out the artwork along with the single and the anime to enjoy a complete experience.  


    A Statement from Seiji Kameda

    Lozareena’s voice is magical. There are times when her voice sounds childlike. Her voice paints an image of emotional pain entwined with strength. I have the utmost respect for her because she puts in all her effort when she sings.  

  • TV Anime Kabukichō Sherlock Ending Theme to be Performed by Lozareena

    13.July.2019 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    It has been announced that singer-songwriter Lozareena will perform the ending theme Hyakuoku Kounen (Ten Billion Light Years) for the upcoming TV anime series Kabukichō Sherlock which is set to premiere on MBS, TBS and BS-TBS this October.

    Kabukichō Sherlock is an original television anime series created by Production I.G (Psycho-Pass, FLCL Progressive and Alternative) and KADOKAWA. It is set in Shinjuku’s entertainment district Kabukichō and will star Katsuyuki Konishi as Sherlock Holmes and Yuichi Nakamura as John H. Watson.


    Hyakuoku Kounen can be heard in the latest trailer below. Details surrounding the song’s release have yet to be announced.


    Kabukichō Sherlock 3rd PV

    EGO-WRAPPIN’ will perform the opening theme CAPTURE.


    ©Kabukichō Sherlock Production Committee

  • Lozareena Unveils CD Cover For Karakuri Circus Opening Theme ‘over me’

    13.May.2019 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    The anime adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita’s manga series Karakuri Circus began airing on October 11 last year and has since gone on to be praised as a “legendary masterpiece.” Japanese singer-songwriter Lozareena sang the series’s first ending theme Marionette which was well-received by fans. Her newest song Over me is now being used as the third opening theme.


    Lozareena enjoyed a strong debut with Marionette which was played on over 40 radio stations across Japan when it was released last year. It become a favourite amongst anime fans and was dubbed “Shirogane’s song,” one of the main characters in Karakuri Circus.

    Regular Edition

    At the time of releasing Marionette, Lozareena chatted with Kazuhiro Fujita, the author of Karakuri Circus, and both of them exchanged opinions on both the series and their creative endeavours. For the new song Over me, the singer sent letters back and forth with Fujita regarding the content of the song lyrics. Like Marionette, the song was once again produced by the internationally acclaimed artist TeddyLoid.



    Details on the content of the CD, which is set to drop on May 22, as well as the CD cover of the Limited Pressing Edition have also been released.


    The CD features both the title track as well as the already-released Marionette (Piano Ballad Ver.) and a new song titled Anemone which is based on the anime’s last boss character Faceless.

    Limited Pressing Edition

    The Limited Pressing Edition comes with a DVD containing the full music video for Marionette as well as the creditless anime opening video for Over Me. The CD cover features an illustration of the main three characters of the series.


    This is the full Lozareena x Karakuri Circus package that any fan of the singer or series shouldn’t miss out on.

  • TV Anime Kabukichō Sherlock OP Theme Song to be Performed by EGO-WRAPPIN’

    23.March.2019 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    It has been announced that jazz and rock duo EGO-WRAPPIN’ will perform the opening theme song CAPTURE for the upcoming TV anime series Kabukichō Sherlock.

    CAPTURE has a sorrowful and suspicious mood to it that is perfect for a series set in Shinjuku’s entertainment district Kabukicho. It will be included on the duo’s upcoming new album Dream Baby Dream slated for release on May 22, 2019.


    The series is produced by Production I.G and is set to begin airing in October later this year. Check out the new trailer here.

  • TV Anime Karakuri Circus Ending Theme ‘Marionette’ by Lozareena Receives Early Digital Release

    06.November.2018 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    The anime adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita’s manga series Karakuri Circus began airing on October 11 and has since garnered rave reviews.


    Japanese singer-songwriter Lozareena, who has earned much attention since debuting this year, is in charge of the series’ ending theme song Marionette. The single is set for physical release on November 28, but the anime version of the track has received an early digital release.


    Lozareena also announced herself via her stream on LINE LIVE that she will release another brand new song digitally next week on November 9.

    Lozareena wrote the song as the song of Shirogane Saiga – the main female character of the series. Globally active music producer TeddyLoid arranged the track passionately to fit together the melancholic yet powerful melody, lyrics and vocals. It’s become another classic anime track to both anime watchers and fans of the original manga.

    Also, a new artist photo and the artwork for the upcoming CD release have also been unveiled.


    The single’s Regular Edition jacket features pop art while the Limited Pressing Edition (Anime Edition) features Karakuri Circus artwork. In the anime artwork we see Shirogane controlling the puppet Harlequin while weeping. This is also used as the artwork for the early digital release of Marionette.


    The Limited Pressing Edition also includes a DVD with a creditless version of the anime trailer featuring Shirogane which was released on YouTube before the series began airing. Lozareena’s new song Stereo which is slated for an early digital release on November 9 is also included. A lyric video is scheduled to be posted on the same day.


    Lozareena will hold several in-store events in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka in promotion of the CD’s release which includes a free live show.

  • TV Anime Karakuri Circus Ending Theme ‘Marionette’ to be Performed by Lozareena

    07.October.2018 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    The anime adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita’s dark fantasy manga series Karakuri Circus will begin airing on October 11. It has already been announced that BUMP OF CHICKEN will perform the series’ opening theme song. In recent news, it’s just been unveiled that singer-songwriter Lozareena will perform the anime’s ending theme song.

    The song is titled Marionette of which a snippet was revealed in the latest trailer for the anime series which was released on October 3.


    Lozareena made her major debut with her single Tarareba Ryuuseigun which was released on April 11, 2018.

    In coming to write the ending theme Marionette, Lozareena went ahead and read the Karakuri Circus manga and projected the character Shirogane Saiga into the song. The singer commented on the process, talking about how enthusiastic she became about the manga and her thoughts on producing the track.


    Comment: Lozareena
    “I began writing this song as Shirogane’s song. She has lived her life feeling like she can’t smile, like she doesn’t have a self and is being controlled by something other than her. That’s something that everyone has felt in life, even if there’s a difference in to what extent. We are just being controlled by someone, by society, like puppets. We are ‘marionettes.’ I’ve felt this before too. Even so, I may still be able to find something that is my own – something that only I can do. If you meet someone that can help you find that or feel that I believe the world you see is sure to change. Like how Shirogane met Narumi.”


    Marionette arranged by sound producer TeddyLoid who boasts fans across the world. The song, with its melancholic and piercing melody, is made even more grand and emotional thanks to Lozareena’s unique voice.


    The latest trailer for the show which can be seen below includes a short preview of the song along with scenes focusing on Shirogane.


    Lozareena will be holding weekly live streams every Thursday from 23:00 (JST) on LINE LIVE. The first stream was held on October 4 where she gave her thoughts on both Karakuri Circus and Marionette.