King & Prince Release Theme Song for Kaguya-Sama: Love is War Final Film

14.October.2021 | MOVIE / MUSIC

Universal Music has just released idol group King & Prince’s eighth single Koifuru Tsukiyo ni Kimi Omou, which served as the theme song for Kaguya-Sama: Love is War Final. The film was released on August 20, 2021.


King & Prince – Koifuru Tsukiyo ni Kimi Omou Youtube Edit


King & Prince – Koifuru Tsukiyo ni Kimi Omou Behind-the-Scenes Digest


King & Prince – You are my hero Special Movie Digest


Kaguya-Sama: Love is War Final stars Kanna Hashimoto, Sho Hirano, and Nana Asakawa. Both the standard and limited-edition singles include a B-side track titled You are my hero, which will be heard this holiday season during the 7-11 2021 Christmas commercial. 


The First Limited Edition A version of the single includes the music video of the main track and a special making-of video. Limited Edition B includes live footage from the group’s Osaka concert during their 2021 tour, along with member interviews and other special footage. 


  • Kaguya-sama: Love is War Film Reveals Opening Song and Trailer

    26.November.2022 | ANIME&GAME / MOVIE

    Kaguya-sama: Love is War -The First Kiss that Never Ends- will pick up where the third season of the anime series left off. The film will open nationwide on December 17 and will appear in select theaters in the U.S. in February 2023. The artist in charge of the theme song has been announced alongside a new trailer!


    The music for the Kaguya-sama series has been incredibly popular. Masayuki Suzuki will return to perform the theme for the third film after singing for the previous films as well. Having just celebrated his 60th birthday, Suzuki said that he wants to continue taking on new challenges, noting that this is a “challenge he couldn’t have dreamed of.” Expectations are high for the new song Love is Show.


    The song will be performed alongside Reni Takagi, a member of the popular idol group Momoiro Clover Z. “It’s like a dream come true,” Takagi said. “I sang the song with the intention of pulling people into the story as much as possible!” 

    Kaguya and Shirogane got closer in the final hour-long episode of the third season of Kaguya-sama: Love is War -Ultra Romantic-. However, nothing is set in stone, though the new movie may finally bring the two together for real. The film’s trailer also highlights familiar faces from the series like Tsubame Koyosu, Ai Hayasaka, and Nagisa Kashiwagi. 


    Will Kaguya finally be honest about her feelings? Be sure to watch the movie this Christmas season!



  • Idol Group King & Prince Release 10th Single ‘TraceTrace’

    19.September.2022 | MUSIC

    On September 14, the popular male idol group King & Prince released their 10th single, TraceTrace. The group released its 4th album, Made in, in June 2022, which became their 4th consecutive album to reach the top spot in the Oricon Weekly Album Ranking.

    The new song is being used as the theme for NTV’s July Sunday drama series New Nobunaga Chronicle: High School is a Battlefield starring Ren Nagase. The dance was created by Norwegian choreographer Quick Style, with the theme of the track being ‘androids and humans.’ Nagase takes the center role for the first time in the new video.


     TraceTrace – King & Prince (YouTube Edit)


    TraceTrace – King & Prince (Dance ver.YouTube Edit)

    The limited first edition A includes Escort, a song about pledging one-sided love to someone who is more than a friend but less than a lover, as well as the TraceTrace music video and dance video. The limited first edition B includes My Treasures, an up-tempo song about friendship, as well as Trace Race GP, a variety video showing the group members running, dancing, and more. 


    The standard edition includes the coming-of-age song Super Positive! as well as Autumn sky, a previously unreleased track. Fans can also enjoy Nothing compares, an all-English love ballad!

  • King & Prince Appear on AERA Magazine Cover, Speak in 7-page Interview

    18.June.2022 | FASHION / MUSIC

    The newest issue of AERA Magazine, released on June 13, features exclusive content from boy band King & Prince. The group’s new album Made in is scheduled to release on June 29, and the boy’s recently completed their first dome tour, a dream for the members since the group debuted five years ago. In an expansive interview, the boys are discussing the new album and the future of King & Prince. Don’t miss this seven-page color interview along with full-color photographs taken by Mika Ninagawa.


    The title of King & Prince’s new album, Made in, was inspired by the concept of doing what you can to make the people around you happy right now while remembering where you came from. “This album will really show people our range,” Sho Hirano said. In the interview, Yuta Jinguji discusses the recording and music video creation process. “Everyone was really proactive in coming up with ideas,” he said. When chatting about the cool dance sequence seen in the first track ichiban, Sho Hirano grinned. “Kishi’s movements were so unique and hilarious that everyone was cracking up.” 


    The group’s recent dome tour was a massive success. “Everything felt like a reward,” said Kaito Takahashi. “I couldn’t grasp the magnitude of it,” Ren Nagase noted. “It was a strange feeling,” Yuta Kishi said. “I thought it must be an astral projection.” 


    Takahashi couldn’t help but want more. “I felt this massive sense of accomplishment, but I just wanted to keep going!” 


    Check out the magazine to read more comments this incredible group.

  • Recording Industry Association of Japan Announces April GD Certified Works Including INI and Naniwa Danshi

    18.May.2022 | MUSIC

    The Recording Industry Association of Japan has announced the Gold Disc Certified titles for April 2022.


    Triple Platinum Certified

    I – INI (Single)


    Double Platinum Certified

    Lovin’ you / Odoru you ni Jinsei wo – King & Prince (Single)


    Samidareyo – Sakurazaka 46 (Single)


    The Answer / Sachiare – Naniwa Danshi (Single) 


    Platinum Certified

    Hana wa Dare no mono? – STU48 (Single)


    In addition, six other works (two singles, three albums, and one video) were certified gold in April. Be sure to check out the full list!

  • Kaguya-sama: Love is War Season 3 Details Announced

    19.March.2022 | ANIME&GAME

    The third season of the anime series Kaguya-Sama: Love is War will premiere on April 8, 2022!


    The third season is titled Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai -Ultra Romantic-. The new season will debut on Tokyo MX, BS11, Gunma TV, and Tochigi TV on April 8 at 12:00 AM JST. Seasons 1 and 2 are available to watch in the US on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and Funimation. The new season included returning staff members, such as director Mamoru Hatakeyama, script supervisor Yasuhiro Nakanishi, character designer Yuuko Yahiro, composer Kei Haneoka, and studio A-1 Pictures.


    A trailer has also been released to commemorate the upcoming season. 


    Kaguya-sama: Love is War Season 3 Trailer


  • Kaguya-sama: Love is War Gets Pop-Up Shop Inside SHIBUYA 109

    22.December.2021 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    AMNIBUS STORE, known for its original anime and manga goods, will hold a special pop-up shop featuring goods from Kaguya-sama: Love is War inside the famed SHIBUYA 109 building from December 28, 2021, until January 16, 2022. The shop is being held to celebrate Kaguya’s birthday on January 1.



    Event Presale Goods


    Box Purchase Privilege


    Pin (Kaguya’s Birthday Edition)(12 varieties)

    Acrylic Keychain <Kaguya’s Birthday Edition>(12 varieties)

    Mini Art Frame(10 varieties)

    Guests spending ¥2,000 or more will receive a random bromide. (7 varieties)



    Birthday Present Campaign

    Guests spending ¥3,000 or more will receive a limited-edition birthday postcard.



    Items available during the event period will feature new and exclusive art celebrating the birthday girl, so fans of the globally-popular series won’t want to miss out!





  • ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War’ Third Season Announced! Teaser PV and Visual Revealed

    03.November.2021 | ANIME&GAME

    A year has passed since the third season of ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War’ was announced at the ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War on Stage ~Shuchiin Ongakutan~’  state show, and the third season has finally been scheduled to air in April 2022. The title for the upcoming season has been revealed as ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War – Ultra Romantic-.’


    The war between geniuses Shinomiya Kaguya and Shirogane Miyuki is finally coming to a head! Along with the major reveal, an incredible nine minute long promotional video  featuring the five student council members has been released, titled ‘Ishigami Yū Wants to Talk.’ Be sure to keep an eye on the latest ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War’ season, which is about to reach an Ultra Romantic development!




    Shuiichi Gakuen – An elite school filled with genius pupils.

    It was there that student council president Shinomiya Kaguya and vice-president Shirogane Miyuki first met.


    The two genius students who seem perfect for one another,

    Although they wish to be together,

    They were too prideful and couldn’t confess!!


    “Get the other person to confess”

    Is the name of the love war that these two have been fighting with their brains,

    Each battle strengthens the choice made in their heart…


    By the final day of the ‘Shuchiin High School ‘Devoted Hearts’ Culture Festival,’ 

    The pair might make a huge step in their relationship!?


    Love turns a genius stupid! An all-new sensational ‘Love War?’

    The Ultra Romantic love comedy is back!!


    ©Akasaka Aka / Shueisha – Kaguya-sama: Love is War Production Committee


  • King & Prince and SixTONES Make Double Platinum With Latest Singles

    16.March.2021 | MUSIC

    The Recording Industry Association of Japan has published its official rankings for February 2021 gold disk records, revealing that Japanese boy bands King & Prince and SixTONES have been certified Double Platinum with their latest singles while SKE48, Kanjani Eight, Kis-My-Ft2, Johnny’s West, MISIA, and King & Prince again were certified Platinum. Check out the record-selling tracks below.


    Double Platinum Ranking

    King & Prince – “koi-wazurai” (Single)

    SixTONES – “Boku ga Boku Janai Mitai da” (Single)


     Platinum Ranking

    SKE48 – “Koiochi Flag” (Single)


    Kanjani Eight – “Kimi to Mitai Sekai” (Single)

    Kis-My-Ft2 – “Luv Bias” (Single)


    Johnny’s West – “Shuukan Umaku Iku Youbi” (Single)


    MISIA – “Super Best Records -15th Celebration-” (Album)


    King & Prince – “King & Prince CONCERT TOUR 2020 〜L&〜” (Video)


    Six records including two singles, three albums, and one video went Gold in January.

  • King & Prince Release New Single ‘I promise’

    17.December.2020 | MUSIC

    King & Prince released their 6th single I promise from Universal Music Japan on December 16, 2020. The track is the male idol group’s first winter love song, A J-pop number singing of a man whose love towards a girl isn’t realised but his feelings towards her don’t change.


    The song is currently being played as the Christmas commercial song at 7-Eleven convenience stores in Japan.


    King & Prince「I promise」Music Video Making -Story ver.-

    All songs on the single are winter-themed. The track Winter Love Story featured on Regular Edition copies was used as 7-Eleven’s Christmas commercial song in 2019, and this is the first time it is being released.


    First Press Limited Edition A is coupled with a DVD featuring the I promise music video and the first part of its making-of while First Press Limited Edition B copies feature the second part.

  • Male Idol Group King & Prince Announce New Album ‘L&’

    01.September.2020 | MUSIC

    Universal Music Japan will release Japanese all-male idol group Male & Prince’s second album L& tomorrow (September 2).

    The album’s title refers to “The place of King & Prince; a place where everyone can have fun.” Regular Edition copies will include 17 tracks while other copies will have 16. The album will include their single koi-wazurai, Mazy Night which was the main theme for the Japanese television drama Detective Novice, the main theme for the live-action adaptation of Yowamushi Pedal which stars King & Prince member Red Nagase, five songs produced by the group members themselves, and more.


    King & Prince – “&LOVE” Music Video Making Digest

    First Press Limited Edition ‘A’ copies of the new album will include the music video and making-of for &LOVE. ‘B’ copies will include a documentary entitled The Documentary – King & Prince in America- showcasing King & Prince in America making their international debut.


    King & Prince – “The Documentary – King & Prince in America-” Digest

    Both copies will also features dance lessons by Phil Tayag who is known for choreographing for Bruno Mars. Regular Edition copies will also exclusively feature recording scenes and vocal lessons for King & Prince’s song for Bounce.

  • New Kaguya-sama: Love Is War Themed Menu Arrives in Akihabara

    01.July.2020 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

    Royal Host, a family restaurant in Akihabara, is collaborating with the popular TV anime series Kaguya-sama: Love Is War to serve two different menu line-ups. The first is currently running right now until July 5, which we covered recently. This time we’ll be taking a look at the upcoming second menu which will be served from July 6.

    Kaguya-sama: Love Is War is a romantic comedy manga series written and illustrated by Aka Akasaka. A 12-episode anime adaptation premiered in January. The series’s collaboration with Royal Host last year was such a success that the restaurant chain decided to bring it back again.


    2nd Collaboration Menu

    Five items make up this second Kaguya-sama: Love Is War x Royal Host menu.

    ~I Wanna Feed Miyuki Shirogane~ Kaguya Shinomiya’s Handmade Pasta: ¥1,800 (Before Tax)

    A tomato cream pasta topped with salted salmon roe and seafood, and served with a side of salad and garlic bread.

    ~Save the Student Council~ Student Council Member’s Bonding Curry: ¥1,800 (Before Tax)

    Butter rice topped with curry, spinach, melted cheese, boiled egg, and spicy onion rings. Served with a side of salad and mango dessert.

    ~Kaguya Shinomiya is Happy~ Kawaii Strawberry Parfait: ¥800 (Before Tax)

    Bright-red sweet and sour strawberry sorbet topped with fresh strawberries.

    ~I Wanna Befriend Kei Shirigane~ Blue Lychee: ¥500 (Before Tax)

    Lychee-flavoured soda topped with whipped cream.

    ~I Wanna Make Ai Hayasaka Feel Better~ Lonely Person’s Cheesecake: ¥580 (Before Tax)

    A slice of cheesecake drizzled in blueberry sauce.


    When you order from this second collaboration menu you will receive a free and exclusive coaster.

    Mug: ¥1,580 (Before Tax)

    Before Tax: ¥3,500

    There’s also a selection of exclusive merchandise for fans to get their hands on too, like a mug, cushion, or acrylic stand.


    ©Aka Akasaka / Shueisha・Kaguya-sama: Love Is War Production Committee

  • Kaguya-sama: Love Is War Inspired Food Menu Serving Up in Akihabara

    14.June.2020 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

    Royal Host, a family restaurant in Akihabara, is collaborating with the popular TV anime series Kaguya-sama: Love Is War to serve two different menu line-ups: the first is running from June 13 to July 5 while the second will begin on July 6.


    Kaguya-sama: Love Is War is a romantic comedy manga series written and illustrated by Aka Akasaka. A 12-episode anime adaptation premiered in January. The series’s collaboration with Royal Host last year was such a success that the restaurant chain decided to bring it back again.

    ~Kaguya Shinomiya Itadakitai~ Miyuki Shirogane’s Special Lunch: ¥1,800 (Before Tax)~

    Chicken rice served with a hamburger, vegetables, and the student council president’s favourite: fried oyster.

    ~Chika Fujiwara wa Mazaritai~ Love Detective’s Paella: ¥1,800 (Before Tax)

    Authentic paella with saffron rice served with shrimp, crab cream korokke, and other tasty treats.

    ~Miyuki Shirogane wa Nemurenai~ Gakkou Koujou Winner Coffee: ¥500 (Before Tax)

    Wake up with a glass of refreshing iced coffee sweetened with cream.

    ~Miyuki Shirogane o Iwaitai~ Kaguya Shinomiya’s Shortcake: ¥580 (Before Tax)

    A super cute strawberry shortcake perfect for a birthday treat.

    Ordering anything from the collaboration menu will get you one of the above coasters. If you collect all nine and put them together, it makes a picture.

    Fans can get their hands on some exclusive Kaguya-sama: Love Is War merchandise too, like this cute mug.


    ©Aka Akasaka / Shueisha・Kaguya-sama: Love Is War Production Committee