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. 

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    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!

     

     

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  • ‘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!

     

     

    Introduction

    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

  • King & Prince Release 5th Single ‘Mazy Night’

    10.June.2020 | MUSIC

    King & Prince’s 5th single Mazy Night was released through UNIVERSAL MUSIC LLC today (June 10).

     

    The title track serves as the main theme for the Japanese crime thriller drama series Miman Keisatsu: Midnight Runner starring Kento Nakajima of Japanese idol group Sexy Zone and King & Prince’s own Sho Hirano.

     

    King & Prince – “Mazy Night” Music Video

    First Press Limited Edition A copies of the single are coupled with a DVD featuring the Mazy Night music video and its making-of, while First Press Limited Edition B copies include a DVD featuring a single-cut version of the music video as well as solo cut versions for each King & Prince member.

     

    Miman Keisatsu: Midnight Runner had its broadcast postponed but is set to begin airing again in the near future.

  • Kaguya-sama: Love Is War Promotional Video Released For Chika Fujiwara CD

    07.May.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    A promotional video has been released for season two of the anime series Kaguya-sama: Love Is War which features the song Tsubasa o Agetai by character Chika Fujiwara (voiced by Konomi Kohara). The song is the second character song to be released for season two, following Kotae Awase by Kaguya Shinomiya (Aoi Koga).

     

    Kaguya-sama: Love Is War PV | “Tsubasa o Agetai” by Chika Fujiwara (Konomi Kohara)

    Kaguya-sama Love Is War began its second season last month. The manga series written and illustrated by Aka Akasaka is serialised in Weekly Young Jump and has shipped over 10 million copies.

     

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

  • Haruka Fukuhara Performs Kaguya-sama: Love Is War’s Second Season Ending Theme

    21.April.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    Haruka Fukuhara is in charge of the ending theme for season two of Kaguya-sama: Love Is War which began on April 11. A new and official promotional video for the new season was released featuring the track.

    Haruka Fukuhara will also voice the character Tsubame Koyasu, a third year student and one of The Impossible Girls. Read her comment below.

     

    Haruka Fukuhara | Comment

    “I’ll be performing the ending theme song for Kaguya-sama: Love Is War! I am overjoyed and honoured to be in charge of the ending for this wonderful series. I put all of my love and emotions into singing this song. I hope people enjoy it together with the show. What’s more is that I’ll even be voicing Tsubame Koyasu! Everyone on set is really warm and welcoming, I had a great time playing the innocent Tsubame! Please look forward to seeing her!”

     

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

  • Kaguya-sama: Love Is War Season Two Opening Theme Details Revealed & New Anime Cuts Shown

    07.April.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    Masayuki Suzuki is returning to sing the opening theme song for the second season of Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, which is set to begin airing on April 11, 2020. Suzuki previously performed the anime’s first season opening theme Love Dramatic feat. Rikka Ihara.

    Like the first season’s opening, the season two opening theme, entitled DADDY! DADDY! DO! feat. Airi Suzuki will be written and composed by Yoshiki Mizuno, the guitarist of Japanese pop rock band Ikimono-gakari. The song features guest vocals from solo artist and model Airi Suzuki.

     

    Masayuki Suzuki | Comment (Excerpt)

    “I’m a newcomer to the anime song community. I am honoured to be in charge of the opening theme for season two following ‘Love Dramatic’ from the first season. It’s a song to sing and dance with your friends to, and one about enjoying love games. I hope it adds something for those who watch the anime, as well as add something to the series itself. This year marks 40 years since my debut. The CD cover for my new single ‘DADDY! DADDY! DO!’, which celebrates my anniversary, is a collaboration with Kaguya-sama! I’d like to thank the anime staff who kindly illustrated the cover. The illustration coincides with the Year of the Rat.”

     

    Airi Suzuki | Comment

    “When I heard that I’d be singing together with Masayuki Suzuki on ‘DADDY! DADDY! DO!’ I thought I was dreaming. I was overcome with joy. It’s an incredible opportunity to be called by someone like Suzuki. It’s a great honour, and I’m nervous, but I will give it my all! Please look forward to it, along with the choreography!”

    Several new cuts have also been revealed from the first episode of Kaguya-sama: Love Is War‘s second season, which will begin airing this Saturday.

     

    ©赤坂アカ/集英社・かぐや様は告らせたい製作委員会

  • Sexy Zone’s Kento Nakajima and King & Prince’s Sho Hirano Feature On Front Cover Of CanCam Magazine

    18.March.2020 | FASHION / MUSIC

    Kento Nakajima and Sho Hirano, who are members of the popular idol groups Sexy Zone and King & Prince respectively, will feature in the May edition of fashion magazine CanCam on both the front cover and with a special interview.

    The two artists have formed a new music unit ahead of their co-star roles in the Japanese drama series Miman Keisatsu: Midnight Runner, which is set to begin this April. For fans of Sexy Zone and King & Prince, and of the members themselves, this new project is a dream collaboration. Both of them appear on the front cover of CanCam‘s May 2020 issue with their short black hair looking sexy and boyish.

    What’s the relationship between the two of them?

    In the 12-page special feature of the two idol stars, there is a cut of Nakajima and Hirano surrounded by lots of flowers, another of them feeding each other strawberries, and plenty of other beautiful photos. In the interview, they explain their relationship together as senior and junior in the same company.

     

    Nakajima said of Hirano: “[He’s] a really cute junior. In the entertainment world, there are people I call ‘Big Bro,’ but there’s no one I call ‘Little Bro.’ He might just be my first Little Bro.”

     

    Hirano said: “During my junior years I was allowed to be a backup for Sexy Zone numerous times, so to have a connection to Kento gives me the confidence to lose to no-one.”

     

    They both started something to deepen their connection

    In the interview, they reveal that Nakajima suggested they exchange diaries between each other to deepen their relationship. On the day of the interview, Hirano was supposed to take the first entry with him, but he actually ended up forgetting in the car. Nakajima said of this: “Sho’s clumsiness is cute, but when it gets down to business, he doesn’t mess around. He’s the hero I want to cheer on.”

     

    The interview includes plenty of other information fans will love to read about too, like more about their friendship, and how they feel about their fans. Their new project together is big news for the entertainment industry in 2020.

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