Classical Music From Anime Series takt op.Destiny Now Available on Amazon Music

25.October.2021 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

Currently-running anime series takt.op Destiny now has a dedicated playlist on Amazon Music! The series, available to stream in the west on Crunchyroll, tells the story of a world shaken by a black meteorite. Monsters appear from the crater, and those who hold the power of the “Musicart” can use the power of music and sound to defeat the beasts. 

 

The soundtrack features a selection of tracks used in the series and was made possible by Universal Music, which owns the world’s oldest classical label Deutsche Grammophon. The playlist also features commentary on each piece of classical music by Kouki Uchiyama, who plays the role of Takt Asahina in the series. Featuring pieces by Herbert von Karajan and Leonard Bernstein, this is a great way to learn more about classical music through anime!

 

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    Tokyo 24th Ward – First Preview


     

     

    Comment from Yosh (Vo)

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    I imagined the near-future as I sang this track, somewhere within this mysterious 24th Ward. I wanted to express the idea of looking upward and moving forward despite the pain that comes with growing up. 

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    CUE! Second Trailer  Team Moon Version

     

     

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    Members

     

    Shunsei Oota

     

    Kaiho

     

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    Naoki Kose

     

    Shuu Kobori

     

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    Shinsuke Yotsuya

     

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