Anime Series World Trigger Original Soundtrack Vol. 2 to be Released in April

15.April.2022 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

The soundtrack for World Trigger Seasons 2 & 3, which both aired in 2021, will be released on April 27, 2022.


The anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara’s sci-fi action manga, currently serialized in Jump Square, first premiered in 2014. A second season aired from January to April 2021, and a third season ran from October 2021 until January 2022. 


The soundtrack will contain a total of 39 sounds. The music was composed by Kenji Kawai, who has written the music for the series since season one. On October 17, 2021, the World Trigger Symphonic Band event was held at the Tokyo Garden Theater.





  • Original Soundtrack for Anime Series takt op.Destiny Released

    03.March.2022 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    The soundtrack for the anime series takt op.Destiny, which wrapped in December 2021, was released on February 23, 2022! Available in standard and limited-edition versions and on streaming services, a trailer for the collection of classical tracks has also been uploaded to YouTube!


    The standard two-disc set includes 52 tracks from the anime series, while the limited edition includes 4-discs covering all classical tracks found in the show and voice tracks by the main cast. A 68-page booklet includes interviews with the show’s director and composer, original drawings, storyboards, and more behind-the-scenes details. 



    Composer Yorihiro Ike commented on the soundtrack. “It’s still so fresh in my mind. I realize now that the series was actually a love-focused drama, so when I wrote the song With Love, it was all the more meaningful. It was an important piece of work for me. The soundtrack includes everything from classical pieces to jazz riffs. It won’t disappoint, so please, give it a listen.” 


    The teaser trailer includes the song With Love, an important song inspired by the show’s main character.


    takt op.Destiny Original Soundtrack Teaser Trailer


    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. Produced by MAPPA and MADHOUSE and directed by Yuki Ito, it became a global hit, and will expand into the video game market in the future.


    ©DeNA/takt op.Phil

  • World Trigger Anime Series gets Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Store at LOFT Locations

    07.January.2022 | ANIME&GAME

    Popular anime series World Trigger is getting a Valentine’s Day pop-up store at six LOFT locations starting January 7, 2022. The event will feature exclusive illustrations of the main characters with lots of chocolate motifs. 


    Replica Small Avatar Mascot: ¥1,100 (Tax Included)


    World Trigger Acrylic Stand VD: ¥1,650 each (Tax Included)

    Acrylic Keychain VD: ¥792 each (Tax Included)


    World Trigger Acrylic Stand Heart Cat: ¥990 each (Tax Included) 

    World Trigger Acrylic Keychain Heart Cat: ¥792 (Tax Included) 

    World Trigger Heart Pins: ¥440 each (Tax Included) / BOX: ¥3,960 (Tax Included)

    World Trigger Imabari Towel Replica: ¥990 each (Tax Included)


    World Trigger Pen: ¥396 each (Tax Included) 

    World Trigger Clear Folder: ¥440 each (Tax Included)

    World Trigger Hoodie: ¥5,720 (Tax Included)


    World Trigger Crunchy Chocolate Pin Sweets: ¥864 (Tax Included)

    World Trigger – Ikoma’s Eggplant Curry: ¥972 (Tax Included)


    World Trigger Acrylic Stand Badge Sweets: ¥880 (Tax Included) / BOX: ¥7,920 (Tax Included)

    World Trigger Plate: ¥1,650 (Tax Included)


    World Trigger Chocolate: ¥880 each (Tax Included) *Available in February

    World Trigger Masking Tape: ¥462 each (Tax Included) *Available in February





  • Anime Visual Prison Blu-ray/DVD Collection and Soundtrack Released

    22.October.2021 | ANIME&GAME

    A four-part Blu-ray and DVD version of new anime Visual Prison, airing from October 8, has been announced, along with a 43-track soundtrack titled ‘Visual Prison Original Soundtrack.” Produced by A-1 Pictures, the anime was written by Agematsu Noriyasu, with music from Elements Garden and character designs by Katagiri Ikumi. 

    The DVD Vol.1 jacket and bonus items have also been revealed, both featuring illustrations from character designer Katagiri Ikumi.



    “Visual Prison” Blu-ray & DVD Vol.1


    Original Soundtrack


    The Limited Edition Vol.1 DVD comes with a three-sided case illustrated by Katagiri Ikumi, a Digi-Jacket featuring the characters, a selection of character songs, the Katagiri Ikumi Setting Collection, a color booklet, and a Polaroid-style Photo Card. The first volume features O★Z as drawn by Katagiri Ikumi alongside a whole selection of bonus goodies, so be sure to check it out!


    ©Noriyasu Agematsu,Afredes/Project VP

  • Tropical-Rouge! Pretty Cure Anime Film Main Theme and OST Release Announced

    21.July.2021 | ANIME&GAME / MOVIE / MUSIC

    The new anime film Tropical-Rouge! Pretty Cure is set to hit theatres in Japan on October 23, 2021. Before that, however, fans can get their hands on the film’s main theme single and soundtrack which is set to drop on October 21. Examples of songs include the insert song Chandelier Shiawase no Kuni which features five of the main cast members singing, the ending theme, Daisuki no Snowball sung by Machico, and more.


    Tropical-Rouge! Pretty Cure Key Visual Reveal

    The soundtrack is composed by Shiho Terada who also composed for the the TV anime series. It includes the BGM, insert songs, and more.

    ©2021 映画トロピカル~ジュ!プリキュア製作委員会

  • Monster Strike x World Trigger Collaboration Launches in the Mobile Game

    05.February.2021 | ANIME&GAME

    XFLAG launched and in-game collaboration for the popular hunting RPG mobile game Monster Strike on Tuesday (February 2) in which players have the chance to obtain several characters from the anime series World Trigger.


    World Trigger Characters to Appear in Gacha

    Osamu Mikumo

    Yūma Kuga

    Chika Amatori

    Yūichi Jin

    Kirie Konami


    World Trigger Characters to Appear in Quests






    World Trigger is an ongoing sci-fi action manga series written and illustrated by Daisuke Ashihara. It is serialised in Jump Square. The series received its first anime series in 2014 with a second season that began airing last month. The collaboration features a line-up of heroes and villains from the series entering the world of Monster Strike.

    “ミクシィ”, “mixi”, the mixi logo, “XFLAG”, the XFLAG logo, “モンスターストライク”, “モンスト”, and “MONSTER STRIKE” are registered trademarks of mixi, Inc.

  • ‘World Trigger’ Anime Series Is Getting A Third Season

    23.December.2020 | ANIME&GAME

    The first season of the anime World Trigger by Toei Animation consisted of 73 episodes and aired between October 5, 2014 and April 3, 2016. The original sci-fi action manga was created by Daisuke Ashihara and featured in popular manga magazines such as Weekly Shōnen Jump and Jump Square (Shueisha Inc.). From its days in the Weekly Shōnen Jump to when it moved to Jump Square, the manga kept accumulating large numbers of fans, becoming one of the most popular stories out there. It has been announced that the anime is getting a second season and this is set to air on January 9, 2021 on TV Asahi Keiretsu. The broadcastings are scheduled to occur every Saturday from 1:30am.


    A Third Season Has Also Been Announced

    A third season is also scheduled to be made. In the second season, members of Galopoula from the Planet Nation attack the border agency. In the B Rank Battles Arc, Yūma, Osamu and the gang sharpen their skills to become B-rank agents. The third season is bound to be filled with even more thrilling content.


    Right now we know that season two will air from January, however, more information on the broadcasting schedule for season three is yet to be released. It’s not long now until we can finally enjoy season two!


    ©Daisuke Ashihara/Shueisha Inc., TV Asahi/ Toei Animation

  • Manga Dororo by Osamu Tezuka was made into an anime 50 years ago. This continual sensation is getting an official soundtrack which will be released on August 14. The CD will be titled TV Anime Dororo Music Collection Tamashi no Kodou. Hiroyuki Asada, who creates the original character design drafts, designed the illustration for the CD jacket, which has just been unveiled to the public. 

    First-Press Limited Edition Version

    The whimsical illustration shows Dororo and Hyakkimaru snuggling together, alone in a vast barren desert. The first-press limited edition soundtrack version comes in a luxurious tall-size DigiPak sleeve and consists of three CDs. The regular edition contains a two-disk dual case. 

    Regular Version

    The booklet will contain statements by illustrator Hiroyuki Asada and Yoshihiro Ike, who was in charge of the music. As a bonus, the CD jacket illustration has been adopted for use on an A2 poster, which will be sold at Animate stores countrywide. The design will also feature on clear files which will be sold on Amazon. Please check them out.


    You can also view this illustration in advance at the TV Anime Dororo Original Art Exhibition Tamashi no Kodou, which is currently taking place. Please stop by to admire the illustration with your very own eyes. 


    Dororo © Tezuka Productions Co., Ltd./TWIN ENGINE Inc.