GARNiDELiA Releases Music Video for My Master Has No Tail Anime Opening Song ‘Genai Yugi’

04.October.2022 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

Musical duo GARNiDELiA has released the music video for Genai Yugi, the opening theme song for the anime series My Master Has No Tail

 

The new song features a playful electro sound that has become GARNiDELiA’s trademark, and the track’s lyrics are perfect for the anime series. The music video shows MARiA as a temptress and toku as a detective, and viewers will be pulled into the pair’s bewitching performance. MARiA’s vogue dancing is also worth a watch! “We’ve transformed our feelings about art into a grown-up love game! Be sure to check out the tail dance,” MARiA said in a comment. “The melody blends royal pops and a hint of bewitching playfulness. We hope you’ll enjoy the beat and the speed of the Latin trumpet,” toku said. 

 

Genai Yugi – GARNiDELiA (Music Video)


On October 19, GARNiDELiA will release Oukaranman, the latest song in their dance series. The duo has been taking on different dance challenges for some time, with videos pulling in over 200 million times. The most popular is Gokuraku Jodo with over 85 million views.

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  • GARNiDELiA to Release New Single ‘Souten’ on December 8

    01.December.2022 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    Vocalist MARiA and composer TOKU make up the popular duo GARNiDELiA, and the two will release their new single Souten on December 8, 2022. The track will be used as the theme song for the Nintendo Switch game Soukai Tenki and was written exclusively for the game itself. For those wondering, Soukai Tenki will be released on the same day. The song has already been performed several times at GARNiDELiA’s live shows and has become a popular song among fans.

     

    The jacket art featuring characters from the game was also released.

     

    The full track was unveiled on FM NACK5’s ‘FAV FOUR’ during MARiA’s regular segment on November 28.

     

    hether you are a fan of the game or not, you won’t want to miss checking out this gorgeous new song!

    (C)滄海天記プロジェクト

  • Tetsuya Komuro and MARiA from GARNiDELiA Release Collaboration Song and Music Video

    21.October.2022 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    The famed Japanese musician and producer Tetsuya Komuro and MARiA from GARNiDELiA have released a collaboration track and music video. Trust On Me -Theme of E.T.E- was released on October 16, 2022.

     

    The track serves as the theme song for the new mobile game E.T.E. Chronicle, launched by bilibili on October 14. The game’s music was written, composed, and arranged entirely by Tetsuya Komuro. MARiA from the music duo GARNiDELiA provided vocals for the theme, known for her work on a number of anime and game properties. 

     

    The music is reminiscent of TM NETWORK’s TIME TO COUNT DOWN released 32 years ago, starting with an incredible piano solo and a sense of speed and urgency. Featuring lyrics about trust and faith, the song is a perfect fit for the game.

     

    The music video features full 3D game footage interspersed with footage of MARiA and Tetsuya Komuro in the recording studio.

     

    “I asked MARiA to provide the vocals because I knew that she could embody the game’s message,” Komuro said. “The most important thing was expressing a sense of speed and femininity.”

     

    “I’m so happy and honored to have been chosen to take part in this wonderful and timeless collaboration,” MARiA said. “I hope this song pulls everyone into the world of E.T.E. Chronicle.” 

     

    ©bilibili

  • GARNiDELiA Launches NFT Art Project Inspired by Popular Stage Costumes

    27.August.2022 | FASHION

    GARNiDELiA has announced the start of the GARNiDELiA 3.0 Project, an NFT art project featuring a number of characters inspired by the duo’s popular stage costumes.

     

    In collaboration with Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO), a Web 3.0 fan-based project, world-renowned illustrator YULIA has created fictional illustrations of characters inspired by GARNiDELiA’s stage costumes.

     

    Those purchasing an NFT will be able to set the illustration as their social media profile picture and will be available for purchase by fans from around the world.

    A pop-up store sponsored by the Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO) project will be held at Laforet Harajuku from September 5 until September 16 to celebrate the project’s launch and the group’s 12th anniversary on September 11. The GARNiDELiA booth will feature costumes worn by the duo on stage and live videos. 



    The pop-up store will also feature collaborative items by illustrator NAPPY and designer Ankin, so come check it out!

  • GARNiDELiA to Host Halloween Party Featuring luz, Syounen T, Shoose

    24.August.2022 | FASHION / MUSIC

    Music duo GARNiDELiA will hold its annual Halloween party on October 21, 2022 at Toyosu PIT. The lineup now includes a number of popular acts, including luz, Syounen T, and Shoose. Titled ‘GARNiDELiA Presents HALLOWEEN MiRACLE WONDER PARTY 2022,’ the live performance will invite participating artists to dress up in costumes for one festive autumn night.

     

    Previously, luz appeared on MARiA’s 2nd solo album Moments, performing with the singer on the track Cafe Latte no Uta feat. luz. This will be the first time the pair performs the song live, so expectations are high.

     

    Along with the singers performing at the event, Miume and 217 will participate as dancers for the fourth time. The two previously announced that they would retire from dancing this year. Together with MARiA, the two created the globally popular video series Odocchatte Mita (I Tried Dancing), which has drawn in over 200 million views on YouTube, along with Gokuraku Jodo with 85 million views.

     

    MARiA gave a comment regarding the exciting announcement.


    “It’s that time of year again, and it’s time to spend time with GARNiDELiA! Some entertaining and unique friends are coming to play this year, and as we all know, one of the most fun parts of Halloween is dressing up! What costumes will our friends choose? On October 21, come party with us! We’ll be waiting!”

     

    toku also gave his thoughts. “It’s our fourth annual Halloween event. As hosts, we can’t wait to see the artists taking the stage this year. We’ll be waiting for you with collaborations you can only see on October 21! Come out, get dressed up, and have some fun!”


    Presale lottery tickets went on sale on August 22 at 19:00 at each artist’s fan club, so be sure to enter if you’d like to party at this incredible event!

  • ‘My Master Has No Tail’ Anime Series Reveals Second Key Visual

    10.August.2022 | ANIME&GAME

    A new visual for the upcoming anime series My Master Has No Tail has been revealed! The image features Mameda, the main character, as well as Bunko Daikokutei, Byakudanji Tsubaki, Enshi Kirino, Utaroku Ebisuya, Shirara Tsubaki, and Buncho Daikokutei.

     

    The visual has a retro feel, fitting for the series. The story follows Mameda, a tanuki born in the wrong era. A rakugo master decides to make Mameda his apprentice. 

     

    The series will begin airing on September 30, 2022, and more information will be released in the coming weeks.

     

    2nd Trailer

     

    My Master Has No Tail began as a manga series in 2019. Written and illustrated by TNSK, it’s serialized in Kodansha’s seinen magazine good! Afternoon. The anime will be directed by Hideyo Yamamoto, known for his work on Cells at Work and Strike the Blood.

    ⒸTNSK・講談社/春来亭活動写真部

     

  • GARNiDELiA Releases Music Video for Cover Version of REBECCA’s ‘Friends’

    09.August.2022 | MUSIC

    GARNiDELiA has chosen REBECCA’s legendary track Friends as the ninth song in their ongoing cover series, also releasing a music video.

     

    GARNiDELiA is composed of Maria, the lead vocalist, and toku, the group’s composer. The duo’s J-pop cover song project was started after the pandemic under the title ‘GARNiDELiA Cover Collection,’ and many popular songs have been featured so far, including Gurenge by LiSA, Hakujitsu by King Gnu, Pretender by Official Hige Dandism, Haru Yo Koi by Yumi Matsutoya, and Kaikai Kitan by Eve. Unsurprisingly, the project has pulled in over 5 million views.

     

    Friends – REBECCA (Covered by GARNiDELiA)


    MARiA does the styling for her musical activities and serves as a producer. For Friends, the artist focused on highlighting the feel of the 80s, the era when the track was initially released.



    Check out the GARNiDELiA Cover Collection for some new and classic titles covered by this talented duo!

  • MARiA from GARNiDELiA and luz Release Duet Track, Music Video

    20.June.2022 | MUSIC

    GARNiDELiA vocalist MARiA released the music video for Cafe Latte no Uta, her duet track with luz, on June 15, 2022.

     

    The track will be included in the singer’s second solo album Memories, which will go on sale on June 22 and is now available on streaming services. Cafe Latte no Uta was composed by PENGUIN RESERACH’s kemu with lyrics written by both Horie and luz.



    Cafe Latte no Uta feat. luz


    A release event has also been announced, scheduled to take place on June 22 at Tower Records Shibuya. The singer will hold a solo concert at Toyosu PIT on July 3. In exciting news, MARiA will be performing in an upcoming stage play, Quantum, which will be performed in Tokyo and Osaka for 23 total shows.

     

    Although still very active in her work with GARNiDELiA, MARiA has been breaking new ground in her solo work, collaborating with a number of artists and creators. Keep an eye on what she does in the future!



    Comment from MARiA

    “I had a meeting with luz and kemu, and when we started chatting, we decided that since our voices are more adult, it would be perfect if we made a more sexy song. 

    All three of us have lived our lives as part of internet culture, so this song really shows off our history with all of its strengths!

    This is a song best listened to with headphones on–we really used our breath a lot, especially in the gaps between the music.

    Be sure to enjoy the perfect harmony between me and luz!”

  • GARNiDELiA Provides Theme for Soukai Tenki Nintendo Switch Game

    17.December.2021 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    Musical duo GARNiDELiA will perform the theme song Souten for the upcoming Nintendo Switch title Soukai Tenki, scheduled to be released in 2022. The song was also used in the recent Soukai Tenki stage play. 

     

    Soukai Tenki is an adventure game with character designs by Teita and a scenario by Yuumi Yamada. The title is listed as a mixed-media project by Otomate, Toho Animation, and Plus81. 

     

    In November 2021, GARNiDELiA released their new album ‘Duality Code.’ The duo is currently participating in a nationwide tour. 

     

    Comment from GARNiDELiA

    We’re very thankful to be given the opportunity to provide the theme song for Soukai Tenki.

     

    Although the characters are separated, love is a powerful force that will always bring people together.

     

    This incredible realization led us as we created the song.

     

    I hope that this song inspires those who listen to it.

    MARiA

     

    This song was inspired by the battles and bonds between men in a world shrouded in darkness.

     

    We created this song with both strength and sadness in mind, and I hope that it sets the stage for the characters’ stories. 

    toku

     

    ©滄海天記プロジェクト

  • GARNiDELiA Releases Music Video for ‘my code’ From New Album

    22.November.2021 | Uncategorized

    On November 17, musical duo GARNiDELiA released the music video for the song my code, the main track from their newly-released fifth album ‘Duality Code.’ This marks the duo’s first release since moving to the Pony Canyon label. Members MARiA and toku explained that much of the album was inspired by quarantine, and how the two, so used to traveling and performing in different areas, felt trapped and uncertain about the future. 

     

    my code Music Video

     

     

    The two have also been working on solo projects, and have brought many of their new skills and talents to the table in this new album. This album aims to take them back to their roots, while also showing what the future could hold. 

     

    Along with the release of the album and music video, an exciting announcement has been unveiled: GARNiDELiA will be going on a nationwide tour starting on December 5. The GARNiDELiA stellacage tour 2021-2022 “Duality Code” tour will hit five cities, and both MARiA and toku have released comments ahead of the tour’s start date. 

     

    Comments from GARNiDELiA

    This is MARiA from GARNiDELiA. 

    I’ve reunited with toku after working solo for a while. 

    This is the first GARNiDELiA album release in just over one year. 

    I wanted to really express my feelings in this work, and I wanted to do so confidently. 

    I’m proud of what we’ve made. 

    These songs were written with a brighter future in mind, imagining what it would be like to tour for the first time in two years. I can’t wait to meet you, and share my feelings through the tracks on ‘Duality Code.’ 

       

    MARiA

     



    After a year, we’re so proud to announce our fifth album!

    In the past year, we’ve both worked on our respective solo careers, and we’ve learned so much that we can apply here and now to this new tour and to our music. 

    Please listen to ‘Duality Code!’ 

    toku

  • GARNiDELiA Releases Music Video for Otome no Kokoroe, Album Preorders Open

    18.October.2021 | MUSIC

    Pop-rock duo GARNiDELiA will release their fifth original album Duality Code on November 17, 2021, the duo’s first since moving to Pony Canyon. Ahead of release day, the music video for Otome no Kokoroe has been uploaded to YouTube! 


    Otome no Kokoroe is the opening theme song for the Taisho Otome Fairy Tale anime series, currently airing on TV Tokyo. The track is now available to stream. 

     

    Featuring a brass band, this is a new kind of pop song for MARiA and toku that captures the story of the series. The music video was produced by MARiA herself and features the singer in a retro-modern Japanese outfit with Taisho-era flair. 

     

    Otome no Kokoroe Music Video

     

    This will be the first album released since the duo moved to Pony Canyon and their first album in a year. The two have been working on solo activities, and this new album marks a return to GARNiDELiA’s roots while also utilizing new skills learned over the past twelve years. 

     

    After the release of the album, GARNiDELiA will start a 5-city tour starting at CLUB CITTA in Kawasaki, Kanagawa on December 5, 2021. 

  • GARNiDELiA to Perform Opening Theme for Taisho Otome Fairy Tale Anime Series

    04.September.2021 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    Pop-rock duo GARNiDELiA will be performing the opening theme song for the upcoming Taisho Otome Fairy Tale anime series, set to begin airing October 8. The title of the track is Otome no Kokoroe, and a bit of the song can be heard in the recently-released third trailer.

     

    GARNiDELiA is composed of Maria, the lead vocalist, and toku, the group’s composer. The two made their major debut in 2014, and have contributed to a number of anime series in the past. Since moving to the Pony Canyon label in 2021, GARNiDELiA is planning on a number of new collaborations and releases.

     

    The Taisho Otome Fairy Tale anime series is based on the manga of the same name, serialized in Jump Square from 2015 until 2017. Written and illustrated by Sana Kirioka, it tells the story of a wealthy boy, Tamahiko Shima, who, after becoming handicapped after a terrible accident, is sent to live in the countryside, away from his well-off family. It’s there that he meets Yuzuki Tachibana, sent to be his bride. The two become closer, and Tamahiko begins to heal from the many scars of his youth.

     

     

     

     

    Comments from GARNiDELiA

    “Each character in this story is incredible and unique in their own way.

    I’m honored to be singing the theme song for this amazing work, and doing so has made me feel more and more attached to it as the story progresses.

    I hope the song conveys the beauty of a woman and love, and the strength of caring for someone with all your heart.

    I hope the audience enjoys this song as much as I do, and that you enjoy it as you watch the series!”

     

     

    “This track is a big-band tune in true GARNiDELiA style, inspired by the characters in this incredible story and their ever-changing emotions. This opening is a new challenge for us, and we hope you enjoy it!”

     

     

     

    ©桐丘さな/集英社・大正オトメ御伽話製作委員会

  • GARNiDELiA’s MARiA Announces Second Photobook Release ‘THIS IS’

    17.June.2021 | FASHION / MUSIC

    Frontwoman MARiA of Japanese pop rock duo GARNiDELiA has announced that her second photobook collection THIS IS will be released on August 6, 2021.

     

    MARiA has continued to grow and mature as an artist since her first photobook MARiAL hit shelves a year and a half ago. In this beautiful new 120-page collection, she dons a whole range of different outfits from a gorgeous crimson red dress to a pretty tutu dress, a traditional kimono serving the Japanese aesthetic, and more. It’s a graceful and emotional insight into both MARiA as a woman and an artist. The art direction and shoot was conceived by top Japanese photographer Muga Miyahara whose artistic work has taken him across Japan and overseas.



    In 2020, MARiA celebrated the 10th anniversary of GARNiDELiA by taking charge of the artwork, lyrics, and outfits for the duo’s releases. She also became a model for numerous fashion brands in Japan and started gaining more fans overseas. On Weibo, the China’s version of Twitter, she has over 2.85 million followers, putting her in the Top 3 most popular Japanese female artists on the service.

     

    Last month, MARiA released her hit first solo album Utamonogatari which invites many big guest musicians on board such as Masayoshi Mamazaki, Hotaka Yamashita (Ikimonogakari), Yohei Hashiguchi (wacci), and more.は



    MARiA’s work doesn’t just stop at GARNiDELiA, a duo known for producing many songs for anime series. She continues to evolve, challenging herself to new forms of expression. Be sure to check out her new photobook THIS IS when it drops on August 6.

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