fhána – Moon River (ムーンリバー) (Single)


“Moon River” is the eleventh single released by fhána. It was released in a CD only artist edition and a CD only anime edition. The title track was used as the ending theme for the second season of the anime Uchouten Kazoku.

Released Date: 2017.04.26

Tracklist:

Artist Edition:
1.Moon River (ムーンリバー)
2.Rebuilt world
3.Moon River -instrumental-
4.Rebuilt world -instrumental-

Anime Edition:
1.Moon River (ムーンリバー)
2.Que sera sera ~Ponto-cho Ver.~ (ケセラセラ ~先斗町Ver.~)
3.Moon River -instrumental-
4.Que sera sera ~Ponto-cho Ver.~ -instrumental-

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4 stars

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Mito Natsume – Natsumelo (なつめろ) (Album)


Mito Natsume release her first album, なつめろ (Natsumelo, a play on the artist’s first name and 懐メロ, meaning “oldies, old-fashioned nostalgic songs”), on April 26.

The album comes in two editions, a limited (CD+DVD, priced at ¥3,500) and a regular edition. Both versions apparently share the same cover (see above). The entire album was produced by Nakata Yasutaka (CAPSULE), and contains a total of 12 tracks, 4 of which are new additions to Mito Natsume’s discography: Odekake Summer (which was previously released along with a PV on YouTube as part of a Pocket Muhi campaign), Natsumelo, Nemu Nemu GO and Fuusen to Hari.

Tracklist:

1. 前髪切りすぎた (Maegami Kirisugita)
2. おでかけサマー (Odekake Summer)
3. 8ビットボーイ (8-Bit Boy)
4. I’ll do my best
5. コロニー (Colony)
6. ハナビラ (Hanabira)
7. もしもクッキング (Moshimo Cooking)
8. なつめろ (Natsumelo)
9. パズル (Puzzle)
10. ねむねむGO (Nemu Nemu GO)
11. わたしをフェスに連れてって (Watashi wo Fes ni Tsuretette)
12. 風船と針 (Fuusen to Hari)

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3½ stars

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Hirahara Ayaka – LOVE 2 (Album)


LOVE 2 is the tenth studio album released by Hirahara Ayaka.

Released Date: 2017.04.26

Tracklist:

 1.Sekai de Ichiban Shiawasena Musume (世界で一番幸せな娘; The Happiest Girl in the World)
2.Jasmine (ジャスミン)
3.Yakusoku no Kono Shunkan ni (約束のこの瞬間に; At This Moment of Promise)
4.YOU ARE MY LOVE SONG
5.Koyoi mo Tsuki (今宵も月; Tonight and the Moon)
6.Ongaku (音樂; Music)
7.Mikadzuki○○ (三日月○○; Crescent Moon)
8.Letters
9.Boku e no Peace Song (僕への; To Me)
10.La La LOVE
11.Wasenedeya (わせねでや; Twitch)

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3½ stars

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Flower – MOON JELLYFISH (Single)


“MOON JELLYFISH” is the fourteenth single released by Flower. It was released in three editions: a limited CD+DVD edition, a regular CD CD Only edition, and a One Coin CD Only edition.

Released Date: 2017.04.26

Tracklist:

1.MOON JELLYFISH
2.Totemo Fukai Green (とても深いグリーン; Very Deep Green)
3.Colorful “a touch of jazz” mix (カラフル) (Regular Edition only)
4.MOON JELLYFISH (Instrumental) (Regular Edition only)

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4 stars

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HARUHI – Sora no Parade (ソラのパレード; Sky Parade) (Single)


“Sora no Parade” is the third single released by HARUHI. It was released in three versions: a limited CD+DVD edition, a regular CD only edition, and a limited CD+DVD anime edition. The title track was used as the ending theme for the anime GRANBLUE FANTASY The Animation.

Released Date: 2017.04.26

Tracklist:

1.Sora no Parade (ソラのパレード)
2.Nightmare
3.Landlord
4.ROUND MIDNIGHT
5.Sora no Parade (TV Size) (Limited Anime Edition)

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3½ stars

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Urata Naoya – unlock (Mini Album)


As previously announced the AAA leader will release a solo mini album, titled ‘unlock‘. It will be available in two editions, a Regular CD Only edition with 6 tracks (including the intro), and a Limited CD+DVD edition, containing the same 6 tracks, plus the music video for “Sora” and making for the album!

The album was release on April 26th!

 Tracklist:

01 unlock -Introduction-
02 真実
03 空
04 虚像
05 隣
06 愛

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AYAKA TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘KOTONOHA’


Ayaka unveils details for upcoming single album ‘Kotonoha‘.

It will be available in two versions, a CD Only and a CD+DVD edition. The CD contains next to the title track, a track called “Sentiment” as well as the insturmentals. The DVD will have the music video and its making for the leading track on it.

Additionally, it has been revealed that “Kotonoha” is used as the theme song for NHK‘s drama Tsubaki Bunguten ~ Kamakura Daishoya Monogatari~ for which it was originally made.

The drama starts on April 14th, so you can already listen to the song but the full release will be out on May 10th, so look out for that!

 

SAYURI TO RELEASE FIRST STUDIO ALBUM ‘MIKAZUKI NO KOUKAI’


Sayuri has announced the upcoming release of her album ‘Mikazuki no Koukai‘!

Sayuri released her debut single “Mikazuki” on August 26th, 2015 and will now finally release her first studio album.

Three versions of the album will be available upon release: CD-Only, CD DVD, and CD Blu-ray. The DVD will contain a live digest video, and the Blu-ray will come with a music video collection.

The album will drop on May 17th, and consist of 14 tracks. More information to come!

 

SAKURA FUJIWARA TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM ‘PLAY’


Sakura Fujiwara is set to release a new album!

It is titled ‘PLAY‘ and will be available in two editions, a CD Only and CD+DVD version. The CDs contain 12 tracks, including the new leading track “Someday” as well as a few songs she released previously as singles. The DVD will have the music video for “Someday” on it as well as ‘Fujiwara Sakura Special Live 2017 -Live at Bunkamura Orchard Hall 20170218-‘ footage.

Her second full album will be released on May 10th! For now check out the CD tracklisting below!

1. My Way
2. Someday
3. Haru no Uta
4. play with me
5. Aka
6. Suki yo Suki yo Suki yo
7. sakura
8. Necklace
9. Soup
10. play sick
11. SPECIAL DAY
12. Hanbunko

 

Azusa Tadokoro – DEAREST DROP (Single)


 “DEAREST DROP” is the sixth single released by Tadokoro Azusa. It was released in a CD Only artist edition and a CD Only anime edition. The title track was used as the opening theme for the anime Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasu ka? Isogashii Desu ka? Sukutte Moratte Ii Desu ka?.

Released Date: 2017.04.26

Tracklist:

1.DEAREST DROP
2.Zanzon Elegy (残存エレジー; Remaining Elegy)
3.Red Raspberry (レッドラズベリー)

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3½ stars

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