miwa – Under the Sea (アンダー・ザ・シ) (Digital Single)


“Under the Sea” is the ninth digital single released by miwa.

Released Date: 2017.08.01

Tracklist:

1.Under the Sea (アンダー・ザ・シ)

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3½ stars

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9nine – SunSunSunrise / Yuru to Pia (SunSunSunrise/ゆるとぴあ) (Single)


“SunSunSunrise / Yuru to Pia” is the 20th single released by 9nine. It was released in three versions: a limited CD+DVD edition, a regular CD only edition, and a limited CD+DVD anime edition. The first a-side was used as the ending theme for the anime The Reflection.

Released Date: 2017.08.16

Tracklist:

1.SunSunSunrise
2.Yuru to Pia (ゆるとぴあ)
3.Que Sera Seraph (ケセラセラヴ)
4.SunSunSunrise (Instrumental) (Limited/Regular Edition)
5.SunSunSunrise (Anime “The Reflection” ver.) (SunSunSunrise(アニメ「ザ・リフレクション」ver.)) (Anime Edition)
6.Yuru to Pia (Instrumental)
7.Que Sera Seraph (Instrumental)

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Jung Yong Hwa – Summer Calling (Mini Album)


 Jung Yong-Hwa second solo album has been released in Japan. On August 9th his second solo album ‘Summer ​Calling’ has been released. The first solo album was released on 2015 ‘어느 멋진 날(ある素敵な日)’.

The title track for album ‘Summer Calling’ is ‘Summer Dream’. There are eight tracks in total ‘Intro’ , ‘Make You Mine’, ‘Life is a Party’ and four other tracks.
Before his second solo album lrelease in Japan, Jung Yong-Hwa released mini album ‘DO DISTURB’ in Korea.

Tracklist:

1.Intro
2.Summer Dream
3.Closer
4.Make You Mine
5.Life is a Party
6.Not Anymore
7.Password
8.Navigation

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3½ stars

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Mika Nakashima – ROOTS ~Piano & Voice~ (Album)


ROOTS ~Piano & Voice~ is the second cover album released by Nakashima Mika. It was released in a limited CD+DVD edition and a regular CD edition.

 Released Date: 2017.08.09

Tracklist:

1.Melody (メロディー) (Original: Tamaki Koji)
2.Inochi no Betsumei (命の別名) (Original: Nakajima Miyuki)
3.Maboroshi (幻) (Original: Shibata Jun)
4.SAY YES (Original: CHAGE and ASKA)
5.Anata no Kiss wo Kazoemashou ~You were mine~ (あなたのキスを数えましょう~You were mine~) (Original: Koyanagi Yuki)
6.Hero (ひろ) (Original: amazarashi)
7.Sora mo Toberu Hazu (空も飛べるはず) (Original: Spitz)
8.Owari no Ato (祭りのあと) (Original: Kuwata Keisuke)

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JY – Suki na Hito ga Iru Koto -Seiho Remix- (好きな人がいること) (Digital Single)


“Suki na Hito ga Iru Koto” is the second Japanese single released by JY. It was released in three versions: a limited first press CD+DVD edition including a JY & STAFF OFF SHOT BOOK, a limited CD+DVD edition with a photo lyric booklet, and a regular CD edition. The song was used as the theme for the Fuji TV drama series Suki na Hito ga Iru Koto. All editions come with one random trading card, out of five different cards.

The song has been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan for over 250,000 downloads.

One year later, a remix of the song, “Suki na Hito ga Iru Koto -Seiho Remix-“, was released digitally.

Released Date: 2017.08.16

Tracklist:

1.Suki na Hito ga Iru Koto -Seiho Remix- (好きな人がいること)

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4 stars

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Chouchou – theme02 Night and Wanderer (Album)


  Chouchou’s 2nd concept album “theme02 Night and Wanderer”

Release Date: 2017.8.12

Tracklist:

1. l’heure bleue

2. Arkadia

3. 1619kHz

4. traumerei

5. aldebaran

6. Colors

7. DISPATCHER

8. everlasting

9. ray

10. Uroboros

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Komatsu Mikako – Maybe the next waltz (Single)


 “Maybe the next waltz” is the ninth single released by Komatsu Mikako. It was released in two versions: a limited CD+DVD edition and a regular CD edition. The title track was used as the ending theme for the anime Ballroom e Youkoso.

Released Date: 2017.08.02

Tracklist:

1.Maybe the next waltz
2.Tornado Voice
3.Manatsu no Yoru no Parade (真夏の夜のパレード; Midsummer Night Parade)
4.Maybe the next waltz -Instrumental-
5.Tornado Voice -Instrumental-
6.Manatsu no Yoru no Parade -Instrumental-

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3½ stars

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Nagi Yanagi Announces Simultaneous Release Of 3 New Anime Theme Songs


Nagi Yanagi will be releasing 2 new singles on November 1, both of which will be used as the theme songs to anime series.

Yanagi’s 15th single is titled “over and over“. It will be used as the opening theme song to the anime series “Just Because!” which will be airing in October. Yanagi will be in charge of the music production for the song, while ROUND TABLE member Katsutoshi Kitagawa will be in charge of the lyrics.

The singer’s 16th single is titled “here and there / Satou Dama no Tsuki“. “here and there” will be used as the opening theme song to the anime series “Kino no Tabi -the Beautiful World- the Animated Series“, while “Satou Dama no Tsuki” will be used as its ending theme song.

Both singles will be released in a CD-Only and a CD DVD version.

 

EGOIST – Eiyuu Unmei no Uta (英雄 運命の詩; Hero Song of Fate) (Single)


“Eiyuu Unmei no Uta” is the eighth single released by EGOIST. 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 opening theme for the anime Fate/Apocrypha.

Released Date: 2017.08.16

Tracklist:

1.Eiyuu Unmei no Uta (英雄 運命の詩)
2.Eien (永遠; Eternity)
3.Eiyu Fate’s Song
4.Eiyuu Unmei no Uta -Instrumental-
5.Eien -Instrumental-

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4 stars

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Haruka Tojo – Blue Bud Blue (Single)


Second singe release from 17 years old voice actress Haruka Tojo is used has opening theme for “NTR: Netsuzou Trap” anime series.

Release Date; August 23, 2017

Tracklist:

1.Blue Bud Blue
2.Blame the moon
3.Blue Bud Blue (instrumental)
4.Blame the moon (instrumental)
5.Blue Bud Blue (TVver)

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3 stars

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