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New anime Charlotte (シャーロット) from Jun Maeda (麻枝 准) will release double a-side single Bravely You / Yake Ochinai Tsubasa (灼け落ちない翼) featuring the anime’s opening and ending theme songs respectively. Lia sings Bravely You and Tada Aoi sings Yake Ochinai Tsubasa. Both songs are written and composed by Jun Maeda. The single comes on two editions scheduled for release on August 26th 2015.

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Ray updated the release details for new single secret arms – jacket covers and updated track list unveiled. Her 6th single has tie-up as opening theme for new anime To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness 2nd. Single secret arms comes on two editions scheduled to hit stores July 29th 2015. Preview music video and updated release details follow.

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Ray provides theme song Hajimete Girls! (初めてガールズ!) for new anime Wakaba*Girl (わかば*ガール). Her 7th single also includes version of the title song by the anime’s four voice cast members as unit First-Year Wisteria Class (一年藤組). Single Hajimete Girls! comes on two editions releasing August 27th 2015. More details and audio preview follow.

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Leo Ieiri (家入レオ) recently revealed the details for new single Kimi ga Kureta Natsu (君がくれた夏) with tie-up as theme song for Fuji TV drama Koinaka (恋仲). She unveiled a video capturing a preview of the new song during her just completed July 4th 2015 live a Shibuya Public Hall. Single Kimi ga Kureta Natsu comes on three editions hitting stores August 19th 2015. Updated track list and other release details plus live song PV follow.

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Amazarashi provides the opening theme Speed to Masatsu (スピードと摩擦) for new anime Game of Laplace (Rampo Kitan Game of Laplace, 乱歩奇譚 Game of Laplace). The anime honors the 50th anniversary of the famous author Edogawa Rampo’s passing. Their 2nd single Speed to Masatsu comes on three edition releasing August 19th 2015.

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Natsumi Kon (昆夏美) updated the release details for single ISOtone – jacket covers unveiled. Her 4th single is featured as opening theme song for new anime Chaos Dragon Sekiryū Sen’eki (ケイオスドラゴン 赤竜戦役). Single ISOtone comes on three editions hitting stores August 5th 2015.

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Kishida Kyōdan & The Akeboshi Rockets (岸田教団&THE明星ロケッツ) provides opening theme GATE ~Sore wa Akatsuki no Yoni~ (GATE~それは暁のように~) for new anime GATE (GATE 自衛隊 彼の地にて、斯く戦えり). Their 3rd major label single comes on three editions releasing July 29th 2015 – preview music video and more follow.

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Kinniku Shōjo Tai (筋肉少女帯) updated details for single Mazeru na Kiken (混ぜるな危険) – jacket covers, bonuses, and TVCM spot unveiled. Their 19th single has tie-up as opening theme for new anime Ushio & Tora (うしおととら). Single Mazeru na Kiken comes on two editions hitting stores on August 5th 2015.

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Sonar Pocket provides ending theme HERO upcoming anime Ushio & Tora (うしおととら) and unveiled anime teaser featuring the new song. Its part of their double a-side 21st single HERO / Good bye Taisetsu na Hito。 (Good bye 大切な人。) . The single comes on four editions releasing August 19th 2015. Updated details and PVs follow.

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Kalafina updated the release details for new single One Light – full track list, jacket covers, and more unveield. Their 18th single has tie-up as the second ending theme for anime The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki, アルスラーン戦記). Single One Light comes on five editions including a Limited vinyl record version all hitting stores August 12th 2015.

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MICHI revealed the jacket covers and preview music video for debut double a-side single Cry for the Truth / Secret Sky. Song Cry for the Truth has tie-up as opening theme for anime Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers (Rokka no Yūsha, 六花の勇者) and song Secret Sky featured as ending theme #1 for the anime. Her debut single comes on two editions hitting stores July 22nd 2015. Updated details and PVs follow.

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