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Aoi Yuki (悠木碧) has revealed a preview music video and jacket covers for single VisuMania (ビジュメニア) with tie-up as the ending theme for upcoming anime World Conquest Zvezda Plot. Its Aoi Yuki’s first single and it also includes coupling track Kuchihige Awa Balloon (くちひげ泡バルーン) with tie-up as the theme for smartphone game Monhan Itsudemo Airou – Life. Single VisuMania comes on two editions hitting stores January 29th 2014 – full release details plus audio and video previews follow.

Voice actress and singer Aoi Yuki (21) has voiced popular lead rolls such as Madoka Kaname (Puella Magi Madoka Magica), Hibiki Tachibana (Symphogear), Iris (Pokemon), and more in her young career. A defining roll helping to launch her career was voicing lead character Murasaki in critically popular anime Kurenai (2008) when she was only 16 years old. For 2011 she was awarded Best Actress at the 6th annual Seiyuu awards. Aoi Yuki released her second mini-album Meriba about one year ago (2013.02.13) (more details).

Aoi Yuki is also one-half of singing group petit milady with fellow voice actress/singer Ayana Taketatsu. They released their debut single Kagami no Dualizm (2013.05.15) featured as the opening theme for anime Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal II. The group’s 2nd single azurite, upcoming for release on February 5th 2014, gets tie-up as the opening theme for anime Toaru Hikushi he no Koiuta. Aoi Yuki and Ayana Taketatsu are also voicing the lead characters in the anime (more details coming).

Anime World Conquest Zvezda Plot (Sekai Seifuku ~ Boryaku no Zvezda) is an original anime from A-1 Pictures (Tensai Okamura director, Meteo Hoshizora and Okamura scripts, Keigo Sasaki animation director). A secret society “Zvezda” has world conquest on their minds.

The anime begins airing in Japan January 11th 2014 on MBS TV, Tokyo MX, and other stations. Aniplex USA has licensing the anime with several providers potentially streaming the anime. Check the English website for more details (link below).

The anime’s opening theme is provided by Maaya Sakamoto with her song Be mine! a collaboration with rock group the band apart. Its included on her 23rd single SAVED / Be mine! (more details).

Single VisuMania comes on two editions,

- Limited with DVD that includes music video for title track.

- Regular CD-only.

First Press bonuses include launch event application (Feb. 23rd Tokyo, Feb 16th Osaka) and serial number to download special content (jacket cover costume design) for smartphone game Monhan Itsudemo Airou – Life.

Audio previews below and watch the preview music video for VisuMania and subtitled preview for anime World Conquest Zvezda Plot after the release details.

Aoi YukiVisuMania – release date January 29th 2014

Limited [CD+DVD] (¥1800)
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Regular [CD] (¥1200)
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[CD]
1. VisuMania
lyrics: Fujibayashi Shoko, music: bermei.inazawa
(preview)

2. Kuchihige Awa Balloon
lyrics: Nakano Aiko, music: Sasakura Yugo
(preview)

3. VisuMania (off vocal)
4. Kuchihige Awa Balloon (off vocal)
5. Kuchihige Awa Balloon (theme-size)
[DVD]
1. VisuMania (music video)

[CD]
1. VisuMania
2. Kuchihige Awa Balloon
3. VisuMania (off vocal)
4. Kuchihige Awa Balloon (off vocal)
5. Kuchihige Awa Balloon (theme-size)

 

 

 

Aoi Yuki Official website (JVC Music)

Aoi Yuki Official website

World Conquest Zvezda Plot (English)

Sekai Seifuku ~ Boryaku no Zvezda (Japanese)

Monhan Itsudemo Airou – Life (capcom games)