ClariS has announced their 7th single “reunion” which will be featured as the opening theme for Ore no Imoto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai (Oreimo) season 2. The new single will be written by livetune kz and new character illustrations for the duo by Oreimo’s author Kanzaki Hiro are revealed (above). Single “reunion” is planned to come on three editions and scheduled to be in stores April 17th 2013. Read on for more details…
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The duo of that forms ClariS are nearing the end of their first year of High School and since the group’s first single in 2010 have an photo image embargo. The girls are represented by character illustrations keeping their identities protected allowing them to continue a relatively normal school and daily life.
Their debut single “irony”, also written by livetune kz, was featured as the opening theme for the first season of anime Oreimo. They also provided single “nexus” as the theme for a special 9th volume of the Oreimo light novel series.
Most recently ClariS released their 6th single “Luminous” featured as the theme song for the anime movie Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Beginning Story (Hajimari no Monogatari). The single hit stores October 10th 2012.
Anime Oreimo is adapted from light novel series Ore no Imoto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai (My little sister can’t be this cute) by Kanazaki Hiro and follows the story Kyousuke Kosaka who has a poor relationship and lives in shadow of is younger sister Kirino. Besides being a magazine model, excellent student, and very athletic Kirino also is a hidden otaku (obsessed fan) for anime and erotic adult computer games that feature young girls. Kyoysuku learns of the secret obsession and his efforts to help keep it hidden from their parents and help Kirino connect with similar otaku mends their relationship.
The first season aired starting Fall 2010 and ran 13 episodes plus 3 ONA (web streamed episodes). The second season of Oreimo begins airing April 2013 on Tokyo MX. No information yet on legal streaming outside of Japan. The first preview trailer is below.
Details are early on the single “reunion” – full track list, cover jackets, and possible bonuses will be announced so come back to Comtrya Sugoi for updates.