A complete box set of the music from the K-ON! (Keion) franchise has been announced. The “K-ON! MUSIC HISTORY’S BOX” will contain all the opening and ending theme songs, insert songs, all the character songs plus more for over 200 tracks (planned) across 12 CD disks (planned). The “K-ON! MUSIC HISTORY’S BOX” comes on one deluxe edition and is scheduled to hit stores March 20th 2013 – read on for more details and pre-order…
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The K-ON! manga by kakifly debuted in 2007 and has been adapted into a very popular anime TV series by Kyoto Animation – K-ON! (2009) and second season K-ON!! (2010) plus a theatrical movie (Dec. 2011). The story centers around four then five high school girls as members of an after school club for light music ‘keion’. The anime has produced a lot of music, over 29 singles and 14 album releases!
The anime stars singer/voice actresses Aki Toyosaki (Yui Hirasawa), Yoko Hikasa (Mio Akiyama), Satomi Sato (Ritsu Tainaka), Minako Kotobuki (Tsumugi Kotobuki), and Ayana Taketatsu (Azusa Nakano). They collaborate on most all of the opening and ending theme songs with Yoko Hikasa preforming the majority of the lead vocals. In addition each as several character singles and insert songs as part of the anime and this release.
The “K-ON! MUSIC HISTORY’S BOX” is available on one deluxe packaged box edition including 12 CDs and booklet. The 200+ tracks include the songs from the anime TV series and theatrical movie plus will include 19 songs from the PSP game “K-ON! Hokago Live!!” not released previously, live recordings, and commentary tracks. The details are early and may change so come back to Comtrya Sugoi for updates.