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Maaya Sakamoto has updated her new double a-side single SAVED / Be mine! revealing the jacket covers, teaser video for SAVED, and preview music video for Be mine!. Track SAVED gets tie-up as the ending theme for anime Inari KonKon Koi Iroha and track Be mine! as opening theme for anime World Conquest Zvezda Plot (Seikai Seifuku ~ Boryaku no Zvezda). Maaya Sakamoto’s 23rd single SAVED / Be mine! hits stores February 5th 2014 – updated details and preview videos follow…

Anime Inari KonKon Koi Iroha is adapted from manga by Morohe Yoshida. The romantic-comedy centers around Inari Fushimi a typical shy middle-school girl who would like to express her feelings for the boy she likes, classmate Koji Tanbabashi. After helping a fox pup, Inari is confronted by a deity Uka-no-Mitami-no-Kami who grants her to ability to change form.

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The anime adaption is produced by Production IMS and stars new-comer Naomi Ozora (Sue, Genshiken 2) in the roll of Inari and veteran voice actress Houko Kuwashima (Clare, Claymore) as Uka-no-Mitami-no-Kami. Anime Inari KonKon Koi Iroha begins airing in Japan January 15th 2014.

The anime’s opening theme is provided by May’n with her 9th single Kyo ni Koiiro (今日に恋色), more details.

Anime World Conquest Zvezda Plot (Seikai 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).

New single SAVED / Be mine! comes on four editions (2 pairs) with the Limited editions DVD including 6 live songs from Maaya Sakamoto’s Roots of SSW tour performance at Shibuya Bunkamura April 25th 2013. All editions also include coupling track Koe with tie-up as the theme for Monster Hunter Frontier G (guess that makes this a triple tie-up single).

- Limited “SAVED” with DVD that includes 6 live songs. Adds illustrated Inari KonKon Koi Iroha themed extra jacket cover.

- Limited “Be mine!” with DVD. Includes illustrated World Conquest Zvezda Plot theme extra jacket cover.

- Regular “SAVED” CD-only.

- Regular “Be mine!” CD-only.

Watch the preview music video for Be mine! and 30-second teaser spot of SAVED below the release details.

Maaya SakamotoSAVED / Be mine! – release date February 5th 2014

Limited “SAVED” [CD+DVD] (¥1800) maaya-sakamoto-savedA1
Limited “Be mine!” [CD+DVD] (¥1800) maaya-sakamoto-bemineA1
[CD]
1. SAVED
lyrics, composer: Suzuki Sachiko, arrangement: Yamamoto Ryuji

2. Be mine!
lyrics: Maaya Sakamoto, music: the band apart

3. Koe (Monster Hunter Frontier G theme song)
lyrics: Maaya Sakamoto, music: solaya

4. SAVED (off vocal)
5. Be mine! (off vocal)
6. Koe (off vocal)

[DVD] (live Roots of SSW)
1. Toku
2. Grapefruit
3. cloud9
4. park amsterdam(the whole story)
5. Scrap ~ Wakare no Uta
6. Singer Songwriter

[CD]
1. Be mine!
2. SAVED
3. Koe
4. Be mine! (off vocal)
5. SAVED (off vocal)
6. Koe (off vocal)

[DVD] (live Roots of SSW)
1. Toku
2. Grapefruit
3. cloud9
4. park amsterdam(the whole story)
5. Scrap ~ Wakare no Uta
6. Singer Songwriter

Regular “SAVED” [CD] (¥1300)
Regular “Be mine!” [CD] (¥1300)
[CD]
1. SAVED
2. Be mine!
3. Koe
4. SAVED (off vocal)
5. Be mine! (off vocal)
6. Koe (off vocal)
[CD]
1. Be mine!
2. SAVED
3. Koe
4. Be mine! (off vocal)
5. SAVED (off vocal)
6. Koe (off vocal)

 

 

 

Maaya Sakamoto Official website

World Conquest Zvezda Plot (English)

Sekai Seifuku ~ Boryaku no Zvezda (Japanese)