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Kanon Wakeshima (分島 花音) unveiled audio preview of coupling track Mayday! included on her new single RIGHT LIGHT RISE. Her 7th solo single’s title track is featured as the ED for anime Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?. Single RIGHT LIGHT RISE comes on two editions releasing April 29th 2015. All the details and song preview videos follow.

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petit milady unveiled preview music videos, full track list, and jacket covers for new album cheri*cheri? milady!!. The unit’s 2nd album includes two singles plus new songs including lead track Fantastique♥Phantom. Album cheri*cheri? milady!!. comes on three editions hitting stores May 13th 2015. All the details and PV for new song Fantastique♥Phantom follow.

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Unit Kita-ko Bungei-bu Joshi-kai (北高文芸部女子会) is getting ready to release single Fure Fure Mirai (フレ降レミライ ) with tie-up as the opening theme for anime The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan. The anime’s lead female voice actors form the unit: Aya Hirano, Minori Chihara, Goto Yuko, Matsuoka Yuki, and Kuwatani Natsuko. All renew their rolls in the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya franchise’s 3rd TV anime series. Single Fure Fure Mirai comes on one CD-only edition hitting stores April 29th 2015. All the details follow.

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Minori Chihara (茅原実里) is about to release single Aitakatta Sora (会いたかった空) and revealed the full music video and song preview video. Her 21st single has tie-up as theme song for anime movie Beyond the Boundary – I’LL BE HERE – Future Chapter (劇場版 境界の彼方 -I’LL BE HERE- 未来篇). Single Aitakatta Sora comes on two editions releasing April 22nd 2015. All the details with full music video and song previews follow.

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Shoko Nakagawa (Shokotan) teams up with idol unit DENPA GUMI.inc for opening theme song PUNCH LINE! for anime PUNCH LINE. The special unit is credited as Shokotan❤Denpagumi (しょこたん❤でんぱ組, Shokotan Loves Denpagumi) with Maeyamada Kenichi (Hyadain) producing the single. Single PUNCH LINE! comes on three editions hitting stores April 29th 2015. All the details and preview music video follow.

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