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Hayami Saori (早見沙織) unveiled preview music video for her debut single Yasashii Kibo (やさしい希望, Bright Hopes). The single has tie-up as opening theme for upcoming anime Snow White with the Red Hair (Akagami no Shirayuki-hime) plus Hayami Saori voices lead character Shirayuki. Single Yasashii Kibo comes on three editions scheduled for release on August 12th 2015. Release details and PVs follow.

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TrySail announced 2nd single Cobalt (コバルト) with tie-up as the opening theme for upcoming anime Classroom☆Crisis. Unit member Amamiya Sora voices key character Shirasaki Iris in the high-school sci-fi anime. Single Cobalt comes on three editions scheduled for release August 19th 2015. More details and anime previews follow.

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Ayahi Takagaki (高垣彩陽) announced new single Rebirth-day with tie-up as the ending theme for the 3rd season of anime Symphogear (戦姫絶唱シンフォギアGX). She also continues in the roll of Chris Yukine in the action-musical anime. Her 9th single Rebirth-day comes on three editions scheduled for release on July 29th 2015. Read on for more details.

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ClariS announced new single Anemone (アネモネ) with tie-up as ending theme for upcoming anime Classroom☆Crisis. Their 12th single Anemone comes on three editions scheduled for release on July 29th 2015. More details and anime preview follow.

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Maaya Sakamoto (坂本真綾) provides opening theme Anata wo Tamotsu Mono (あなたを保つもの) for TV anime series Ghost in the Shell ARISE ALTERNATIVE ARCHITECHTURE and voices the main roll of Major Kusanagi Motoko. She recently updated the release details for her 26th single that also includes Mada Ugoku (まだうごく) with tie-up as the theme for new anime movie Ghost in the Shell New Movie (Kōkaku Kidōtai Shin Gekijō-ban). Double a-side single Anata wo Tamotsu Mono / Mada Ugoku comes on one CD-only edition hitting stores June 17th 2015. Read on for all the release details and preview videos.

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AKB48 tops the singles chart with 40th single Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai selling over 1.6million copies. The single includes the fan voting ticket for the group’s upcoming Senbatsu Sousenkyo (General Election) to select the top 80 members who will participate on their 41st single.

Several anime tied releases include SawanoHiroyuki[nZk] at #10 with 3rd single X.U. | scaPEGoat tie-up as opening and ending themes respectively for anime Seraph of the End. At #11 fripSide with 9th single Luminize OP Future Card Buddyfight 100 and at #18 unit ryo (supercell) feat. chelly bring new single Great Distance with tie-up as theme for popular game BRAVELY SECOND: END LAYER.

The album chart is topped by album TU solo release from Tsuyoshi Domoto (Kinki Kids). Anisong unit angela lands at #10 with 7th album ONE WAY.

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Galileo Galilei is getting ready to release new single Arashi no Ato de (嵐のあとで). Their 9th single has tie-up as theme song for anime movie Typhoon no Noruda (台風のノルダ). Single Arashi no Ato de (After the Storm)comes on two editions hitting stores June 10th 2015. Release details and anime trailer featuring the theme song follows.

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ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION just released new album Wonder Future and recently revealed album TVCM spot plus a music video for new song Planet of the Apes (Saru no Wakusei, 猿の惑星) with tie-up as theme for TBS TV drama REPLAY & DESTROY. Album Wonder Future comes on two editions that hit stores May 27th 2015 plus a vinyl LP releasing June 24th 2015. Read on for more release details and PVs.

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Suzuko Mimori (三森すずこ) in character voice provides theme song Fatto shite Tōgenkyō (ファッとして桃源郷) for the 4th season of short anime Teekyu. She continues in the roll of Shinjo Kanae in the fast-paced slapstick comedy anime. Single Fatto shite Tōgenkyō comes on one CD-only edition releasing May 27th 2015. Details and audio preview follow.

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Annabel announced new single Yoru no Kuni (夜の国) with tie-up as ending theme for upcoming anime GANGSTA. Its been over a year and a half since the busy songwriter has released a major single. Her 8th single Yoru no Kuni comes on two editions scheduled for release on August 26th 2015. Read on for more early details and anime trailer.

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OLDCODEX recently announced their 11th single (untitled) with tie-up as opening theme for upcoming anime GOD EATER. The single is planned for two editions scheduled for release on August 5th 2015. Early release details and anime trailer follow.

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Aoi Eir (藍井エイル) updated the release details for new album D’AZUR – jacket covers, full track list, more details revealed. Her 3d album includes 14 tracks and Aoi Eir write the lyrics for 9 of the songs. Album D’AZUR comes on three editions set for release on June 24th 2015. Updated details follow.

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Minori Chihara provides the ending theme Arigato, Daisuki (ありがとう、だいすき) for anime The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan. Plus Minori Chihara renews her roll as lead character Nagato Yuki in the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya franchise’s 3rd TV anime series. Her 22nd single Arigato, Daisuki comes on two editions releasing June 24th 2015. Read on for more release details and preview music video.

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OLDCODEX updated the release details for new single single Lantana – jacket covers, full track list, and preview music video unveiled. Their 10th single has tie-up as the 3rd ending theme for season 3 of anime Kuroko’s Basketball. Single Lantana comes on two editions hitting stores June 10th 2015. Updated details and PVs follow.

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Sasaki Sayaka (佐咲紗花) revealed the details and preview music video for new single DREAMLESS DRIVER. Her 11th single and part of her 5th anniversary celebrations has tie-up as ending theme for anime Battle Spirits Burning Soul. Single DREAMLESS DRIVER comes on one CD-only editions hitting stores May 27th 2015. All the details and PVs follow.

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Arashi tops the singles chart with 46th single Aozora no Shita, Kimi no Tonari (青空の下、キミのとなり) selling over 501,010 copies. The single has tie-up as theme for TV series Yokoso, Wagaya he staring member Masaki Aiba.

Anisong unit Kalafina climbs into #8 with single ring your bell featured as OP for season 2 of anime Fate/stay night UBW.

The album chart is topped by another Johnny’s Entertainment male vocal unit A.B.C-Z with their 2nd album ABSea Market. T.M.Revolution lands at #2 with 10th album Ten (天) (Heaven) and Korean band FTISLAND climbs to #3 with 5th Japanese album 5….GO.

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