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Maon Kurosaki (黒崎真音) updated the released details and unveiled a new TVCM spot for single Setsuna no Kajitsu (刹那の果実). Her 8th single has tie-up as the opening theme for upcoming anime The Eden of Grisaia (Grisaia no Rakuen) sequel for anime The Fruit of Grisaia. Single Setsuna no Kajitsu comes on three editions hitting stores May 13th 2015. Release details and PVs follow.

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Nanjō Yoshino (南條愛乃) recently updated the release details for single Tasogare no Starlight (黄昏のスタアライト) – jacket covers, full track list, and TVCM spot unveiled. Her 3rd single has tie-up as ending theme for anime The Eden of Grisaia the sequel to anime The Fruit of Grisaia. Single Tasogare no Starlight comes on two editions hitting stores April 29th 2015. Updated details and PVs follow.

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BOOM BOOM SATELLITES provides the opening theme song BACK IN BLACK for upcoming anime Ninja Slayer. The song is part of their 9th original album SHINE LIKE A BILLION SUNS. The album comes on two editions that released February 4th 2015. More album and anime details plus new anime trailer follow.

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GIRLS’ GENERATION (少女時代) unveiled the Japanese and Korean music videos for new single Catch Me If You Can. The video features the strong dance tune with gritty outdoor location at a mining site. The Japanese single Catch Me If You Can comes on two Limited editions releasing on April 22nd 2015 plus a special 12” vinyl releases May 27th 2015. The Korean version of the song released April 10th 2015. More details and PVs follow.

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Angela revealed more details for single Kishi Koshinkyoku (騎士行進曲, Knight’s March) – jacket cover and bonuses unveiled. Their 24th single has tie-up as opening theme for anime Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine. Plus coupling track Ai, Hito Kakera (愛、ひと欠片) is featured as theme song for the Knights of Sidonia season one compilation movie. Single Kishi Koshinkyoku comes on one CD-only edition releasing April 29th 2015 – updated details and PVs follow.

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Ayano Mashiro (綾野ましろ) is getting ready to release new single “vanilla sky” and recently unveiled the jacket covers and full track list. Her 2nd single has tie-up as the opening theme for anime Gunslinger Stratos. Single vanilla sky comes on three editions hitting stores April 29th 2015. Read on for more details and audio preview.

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GARNiDELiA recently revealed the jacket covers and full track list for single MIRAI (Future). Their 4th single has tie-up as the ending theme for new anime Gunslinger Stratos. Single MIRAI comes on three editions hitting stores May 13th 2015. Updated details and anime PV follows.

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Zōgō Saeko and Nagareda Project revealed the jacket cover, track list, and preview music video for their collaboration single “triage”. The single has tie-up as opening theme for anime TriageX (トリアージX). Single triage comes on two editions releasing April 29th 2015. Read on for all the details and PVs.

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Kana Nishino (西野カナ) announced details for new single Moshimo Unmei no Hito ga Iru no Nara (もしも運命の人がいるのなら)(If fate there are people of it). Its her 26th single and first of 2015. Single Moshimo Unmei no Hito ga Iru no Nara comes on two editions hitting stores April 29th 2015. Read on for more details and preview music video for song Koisuru Kimochi.

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Yuuka Nanri (南里侑香) revealed preview music videos and updated release details for new album ONE DAY. Her 2nd solo album includes singles Senko no PRISONER. and BLOODY HOLIC plus limited release and new songs for 13 total tracks. Album ONE DAY comes on two editions hitting stores April 22nd 2015. Updated details and preview music videos for songs Nukumori and My Favorite Time ~ Aritto Ontaimu follow.

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Kana Hanazawa (花澤香菜) is getting ready to release album Blue Avenue and recently unveiled the jacket covers, full track list, and promo video. Her 3rd includes singles and new songs for 14 total tracks. Album Blue Avenue releases April 22nd 2015 – read on for all the details and song digest promo video.

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T.M.Revolution (T.M.R.) unveiled more details and live song digest video for album Ten (天) (Heaven). The album includes 15 songs including singles, coupling tracks, and new songs. His 10th album Ten (天) comes on three editions hitting stores on his debut anniversary May 13th 2015. Updated details and 13+ minute digest video follow.

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Nana Mizuki (水樹奈々) is getting ready to release 32nd single Angel Blossom and unveiled a preview music video and TVCM spot for the new single. Nana Mizuki writes the lyrics for the title track with tie-up as opening theme for anime Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid. Plus she continues in the roll of Fate Testarossa for the franchise’s 4th TV series. Single Angel Blossom comes on three editions releasing April 22nd 2015. All the details and PVs follow.

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Kalafina recently revealed the jacket covers, full track list, and bonus details for single “ring your bell”. Their 17th single has tie-up as ending theme for the 2nd season of anime Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works. Single ring your bell comes on five editions hitting stores May 13th 2015. Updated details and anime PV follows.

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SKE48 tops the singles chart with 17th single Coquettish Juutai Chuu with over 640,00 copies sold. Its their best selling single first week by over 100,000 copies and over 250,000 copies more than their 16th single. Landing at #2 and loosing the AKB48G single release battle is NMB48 with 11th single Don’t Look Back selling over 447,000 copies.

Southern All Stars tops the albums chart with 15th album Budo selling over 300,000 copies. Korean unit DONGHAE & EUNHYUK from SUPER JUNIOR land at #2 with album Present.

Anisong unit OLDCODEX hits #5 with mini-album pledge.

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Aimer (エメ) added more details for single Brave Shine – preview music video along with full track list and jacket covers revealed. Her 8th single has tie-up as opening theme for second season of anime Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works. Single Brave Shine comes on three editions hitting stores June 3rd 2015. Updated details and PVs follow.

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