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NEGOTO has announced their 8th single “Synchromanica” (シンクロマニカ) with tie-in as the opening theme for upcoming anime Galilei Donna. Single “Synchromanica” comes on three anime themed editions plus a fourth Regular edition and all are scheduled for release on November 13th 2013. Read on for more details and teaser video for anime Galilei Donna…

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ALI PROJECT is getting ready to release new album “Reijou Bara Zukan” (Reijyo Bara Zukan) with 10 new songs. In addition to the title track the album features song “Kuroyuri Onmitsu Kagekidan” with tie-in as the ending theme during September for Nippon TV show Tokui to Goto to Uruwashi no SHELLY ga Konya Kurabete Mimashita. Album “Reijou Bara Zukan” comes on one edition that hits stores September 11th 2013 – more details and preview music video follow.

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nano.RIPE has officially announced their new single “Nanairo Biyori” with tie-in as the opening theme for new anime Non Non Biyori. The band’s 12th single comes on two editions with the Limited DVD including live performance footage from event this past spring. Single “Nanairo Biyori” is scheduled for release on October 30th 2013 – read on for more details and trailer video for Non Non Biyori…

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Nagi Yanagi (やなぎなぎ) has announced her 6th solo single “Aqua Terrarium” with tie-in as the ending theme for upcoming anime Nagi no Asukara. She teams with Ishikawa Chiaki (See-Saw) (composer) and provides the lyrics for the new single. Single “Aqua Terrarium” comes on two editions scheduled to launch November 20th 2013 – read on for more details and updated trailer for anime Nagi no Asukara…

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miwa is getting ready to release new single “Faraway / Kiss you” with second title track “Kiss you” featured as the opening theme for anime Silver Spoon. The double a-side single comes on three editions including an anime themed available for a limited time. Single “Faraway / Kiss you” hits stores September 4th 2013 – read on for more details and audio previews.

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Aki Toyosaki has added more details for her 2nd album “Love letters” – full track list and new bonus details revealed. The album includes 5 singles, “Flip Flop”, “Orion to Supankoru”, “Shirotsumekusa”, “music”, new single “CHEEKY”, plus new songs including “letter writer” for 13 total tracks. Album “Love letters” comes on two editions that hit stores September 25th 2013 – updated details follow…

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The Sketchbook has added more details for their 8th single “Asu he” (明日へ) with coupling track “Exit” featured as the second ending theme for anime TV series KINGDOM. The band provided the first ending theme with song “21” part of their 7th single. New single “Asu he” comes on two editions scheduled for release on September 25th 2013 – read on for more details.

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Perfume updated the release details for their new original album “LEVEL 3” that includes 4 singles “Spring of Life”, “Spending all my time”, Mirai no Museum”, “Magic of Love”, plus new songs “Party Maker”, “1mm”, and more for 14 total tracks. Album “LEVEL 3” comes on two editions that hit stores October 2nd 2013 – updated details and more follow…

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Aya Hirano has announced new single “Promise” with tie-in as insert song for the upcoming re-release of nature documentary drama Kita Kita Monogatari Ashite he (Red Fox Story) that originally aired 1978. The restored, re-edited film stars a new voice cast that includes Aya Hirano. Single “Promise” comes on two editions scheduled to hit stores October 9th 2013 – read on for more details and trailer for Kita Kita Monogatari Ashite he…

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Kalafina has announced their 14th single “Kimi no Gin no Niwa” with tie-in as the main theme song for upcoming anime movie Puella Magi Madoka Magica Rebellion. Single “Kimi no Gin no Niwa” comes on four editions scheduled to hit stores November 6th 2013 – more details and trailer for anime movie Madoka Magica Rebellion follow…

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ClariS announced their 8th single “Colorful” with tie-in as the theme song for upcoming anime movie Puella Magi Madoka Magica Rebellion. The single includes coupling track “Surely” with tie-in with anime Bakemonogatari themed pachinko slot game. Single “Colorful” comes on three editions scheduled for release on October 30th 2013 – read on for more details and trailer for anime movie Madoka Magica Rebellion…

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