Ayumi Hamasaki has titled her 2nd new mini-album “again” – its the second release of her 5 consecutive month release schedule. The new mini-album is tentatively planned to include 12 tracks and comes in two editions with each including a serial-number for a bonus when purchasing all 5 of the consecutive month releases. Ayu’s new mini-album “again” is scheduled to be in stores December 8th – read on for more details…

~ track list updated ~

As part of celebrating her 15th anniversary Ayumi Hamasaki plans to have 5 consecutive releases starting with the first mini-album “LOVE” which is coming up for release on November 8th. The mini-album includes “Song 4 u” which will be featured as the theme song for game “Tales of Xillia 2”. More details on this release – reported here.

Ayu has also revealed a preview music video for track “Missing” and previously revealed the preview for “Song 4 u” both from her 1st mini-album “LOVE”.

The releases all lead up to the 15th anniversary of Ayu’s debut on April 8th 2013. The consecutive month releases are scheduled to drop on the 8th day of each month which makes for releases on days other than the traditional Wednesday. No announcement yet on what she has planned for her anniversary date in April – could be a major venue live performance but nothing official.

Ayumi Hamasaki’s 2nd special mini-album “again” comes in two editions,

– Limited with bonus DVD (contents planned for 15-min). Additional bonuses undecided.

– Regular CD-only

Both editions come with a serial number card for special award when all 5 of her 15th anniversary 5-month consecutive releases (any edition) are purchased. Application period to submit all 5 codes will be March 8th-30th 2013 – no details on the possible bonuses.

Enjoy the preview music video for tracks “Song 4 u” and “Missing” from her first mini-album “LOVE” below the release information.

Ayumi Hamasaki – “again” – release date December 8th 2012

Limited [CD+DVD] (¥2415)

Regular [CD] (¥1575)

1. -12. undecided
1. contents to be announced
1.- 12. undecided



Ayumi Hamasaki Official website