The rock group The Sketchbook has their 4th single “Colors / Birthday” set for release on May 30th. The single, like their other three, is featured as a theme song for anime SKET DANCE. Track “Colors” is featured as the 5th ending theme and “Birthday” used as special ending theme for young Bossun episode. Also just exposed is a long preview music video for “Colors” – video and release details follow,

The single comes in two editions:

– Limited with bonus DVD that includes music video and off-shoot footage for “Colors” and footage/images from The Sketchbook fan events.
– Regular CD-only

First Press versions on each edition offer bonus poster.

Anime SKET DANCE is ongoing for over a year now and centers around a trio of High School students who run a club to help other students with their problems. The anime is streamed outside of Japan on Crunchyroll – check out our Crunchyroll updates page and posts/episodes for SKET DANCE.

The Sketchbook other releases tied with SKET DANCE,

1. “Michi”, 2nd opening theme, (Sept 28th 2011)
2. “Clover”, 2nd ending theme (Sept 28th 2011)
3. “Message / HERO”, 4th opening theme and HERO used a special ending theme (Feb 1st 2012)

The Sketchbook – “Colors / Birthday” – release date May 30th 2012

Limited [CD+DVD] (¥1890)
Regular [CD] (¥1260)
1. Colors
2. Birthday
3. Colors (off vocal)
4. Birthday (off vocal)
1. Colors (music video)
2. Colors (off shoot)
3. The Sketchbook fan event footage
1. Colors
2. Birthday
3. Colors (off vocal)
4. Birthday (off vocal)
The Sketchbook – Colors / Birthday – release date May 30th 2012


SKET DANCE Official website

The Sketchbook official website