The Sketchbook has officially titled their 2nd album “Re:Action” and its scheduled for simultaneous release with their 5th single “Clear”, both on September 26th. In addition to announcing the title the band has revealed the cover jacket for the album. To celebrate the release of both “Re:Action” and single “Clear” the band will hold an event at AMAGASAKI Edionstudio on September 16th 2pm. Read on for more release details…

~ more updated release details posted ~

The Sketchbook was formed around the anime SKET DANCE which is possibly nearing the end of its run though nothing officially announced. The Sketchbook just released their first album “The Sketchbook AL” on July 25th which included their 7 previously released singles and coupling tracks which were used as theme songs for anime SKET DANCE. The album also includes 5 new songs for 13 tracks total – more information is available on their first album in an earlier report.

The release event for their 5th single “Clear” and 2nd album “Re:Action” will be held at AMAGASAKI @Edionstudio on September 16th 2pm. The band will have an acoustic mini-live, handshake, album or single signing, and colored paper gift for those attending and purchasing either release.

The Sketchbook will hold a live event to commemorate their 1-year anniversary on September 28th 6pm at Shibuya Eggman. The event is promoted as “Sketchbook ~Minna de Kaku Mirai noe~.

The band The Sketchbook was formed specifically around anime SKET DANCE which has been ongoing for close to a year and a half with 69 episodes aired so far. The story centers around a trio of High School students who run a club to help other students with their problems. (click image to enlarge)


The anime is streamed outside of Japan on Crunchyroll – check our Crunchyroll updates page and posts/episodes for SKET DANCE.

More details on the album will be announced so come back to Comtrya Sugoi for updates.

The Sketchbook – “Re:Action” – release date September 26th 2012

Regular [CD] (¥2500)
1-10. to be announced


The Sketchbook Official website