Acid Black Cherry (yasu) announced new single “Kuroneko ~ Adult Black Cat ~” as the 2nd release of their Project Shangri-la. The special project combines a release, live tour events, and high-touch fan meetings currently spanning 4 “seasons”. Single “Kuroneko ~ Adult Black Cat ~” tied to the 2nd season comes on three editions scheduled for release on November 20th 2013. More details on the single and Project Shangri-la follow…

~ updated details revealed ~

Season 1 of Project Shangri-la featured Acid Black Cherry’s first single in over a year “Greed Greed Greed” (more details). The single also has tie-in as the theme song for TBS TV drama “Akuryo Byoto”. Single “Greed Greed Greed” hit stores August 7th 2013 and fans pushed it to #4 on the weekly Oricon charts.

Project Shangri-la currently includes 4 “seasons” (a 5th is tentative) and started with the 1st season hitting 11 venues in Hokkaido and Tohoku area. The 11 performances began August 13th at Fukushima Cultural Hall and ended September 15th at Iwate Morioka Cultural Hall.

Upcoming 2nd season tied to this single hits 10 venues in Hokuriku, Koshin, and Tokai areas starting September 30th at Aichi Nagoya Congress Center Century Hall and ending November 13th at Toyama Shinminato Central Cultural Center.

Season 3 covers venues in Kansai area starting November 21st at Osaka Grand Cube and ending December 27th at Nara 100-nen Meeting Great Hall. And recently confirmed 4th season covers the Kanto region with the live tour starting 2014. The tour is currently scheduled for 7 performances starting February 3rd 2014 at Sonic City Hall Omiya Saitama and ending February 27th at NHK Hall Tokyo.

More tour details and ticking available at special Project Shangri-la website (link below).

Also as part of the project Acid Black Cherry holds “Shangri-la Meeting” high-touch fan interaction meetings with yasu and local radio station appearances. The local events happen in the day(s) before with the scheduled live performance in the area. For the upcoming 2nd season events 10 public radio recording and high-touch meetings coincide with the 10 live performances. More details at the project website.

Acid Black Cherry’s 17th single and second release of Project Shangri-la,  “Kuroneko ~ Adult Black Cat ~” comes on 3 editions. The Limited and Regular editions include re-creation cover track “Seishun no Regrets” (1985) first made popular by Yumi “Yumi Yumi” Matsutoya,

– Limited with DVD that includes music video and making-of footage for title track.

– Regular CD-only. First Press version adds photo booklet 12-pages.

– Limited low-priced one song CD-only.

Jacket covers and more details will be updated when announced.

Acid Black CherryKuroneko ~ Adult Black Cat ~ release date November 20 2013

Limited [CD+DVD] (¥1680)

Regular [CD] (¥1000)

1. Kuroneko ~ Adult Black Cat ~
2. Seishun no Regret (recreation track)
1. Kuroneko ~ Adult Black Cat ~ (music video)
2. Making-of music video
1. Kuroneko ~ Adult Black Cat ~
2. Seishun no Regret (recreation track)
Limited Pressing Low-priced [CD] (¥375)

1. Kuroneko ~ Adult Black Cat ~


Acid Black Cherry Official site (avex)

Acid Black Cherry official site

Project “Shangri-la” Special website