Aimer (エメ) is getting ready to drop her first single of 2013 “RE: I AM EP” – an extended play with title song featured as theme song for the anime movie/OVA Mobile Suit Gundam UC Unicorn episode 6. Her new single “RE: I AM EP” comes on three editions and hits stores March 20th 2013 – read on for more release details and preview videos.
The single’s title song “RE: I AM” is produced and composed by Sawano Hiroyuki, known composer of music for anime (Blue Exorcist, Guilty Crown) and movies in Japan. Aimer’s previous singles include debut “Rokutousei no Yoru” featured as ending theme for anime No. 6, released about a year and a half ago on September 7th 2011. Her second single “Re:pray” (2011.12.07) was featured as ending theme for anime BLEACH and her 4th “Anata ni Deawanakereba ~Natsuyuki Fuyuhana~” (2012.08.04) was featured as the ending theme song for anime Natsuyuki Rendezvous.
Aimer released her first original album “Sleepless Nights” on October 3rd 2012 which included her singles and coupling tracks since her major label debut plus a new song “Yako Ressha ~nothing to lose~” for 13 total tracks. More details are available in an earlier report here.
The 6th installment of the Mobile Suit Gundam UC Unicorn “Uchu to Chikyu to…” (“Two Worlds, Two Tomorrows”) opened in theaters across Japan as well as world-wide streaming via PlayStation Network and Zune/Xbox LIVE on March 2nd 2013. As with the other OVA chapters the DVD and Blu-ray editions with multi-language subtitles will release world-wide a few weeks later on March 22nd 2013. Release details.
Enjoy the newest trailer video and until March 25th 2013 the first 7-minutes streamed free via YouTube below the release details.
Special live events “Aimer Premier Live in church” to celebrate the release of the new single will be held at two locations. By invitation via entry ticket included with First Press versions of either edition of the new single.
– April 11th 7:00pm venue in Tokyo – 175 invitations for two people.
– April 18th 7:00pm venue in Osaka – 75 invitations for two people.
Aimer will also hold 3 release mini-live and handshake events in conjunction with reserving the single at selected stores,
– March 23rd 7:30pm JAZZ CLUB Shibuya (HMV)
– April 7th 12:30pm Tower Records Shibuya (Tower Records)
– April 13th 6:00pm JamSpot Yamano Gakki Ginza (Yamano)
Single “RE: I AM EP” comes on three editions,
– Limited with DVD that includes music video for title track and 16-page photo booklet. First Press version adds clear tray packaging, event entry ticket , and poster.
– Limited Pressing Anime themed with special booklet. First Press version adds clear tray packaging, event entry ticket, and poster.
– Regular CD-only. First Press version adds clear tray packaging, event entry ticket, and poster.
First Press poster (sample): Free viewing of the first 7 minutes of Mobile Suit Gundam UC Unicorn Episode 6 is available via the Bandai Channel (Japanese with subs) and YouTube (English) until March 25th 2013. Videos and links follow below.