ALI PROJECT updated the release details for new single “Watashi no Bara wo Kaminasai” – jacket covers, full track list, bonuses, and a preview music video all revealed. The single has tie-in as the opening theme for the remake of anime Rozen Maiden and renews their connection with the anime having provided the opening theme songs for the original two seasons and OVA. Their 22nd single “Watashi no Bara wo Kaminasai” comes on two editions that hit stores July 24th 2013. Updated details and preview music video follow.
ALI PROJECT most recently released their greatest hits album “KAIKAI KIKI ALI PROJECT Ventennale Music, Art Exhibition” on February 20th 2013. The album celebrates their 20th anniversary (1992-2012) and comes on 2-CDs with 31 of their greatest hits plus new song “Kaikai Kiki” for a total of 32 tracks (more details).
ALI PROJECT consists of Takarano Arika (vocals, lyrics) and Katakura Mikiya (composition, arrangement). They debuted in 1992 with single “Koi seyo otome” and have many songs with tie-ups as anime and game themes. Their most recent single “Kyomu Densen” (2012.1) featured as the opening theme for anime Another.
Anime Rozen Maiden is adapted from manga by Peach-Pit and originally aired 24 episodes over two seasons (2004, 2005) plus two OVA episodes (2006). The new anime is a reboot that’s planned to more accurately follow the manga with just about all the original cast returning.
Studio DEEN takes over the animation production and the series airs in Japan on TBS TV starting July 4th 2013. No information yet on availability outside of Japan but the original series was licensed by Sentai who has affiliations with simulcasting sites Crunchyroll and The Anime Network.
The ending theme for anime Rozen Maiden will be provided by Annabel with her 7th single “Alternative”. The single is now set for release August 7th 2013 (more details).
The new single comes on two editions,
– Limited with DVD that’s planned to include music video for title track.
– Regular CD-only.
Select stores (Animate, Gamers, Toranoana, Sofmap) offer bonus photo when purchasing either edition and an additional bonus when purchasing this single and the ED “Alternative” by Annabel.
Watch the trailer for Rozen Maiden and preview music video for “Watashi no Bara wo Kaminasai” below the release details..