Aoi Eir has announced her 6th single Niji no Oto and its featured as the theme song for the anime OVA episode Sword Art Online EXTRA EDITION that will be simulcast streamed worldwide December 31st 2013/January 1st 2014. Single Niji no Oto comes on one Limited edition scheduled for release on January 1st 2014 – read on for more details…

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Aoi Eir (藍井エイル) just released her 5th single Sirius with tie-up as opening theme for anime TV series KILL la KILL. The single also includes coupling track Kuroi Uta with tie-in as the theme song for PS3 game Drag-On Dragoon 3. Single Sirius hit stores November 13th 2013 (more details).

Aoi Eir continues her connection with very popular anime Sword Art Online having provided the anime TV series’ second opening theme with her 3rd single INNOCENCE (2012.11.21)(more details).

Anime Sword Art Online is adapted from light novels by Reki Kawahara who also provided the novels for Accel World. The first season followed the story of ordinary game players who have become trapped inside an online virtual reality game. Dying in the game means death in real-life also so they all must fight to end the game and free themselves. After defeating the game in season one, season two continued in a new online game as Kirito used his special skills to free imprisoned Asuna.

The anime is available at online streaming provided Crunchyroll who will carry the special Sword Art Online EXTRA EDITION episode January 1st 2014 at 12AM for North and South America, England, and other English-speaking countries. Check out Crunchyroll updates page or hit the link for Sword Art Online for episode links and related stories.

Aoi Eir’s 6th single Niji no Oto comes on one Limited Pressing edition available through March 2014. Includes DVD (contents undecided). First Press version adds slipcover case. Jacket covers, full track list, and additional bonuses will be updated when announced.

Aoi EirNiji no Oto – release date January 1st 2014

Limited Pressing [CD+DVD] (¥1800)
1. Niji no Oto
2. undecided
3. undecided
4. undecided
1. contents undecided


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Sword Art Online (USA)

Sword Art Online Official website (Japan)