Kalafina recently revealed more details on their 13th single “Hallelujah” – jacket covers and bonuses updated. The new single has tie-in as the theme song for the upcoming anime movie The Garden of Sinners recalled out summer (Kara no Kyoukai: Mirai Fukuin). Single “Hallelujah” available on two editions hits stores October 2nd 2013 – updated details and movie trailer follow.

Kalafina is closely tied to the Garden of Sinners anime movie series as they originally were formed to provide the first movie’s theme song with their 2008 debut single “oblivious”. The group’s creator/producer Yuki Kajiura is responsible for providing all the music for the popular anime movie series. She formed the Kalafina trio from two members (Keiko, Wakana) of her other project FictionJunction along with new member Hikaru. Kalafina has now provided all 8 theme songs for the Garden of Sinners anime movie series.

Kalafina has also announced their 14th single “Kimi no Gin no Niwa” with tie-in as the main theme song for upcoming anime movie Puella Magi Madoka Magica Rebellion. Single “Kimi no Gin no Niwa” is scheduled for release on November 6th 2013 (more details).

The Garden of Sinners movie series is adapted from stories by Kinoko Nasu and originally ran 7 movies from 2007-2009.  The new movie The Garden of Sinners recalled out summer (Kara no Kyoukai: Mirai Fukuin) adapts the epilogue side story from Nasu. Story and concept creator Kinoko Nasu along with illustrator Takashi Takeuchi founded the popular game and media company Type-Moon. They are also created the popular Fate/stay night series.

The 8th Garden of Sinners movie premieres in theaters in Japan September 28th 2013. More details at the official website (link below).

New single “Hallelujah” comes on two editions with different coupling tracks,

– Limited Pressing anime themed with illustrated jacket cover, anime themed wide sticker, and special anime booklet.

– Regular CD-only.

Most stores and online have bonus postcard on both editions (while supplies last).


Watch the teaser trailer for the Garden of Sinners recalled out summer below the release details.

KalafinaHallelujah – release date October 2nd 2013

Limited Pressing [CD] (¥1500)
Regular [CD] (¥1300)

1. Hallelujah
2. dolce
3. fairytale ~ 2012 Christmas LIVE ver. ~
4. Kimi ga Hikari ni Kaete Iku ~ 2012 Christmas LIVE ver. ~
1. Hallelujah
2. dolce
3. seventh heaven ~ 2012 Christmas LIVE ver. ~
4. snow falling ~ 2012 Christmas LIVE ver. ~



Kalafina Official website

Kalafina LIVE TOUR 2013 Consolation

Garden of Sinners Official website

Type-moon website