Kana Nishino has announced her 21st single “Namida Iro” which will also be one of the lead new songs on her upcoming greatest hits albums. Additionally the new single gets a tie-in as the August theme song for Nippon TV series Sukkiri!!. Single “Namida Iro” comes on two editions that hit stores August 7th 2013 – read on for more details.

Kana Nishino previously announced a pair of greatest hits album “Love Collection ~ pink ~” & “Love Collection ~ mint ~” that release simultaneously. The albums celebrate her 5th year anniversary and her #1 (Japanese female artists) in downloaded songs (40M+). The “Love Collection” albums each come on two editions plus combined versions that all hit stores September 4th 2013 (more details).

Kana Nishino (24) is celebrating her 5th anniversary – its been 5 years since her debut single “I” (2008) and she’s since released 19 more singles including “Style” (2008) featured as the second ending theme for anime Soul Eater. Most recently she released single #20 “Believe” (2013.06.05) that includes coupling track “Rainbow” with tie-in as theme song for NHK E-Tele animated educational show “Little Charo 4 ~ Eigo de Aruku New York”.

For live events this fall Kana Nishino is holding her annual fanclub lives, “The Nishino Family Party 2013” at club size venues starting at Zepp Namba October 1st & 2nd. More details at her fan club Nishinoke site (link below).

Another live just announced Kana Nishino will appear at United States of Odaiba 2013 Mezamashi Live. The live coincides with the release of the single on August 7th 4:30pm. Ticket lottery application now via fan club site.

Her 21st single comes on two editions,

– Limited with DVD that includes special interview with Kana Nishino and off-shoot footage of the jacket covers photo shoot. Bonus special original jacket and lottery application for pre-booking a ticket for the Kanayan X’mas Special ~ wish & real ~.

– Regular CD-only.

Kana NishinoNamida Iro” – release date August 7th 2013

Limited [CD+DVD] (¥1500)
Regular [CD] (¥1223)
1. Namida Iro
3. can’t stop, won’t stop
1. Jacket photo shoot behind the scenes
2. Special interview
1. Namida Iro
3. can’t stop, won’t stop


Kana Nishino Official website

Nishinoke Fan Club website