KANJANI8 has announced their first single of 2013 – “Hesomagari / Kokonishikanai Keshiki”. Song “Hesomagari” is featured as the theme song for TV drama series Otenki Oneesan starring member Tadayoshi Okura. Song “Kokonishikanai Keshiki” has tie-in as theme song for film Kencho Omotenashi Ka starring member Ryo Nishikido. KANJANI8’s 21st single “Hesomagari / Kokonishikanai Keshiki” releases April 24th 2013 – read on for more details…

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KANJANI8 previously released a greatest hits album “8EST” ~ 2004-2012 BEST ALBUM EIGHT*EIGHTER*EIGHTEST!!. The album helped to celebrate the vocal group’s 8th anniversary and comes on two CDs that include their 19 singles through “ER” plus additional tracks including new song “Crouton” for 23 total (plus 7 bonus tracks added on the Regular ed.). Their greatest hits album “8EST” released on October 17th 2012 (more details) and topped the Oricon charts for two weeks.

Single “Hesomagari / Kokonishikanai Keshiki” comes on three editions, each with different track list,

– Limited A with DVD that includes music video and making-of footage for “Hesomagari”. Deluxe 3-way case.

– Limited B with DVD that includes music video and making-of footage for “Kokonishikanai Keshiki”. Deluxe 3-way case.

– Regular CD-only with both coupling tracks, bonus track, and 4 karaoke tracks. First Press version adds the deluxe 3-way case.

Fans purchasing the single at stores in Japan (excludes net sales) will get to draw for an award at time of sale,

A – phone strap (1 of 7).
B – photo booklet 36pg.
C- original KANJANI8 sticker.

Cover jackets and additional details will be announced so come back to Comtrya Sugoi for updates.

KANJANI8 – “Hesomagari / Kokonishikanai Keshiki” – release date April 24th 2013

Limited A [CD+DVD] (¥1470)

Limited B [CD+DVD] (¥1470)

1. Hesomagari
2. Kokonishikanai Keshiki
3. This moment
1. Hesomagari (music video)
2. Hesomagari  (off shoot)
1. Kokonishikanai Keshiki
2. Hesomagari 
3. myself
1. Kokonishikanai Keshiki (music video)
2. Kokonishikanai Keshiki (off shoot)
Regular [CD] (¥1000)

1. Hesomagari
2. Kokonishikanai Keshiki
3. This moment
5. Ai deshita (8EST remix)
6. Hesomagari (off vocal)
7. Kokonishikanai Keshiki (off vocal)
8. This moment (off vocal)
9.myself (off vocal)


KANJANI8 Official website (Teichiku records)

KANJANI8 Official website (Johnny’s net)