Kanon Wakeshima recently announced new single “signal” with tie-up as the next ending theme for anime Strike the Blood. The single is Kanon Wakeshima’s first in over a year and 4th solo single (5th including digital only releases). Single “signal” comes on two editions scheduled for release on February 19th 2014 – read on for more…
Kanon Wakeshima last released her 3rd solo single, Foul Play ni Kurari / Sakura Meikyu back on November 7th 2012 (more details). The first title track has tie-up as the ending theme for anime To Love-Ru Darkness.
Kanon Wakeshima is a “cello-vocalist” – a rare combination in the world of pop/rock music. Wakeshima’s early singles and Lolita x Visual-kei style were influenced by producer / guitarist Mana (Malice Mizer/Moi dix Mois). Her debut single STILL DOLL (2008) was featured as ending theme for popular anime Vampire Knight.
Anime Strike the Blood is adapted from light novel by Gakuto Mikumo. The story is set in a future Japan where supernatural powers. demons, and vampires are the norm. A normal high school student Akatsuki Kojo has just recently become the “4th Progenitor”, a legendary vampire with ultimate powers. A young middle school student Yukina Himeragi has been dispatched by the Lion King Organization to watch and if needed kill Kojo. Both Kojo and Yukina come under attack by others who seek to test and control the powers of the 4th progenitor.
Anime Strike the Blood began airing in Japan October 4th 2013 and continues another 12 episodes for the Winter season. Outside of Japan streaming provider Crunchyroll is simulcasting same day. Check our Crunchyroll updates page or hit the link for Strike the Blood for links to episodes and related posts.
The anime’s second opening theme Fight 4 Real will be provided by ALTIMA – a unit consisting of fripSide’s composer Satoshi Yaginuma, Move’s Mototaka Segawa (rapper), and Maon Kurosaki (main vocalist). ALTIMA first formed in 2011 and Fight 4 Real is their 4th single (more details).
Single “signal” comes on two editions (details subject to change),
– Limited with DVD that includes music video for title track shot on location in Dubai and more.
– Regular CD-only.
Full track list, jacket covers, and more will be announced, come back to Comtrya Sugoi for updates. Watch the original trailer video for anime Strike the Blood after the release details.
Strike the Blood (official website)