nano.RIPE updated the release details for their new triple-a side single “Sankaku ep” with track “Tsukihana” featured as main ending theme for anime TV series The Devil is a Part-Timer! (Hataraku Mao-Sama!). Lead track “Star Chart” will be featured in the anime as an insert/special ending song. Third track “Tsumabiku hitori” has a PV video revealed. Their 11th single “Sankaku ep” comes on one CD-only edition and will hit stores May 22nd 2013. More details and PV preview music video follow.

Band nano.RIPE recently announced an official 4th band member Aoyama Yuki (drums) who was working with the band since February. He replaces original drummer Shinn who left the band in October 2011 over creative differences.

Anime The Devil is a Part-Timer! (Hataraku Mao-Sama!) is adapted from light novel series by Wagahara Satoshi. The story follows demon lord Satan who is on the verge of conquering his alternate world when he is whisked away, transported to modern day Tokyo. Now, under his earth name Sadao Mao, he finds himself working part-time at a fast food restaurant. He has plans to conquer this new world of Japan but must over-come his first challenge – move up to a full-time employee. Additionally he must content with Heroine Emilia who has also arrived in Japan in pursuit of the demon lord Satan.

The anime is produced by WHITE FOX and stars Ryota Ohsaka (Eita in Oreshura) as Satan/Sadao Mao and Yoko Hikasa as Emilia/Emi. The anime begins airing in Japan on Tokyo MX late-night April 4th 2013. Outside of Japan it’s simulcast in NAmerica over at

Single “Sankaku ep” comes on one CD-only edition with 3 tracks. Selected stores will offer bonus extra jacket cover (while supplies last). *Cover jacket image will be updated when officially announced.

Enjoy the PV preview music video for track “Tsumabiku hitori” and trailer for anime Hataraku Mao-Sama! after the release details…

nano.RIPE – “Sankaku ep” – release date May 22nd 2013

Regular [CD] (¥1200)
1. Star Chart
2. Tsukihana
3. Tsumabiku hitori



Preview #1


Hataraku Mao-Sama Official website

nano.RIPE Official website