Visual kei band SID is getting ready to release single ANNIVERSARY featured as the opening theme for second season of Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic, titled Magi – The Kingdom of Magic. The single is part of their 10th anniversary celebrations. Single ANNIVERSARY comes on four editions that hit stores November 6th 2013 – read on for more details.
Band SID is celebrating their 10th anniversary since forming in 2003 with 10 planned events this year. SID started their 10th anniversary releasing a greatest hits album SID 10th Anniversary BEST on January 16th 2013 and fans pushed it to #1 on the weekly Oricon charts. Single ANNIVERSARY is #8 of the events – more details on their 10th anniversary events at the band’s website (link below).
Band SID also provided the first opening theme for anime Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic with single V.I.P. (2012.11.21). The new single includes a live version of V.I.P. captured at their 10th Anniversary LIVE held April 6th 2013 at Yokohama Stadium.
Anime Magi – The Kingdom of Magic continues as the second season of anime Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic that aired 25 episodes October 2012 – April 2013. The anime is adapted from manga by Shinobu Ohtaka and takes characters and a re-telling of the Arabian Nights stories.
The anime features Ishihara Kaori as Aladden, and Yuuki Kaji as Alibaba, and Haruka Tomatsu as Morgana. Anime Magi – The Kingdom of Magic began airing in Japan October 6th 2013 on MBS TV and TBS TV. Outside of Japan the anime is simulcast on provider Crunchyroll – check our Crunchyroll updates page or hit the link for Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic for all episodes and related stories. Trailer preview below.
SID’s new single ANNIVERSARY comes on four editions,
– Limited A with DVD that includes footage from their 10th Anniversary Tour 2013 event held April 6th 2013 at Yokohama Stadium (ver. A). Includes 10th anniversary awards entry ticket #8.
– Limited B with DVD that includes footage from their 10th Anniversary Tour 2013 event held April 6th 2013 at Yokohama Stadium (ver. B).Includes 10th anniversary awards entry ticket #8.
– Limited Pressing Anime edition with Magi The Kingdom of Magic themed cover plus CD includes bonus tracks. Additional bonus Magi themed sticker.
– Regular CD-only with additional First Press bonus SID x Magi themed sticker and 10th anniversary awards entry ticket #8.
All editions include added bonus b3-sized poster (1 of 4) while supplies last,
More details on the awards lottery available via individual tickets or for fans with all 10 possible entry tickets at special website (link below).