angela unveiled the jacket covers and more details for single Exist (イグジスト) with tie-up as the opening theme for upcoming anime Fafner EXODUS. The single’s coupling track Anya Kouro (暗夜航路) is featured as the anime’s ending theme. Single Exist comes on two editions hitting stores February 11th 2015. Read on for updated details and new anime trailer.
angela has been closely connected with the Fafner anime franchise since its first TV series in 2004. Set for simultaneous release with their new single, the Fafner Complete Best Album features all the opening and ending themes as well as insert and character songs provided by angela (excluding the upcoming songs). The album includes 21 songs on 2 CDs and releases February 11th 2015 (more details below).
Original anime Fafner follows a group of students who live in the central island Tatsumiyajima of a group of Japanese islands where life is calm and not much happens. Suddenly they are trust into a battle for the fate of humanity and the truth of their island is revealed. At the center of this is a giant robot Fafner and student Kazuki as the guardian of mankind. The anime aired 24 episodes in 2004, OVA episode (2005), and movie Fafner: Heaven and Earth (2010) set 2 years after the events of original series.
The new anime series Fafner EXODUS celebrates the 10th anniversary of the original series and set 2 and a half years after the events of the movie. The main cast returns including Ishii Makoto (Kazuki), Kiyusu Kohei (Minashiro Soshi), and Matsumoto Marika (Tomi Maya). The anime airs starting January 8th 2015 on MBS TV and other digital stations in Japan.
Single Exist comes on two editions. Anime edition has illustrated jacket and a First Press version includes transparent case packaging and card (1 of 5). Both edition include serial number for priority ticket purchase for angela’s LIVE TOUR 2015.
New anime promo videos after the release details.
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