ClariS has announced their continued collaboration with anime Nisekoi and their 10th single STEP to be featured as the second opening theme for the popular anime. As with the anime’s first opening theme and their 9th single CLICK, the title track is a collaboration with songwriter/composer kz (Livetune). Single STEP comes on three editions scheduled for release on April 16th 2014 – more early release details follow…
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High School duo ClariS released single CLICK on January 29th 2014 (more details) and saw fans push it to #7 on the weekly Oricon charts. Previously they released 8th single Colorful (2013.10.30) featured as the opening theme song for anime movie Puella Magi Madoka Magica Rebellion.
Anime Nisekoi (Nisekoi: False Love), adapted from comedy romance manga by Naoshi Komi, follows high school student Ichijou Raku, son of area crime-boss, and Kirisaki Chitoge daughter of a rival crime-boss. The two first meet when Kirisaki, a new transfer student, accidently knees Ichijou in the face and causes his precious pendent from a childhood friend to be lost. Its recovered but other clashes lead to Kirisaki and Ichijou developing a strong dislike for each other. But their father’s have other ideas and coerce them into a fake relationship as the crime-bosses attempt to limit hostilities between their battling organizations.
Kana Hanazawa stars as childhood friend Onodera Kosaki, Kouki Uchiyama as Ichijou Raku, and Nao Toyama as Kirisaki Chitoge. Anime Nisekoi started January 11th 2014 on MBS and Tokyo MX in Japan and continues this Spring 2014 season. Outside of Japan provider Crunchyroll simulcasts the anime Saturdays – check our Crunchyroll updates page for all the latest anime episodes or hit the link for Nisekoi for episodes and these related stories.
ClariS’s new single STEP comes on three editions (details subject to change),
– Limited with DVD that includes music video for title track.
– Limited Pressing anime themed CD-only with illustrated jacket cover and TV-size version of title track.
– Regular CD-only. First Press adds sticker(s).
Watch the original subtitled preview for anime Nisekoi below the release details.