Eri Kitamura (喜多村英梨) revealed more details for single RinRei (凛麗) – jacket covers, bonuses, and preview music video all unveiled. Her 8th single gets tie-up as the ending theme for upcoming anime CROSS ANGE: Tenshi to Ryu no Rondo plus she voices key character Salia in the original mech-action anime from Sunrise Studios. Single RinRei comes on three editions hitting stores October 29th 2014 – updated details and PVs follow.

Eri Kitamura recently held her sold-out solo live GiVE x EViDENCE on September 28th 2014 at Maihama Amphitheater. Upcoming live events include her participation at Anime Festival Asia 2014 Singapore along with many other anisong artists. The LOVE ANISONG concerts feature performances each day of AFA 2014 December 5th, 6th and 7th 2014 with Eir Kitamura, Yui Horie, and angela performing December 5th.

Original anime project CROSS ANGE: Tenshi to Ryu no Rondo (クロスアンジュ 天使と竜の輪舞) is set in a future world were humanity has obtained “mana” a power similar to magic. With this power a utopia formed with peace and no wants. Princess Angelize “Ange”, who is set to be the new leader of the Misurugi Empire, learns that she is a Norma, someone who can’t use mana and becomes an outcast. Sent to a remote island were she meets a group of norma girls who battle an invasion of giant creatures from another dimension in mechanized robot weapons.

The all-star cast features Nana Mizuki in lead roll of Princess Ange with Tamura Yukari (Hilda), Ogura Yui (Chris), Uesaka Sumire (Momoka), Ishihara Kaori (Rosalie), Mamoru Miyano (Tasuku) Yui Horie (Sara), and Eri Kitamura (Salia). CROSS ANGE begins airing October 4th 2014 in Japan with provider Crunchyroll simulcasting outside of Japan.

Nana Mizuki (水樹奈々) provides the opening theme with single Kindan no Resistance (more details).

Single RinRei comes on three editions. Anime themed edition includes illustrated jacket cover and different coupling track. Regular edition includes bonus coupling songs plus First Press version includes lottery application for Eri Kitamura Special Events.

Bonus photo included with each edition purchase at most stores – image varies by store and while supplies last (selected samples, click to enlarge),


Preview music video and anime trailer both after the release details.

Eri KitamuraRinRei (凛麗) – release date October 29th 2014

Limited [CD+DVD] (¥1800)
Anime [CD] (¥1200)
1. RinRei
2. incomplete
3. RinRei (off vocal)
4. incomplete (off vocal)
1. RinRei (music video)
1. RinRei
2. incomplete
3. RinRei (TV-size)
3. RinRei (off vocal)
Regular [CD] (¥1300)
1. RinRei
2. incomplete
3. Zankyo / Rinne
4. RinRei (off vocal)
5. incomplete (off vocal)
6. Zankyo / Rinne (off vocal)




Eri Kitamura Official site (Starchild Records)

CROSS ANGE official site

AFA 2014 Singapore