Ikimonogakari (いきものがかり) announced their 28th single Netsujo no Spectrum / Namida ga Kierunara  (熱情のスペクトラム /  涙がきえるなら) with both title tracks getting tie-ups. Song Netsujo no Spectrum featured as opening theme for upcoming anime The Seven Deadly Sins (Nanatsu no Taizai) and song Namida ga Kierunara featured as ending theme for TBS TV series NEWS23 (since March 31st 2014). The double a-side single hits stores October 15th 2014 – read on for more details and anime trailer…

~ updated details and PV unveiled ~

Most recently Ikimonogakari released 27th single Love Song ha Tomaranaiyo (ラブソングはとまらないよ) on July 9th 2014. The title song featured theme for Calpis Water TV CM campaign that stars Notoshi Reina. The single’s coupling track Niji (虹) has tie-up as theme for Yamazaki Lunch Pack CM campaign. Fans showed good support pushing the single to #6 on the weekly Oricon charts

The Seven Deadly Sins (七つの大罪, Nanatsu no Taizai) is adapted from manga by Suzuki Nakaba that started October 2012. Set in a time similar to the Middle Ages in Europe, it follows the story of a group of supposedly rebellious knights – The Seven Deadly Sins. But after the Holy Knights over take the kingdom it’s the Seven Deadly Sins that princess Elisabeth sets off on a journey to find and recruit to help her take back the kingdom.


The anime features Aoi Yuki (Diane), Amamiya Sora (Elizabeth), Suzuki Tatsuhisa (Ban) with music direction by Sawano Hiroyuki. It begins airing October 5th 2014 on MBS and TBS TV in Japan.

The anime’s ending theme (untitled) will be a first time collaboration of rock bands FLOW x GRANRODEO (more details coming).

Single Netsujo no Spectrum / Namida ga Kierunara comes on one CD-only edition (details subject to change). First Press version includes Ikimono card 042 plus a jacket size anime themed sticker.

Jacket covers and more details coming – follow Comtrya Sugoi for updates. Watch the trailer for anime The Seven Deadly Sins after the release details.

IkimonogakariNetsujo no Spectrum / Namida ga Kierunara – release date October 15th 2014

Regular [CD] (¥1165)

1. Natsujo no Spectrum
2. Namida ga Kierunara
3. Natsujo no Spectrum (off vocal)
4. Namida ga Kierunara (off vocal)




The Seven Deadly Sins website


FLOW x GRANRODEO special website

Ikimonogakari Official website