LiSA unveiled more early details for single Shirushi (シルシ) with tie-up as the second ending theme for anime Sword Art Online II. Her 7th single will be her first ballad and second single with tie-up with anime franchise Sword Art Online! Single Shirushi comes on three editions scheduled to hit stores December 10th 2014 – more details follow.
Popular anisong singer LiSA’s 2nd single crossing field (2012.08.08) was featured as the first opening theme for anime Sword Art Online’s first season. She recently released 6th single BRiGHT FLiGHT / L.Miranic on September 17th 2014. The double a-side single has dual-themed songs and her first single without an anime tie-up (more details).
LiSA has been busy at international anime conventions – most recently entertaining anime fans at CICF EXPO 2014 in Guangzhou China (October 1st – 4th 2014),
The second anime adaption of Sword Art Online (SAO II) from light novels by Reki Kawahara (illustrated by abec) started with novels 5 & 6 (Phantom Bullet) set in the Gun Gale Online game world where guns are the main focus. The adaption continues with novels 7 (Mother’s Rosario) & 8 (Caliber) adapted as the Mother’s Rosary and Caliber arcs with the Caliber arc airing first (key art below, click to enlarge)
Sword Art Online II started July 5th 2014 and is wrapping up the Phantom Bullet arc with the Caliber arc starting October 18th 2014 and the Mother’s Rosary starting November 8th 2014. The anime airs in Japan on Tokyo MX and outside of Japan provider Crunchyroll simulcasts to most territories. Check our Crunchyroll updates page or hit the link for Sword Art Online for episode links and related stories.
A new opening theme features Haruka Tomatsu’s 14th single courage – (more details).
Single Shirushi comes on three editions (details and availability subject to change). Limited includes 16-page booklet and application flyer. Limited Pressing edition features illustrated jacket cover with sleeve case and includes anime themed mini-poster. First Press versions of the Limited Pressing and Regular editions include the application flyer.
Additional purchase bonus at selected stores – a double sided a3-size poster LiSA x SAO II with the “LiSA” image varying by store. Tower Records, HMV, Sofmap, Games, animate, Toranoana, and others – check your store and while supplies last.
Jacket covers, full track list, and more details coming!
LiSA – Shirushi (シルシ) – release date December 10th 2014
Sword Art Online (USA)