Ogura Yui’s (小倉唯) new single and ending theme Tinkling Smile for anime Encouragement of Climb (ヤマノススメ, Yama no Susume) season 2 has jacket covers and preview music video unveiled. Ogura Yui also renews her roll as character Kokona in the anime. Her 4th solo single Tinkling Smile releases August 13th 2014 – details and PVs follow.
Singer and voice actor Ogura Yui is also a member of idol unit YUIKAORI along with Ishihara Kaori. They just released their 9th single Intro Situation on July 2nd 2014 (more details). Fans showed great support pushing the single to #7 on the weekly Oricon charts.
Anime Encouragement of Climb (ヤマノススメ, Yama no Susume) is adapted from manga by Shiro. The story follows childhood friends Hinata (who loves hiking) and Aoi (who prefers to stay in side and scared of heights). When they were younger they climbed a mountain together and now in middle school they (Hinata) decides they should do it again.
The anime’s first season aired 12 3+minute episodes January 2013 and season 2 episodes are expanded to 13+minutes that began airing July 10th 2014 on Tokyo MX in Japan. Outside of Japan provider Crunchyroll has first season available and simulcasting season 2 – check our Crunchyroll updates page for all the new anime episodes or hit the link for Encouragement of Climb for episodes and related stories.
Single Tinkling Smile comes on two editions (details subject to change). Most stores offer bonus photo while supplies last and image varies by store (samples for animate, Gamers, and CDJapan).
Preview music video along with audio preview below and episode #2 preview video below.