OLDCODEX announced their 9th single Dried Up Youthful Fame with tie-up as the opening theme for upcoming anime Free! – Eternal Summer. Band vocalist and voice actor Suzuki Tatsuhisa continues in the roll of key character Tashibana Makoto. Single Dried Up Youthful Fame comes on three editions scheduled for release on July 30th 2014 – read on for more early release details and trailer video for the second season of anime Free! …
OLDCODEX also provided the opening theme for the first season the anime Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club with their 7th single Rage on (2013.07.17).
Rock group OLDCODEX formed in 2009 with a unique combination of singer/voice actor Suzuki Tatsuhisa (Vo) who goes by Ta_2 in the band and artist/painter YORKE who now provides lyrics for most of the songs. The band originally formed with sound producer R.O.N. who left the group in 2012.
Anime Free! – Eternal Summer is sequel to anime Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club adapted from light novel series High Speed! by Oji Koji and Nishiya Futoshi. Middle school swim club members Makoto, Nagisa, and Haruka try to form new club in high school. They recruit track club member Rei to get the needed four members. They run into Rin who has returned from school abroad to lead rival high school’s swim team. Rin had been friends in middle school with the other members and a history with Haruka must be resolved in the pool.
The first season of Free! aired 12 episodes July 2013 and season two Free! – Eternal Summer begins July 2014 in Japan on Tokyo MX. Provider Crunchyroll has the first season and hopefully will simulcast season two. Hit the link for Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club for episodes and related stories.
Single Dried Up Youthful Fame comes on 3 editions (details subject to change).
Target store bonuses,
– Animate: B2 poster with anime illustrated (YORKE design)
– Gamers, Toranoana, Tower Records, Tsutaya: B2 poster with artists photo (YORKE design)
Jacket covers, full track list, and more will be updated with announced. Watch the newest trailer video for anime Free! – Eternal Summer below the release details.