Sawano Hiroyuki (澤野弘之) as SawanoHiroyuki[nZk] announced 2nd single “&Z” featuring mizuki on vocals and with tie-up as the opening theme for anime Aldnoah.ZERO season 2. Sawano Hiroyuki is the anime’s music director and he provided the ending themes for its first season. Single “&Z” comes on two editions scheduled for release on February 4th 2015 – read on for more details.
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SawanoHiroyuki[nZk] released first single A/Z | aLIEz on September 10th 2014. Both title songs feature vocalist mizuki and are the first and second ending themes for anime Aldnoah.ZERO. A music video for A/Z wasn’t part of the first single but is included on this single’s Limited edition. A new music video for aLIEz also was just revealed and features a re-cap of the anime’s first season set to the music of the ending theme.
Sawano Hiroyuki also announced a new album – BEST OF VOCAL WORKS [nZk] – that features 19 tracks from anime Guilty Crown, Kill la kill, Blue Exorcist, Attack on Titan, and others. Most of the songs were used as insert songs and previously included on the anime’s OST album. Album BEST OF VOCAL WORKS [nZk] releases simultaneously with the new single on February 4th 2015 – more details coming!
Original anime Aldnoah.ZERO is set in an alternate earth history when in 1972 a hypergate was discovered on the moon and humanity began colonizing Mars. Advanced technology of the “gods” discovered on Mars eventually leads to tensions between those living in the harsh Mars environment and Earth. In 1999 a one-sided war erupts with advanced weapons of Mars forces dominating but accidentally destroying the moon hypergate. A devastated moon inflicts world-wide damage on Earth and strands an orbital armada of Martian forces. Its now 2014 and high school students on both sides are drawn into the conflict. (key visuals for season 2)
Anime Aldnoah.ZERO aired its first season July – September 2014 and begins season 2 in January 2015. Provider Crunchyroll has season 1 available on demand and will stream season 2 – check our Crunchyroll updates page for all anime episodes or hit the link for Aldnoah.ZERO for episodes and related stories.
Single “&Z” comes on two editions (details subject to change). Full track list, jacket covers, and more details coming!
A new music video for aLIEz features a re-cap of the anime’s first season and promo music video for A/Z both after the released details.