Angela revealed more details for single Kishi Koshinkyoku (騎士行進曲, Knight’s March) – jacket cover and bonuses unveiled. Their 24th single has tie-up as opening theme for anime Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine. Plus coupling track Ai, Hito Kakera (愛、ひと欠片) is featured as theme song for the Knights of Sidonia season one compilation movie. Single Kishi Koshinkyoku comes on one CD-only edition releasing April 29th 2015 – updated details and PVs follow.
The duo of atsuko (vocals) and KATSU (music, producer) form angela and provided anime Knights of Sidonia’s season one opening theme with 22nd single Sidonia (2014.05.21). They most recently released single Exist (イグジスト) featured as the OP for anime Fafner EXODUS. The single hit stores February 11th 2015 and fans pushed it to #7 on the weekly Oricon charts.
Angela has also announced their 7th original album ONE WAY planned to include songs from singles plus new songs for 12 total tracks. Album ONE WAY releases May 20th 2015 – more details coming!
Anime Knights of Sidonia, adapted from sci-fi manga by Tsutomu Nihei, follows the story of Nagate Tanikaze who trains as a mecha pilot called Morito or guardians. Long ago Earth was attacked and devastated by aliens called Gauna forcing humans to flee to space. Nagate and the rest of the human race travel on huge ships and on various new planetary settlements while the alien creatures continue their genocidal attacks.
The season one compilation movie with some new scenes and updated sound effects premieres March 6th 2015 running for two weeks. The second TV series starts April 10th 2015 in Japan on TBS, MBS, and other stations. Outside of Japan Knights of Sidonia is exclusively streamed by Netflix (no official announced yet for season 2).
Single Kishi Koshinkyoku (Knight’s March, 騎士行進曲) comes on one CD-only edition. First Press adds deluxe packaging and bonus which varies by store – postcard, sticker, alt-jacket cover, photo (most stores) image varies,
New trailer gives hint of opening theme after the release details
|Regular [CD] (¥1200)
1. Kishi Koshinkyoku (OP Knights of Sidonia 2)
2. Ai, Hito Kakera (OP movie Knights of Sidonia 1)
3. Kishi Koshinkyoku (off vocal)
4. Ai, Hito Kakera (off vocal)
angela official website (Starchild)