Angela announced new single Kishi Koshinkyoku (騎士行進曲, Knight’s March) with tie-up as opening theme for anime Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine. Their 24th single also includes Ai, Hito Kakera (愛、ひと欠片) the theme song for the anime’s upcoming season one compilation movie. Single Kishi Koshinkyoku comes on one CD-only edition scheduled for release on April 29th 2015. Read on for more details and trailers.
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The duo of atsuko (vocals) and KATSU (music, producer) form anisong unit angela provided anime Knights of Sidonia’s first season opening theme with 22nd single Sidonia (2014.05.21). Most recently they released single Exist (イグジスト) featured as the opening theme for current 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 4 singles plus new songs for 11 total tracks. Album ONE WAY releases May 20th 2015 – more details coming!
Anime Knights of Sidonia is adapted from sci-fi manga by Tsutomu Nihei and 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 2015 and produced by Polygon Pictures that celebrated their 30th anniversary in 2014 with season one of the anime series. 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.
Jacket covers and more details coming! Watch the trailer for compilation movie featuring song Ai, Hito Kakera and trailer for Knights of Sidonia season 2 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)