Maaya Sakamoto Anata wo Tamotsu Mono (あなたを保つもの) OP theme Ghost in the Shell ARISE ALTERNATIVE ARCHITECHTURE single release details and PVs
Maaya Sakamoto (坂本真綾) provides opening theme Anata wo Tamotsu Mono (あなたを保つもの) for TV anime series Ghost in the Shell ARISE ALTERNATIVE ARCHITECHTURE and voices the main roll of Major Kusanagi Motoko. She recently updated the release details for her 26th single that also includes Mada Ugoku (まだうごく) with tie-up as the theme for new anime movie Ghost in the Shell New Movie (Kōkaku Kidōtai Shin Gekijō-ban). Double a-side single Anata wo Tamotsu Mono / Mada Ugoku comes on one CD-only edition hitting stores June 17th 2015. Read on for all the release details and preview videos.
Singer, songwriter, and voice actor Maaya Sakamoto celebrated her 20th anniversary in April 2015. A tribute album REQUEST with guest artists covering her songs released April 22nd 2015 and a special live event – Sakamoto Maaya 20th Anniversary LIVE – FOLLOW ME – with special guests Yoko Kanno and the band apart was held April 25th 2015 at Saitama Super Arena.
Her 20th anniversary celebration continues with the upcoming 20th Anniversary Special Live Open Air Museum 2015. The solo live event happens May 30th 2015 at World Heritage Theater at Itsukushima Shrine Hiroshima. More details at special website (link below).
Most recently she released 25th single Shiawase ni Tsuite Watashi ga Shitteiru Itsutsu no Hoho / Shikisai on January 28th 2015. Title track Shiawase ni Tsuite Watashi ga Shitteiru Itsutsu no Hoho (幸せについて私が知っている５つの方法) has tie-up as OP for anime Gourmet Girl Graffiti.
Anime Ghost in the Shell ARISE (攻殻機動隊ARISE) is a 4-part OVA series with theatrical releases from July 2013 to September 2014. Its been re-made as Ghost in the Shell ARISE ALTERNATIVE ARCHITECTURE an 8-part TV series with two all new episodes. It started airing April 5th 2015 in Japan and Funimation.com streams for North American fans.
The new movie Ghost in the Shell: New Movie (Kōkaku Kidōtai Shin Gekijō-ban) premieres June 20th 2015 and continues the story introduced in the new TV episodes.
Maaya Sakamoto took over the key roll of Major Kusanagi Motoko in the ARISE OVA from veteran voice actor Tanaka Atsuko. A veteran herself Maaya Sakamoto has been connected with the very popular anime/manga franchise since she first voiced a young version Kusanagi Motoko in the original 1995 Ghost in the Shell movie.
Single Anata wo Tamotsu Mono / Mada Ugoku (あなたを保つもの / まだうごく) comes on one CD-only edition. The single is produced in collaboration with CORNELIUS (Oyamada Keigo) who also provides the anime’s soundtrack.
Opening animation and trailer for the TV series plus trailer for upcoming movie after the release details.
Maaya Sakamoto – Anata wo Tamotsu Mono / Mada Ugoku – release date June 17th 2015
|Regular [CD] (¥1300)
1. Anata wo Tamotsu Mono
lyrics: Maaya Sakamoto, music: CORNELIUS
2. Mada Ugoku
3. Tokyo Samu
Maaya Sakamoto 20th Anniversary 2015
CORNELIUS x Ghost in the Shell site