Minori Chihara (茅原実里) has announced her first single of 2015 – Aitakatta Sora (会いたかった空) with tie-up as the theme song for anime movie Beyond the Boundary – I’LL BE HERE – Future Chapter (Kyokai no Kanata – I’LL BE HERE – Mirai-hen). Her 21st single is produced by the key team from Elements Garden: Hata Aki (lyrics), Kikuta Daisuke (composer), Junpei Fujita (arrangement). Single Aitakatta Sora comes on two edition scheduled for release on April 22nd 2015. Read on for more details and movie preview featuring theme song Aitakatta Sora.

~ updated details and music video revealed ~

Voice actor and singer Minori Chihara has another upcoming release – a self-cover album Reincarnation with orchestral arrangements on March 25th 2015.


Also just announced Minori Chihara along with other voice actors for the upcoming anime The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan provide the anime’s opening theme Fure Fure Mirai (フレ降レミライ ) as unit Kita-ko Bungei-bu Joshi-kai (北高文芸部女子会) (more details).

Minori Chihara celebrated her 10th anniversary last year with the release of a 3-CD greatest hits album (more details).

Upcoming movies from Beyond the Boundary (Kyokai no Kanata) anime series – Beyond the Boundary – I’LL BE HERE – Kako-hen recounts the events of the TV series with some new animation while the second movie Future Chapter (Mirai-hen) is all new and set one year after the events of the TV series.


The movies premiere in Japan March 14th 2015 and April 25th 2015 respectively. Provider Crunchyroll has the original anime TV series available on-demand. Hit the link for Beyond the Boundary for episodes and related stories.

Minori Chihara provided the original TV series opening theme with 18th single Kyokai no Kanata (境界の彼方)(2013.10.30).

Single Aitakatta Sora comes on two editions (detail subject to change). Limited edition will have artist theme jacket cover and Regular will feature illustrated jacket cover by Kyoto Animation. Jacket covers, full track list and more details coming!

Anime trailer video after the release details.

Minori ChiharaAitakatta Sora (会いたかった空) – release date April 22nd 2015

Limited [CD+DVD] (¥1800)

Regular “Anime” [CD] (¥1200)

1. Aitakatta Sora
2. undecided A
3. undecided B
1. Aitakatta Sora (music video)
1. Aitakatta Sora
2. undecided A
3. Aitakatta Sora (off vocal)
4. undecided A (off vocal)



Minori Chihara official website

Beyond the Boundary official site