Ray updated the release details for single a-gain – jacket covers, full track list, and preview music video revealed. Her 8th single has tie-up as ending theme for anime AOKANA Four Rhythm Across the Blue (Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm, AOKANA, 蒼の彼方のフォーリズム). Single a-gain comes on two editions hitting stores February 17th 2016.
I’ve Sound group collaborates on the single – title track: artist KOTOKO (lyrics) and Takase Kazuya (music). Coupling track Kimi Toita Sora (君といた空) has lyrics provided by artist Mami Kawada who also provides the anime’s ending theme Contrail ~Kiseki~ (Contrail ~奇跡~). This is the 3rd anime that Ray and Mami Kawada have paired up to provide the theme songs.
Ray at jacket cover photo shoot and video shoot in Saipan (via twitter),
Anime AOKANA Four Rhythm Across the Blue (AOKANA, 蒼の彼方のフォーリズム) is adapted from adult game by sprint/fairys. A future/alternate Japan with the discovery of anti-gravitons have led to the invention of anti-gravity shoes enabling people to fly based on one’s own strength. High school student Hinata Masaya for various reasons quit the sport he loved – flying dogfight races or “Flying Circus”. Now his passion for the sport is returning after he meets transfer student Kurashina Asuka.
Studio Gonzo animates with Ohaska Ryota (Ace of the Diamond) voicing lead Masaya and Fukuen Misato (To Love-Ru) voices Asuka. The anime starts January 11, 2016 on TV Tokyo in Japan. Outside of Japan provider Crunchyroll simulcasts – check our Crunchyroll updates page for all the new anime episodes or hit the link for AOKANA for episodes and related stories.
Single a-gain comes on two editions. First Press of either edition adds bonus b3-size Ray x Aokana reversible poster.
Preview music video and anime trailer after the release details.
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