Gatchaman Crowds Original Soundtrack is Taku Iwasaki’s Return to Form

Gatchaman Crowds Soundtrack Cover

Album Title: Gatchaman Crowds Original Soundtrack
Anime Title: Gatchaman Crowds
Artist: Taku Iwasaki, Yutaka Shinya, WHITE ASH, Yuri Kasahara, Maaya Uchida
Catalog Number: VPCG-84945
Release Type: Soundtrack
Release Date: August 28, 2013
Purchase at: CDJapan, Play-Asia

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Attack on Titan Original Soundtrack – Bombastically Fitting, but Underwhelming

attack on titan soundtrack cover

Album Title: Attack on Titan Original Soundtrack
Anime Title: Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin)
Artist: Hiroyuki Sawano, Mika Kobayashi, mpi, Aimee Blackschleger, Cyua,
CASG (Caramel Apple Sound Gadget)
Catalog Number: PCCG-01351
Release Type: Soundtrack
Release Date: June 28, 2013
Purchase at: CDJapan, Play-Asia

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An Interview with Animenz and TehIshter

Attack on Piano

Anisong concerts are already pretty rare outside of Japan; anime instrumental concerts are even rarer. Given their scarcity, nearly any opportunity to experience one becomes a must-see and apparently, at least 500 people shared my sentiment. In a sold-out concert which filled the performance venue beyond maximum capacity, YouTube pianists Animenz, TehIshter and various other artists provided the audience with two solid hours of anime music at an event, aptly titled ‘Attack on Piano.’

After the concert, I had the honour of conducting an interview with the two pianists regarding their concert experience and music preferences. For the many people who so badly wanted to attend ‘Attack on Piano’ but found Singapore too out of the way, or simply weren’t quick enough in securing tickets, we bring you this interview: [Read more…]

10 Notable Waltzes in Anime


It wouldn’t be inaccurate to say that waltzes are the pop-music of the Classical genre (the dance music before Dance music!). There’s something about them that effortlessly catches the ear and makes them easy to like. Maybe it’s the soaring melodies or the trademark OOM-pah-pah, but a waltz done well has a characteristic sensation of movement that’s addicting and catchy. And given anime music’s proclivities when it comes to incorporating diverse genres in its body, waltzes pop up too. The ten tracks below (in no particular order of preference) are selections that have especially stuck out to me throughout the anime I’ve watched and the soundtracks I’ve listened to and are definitely worth sharing. [Read more…]

Mouretsu Pirates OP/ED Single – Mouretsu Uchuu Koukyoukyoku: Dainana Gakushou “Mugen no Ai” – Review

Mouretsu Pirates Mugen no Ai

Album Title: Mouretsu Uchuu Koukyoukyoku: Dainana Gakushou “Mugen no Ai”
Anime Title: Mouretsu Pirates (AKA Bodacious Space Pirates)
Artist: Momoiro Clover Z
Catalog Number: KICM-1383
Release Type: OP/ED Single
Release Date: 7 March 2012
Purchase at: CDJapan

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