Tag: Anison

  • mini-album review: Utada Hikaru “One Last Kiss”

    mini-album review: Utada Hikaru “One Last Kiss”

    It’s been 14 years! Crazy to believe that the Evangelion rebuilds are finally coming to an end, but alas, here we are. With this end comes an end to the collaboration efforts between Utada Hikaru and the series, as well. You may be familiar with Hikki’s works with Kingdom Hearts but if you don’t know […]

  • single review: Shimamiya Eiko “Naraku no Hana”

    single review: Shimamiya Eiko “Naraku no Hana”

    Next up for the countdown to Halloween, we’ve got the second tie-in for Miss Shimamiya Eiko to the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni anime series. Released as ‘Naraku no Hana’, this single is the opening theme song for the sequel to the mysterious horror/thriller anime Higurashi no Naku Koro ni, based on the game of […]

  • single review: Tommy heavenly6 “Pray”

    single review: Tommy heavenly6 “Pray”

    Second up on the artist spotlight series for Tommy heavenly6 is the second single from her second album, Heavy Starry Heavenly, which Gintama fans may be very familiar with! Pray is the title of the next single, tied-in with popular anime series Gintama as its very first anime opening in 2006. It continues on the […]

  • single review: Shimamiya Eiko “Higurashi no Naku Koro ni”

    single review: Shimamiya Eiko “Higurashi no Naku Koro ni”

    I’m back! To commemorate the return, and just in time for the Halloween season (a short three days), I will be reviewing some fun horror-related tunes, whether they be from a horror anime, or have some concept/affiliation to the horror genre in any way. First up, I’ll be reviewing the opening tracks from a fun, […]

  • single review: Shimatani Hitomi “ANGELUS / Z!Z!Z! -Zip! Zap! Zipangu!-“

    single review: Shimatani Hitomi “ANGELUS / Z!Z!Z! -Zip! Zap! Zipangu!-“

    Ready to head into the Latino vibes of the next InuYasha tie-in single? Or how about the Olympian feel of the second song on this single? Performed by yet another avex soloist, Shimatani Hitomi, whose music always has some part of the world to them, ‘ANGELUS / Z!Z!Z! -Zip! Zap! Zipangu!’ serves as Hitomi’s first […]

  • single review: Tackey & Tsubasa “One Day, One Dream”

    single review: Tackey & Tsubasa “One Day, One Dream”

    Next up is Johnny’s duo Tackey & Tsubasa with their single ‘One Day, One Dream’, tying in to the InuYasha anime series as the fifth opening. Tackey & Tsubasa are the second Johnny’s-associated group to tackle the series, and here, they go for a more pop-rock sound as opposed to V6’s J-pop sound of ‘CHANGE […]

  • single review: Every Little Thing “Grip!”

    single review: Every Little Thing “Grip!”

    Today we’re taking a look at the fourth song from the InuYasha series, ‘Grip!’. It is the fourth opening song of the first series. Performed by popular avex duo Every Little Thing, who has a very traditional J-pop sound, ‘Grip!’ keeps things upbeat for the InuYasha series. Featuring the A-side and one B-side song, ‘Grip!’ […]

  • single review: Aikawa Nanase “Owarinai Yume”

    single review: Aikawa Nanase “Owarinai Yume”

    Third up in the InuYasha song review series is Aikawa Nanase’s ‘Owarinai Yume’. With its tie-in as the third opening song, we’ll be transported in hyper-speed with the song’s harder rock sound. Known for her heavy rock vibes and her unique vocal, Aikawa Nanase may deliver just as well as hitomi did for InuYasha’s second […]

  • single review: hitomi “I am / innocence”

    single review: hitomi “I am / innocence”

    Next up on the InuYasha series is the second opening single, “I am / innocence“, performed by avex artist hitomi, not to be confused with Hitomi Yaida (and also not to be confused for ayumi hamasaki’s ‘I am…’, as my young, naive, innocent self believed initially). hitomi also happens to be one of my favorite […]