Sawano Hiroyuki turns 37 on the 12th September! Much like we did for his 33rd, we’d like to send him a video message with birthday wishes from his fans across the world! To do that we need your help!
Please send us your birthday greeting to Sawano, this can be either a video message, a photo message or anything else, get creative!
- Please make sure to include your name and the country you are from.
- You can send your message in your native language or in Japanese.
- If you’d like to use your native language, please provide a Japanese translation of your message if you can (so that Sawano understands what you said!), if possible english too so that other fans can understand as well
- Please keep your video messages within two minutes so that we can do our best to fit every entry into the final compilation.
- Should your video message be longer than two minutes, please be aware that we may have to cut it down depending on the number of submissions we receive, we will do our best to avoid this.
- The deadline for submissions is Saturday 20th August 2017. Any later submissions may not be included depending on how long it takes for us to complete the final video. To guarantee your entry being included, please send by this date.
Send your entries to:
The final video will be uploaded on our video channel and will also be directly sent to Sawano and his colleagues at Legendoor.
If you have any questions, please do let us know! We look forward to seeing your submissions!
to view our first video message!
Good news for overseas Sawano Hiroyuki fans. Sacra Music will be representing Sawano Hiroyuki[nZk] amongst many other artists such as EGOIST and Kalafina. Their main focus is to bring music to the overseas audience through live shows and events!! The label, which is part of Sony Music Japan, will officially launch in April 2017.
Your chance to see Sawano Hiroyuki live could soon come true!
Due to the popularity of the event, Legendoor have added in one more performance, making it three shows in total!
There will now be a morning show on the 14th May which will start at 12pm.
General tickets sales will begin March 26th through Disk Garage.
Interested in talking to other people who are interested in Hiroyuki Sawano’s music? Well there’s now a public Discord chat for those interested!
Kisetsu-no-Uta has affiliated with the Sawano Hiroyuki Discord Fan Server to bring up a public forum to talk all things Sawano Hiroyuki!
The chat is a community for Sawano fans, however the topic of discussion isn’t locked to Sawano only. There are different text channels for different topics, but you can really talk about anything.
If you’re unaware, Discord is a messaging and voice chat application. You can use the app or web browser to access. You can download an application for your computer, and create an account to use the application at https://discordapp.com.
A quick rundown of the rules of the chat (you can see these rules within the chat itself if you need to):
1. Don’t Spam.
2. Don’t bully.
3. Try to keep the topics within the respective channel.
4. Don’t Spoil.
5. Don’t ask for a staff rank.
6. Cursing/swearing is fine, just try not to do it in excess.
7. No NSFW content. At all.
8. Don’t post anything *disturbing* or *screwed up* in all chats.
9. Differences in opinions are good, just keep things civil. We want to avoid hostility in this chat.
10. If there is leaked information about a video game or anime, for example, it must be kept within #spoilers. This does not apply to leaked music, as you cannot describe a song with words, but you must not link any downloads to leaked music, as the following rule applies.
11. Do not post any download links for any of Sawano’s albums in chat. This applies to all music and other media as well. I know we all love his music, but please support the artist through buying their albums on websites like http://www.cdjapan.co.jp or https://www.amazon.co.jp.
If you’re interested in joining, please click the following link to join the server:
Hope to see you all there!
Jazz-fusion duo Sukima Switch have revealed that they will be releasing a new album next year on February 15th. The album features re-arrangements by various composers and includes Sawano Hiroyuki. He has re-arranged the track ‘Oh yeah!!’
Do check out the release once it hits the shelves!
The ending theme for the summary film of ‘Koutetsujo no Kabaneri’ will by SawanoHiroyuki [nZk]: Aimer and titled “ninelie <cry-v>”.
This single will be released together with ‘e of s’ which is the theme for SOUL REVERSE ZERO.
Digital Single “e of s” EP
Release Date: 2016/12/30
Price: 800 yen
1. e of s by SawanoHiroyuki [nZk]: mizuki
2. ninelie <cry-v> by SawanoHiroyuki [nZk]: Aimer
3. e of s (game edit)
4. ninelie <cry-v> (instrumental)
Starting tomorrow you can pre-order Sawano Hiroyuki’s first book on Amazon.
The book covers his history as a music composer and will include information on his recordings, home studios and will include a bonus unreleased CD.
Once you have pre-ordered, 30 lucky people will have the chance to win a signed copy of the book!
The pre-order link will go live on the 26th October, and the link to apply for the limited edition can be found in the source link below!
Sawano Hiroyuki has provided the theme song for new mobile RPG 『SOUL REVERSE ZERO』 which released it’s trailer today!
The song is titled 「e of s」with vocal provided by Mizuki. It will be released as a digital single at the end of the year (date TBC)
Our interview with Yosh has now been updated, do check it out here!
「CRYst-Alise」which is the theme song of new mobile RPG game ‘Valhalt Rising’, will have it’s digital release on the 8th July! It will be availble to download on all Japanese online stores.
1. CRYst-Alise by SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:Tielle
2. Rise Above (game edit) by SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:Yosh