It happened so fast, the summer went by and most of us were just getting used to it. Usually, we have that feeling when a new season is coming, what happened to the last 3 months?
For this Summer 2011 anime season, a lot happened, many series were able to catch out attention and some weren’t as good as expected. But what about the music that came along?
You could say that this particular summer, the music was exactly what you’d expect from an anime series, let’s say the sounds were as ‘animeish’ as they could be, strong and faster OP and more relaxed ED themes.
But also, the artists behind weren’t as commercial as they have been in recent seasons. Still, there is always something interesting for everybody, and this was also another fun season to follow and listen.
Right away you’ll understand what I mean while you listen to the OP theme for the Hayate no Gotoku movie theme by Ruka Suirenji, a dance idol and an amateur mangaka. With that fast pace, you’ll bump into seiyuu Hitomi Harada and Kenichi Suzumura.
Chiaki Ishikawa, the former lead vocalist of unit See-saw, has done so well on her own, and proof of it is what she did on the Kami-sama Dolls anime series.
You’ll also listen to new bands like LAMA, formed in 2011 and made up of Nakamura Kouji, Furukawa Miki, Tabuschi Hisako and Ushio Kensuke. Or the debut single release from CHOCHO who is quite popular in the Nico Nico Douga “Utattemita” section.
Finally, what can be said about Yui Horie, pop artist and a well-known idol seiyuu.
Have a great Autumn!
• Hayate no Gotoku Heaven is a Place on Earth – Bokura, Kake Yuku Sora he [Ruka Suirenji] • Itsuka Tenma no Kuro Usagi – Once [Hitomi Harada] • Kami-sama no Memo-chou – Asunaro [Kenichi Suzumura] • Itsuka Tenma no Kuro Usagi – Utsusemi [Akiko Shikata] • Mayo Chiki OP Single – Be Starters [Eri Kitamura] • Nekogami Yaoyorozu ED Single – Oh My God [Haruka Tomatsu] • No.6 – Spell [LAMA] • Kami-sama Dolls – Kukanzen Nenshou [Chiaki Ishikawa] • Nekogami Yaoyorozu – Kami-sama to Issho [Haruka Tomatsu & Yui Horie] • Usagi Drop – SWEET DROPS [PUFFY] • Ro-Kyu-Bu – SHOOT [Kana Hanazawa, Rina Hidaka, Youko Hikasa, Yuka Iguchi & Yui Ogura] • Manyuu Hikenchou – Unmei [AiRI] • Kami-sama Dolls – Switch ga Haittara [Chiaki Ishikawa] • Kami-sama no Memo-chou – Kawaru Mirai [CHOCHO] • Blood-C – spiral [DUSTZ]