Category Archives: Music

Pile’s thoughts on μ’sic Forever

Felt it has been a long time since I’ve written such a long blog post.
It has been a year since FINAL LOVE LIVE. The time has been going by so fast.
There were lots of interviews after FINAL LOVE LIVE!, and I thought there will be lots of opportunities to talk about my own feelings about it.
It has been a busy 6 years, but also a fulfilling one. I have gained lots of precious experiences. Continue reading Pile’s thoughts on μ’sic Forever

Pile’s third album ‘Tailwind (s)’ is related to her fans. 「追い風さん」

Forget about Piler or 816, because “Tailwind” was what Pile named her fans.
During today’s NicoNama broadcasting on Valentine’s Day, Pile announced her third solo album: “Tailwind(s)”. It will be scheduled to release on Apil 26th. The name of the new album was literally translated from the word “Tailwind”.

tailwind_pile_banner Continue reading Pile’s third album ‘Tailwind (s)’ is related to her fans. 「追い風さん」

Anisong Singer – Ray officially announces her retirement. [アニソン歌手][Ray][アーティスト活動引退を発表]

Ray officially announced her retirement as a singer on her blog due to her personal reasons.

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Ray’s final live performance scheduled to be held in the summer of 2017.
It has been five years since her major debut as a singer.
Ray thanked her fans for being supportive of her for the past five years, and she is truly sorry for the sudden announcement.

[Translation to be out soon!  8:03pm]

“To my always supportive fans,

Thank you so much for your warm support.

I, Ray, have decided to have my final live performance held in the summer of 2017,
and I will be graduating from my artist activities.

Today have been roughly five years since my major debut,
I have really met a lot of people, sang in various places, experienced various things that I cannot normally experience.
And more than anything, I was able to meet many wonderful fans.

I have been fond of singing since I was a child.
I have always wanted to bring the smile to everyone, even if it’s a little.
It has been my utmost effort and I have enjoyed all the past activities.
On the other hand, since last year I began to dwell on my life and future,
What can I do other than singing?
I have questioned this myself.

Under these circumstances, I have found another unfulfilled big dream,
and I want to challenge it.

I have discussed it with my staff, and we came to a consensus.
The staff accepted my selfish decisions and wishes.

And more than anything, announcing this abruptly to my fans,
I am really sorry.

Next month I will refrain from my one-man live since the 5th anniversary of my debut,
however, various other event appearances have been decided.
Until that day till I graduate from being a singer, I will still be the usual cheerfully and brightly me.
I think,
I am glad to have spent the happiness time together.
January 25, 2017
Ray”

http://ameblo.jp/going-my-ray/entry-12241212258.html

Ray is best known for singing the theme songs for the To LOVE-Ru Darkness series, Nagi no Asukara, and Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm.

 

 


Really thank you! I’ll always support your decision.

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Pile Asia Tour – Pile call list – Pilefection – Amusu [Pile Asia Tour会場/公演時間発表]

Pile will be having her very First Asia Tour in the various selected countries! Information about the song calls will be listed below:

Pile Asia Tour Setlist (Probably)

M1: チェックメイト
M2: Dream of Princess
M3: ヒカリフライト
M4: Black Butterfly
M5: EGOIST
M6: angel song
M7: Furuwasete
M8: ヴァンパイア革命
M9: 伝説のFLARE
M10: ドリームトリガー
M11: 空色デイズ
M12: 花と翼
M13: キミがくれたKISEKI
M14: 一歩先へ
M15: NEXT WORLD
M16: HANABI!!
M17: P.S.ありがとう…
M18: Melody

M19: Snow halation
M20: Darling!!
M21: soldier game
M22: それは僕たちの奇跡
M23: いつかキミに届ける世界
M24: 素晴らしきSekai

Continue reading Pile Asia Tour – Pile call list – Pilefection – Amusu [Pile Asia Tour会場/公演時間発表]

Should fans interfere with their idols/singers/artistes/seiyuu’s lives? [Pilefection][Opinions]

It’s quite a distinctive between Japanese & the non-Japanese fans.
There’s always a small portion of the Japanese extreme fans, and sometimes they might be really harsh on their words.
Probably being too selfish/finding commonly excuses.
1. The idols/singers/actors/artistes will be “distracted” if they’re dating.
2. The idols/singers/actors/artistes are not even loyal to the fans.
Non-Japanese fans, on the other hand, they’re generally quite open-minded on the taboo topic relating to dating.
1. The idols/singers/actors/artistes have their own lives to live.
2. The idols/singers/actors/artistes have their own rights to date who they want.

*Crude words have been removed. (Usually, will be omitted/deleted on Japanese blogs as well)

Based on this Facebook post’s, under the comments, you can see that most of us are quite supportive of the idea for the artistes to lead their own lives.

Continue reading Should fans interfere with their idols/singers/artistes/seiyuu’s lives? [Pilefection][Opinions]

Just before Love Live! Sunshine!! Episode 13 broadcast! Cast Comments & group photo「ラブライブ!サンシャイン!!」[Aqours][Amusu Translate]

Just before Episode 13 broadcast! Cast Comments & group photo!

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Anju Inami (CV for Chika Takami)
Really very grateful to everyone who has always been looking forward to (Aqours?) and supporting us. I am Anju Inami, CV for Chika Takami.
Initially from admiration and through yearning, Chika started her dream. One by one intertwined and started the birth of Aqours.
Nevertheless, the story of the 9 girls is filled by indispensable feelings, kindness and warm support.
These are all included in Episode 13.
Aqours has begun its みんなで叶える物語( Makes Everyone’s Dreams Come True).
I will be very happy if you are able to enjoy the story.

Continue reading Just before Love Live! Sunshine!! Episode 13 broadcast! Cast Comments & group photo「ラブライブ!サンシャイン!!」[Aqours][Amusu Translate]