Re Tour was sold out and even holding their own Nano-Mugen Festival "Nano-Infinity Festival"which featured eight bands in the same vein. It also includes behind-the-scenes documentary directed by Toshiaki Toyoda and filmed at Kanto Gakuin Universityas well as outtakes from the music video for "Kimi to Iu Hana.
The mini-album features songs conceived around the time of the recording of their preceding full-length album. AKFG began as a college band back in in a private university in Yokohama. The tour consisted of thirteen shows.
It was the first and, to date, the only major project for three of its members -- Masafumi Gotou lead vocals and guitarTakahiro Yamada bass and vocals and Kensuke Kita guitar and vocals. The six-track EP contained original lyrics written and sung almost entirely in English.
Tickets for all thirty-eight shows quickly sold out. The second half of the set included the whole of their album Surf Bungaku Kamakura from start to finish.
Re Tour, performing at forty-eight concerts in thirty-eight cities throughout Japan. Meanwhile, the second disc contains clips from their first concert at the Shimokitazawa Shelter Club on November 2, At the same time, the band announced that at the end of Marchthey would be releasing a new single titled " Solanin ", which was to be used as the theme song to the film of the same name.
The band wasted no time and released a second full album Sol-fa that topped the charts for two weeks. The track was also used as the ending theme to the movie.
It is featured on the Nano-Mugen Compilationreleased on June 27, However, in the beginning the band spent several years playing local gigs and making small-label releases, known in Japan simply as "indies.
The four then began providing performances at their university as well as throughout the local Yokohama area. Although they took part in various domestic summer festivals, AKFG gradually became more and more withdrawn over the course of before ending appearances almost entirely.
Despite the lack of media appearances and the significant time-span between their releases, the album topped the debuted Oricon charts on its first week before eventually relapsing the weeks after.
The Start of a New Season. Fanclub[ edit ] Due in part to their growing recognition, Asian Kung—Fu Generation would dedicate a significant amount of time the next couple of years going on extensive national tours. Drummer Kiyoshi Ijichi joined them later on after parting with another college band he was in.
Soon they were joined by drummer Ijichi Kiyoshi, and this lineup proved to be stable, lasting over the course of three albums and while gearing up to release their fourth in springnot counting the many singles -- important releases in Japan, where CD prices are among the highest in the world, increasing the demand for cheaper records.
The album received critical praised for its honed sound and high production quality, which thoroughly nullified the language barrier that frequently impeded non— Japanese -speaking audiences. The four spent the remainder of the year playing in clubs and hosting independent events.
The album peaked at number three and stayed in the Oricon top five for nearly two months. Like the previous year, a compilation album was released in July to advertise the Nano-Mugen Festival. Rather than featuring hit singles, the nostalgic album was primarily compiled of B-sideslive performances, and old demos from their early indie days.
The song was eventually picked up by a popular radio DJ and put into heavy rotation on the station FM Yokohama upon the demand of listeners. After realizing that they all shared similar musical tastes, the three decided to start their very own band.
Well overfans attended this tour, which traveled through eight cities and featured guest performances by bands from Japan and the United States. Road to Ninjawhich was released on July It featured a concert from their March hall tour "World World World", which featured a more experimental set design and set list, as well as the use of instruments such as tenori-on and a strings section.
The "Ajikan" as the fans came to call them finally decided to take it easy, lying low for most of the It was also the year that the band withheld their annual Nano-Mugen Festival. Over the course of the year, the band released four more singles: The support for Ajikan eventually resulted in Tofu Records striking a contract to release Sol-fa in the United States on October 18, In September of that year, the band celebrated their 10th anniversary of signing onto a major label by holding a special concert over two days at Yokohama Stadium.Rewrite is the fourth opening (second in the English dub on Adult Swim) for Fullmetal Alchemist.
It is performed by Asian Kung-Fu Generation. The song won the Best Anime Theme Song at the American Anime Awards in There's also an official English version written by the Darling Thieves.
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