supercell

Saturday, January 1, 2011

supercell

A group formed by composer ryo and various other illustrators and designers. The group had a breakthrough with the Niconico sensation, VOCALOID Miku Hatsune’s original song. The song has been played a total of more than 20 million times on Niconico. The Internet quickly popularized the group, and in March 2009, made their major debut. The 1st album “supercell” sold over 100,000 copies, and in 2010, won “The Best 5 New Artist” award at “The 24th Nippon Colden Disc Awards”. The 1st single “Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari” featured guest vocalist nagi. The song “Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari” was inserted as the theme song for the animation “Bakemonogatari” and became a big hit. In March 2011, released the 2nd album “Today Is A Beautiful Day” and marked 3rd on the Oricon Weekly Chart. After that, auditioned for a new vocalist, and out of 2000 applicants, Koeda from Fukuoka Prefecture was chosen. In December 2012, released “Giniro Hikousen” was released and inserted as the opening theme song for the animation movie “Nerawareta Gakuen”.

Official website: http://www.supercell.jp/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/supercell.JPN
Sony Music: http://www.sonymusic.co.jp/Music/Arch/SR/supercell/?info

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