Blaze (song)

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Single by Kotoko
from the album Epsilon no Fune
B-side "Sociometry"
Released March 12, 2008 (2008-03-12)
Format Maxi
Genre J-pop, electronic dance
Length 19:43
Label Geneon
Writer(s) Kazuya Takase, Kotoko
Producer(s) I've Sound
Kotoko singles chronology
"Real Onigokko"
"Special Life!"

"Blaze" is Kotoko's eleventh maxi single produced by I've Sound under the Geneon Entertainment label. The single was released on March 12, 2008.[1] The title track was used as the second introductory theme for the anime series Shakugan no Shana Second, starting with episode 16[2] which was broadcast on January 31, 2008. The B-side, "Sociometry", was used as the ending theme for Shakugan no Shana Second. This is Kotoko's second tie-in with the anime series after her "Being" single.

The CD's catalog number is GNCV-0002 (for the regular edition) and GNCV-0001[3] (for the special edition, which adds a DVD containing the promotional video of the title track).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Blaze" -- 5:06
    Composition: Kazuya Takase[1]
    Arrangement: Kazuya Takase[1]
    Lyrics: Kotoko
  2. "Sociometry" -- 4:47
    Composition: C.G mix[3]
    Arrangement: C.G mix[3]
    Lyrics: Kotoko
  3. "BLAZE" (instrumental) -- 5:06
  4. "Sociometry" (instrumental) -- 4:44

Charts and sales[edit]

Oricon Ranking
13 26,813


  1. ^ a b c "KOTOKO OFFICIAL GENEON WEB SITE" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 23 December 2007. Retrieved 12 January 2008. 
  2. ^ ja:灼眼のシャナ
  3. ^ a b c "BLAZE(DVD付初回限定盤)" (in Japanese). Retrieved 14 January 2008.