Hishoku no Sora

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"Hishoku no Sora"
Hishoku no Sora.jpg
Single by Mami Kawada
from the album SEED
B-side "another planet"
Released November 9, 2005
Format Maxi
Genre J-pop
Length 24:09
Label Geneon
Songwriter(s) Mami Kawada
Producer(s) I've Sound
Mami Kawada singles chronology
"'radiance'"
(2005)
"Hishoku no Sora"
(2005)
"'Akai Namida/Beehive'"
(2007)
radiance
(2005)
Hishoku no Sora
(2005)
Akai Namida/Beehive
(2007)

"Hishoku no Sora" (緋色の空, Scarlet-colored Sky) is the second single of J-pop singer Mami Kawada. The title track was used as the first intro theme to the anime Shakugan no Shana. This single peaked at the #11 spot on the Oricon charts and has sold 16,503 copies on its first week. It stayed at the Oricon weekly charts for 18 weeks and sold a total of 36,661 copies overall.

The single will come in a limited CD+DVD edition (GNCA-0019) and a regular CD only edition (GNCA-0020). The DVD will contain the promotional video for Hishoku no Sora.

Reception[edit]

The single peak ranked 11th on Oricon's Weekly Singles Chart and remained on the chart for eighteen weeks.[1] Anime News Network's Theron Martin described the "synth-pop" track, "Hishoku no Sora", as "solid" and "enthusiastic (if not entirely original-sounding)".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Hishoku no Sora (緋色の空?) - 4:15
    Lyrics: Mami Kawada
    Composition/Arrangement by: Tomoyuki Nakazawa
  2. Another Planet - 5:50
    Lyrics: Mami Kawada
    Composition/Arrangement by: Tomoyuki Nakazawa
  3. another planet ~twilight~ - 4:01
    Lyrics: Mami Kawada
    Composition by: Tomoyuki Nakazawa
    Arrangement by: Maiko Iuchi
  4. Hishoku no Sora (instrumental) (緋色の空?) - 4:14
  5. another planet (instrumental) - 5:49

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hishoku no Sora Past Rankings" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-06-29. 
  2. ^ Martin, Theron (2006-09-12). "Review Shana DVD 1: The Torch Bearer". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2009-06-29.