Anime*Max 2 – Pre-release Info

Anime*Max 2
Release Date: 1/27/10
Price: 2500 yen

This is certainly a nice surprise! The first Anime*Max came out last April and featured Eurobeat/Hyper Techno covers of anime themes. It was produced by Ventura Music, who used to be a huge contributor to the Dancemania series. Anime*Max wasn’t quite as strong as some of Ventura’s other anime-related works (Anime*Mania, Techno Pop Anime), but it was a solid enough release. Plus, it brought us the epic hyper techno cover of “Gravity,” which would later go on to be included on Natasu Monogatari 2009. The CD didn’t make too much of an impact in terms of sales, so I always assumed it would just be a one-shot affair. Apparently it did well enough for Geneon, however, because they’ll be releasing a sequel in January.

It’s not yet clear if Ventura will be returning to produce, but Geneon will be auditioning for new vocalists.

01. Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari (Bake Monogatari / Ending)
02. Tomare! (Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu / Ending)
03. Hare Hare Yukai (Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu / Ending)
04. Glossy:MMM (Saki – saki / Opening)
05. Super Noisy Nova (Chuu no Mani Mani / Opening)
06. Don’t say “lazy” (K-On! / Ending)
07. Cagayake! Girls (K-On! / Opening)
08. daily-daily Dream (Hayate no Gotoku!! / Opening)

Pre-order at CDJapan.

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