bless4I ♥ ANISONG
I ♥ ANISONG : SAT 17 SEPT
bless4 is a chorus, dance group composed of four siblings – AKASHI, KANASA, AKINO, and AIKI.
They formally debuted in 2003 with BGM Japan with the single “Good Morning! Mr. Sunshine”. In 2009 they contributed to Disney’s animated series Stitch with the ED theme “Stitch is Coming!” and the insert song “Hitori Jyanai”. ?bless4 took 1st place in the Celebrity A Cappella Championship and 3rd place in the 7th Celebrity Kaeuta Ou Finals.
AKINO made her solo debut at the age of 15 in 2005 with the song “Sousei no Aquarion”, the OP theme of the anime series “Sounsei no Aquarion”. ?The iconic phrase “♪一万年と二千年前から愛してる♪” (I’ve loved you since 12,000 years ago) once again caught everyone’s attention 2 and a half years after its release and stormed the charts: #1 hit in Oricon Ring Tone Ranking, i Tunes Download Ranking, AMAZON CD Ranking, Karaoke Ranking, etc! ?It was also awarded the “2009 JASRAC” Silver Award.
AKINO and bless4 work together in different forms to continue to amaze the world with their vocals and performance.
2011: “Yumetsumugi”(Album) placed #3 in Billboard Japan
2012: “Kimi no Shinhwa〜Aquarion dai ni shou” placed #3 on the Oricon Charts, and #1 in anime category ranking.
2014: “Extra Magic Hour” OP for anime series ‘Amagi Brilliant Park’
sang OP and ED theme-songs for the visual novel game ‘Senjou no Waltz’
2015: “Miiro” OP theme for the hit anime series ‘Kantai Collection’ ranked #2 on the Oricon Charts shortly after its release
“Let’s Have A PARTY♪” is known for its rhythmical beats and fun dance, spreading to people all over the globe
“Decennia”(Album) AKASHI has made some songs in this album, as well as in some previous CD singles
2016: “Golden Life／OVERNIGHT REVOLUTION”
AKINO makes all the stage costumes for the group
KANASA writes lyrics
AKASHI writes the songs
Their youngest brother, AIKI, is away for a 2 year period, but will be coming back later this year.