I LOVE ANISONG - HoneyWorks
HoneyWorks is the Creator Unit which consists of Producer/Music composer Gom/shito and Illustrator Yamako.
Their music has been described as ‘postive’ rock, centering on the sense of youth and pulling on heartstrings.
In January 2014, their major label debut, the Vocaloid best album “Zutto mae kara Suki deshita”, and charted on the Oricon Weekly chart at number 4. In May, the collaboration unit “CHiCO with HoneyWorks” began, teaming up with CHiCO, who shone at the Utakatsu! Grand Prix, the nationwide audition centering on Vocaloid and Anisongs.
In November 2014, their 2nd album, ‘Boku ja Dame desuka?’ peaked at 2nd on the Oricon daily charts, and also attained 4th place on the Weekly chart. At Amazon’s ranking awards for the first half in 2015, they attained top placing in the Anime music category.
Their 3rd album, ‘Suki ni naru sono Shunkan wo’, released July 2015, also attained 4th place on the Oricon Weekly charts.
Novels based on HoneyWorks Music sold Over 800,000 copies in JAPAN
■Best Oricon (Japanese Hit Chart Ranking System ) chart ranging No.2 (Daily), No.4 (Weekly)
■Amazon JP 2015 1st half Anime Music Category Ranking No.1
■100 million viewed Movies (Youtube / niconico douga)
*some of HoneyWorks Movies on Youtube are restricted only in Japan
HoneyWorks Original Youtube Account
CHiCO with HoneyWorks
CHiCO, is the winner of the Vocaloid and Anisong audition Utakatsu! organised by Sony Music. Together with HoneyWorks, the group responsible for the smash hits with their major debut and 2nd album ‘Zutto mae kara Suki deshita’ and ‘Boku ja Dame desuka?’, the collaboration unit CHiCO with HoneyWorks is formed!
Their debut single, was the opening theme to the TV anime Aoharu Ride. The music video produced by HoneyWorks has gotten great attention, amassing more than 22 million views combined on YouTube and Nico Nico Douga. Riding on this attention, their anticpated second single was released in February 2015, and is also the opening theme for the second season of Magic Kaito 1412.
The HoneyWorks sound of digital rock that tugs at your heartstrings is something not to be missed. 2015 is the year where you can’t take your eyes off CHiCO with HoneyWorks!
■Japanese famous animation opening theme tie-in
[CHiCO with HoneyWorks]
– Sekai wa koi ni ochiteiru: Ao haru ride OP theme
– Ai no scenario: Magic Kaito 1412 OP theme
– Pride Kakumei: Gintama OP theme
*sana is guest vocalist of HoneyWorks
*sana sings on All of the HoneyWorks’s 3rd album songs
– Kotobano Iranai Yakusoku: NARUTO ED theme
*produced by HoneyWorks
■Novels based on HoneyWorks Music sold Over 800,000 copies in JAPAN