Hiroyuki Sawano soundtracks to be released digitally

Soundtrack albums by Hiroyuki Sawano, including those for Kill la Kill and Blue Exorcist, will be released as of Friday.

Milan Records have confirmed that as of Friday 12th February, Sawano’s soundtracks will be available to buy digitally. The film and TV series covered are Re:Creators, Aldnoah.Zero, Blue Exorcist, Guilty Crown, Kill la Kill, The Seven Deadly Sins, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress and the puppetry series Thunderbolt Fantasy. The soundtrack for Promare will also be released on vinyl on 16th April. The digital version of Promare will not be available in the UK, with the album previously released on CD as part of the collector’s edition Blu-ray release of the film by Anime Ltd.

In a press release Sawano said: “I’m really happy that the soundtracks for these Aniplex titles, which I have composed, will be released digitally overseas. From Blue Exorcist in 2011 to Promare in 2019, each of these soundtracks have had a great influence on my career and current musical activities.  I hope you enjoy the music and it adds to the world of each anime title.”

A full list of albums to be released is below.

Re:CREATORS Original Soundtrack

ALDNOAH.ZERO ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

Blue Exorcist Original Soundtrack I

Blue Exorcist Original Soundtrack II

Blue Exorcist the Movie Original Soundtrack

Blue Exorcist Plugless

Blue Exorcist Kyoto Saga Original Soundtrack

GUILTY CROWN ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

GUILTY CROWN COMPLETE SOUNDTRACK

KILL LA KILL ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

KILL LA KILL Complete Soundtrack

The Seven Deadly Sins Original Soundtrack

The Seven Deadly Sins Original Soundtrack 2

The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

KABANERI OF THE IRON FORTRESS ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

KABANERI OF THE IRON FORTRESS COMPLETE SOUNDTRACK

Thunderbolt Fantasy Original Soundtrack

Thunderbolt Fantasy Touri ken Yuuki 2 Original Soundtrack

PROMARE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK – released on vinyl beginning April 16, 2021 (not being released digitally in the UK)

Ian Wolf

Ian works as an anime and manga critic for Anime UK News, and is also the manga critic for MyM Magazine. Outside of anime, he also is the editor of On The Box, data specialist for the British Comedy Guide, is QI's most pedantic viewer, has written questions for both The Wall and Richard Osman's House of Games, and has been a contestant on Mastermind.

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