Out this Week | Soma Saito “Petrichor”, Anthos “For…” and more

Out this Week 4th week June 2020

The biggest week of the month arrives. Long awaited comebacks and exciting new CD series drop this week. Welcome to another installment of Out this Week. 

What is out this week? We guide you below so you don’t miss a thing.


Due to current state of emergency issued in Japan, production and release of some CDs has been halted. In result, several releases have been postponed.

THTFHQ keeps on updating you on what has been postponed and the new dates for some releases that were expected to hit stores this month. The updates have been made as soon as information is unveiled by the music labels affected, so that you don’t miss a beat.


This week’s key releases are:

  • 8P “Unit Song Drama CD Vol.2”
  • RUBIA Leopard “DIG-ROCK -DUEL FES- Vol.1 Type RL”
  • Impish Crow “DIG-ROCK -DUEL FES- Vol.1 Type IC”
  • Jin & Akiomi “Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song Extra Jin & Akiomi”
  • Anthos “For…”
  • Six Gravity “Paint It Black”
  • Procellarum “White Sparks”
  • VAZZROCK “play of color 3”
  • Sir Vanity “Vanity / Haruka”
  • Soma Saito “Petrichor”

June 24, 2020 (Wednesday)

8P “Unit Song Drama CD Vol.2”

8P Unit Song Drama CD Vol.2
Title: Unit Song Drama CD Vol.2 
Label: Nizista
Music genre: Pop

8P are back with another entry in their Unit Song Drama CD series. Unit Song Drama CD Vol.2 pairs up Tasuku Hatanaka and Atsushi Kousaka.


RUBIA Leopard “DIG-ROCK -DUEL FES- Vol.1 Type RL”

DIG-ROCK -DUEL FES- Vol.1 Type RL
Title: DIG-ROCK -DUEL FES- Vol.1 Type RL
Label: TEAM Entertainment Inc. 
Music genre: Rock

RUBIA Leopard kick off DIG-ROCK‘s newest CD series DUEL FES. 

DIG-ROCK -DUEL FES- Vol.1 Type RL will introduce fans to the band’s newest rock tune, Prisoner.


Impish Crow “DIG-ROCK -DUEL FES- Vol.1 Type IC”

DIG-ROCK -DUEL FES- Vol.1 Type IC
Title: DIG-ROCK -DUEL FES- Vol.1 Type IC
Label: TEAM Entertainment Inc. 
Music genre: Powerpop

Impish Crow make their comeback on the same day as RUBIA Leopard, also with an entry in DIG-ROCK‘s newest CD series, DUEL FES. 

DIG-ROCK -DUEL FES- Vol.1 Type IC brings a new song with it, GROW.


Jin & Akiomi “Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song Extra Jin & Akiomi”

Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song Extra Jin, Akiomi
Title: Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song Extra Jin & Akiomi
Label: Frontier Works
Music genre: Pop

Ensemble Stars!‘s professor duo is back with new music. Jin & Akiomi release their new single, Ensemble Stars!! ES Idol Song Extra Jin & Akiomi, this week.


June 26, 2020 (Friday)

Anthos “For…”

Anthos For

Title: For...
Label: Movic
Music genre: Experimental Pop

Anthos change a bit their sound for their new album, For…. After celebrating their 1st anniversary this month, the talented group dedicates a sweet song to their fans – Antholic.


Six Gravity “Paint It Black”

Six Gravity Paint It Black
Title: Paint It Black
Label: Movic
Music genre: Pop

Look who’s back after a long absence!

Six Gravity mark their comeback with the release of their new single, Paint It Black. The title track is going to be featured in the anime series Tsukiuta. The Animation 2.


Procellarum “White Sparks”

Procellarum White Sparks
Title: Paint It Black
Label: Movic
Music genre: Pop

Procellarum also make their comeback after a couple of months away. White Sparks hits stores this week. The title track is also going to be featured in the anime series Tsukiuta. The Animation 2.


VAZZROCK “play of color series 3”

VAZZROCK play of color 3
Title: play of color series 3
Label: Movic
Music genre: Pop

After years of waiting, VAZZROCK‘s fans finally get to have in their hands play of color series 3.

Yusuke Shirai (Vazzy), Yoshiaki Hasegawa (ROCK DOWN), Takuya Masumoto (ROCK DOWN) are teamed up for this release.


Sir Vanity “Haruka”

Sir Vanity Yu
Title: Vanity / Haruka
Label: VANITY RECORDS
Music genre: Pop-Rock

Sir Vanity make their debut this week. The band fronted by Yuichiro Umehara and Yoshiki Nakajima release their first single, Haruka, this Friday (also Nakajima’s birthday). Expectations are high for this release.


June 27, 2020 (Saturday)

Soma Saito “Petrichor”

Soma Saito Petrichor cover
Title: Petrichor
Label: SACRA MUSIC
Music genre: Alternative Rock

Soma Saito is back with new music this month. The digital single, Petrichor, marks the beginning of Saito’s 2nd chapter as a solo artist, one the seiyuu deems “darker” than his previous releases.


New Out this Week article drops next Monday.

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