Soma Saito looks dashing in cover art for “Hikari Tatsu Ame/Yoake wa mada”

Credits: Sacra/Sony Music

The first half of Soma Saito‘s new single ヒカリ断ツ雨 might have already been released but the enthusiasm for what’s left in the single is through the roof after Saito topped the Japanese iTunes single chart a week ago.

After releasing the anime cover art a couple of weeks ago, we’re now in for a treat with the artist cover art that was released today.

ヒカリ断ツ雨 (Hikari Tatsu Ame)/夜明けはまだ (Yoake wa mada) is scheduled to be released on 06/09/2017, available in three editions.

The regular and limited press editions are titled “夜明けはまだ (Yoake wa mada)” and a special limited edition version is titled “ヒカリ断ツ雨“, all editions have the same tracklist besides the instrumental song that is featured and song order in tracklist.

The cover art is the following for the regular and limited press versions:

Regular edition
Limited Edition

The cover art is the following for the special limited edition version:

Front cover
Back cover

The title track is featured as the opening theme for “Touken Ranbu Katsugeki“. The tracklist is the following for the regular and limited press editions:

02.ヒカリ断ツ雨 [Title track]
03.スプートニク (lyrics by Soma Saito)

The tracklist is the following for the special limited edition:

01.ヒカリ断ツ雨 [Title track]
03.スプートニク (lyrics by Soma Saito)

Soma Saito has recorded music videos for two of the songs included in this single. There’s a special screening event The contents for each edition are the following:

  • Regular: CD only
  • Limited press: CD + DVD (夜明けはまだ music video)
  • Special limited: CD +DVD (ヒカリ断ツ雨 music video + anime cover art + Touken Ranbu Katsugeki opening trailer with no opening credits)

Hikari Tatsu Ame/Yoake wa mada” is available for pre-order on CDJAPAN for all overseas fans.

SOURCE: Soma Saito official website

Vanessa Silva
The Hand That Feeds HQ founder and music reviewer writing about Japanese music since 2010. Also, the only person managing everything The Hand That Feeds HQ related. In 2011, I stumbled upon Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus". Since then I have been writing about male seiyuu music. You may find me writing almost essays whenever music is really good (not limited to, but it happens a lot with Soma Saito's music). I also host the male seiyuu-centric podcast, SEIYUU LOUNGE (see Spotify link in this profile).





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