Amai Mitsu no Naka de (English Lyrics) – Yumi Kakazu & Matsuda Yuuki

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甘い蜜の中で
Amai Mitsu no Naka de
Indulging in Sweet Nectar

Track 06 of the album Senkaiden Houshin Engi Character Image Song Collection Houshin Project “Kaen I”.

Vocals: So Dakki (CV: Yumi Kakazu), Chuu Ou (CV: Matsuda Yuuki)
Lyrics: Miho Matsuba
Composition: Hiroshi Imaizumi
Arrangement: Hiroshi Imaizumi

 

華は蝶を惑わすのよ
Hana wa chou wo madowasu no yo
The flower deceives the butterfly

甘い蜜の香りで
Amai mitsu no kaori de
With the sweet scent of nectar

唇濡らすグラス
Kuchibiru nurasu gurasu
And wet glass-like lips

ねえ 乾杯! (ねぇ 乾杯!)
Nee Kanpai!! (Nee Kanpai!)
Hey, cheers!! (Hey, cheers!)

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A PROOF OF BIRTH (English Lyrics) – Miyata Kouki

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誕生の証し
Tanjou no Akashi
A PROOF OF BIRTH

Track 09 of the album Senkaiden Houshin Engi Character Image Song Collection Houshin Project “Kaen I”.

Vocals: Li Nataku (CV: Miyata Kouki)
Lyrics: Tetsuo Kudoh
Composition: Hitoshi Haba
Arrangement: Masaki Iwamoto

 

夜ごと溢れるこの虚しさと
Yoru goto afureru kono munashisa to
Every night is overflowing with emptiness

痛みのワケは何だ?
Itami no wake wa nan da?
What is the reason for this pain?

風に揺れてる木の葉みたいに
Kaze ni yureteru konoha mitai ni
Just like a tree’s leaves swaying in the wind

黙って立ち向かわなければ…
Damatte tachi mukawa na kereba…
I fight against this silence…

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Hagatama・Taimou (English Lyrics) – Yuuki Hiro

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鋼魂・大望
Hagatama・Taimou
Steel Spirit・Ambition

Track 01 of the album Senkaiden Houshin Engi Character Image Song Collection Houshin Project “Kaen II”.

Vocals: Taikoubou (CV: Yuuki Hiro)
Lyrics: Keiko Kimoto
Composition: Daglas Karmit
Arrangement: Sho Goshima

 

突き進め 撃ち放て
Tsuki susume uchi hanate
Lunge forward, aim and fire

闇夜を切り裂く矢は鋼
Yamiyo wo kirisaku ya wa hagane
The steel arrow that cuts through the dark night

振り向くな 怯えるな
Furimuku na obieru na
Don’t turn around, don’t be frightened

迷いを切り裂く魂よ
Mayoi wo kirisaku tamashii yo
It’s soul cuts through the hesitation

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New Houshin Engi Anime! The Hype is Real!!

So it’s been announced that the manga Houshin Engi is finally getting an anime reboot… Excuse me… -breaths in- AAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!! 8DDDDD

Alright, I think I’m goo—- ad$@&!#hH%J!!!!

Now time to get serious. Houshin Engi is manga series that was serialized in Shounen Jump from June 11, 1996 to October 24, 2000. On July 3rd, 1999 to December 25, 1999 it aired in Japan as a 26 episode series, and later spanned an English Dub here in America by VIZ Media.

Unfortunately, due to the fact that the manga was still ongoing at the time of the anime being aired, the anime suffered from a plot change. The manga itself is 204 chapters long, so I’m anticipating a fairly long anime out of this reboot. Looking at Magi that’s well over 300 chapters, having 2 seasons that are fairly paced out and only covering up to about 150+ chapters, I’m gonna go out on a limb and say that Houshin Engi needs to be at least 50 or so episodes… at LEAST. Preferably a little bit longer, but 50 episodes would probably satisfy me and other fans of this manga just fine.

Right now, I don’t think there has been much information released on the new anime. However, there has been three new voice actors and their roles revealed:

Taikoubou: Kensho Ono
Bunchuu: Tomoaki Maeno
Sibuxiang: Takahiro Sakurai

I think Kensho Ono will do a great job as Taikoubou, I can definitely imagine his voice for the role. Will miss Yuuki Hiro, but I don’t think he’s doing much voice acting these days. Sakurai-san sounds like an interesting choice for Sibu, but I’m sure he’ll get it done right, I just can’t wait to here it, it’ll be cute, haha.

I’m really going to be following the news on this anime, so I’ll try to update things as they are revealed. I really do hope that it airs soon, because I am dying for it already!