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News Sakamoto, Kanno's Macross Frontier Song Rises to #3
posted on 2008-04-30 04:31 EDT
Maaya Sakamoto's "Triangler" opening theme song for the Macross Frontier anime series rose to #3 on Oricon's sales chart for all Japanese singles last week. It was the first time that one of Sakamoto's songs has reached the top three on the weekly singles chart. The single, which was composed and arranged by Yoko Kanno (Cowboy Bebop, Escaflowne, Macross Plus), sold 31,270 copies so far. It actually reached #2 on the daily singles chart on both April 25 and April 26. Sakamoto had previously sang themes for Escaflowne, Card Captor Sakura, Wolf's Rain, and several other anime titles.