Sankarea's Annabel Sings New Rozen Maiden's Ending
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
The official website for the upcoming new Rozen Maiden television anime announced on Friday that singer Annabel (Katanagatari, Sankarea)'s will perform the anime's ending theme song titled "Alternative". The singer's 7th single is scheduled to be released on August 7. The website also unveiled a new piece of key visual art (seen at right).
The website released the new series' first promotional video and key visual last month. Mamoru Hatakeyama (Sankarea) is directing the new anime at Studio Deen. Ryota Ohsaka plays Jun Sakurada, while Asami Sanada reprise her role as Jun Sakurada in middle school. Ali Project (.hack//Roots, Kamichama Karin) will be performing the anime's opening theme, "Watashi no Bara wo Kuminasai" (Eat My Roses).
The Rozen Maiden Blu-ray Box 1 set, which includes all 12 episodes of the first television series, shipped in Japan last Friday for 19,950 yen (about US$195). Rozen Maiden Blu-ray Box 2 will include the Rozen Maiden: Träumend sequel television anime and Rozen Maiden: Ouvertüre special. That Blu-ray Disc set will ship in Japan for 22,575 yen (US$221) on June 28.