Bandai Announces .hack Soundtrack


Is it a game? Or is it reality? Enter the world of .hack

Cypress, CA (September 15, 2003) – Bandai Entertainment announced today its first CD soundtrack release for the best selling anime DVD series, .hack//SIGN. Originally bundled with the .hack//SIGN Limited Edition DVD 1 release in March 2003 – The .hack//SIGN Original CD Soundtrack 1 is scheduled to be released on October 21, 2003 with a suggested retail price of $14.98.

With music composition by Yuki Kajiura (‘Noir’) - .hack//SIGN boasts an eclectic mix of musical scores blending traditional Celtic type faire with more modern rhythmic electronica.

Tracks Include

1) Yasashii Yoake (TV-size version)
2) the World
3) Kiss
4) Key of the Twilight
5) Valley of Mist
6) Where the Sky is High
7) Fake Wings
8) Interlude
9) Fear
10) Aura
11) Before Dawn
12) Foreigners
13) B.T.
14) A Stray Child
15) Sit Beside Me
16) Magic and Sword
17) A Bit of Happiness
18) Silent Life
19) Obsession (TV-mix version)

“The World” of .hack is set within an immersive virtual gaming environment of the future. Millions of players log on each day to test their skills in virtual adventures and battles. But none of that concerns Tsukasa. Trapped within "The World", a virtual prisoner - His journey from the digital world to the real world has just begun.

.hack//SIGN boasts an all-star creative staff with character designs by famed illustrator Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Neon Genesis Evangelion and Wings of Honneamise), an engaging and immersive storyline scripted by Kazunori Ito (Ghost in the Shell and Patlabor), and direction by Kouichi Mashimo (Noir).

For more information on the .hack//SIGN anime series and the .hack Playstation®2 video games, please visit For information about the upcoming .hack//ENEMY collectible card game, please visit For CD distribution ordering, please visit or call 626-575-8922 for more information.

.hack//SIGN © 2002- 2003 Project .hack
Licensed by Victor Entertainment, Inc., Japan
Manufactured and Distributed by Bandai Entertainment, Inc in North America All Rights Reserved

Bandai Entertainment Inc. is the premier distributor of Japanese animation on DVD home video in North America. The company has distributed notable titles like Mobile Fighter G Gundam, Escaflowne, Cowboy Bebop, and Outlaw Star. Bandai Entertainment Inc. is a subsidiary of Bandai America Inc., who makes the toys for the hit television series, Power Rangers, Digimon, and Mobile Suit Gundam. All U.S. operations are headquartered in a large, ultra-modern facility in Cypress, Calif. Bandai Co., Ltd is the third largest toy company in the world comprising 53 subsidiaries in 18 countries. In addition to toys and children's entertainment, Bandai Co.'s global interests include video game software, multimedia, music and full-length feature films, vending machines, trading cards, candies, and licensed apparel. Bandai Entertainment is headquartered in Cypress, California and additional company and product information is available through our website at

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