Rookie group “RIGEL” is set to release two singles

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Rigel is one of the new units to join the ranks of Tsukino Production, home of top units SolidS, QUELL, SOARA and GROWTH.

This new unit is part of ALTAIR Theatre, a fictional agency under Tsukino-Pro‘s supervision. Yuki InoueKeisuke Furuhata, Junya Komatsu and Tatsuya Tokutake come from different backgrounds (seiyuu, musical actor) but have gathered in one place to form this charming unit.

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Top (left to right): Ichigaya Rintarou (Yuki Inoue), Shibuya Yousuke (Junya Komatsu) // Bottom (left to right): Tatsumi Maki (Keisuke Furuhata) and Osaki Izumo (Tatsuya Tokutake)

This month the unit released their debut single “Now or Never“, part of 『Rigel vol.1 -encounter-』(a mix of drama and music cd).

Now the electronic pop quartet is prepared to release two follow ups.

The first single to be released is titled “Break it Down” and is scheduled to be released on 15/02/2017, available in a single edition.

The cover art is the following:

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The tracklist is the following:

1.Break It Down
2.Ki-Ra-Ri☆
3.花言葉

A preview of the single is already available on Tsukino-Pro‘s official youtube channel.

The unit will release another Rigel volume.  So far the second volume is untitled. It is set to hit the stores on 17/03/2017, available in a single edition. It will feature one song and a 40 minute drama track. More details regarding this release will be unveiled in the following months.

Break it Down” is already available for pre-order on CDJAPAN for all overseas fans.

Break It Down / Rigel <Rintaro Ichigaya (CV: Yuki Inoue), Izumo Osaki (CV: Keisuke Furuhata), Yosuke Shibuya (CV: Junya Komatsu), Maki Tatsumi (CV: Tatsuya Tokutake) from Gekidan Altair>
Rigel <Rintaro Ichigaya (CV: Yuki Inoue), Izumo Osaki (CV: Keisuke Furuhata), Yosuke Shibuya (CV: Junya Komatsu), Maki Tatsumi (CV: Tatsuya Tokutake) from Gekidan Altair>

Rigel‘s Gekidan Altair Vol.2 is also available for pre-order.

SOURCE(s): Tsukicro official line blog /Altair Theatre official website

Author: midorin

The Hand That Feeds HQ founder and music reviewer writing about Japanese music since 2010. After a 6 month stint in Macau SAR, I am back to being based in Cascais, Portugal. Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus" was the catalyst to completely focus on writing about male seiyuu music.