Written by: Nicole Castro
Published on: August 13, 2021 at 10:30 PHT (GMT+8)
The official Twitter account of SPYAIR has announced that a YouTube live video streaming project will begin on August 13, 2021 to celebrate the release of their album BEST OF THE BEST and music video (MV) collection BEST OF THE BEST CLIPS.
BEST OF THE BEST and BEST OF THE BEST CLIPS were released on August 11, on the anniversary of SPYAIR's major debut single, Liar. To commemorate the release of the new album and the MV collection that trace the band's journey, a total of nine live videos, mostly from their one-man tours since 2010, will be available for one-time limited viewing starting August 13.
The SPYAIR official website urges fans to anticipate the live show for each day.
※各日一度きりの限定公開となるのでお見逃しなく！(※Don't miss it, it will only be shown once each day!)
The 9-day Anniversary SP Program is as follows.
Please note the time zone for the schedule is JST (Japan Standard Time).
DAY1: Live @NAGOYA SAKAE PARK 2010.6.27 [digest]
Broadcast date and time: August 13, 2021 (Friday) 20:00~
DAY2: LIVE at Ongakudo [Just Like This 2011]
Broadcast date and time: August 14, 2021 (Sat) 20:00~
DAY3: LIVE at Budokan 2012
Broadcast date and time: August 15, 2021 (Sun) 20:00~
DAY4: TOUR 2013 [MILLION]
Broadcast date and time: August 16, 2021 (Mon) 20: 00 ~
DAY5: LIVE 2014 "Resurrection" [digest]
Broadcast date and time: August 17, 2021 (Tuesday) 20: 00 ~
DAY6: ARENA TOUR 2015 [DYNAMITE ~ Single Zenbu Yarimasu ~]
Broadcast date and time: August 18, 2021 (Wednesday) 20:00~
DAY7: TOUR 2016 [4 -for-] & [RAGE OF DUST] [digest]
Broadcast date and time: August 20, 2021 (Friday) 20:00~
DAY8: ARENA TOUR 2016-2017 [Midwinter Great Circus]
Broadcast date and time: Saturday, August 21, 2021 20:00~
DAY9: TOUR 2018 [KINGDOM]
Broadcast date and time: Sunday, August 22, 2021 20:00~
The live streaming URL from August 14 to August 22 will be updated on the SPYAIR official YouTube channel.
To promote BEST OF THE BEST, SPYAIR will begin their hall tour in September 2021. Tickets can be purchased on or before August 16, 2021, 23:59 JST through this link.
Below is the official trailer for BEST OF THE BEST.
A total of 4 albums (2 CDs for BEST OF THE BEST and 2 DVDs for BEST OF THE BEST CLIPS) will be sold. All four versions will contain common tracks but also some surprises unique to that album. For the full track list per version, check the official website for BEST OF THE BEST.
SPYAIR is a rock band from Nagoya, Japan and was formed in 2005. To the anime community, they are best known for singing several opening and ending songs in the hit volleyball series Haikyu!! （ハイキュー!!）
The current band members consist of the following:
Ikeda Hidefumi (池田秀文), stage name IKE: Vocalist
Nakai Yuji (中井祐二), stage name UZ: Guitarist, programmer, and composer
Momiyama Kenji (籾山健二), stage name MOMIKEN: Bassist, lyricist, and leader
Sasabe Kenta (笹部健太), stage name KENTA: Drummer