Aqua and Aria is a utopian science fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Kozue Amano published between 2001 and 2008 by Enix by Mag Garden. Set in the early 24th century on a terraformed Mars, now called Aqua, it depicts the life of a young woman named Akari as a trainee gondolier tour guide, or undine, it was adapted by Hal Film Maker as a 54-episode anime television series broadcast between 2005 and 2008, comprising two seasons, an original video animation, a third season, all directed by Jun'ichi Satō with music direction by Shigeharu Sasago and Takeshi Senoo. A new OVA, called Aria the Avvenire, was released in the 10th anniversary Blu-Ray Box sets of the anime series between 24 December 2015 and 24 June 2016; the discography of the Aria television series consists of five studio albums, one compilation album, one tribute album, nine maxi singles. The core of the discography is the three original soundtrack albums, covering the three anime seasons, produced by Flying Dog/JVC Entertainment and released in 2005, 2006, 2008, respectively.
Most of the music on the soundtrack albums was composed and arranged by Takeshi Senoo and Choro Club, a Japanese choro band that created the music of the anime adaptation of Yokohama Kaidashi Kikō, another futuristic slice of life story. The other two studio albums containing piano versions of music from the soundtrack albums and theme sounds, released in 2006 and 2008, respectively. A vocal compilation album collecting the songs and lyric-less vocal themes from first two anime seasons was released in 2006. Nine maxi singles were released, seven of them produced by Flying Dog/JVC Entertainment, covering the opening and endings themes of the three anime seasons and the OVA; the remaining two, produced by 5pb. Records, were the opening and ending theme songs of the two video game adaptations. One tribute album was released to mark the passing of Eri Kawai in 2008. Several soundtrack albums were released for the anime television series Aria. Most of the releases charted in the Oricon charts, with the highest ranking album being Aria the Natural Vocal Song Collection at 30th, the highest ranking single being "Euforia", the opening theme for Aria the Natural, at 18th.
The opening and closing themes of the first anime season, Aria the Animation, were both released as singles on 21 October 2005 under the Victor Entertainment label, peak ranked 25th and 40th on the Oricon singles chart, respectively. The opening theme single performed by Yui Makino included "Undine" and "Symphony" in both vocal and instrumental versions, with lyrics written by Eri Kawai and Rieko Itou, respectively; the ending theme single performed by Round Table feat. Nino included "Rainbow" and "Just for You" in both vocal and instrumental versions, with lyrics written by Katsutoshi Kitagawa and Rieko Itou, respectively; the soundtrack for the first season, Aria the Animation Original Soundtrack, was released under Victor Entertainment label on 23 November 2005 and peak ranked 102nd on the Oricon albums chart. Choro Club feat. Takeshi Senoo performed all the tracks except #2, #9, #25, which were performed by Yui Makino, Eri Kawai, Round Table, respectively; the two singles and the albums were re-released on 22 July 2009 by Victor Entertainment.
The opening and closing themes of the second anime season, Aria the Natural, were both released as singles on 26 April 2006 under the Victor Entertainment label, peak ranked 18th and 23rd on the Oricon singles chart, respectively. The opening theme single performed by Yui Makino included "Euforia" and "Amefuri Hana" in both vocal and instrumental versions, with lyrics written by Eri Kawai and Yui Makino, respectively; the ending theme single performed by Round Table feat. Nino included "Natsu Machi" and "Shiosai" in both vocal and instrumental versions, with lyrics written by Katsutoshi Kitagawa and Rieko Itou, respectively; the soundtrack for the second season, Aria the Natural Original Soundtrack: Due, was released under the Victor Entertainment label on 24 May 2006, peak ranked 48th on the Oricon albums chart. Choro Club feat. Takeshi Senoo performed all of the tracks except #2, #13, #24, which were performed by Yui Makino, Eri Kawai, Round Table, respectively. "Due" is Italian for "two." The two singles and the albums were re-released on 22 July 2009 by Victor Entertainment.
An album of piano music titled Aria Piano Collection: Stagione label was released on 2 August 2006 under the Victor Entertainment label, peak ranked 115th on the Oricon albums chart. It had piano versions of music from the first two seasons of Aria, with a focus on different seasons of a year on Aqua, performed by Takeshi Senoo and Mina Kubota. Piano tracks are interspersed by "Stagione" tracks which are comments from the voice actors reprising their roles from the anime adaptation. "Stagione" is Italian for "season". The album was re-released on 22 July 2009 by Victor Entertainment. An album, compilation of vocal music titled Aria the Natural Vocal Song Collection was released on 6 September 2006 under the Victor Entertainment label, peak ranked 30th on the Oricon albums chart, it compiled songs and vocals themes from the two first seasons, new versions of released ones, an original composition with Erino Hazuki, Ryō Hirohashi, Chiwa Saitō reprising their roles from the anime adaptation as main performers.
A single of the opening and ending themes of the visual novel Aria The Natural: Tooi Yume no Mirage was released 6 October 2006 under the Geneon Entertainment label, peak ranked 74th on the Oricon singles chart. It included vocal and instrumental versions of "Blue Blue Wave" and "Sono Chiisana Chiisana Hohoemi de" performed by Kaori, with music and lyrics by Chiyomaru Shikura for both songs. A single of the opening and ending themes of Aria the OVA: Arietta wa
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