CD Album

anima [Regular Edition] [CD+DVD]


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Release Date February 22, 2006
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Catalog No.CRCP-40136
JAN/ISBN 4988007217453
Product Type CD
Number of Discs 2
Label/DistributorCrown Tokuma


Nightmare releases first full-length album of 2006! Contains their three singles including "Jibun no Hana" and more (expexted). Regular edition includes bonus DVD with music video. DVD Video Spec: 4:00min, Single Side / Single Layer with MPEG-2, Colour, Stereo, 16:9 with Letter Box, Region All for NTSC Format.

Description in Japanese

anima [通常盤] [CD+DVD] / ナイトメア

大躍進の年2006年初頭、いよいよフルアルバムをリリース! 「時分ノ花」はじめシングル曲3曲を収録した完全オリジナル楽曲収録(予定)。 2006年大ブレイク間違いなし!! DVDには、オリジナル・クリップ収録。

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      Customer Reviews

      The Rebirth of the Nightmare 4

      At the time of this release, Nightmare is working phenomenally well together, the best they have thus far. Ruka and Sakito have made wonderful compositions, and the musicianship is top-notch. They have never been better!! However, instead of their energetic and rambunctious style of Ultimate Circus, or the rough, yet jazzy Libido, Anima is far lighter; you could even call it “pop”. Yet, don’t let the term “pop”, make you judgmental! This release is indescribably creative and displays such innovative sounds and styles to music,especially in the visual kei scene, that it is a great addition to anyone’s music collection. However, on a day to day basis, I prefer their more "aggressive" style, as this cd can get boring, but that is not to say that this album is not an excellent work of music. My favorites are; “livEVIL”, “Raven Loud Speeaker”, both catchy and the “hardest” songs on here along with: “Jashin to Bara” (which has a sort of “Malice Mizer” flair to it) and “Jibun no Hana”, a brilliantly executed fast ballad. However, “Setsusou” and “Mahora” are outstanding as well. So creative and interesting, yet can be boring if you are not in the mood for it. Overall, the songs mostly have a "crisp" and clean sound to them; Truly, it has a strong winter vibe to it. For example,"Setsusou" means, "snow burial", and it sounds kind of like snow falling (in the beginning especially), just check out the song sample! Also, "Message"'s lyrics start off with "tsumetai fuyu no kaze...", "a cold winter wind..". I guess the guys were really inspired that winter,(also see the release date was in February.) Although it is not my favorite Nightmare cd, it still surpasses many other artists, and I’m truly grateful to all the work and thought put into this album. I love listening to it when relaxing, when I can just think about it. I wouldn’t necessarily recommend this cd to new listeners, however, as it doesn’t offer much of all Nightmare’s immense talent, and diversity of talent. Additionally, I do not want people who need hard and heavy rock to automatically reject this album (as could be the case with me, I can sympathize with those people). This may be an acquired taste, yet it definitely satisfies the craving for creativity and talent.

      ***** 5

      my first album from Nightmare! a GREAT jrock album, with amazing vocals and instrumental work! a very enjoyable cd to listen to :)

      Spectacular 5

      The tracks are great. What else can one expect from Nightmare? Yomi's vocals have definitly improved since their earlier years. The guitars are tight. Ruka and Ni~Ya have the rythem section down. Highly recommend!

      Fav band's fav album 5

      Nightmare is my favourite Japanese band and "Anima" is definitely a CD I could recommend, especially if you have to start your acquaintance with this band somewhere. The Album contains quite a lot of hits like "Raven Loud Speaker" & "Message", and nevertherless works well as a whole. You can listen to it again, again and again ^_^

      very good album 5

      super album, one frankly notices that the voice of Yomi it is transformed a little but into very well, the music it is always also beautiful it is a very good album


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