🄫API•81P/Full Energy!! Production Committee

i☆Ris Coupling Best” is a new compilation of the freshly remastered B-sides from all 24 singles by Japanese voice actor idol group i☆Ris! Through these remasters, new discoveries from the original recordings can be found. Also, group leader Saki Yamakita has written brand-new lyrics for a newly recorded five-person version of “Sensu•of•Wonder☆Zoku“, which was performed during i☆Ris 8th Live Tour 2023 ~Wasshoi!!!!!~. The album also includes “DIVE TO LIVE“, the killer tune that is guaranteed to make any concert erupt.

In addition to the March 20 release of “i☆Ris Coupling Best,” the group have finally opened their long-awaited official TikTok account. In addition to past short videos from the group’s official YouTube channel, their TikTok account will also include concert clips that showcase their awesome skills as voice actor idols, and vertical videos that are exclusive to TikTok.

■ i☆Ris Coupling Best
Release date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Price: ¥4,400 (tax included)

▼ Purchase links: https://avex.lnk.to/iRis_couplingbest 
▼ Download and streaming links: https://avex.lnk.to/iris_couplingbest_music

🄫API•81P/Full Energy!! Production Committee

i☆Ris are a hybrid unit co-managed by avex group and 81 Produce, balancing the members’ talents as voice actors and idols. The group’s five members are Saki Yamakita, Yu Serizawa, Himika Akaneya, Yuki Wakai and Miyu Kubota.
i☆Ris originally formed in July 2012, featuring six winners of the Anisong Vocal Audition. On November 7 the same year, i☆Ris made their recorded debut with ‘Color’, the ending theme song for the anime series ‘Battle Spirits: Sword Eyes’. From July 2014, each member of i☆Ris has been in the main cast of the anime series ‘PriPara’, and the group have provided eight opening theme songs for the show.
They released their first album ‘We are i☆Ris!!!’ in April 2015, along with their first five-city tour. In March 2016, they won Best Music Performance at the 10th Seiyu Awards, followed in November by their 4th anniversary concert at Nippon Budokan. Their 18th single ‘Ultimate☆MAGIC’, released May 22, 2019, was selected as the opening theme song for the anime series ‘Wise Man’s Grandchild’, while their single ‘FANTASTIC ILLUSION’ released August 28 the same year was used as the opening theme song for the anime series ‘Magical Sempai’. Later that year, on November 24, i☆Ris held their largest solo concert to date at Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall, which completely sold out.
Their 22nd single ‘Queens Bluff’ was released on August 3, 2022, and was used as the ending theme for the Netflix series ‘Kakegurui Twin’; the song’s music video has been viewed over 2.5 million times, and ranked No.1 in LINE MUSIC’s Anime song chart.
November 2022 marked the 10th anniversary of the group’s debut, which they celebrated with a successful concert at Tokyo International Forum Hall A. On the same day, they also announced ‘i☆Ris the Movie – Full Energy!! -’, an animated feature film starring the members of i☆Ris as themselves, due for release in 2024. During the group’s 2023 nationwide tour titled i☆Ris 8th Live Tour 2023 ~Wasshoi!!!!!~, they announced a campaign to harness the passion of their fans to spread excitement for the upcoming movie release, using the catchphrase “i☆Ris 10th→NEXT ‘Full Energy!!’ together with you”.
Since the start of 2023, i☆Ris have been collaborating with a series of famous artists, under the banner “full power collaborations”. Collaborators have included Kenichi Maeyamada (Hyadain), TeddyLoid & Keigo Inoue, Junichi Sato (fhána) & Aki Hata, and Elements Garden, with more to come.

X (Twitter): https://twitter.com/iris_official_
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iRisOfficialChannel
TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@iris_official_2024

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