Last Alliance (band)
Last Alliance Origin Machida, Tokyo, Japan Genres Indie rock
Years active 2002–present Labels Tears Library (2003-2005)
One-Coin records (2004-2006)
VAP, Inc. (2007-present)
Website Official site Members Ryusuke Anzai (vocals and guitars)
Takahiko Matsumara (vocals and bass)
Shingo Sano (guitars)
Hiroshi Ozawa (drums)
Last Alliance (ラスト・アライアンス Rasuto Araiansu , stylized as LAST ALLIANCE) is a Japanese rock band based in Machida, Tokyo. They have performed opening and ending theme songs for various anime series such as Ouran High School Host Club, RD Sennō Chōsashitsu, and Hajime No Ippo: New Challenger. To date, they have released 5 albums, a mini-album, and 8 singles.
- 1 Members
- 2 Discography
- 2.1 Albums
- 2.2 Mini-albums
- 2.3 Singles
- 3 External links
- Ryusuke Anzai (安斉 龍介 Anzai Ryūsuke ) - vocals, rhythm guitar
- Takahiko Matsumara (松村 孝彦 Matsumara Takahiko ) - vocals, bass
- Shingo Sano (佐野 森吾 Sano Shingo ) - lead guitar
- Hiroshi Ozawa (小澤 浩史 Ozawa Hiroshi ) - drums
Tears Library Studio album by Last Alliance Released July 19, 2003 Genre J-Rock Length 34:59 Label Tears Library Producer Last Alliance and Tsutomu Oikawa
Tears Library is Last Alliance's first studio album released on July 19, 2003.
- Boys Don't Cry - 3:57
- Run into the Freedom - 3:39
- Itsuwari no Orange (偽りのオレンジ, "Orange of Lies") - 3:59
- Last Alliance - 1:51
- Rebel Fire - 2:22
- Beautiful - 0:48
- Planetarium (プラネタリウム Puranetariamu ) - 3:10
- See You Again - 2:54
- Sky Is Crying - 3:36
- Hidarimuki (ヒダリムキ, "Facing Left") - 4:22
- Equal Reason - 4:27
Underground Blue Studio album by Last Alliance Released November 8, 2004 Genre J-Rock Length 59:15 Label One-Coin Records
Underground Blue is Last Alliance's second studio album released on November 8, 2004. The track "Greens Sunlight" was featured in the Nippon TV program Ongaku Senshi: Music Fighter.
- South Wind Knows - 3:44
- Clone - 4:12
- Solitude (ソリチュード Sorichūdo ) - 5:06
- Filter (フィルター Firutā ) - 4:06
- One Hot Second - 3:45
- Musō Jidai (夢想時代, "Dream Age") - 4:29
- Urge - 3:34
- Greens Sunlight - 3:46
- Jikū Trip (時空 Trip, "Space-Time Trip") - 5:38
- Okizari Ace (置き去りエース, "Desertion Ace") - 3:41
- Lucky Luciano ni Utareru Mae ni (ラッキー・ルチアーノに射たれる前に, "After Lucky Luciano Shot Me") - 3:31
- Truth in My Arms - 3:40
- Tadayou Yugure ni, Kiete Yuku Hibi (漂う夕暮れに、消えてゆく日々, "Drifting in the Evening, Disappearing Every Day") - 6:10
- Letter - 3:58
Me and Your Borderline
Me and Your Borderline Studio album by Last Alliance Released December 6, 2006 Genre J-Rock Length 1:00:56 Label One-Coin Records
Me and Your Borderline is Last Alliance's third studio album released on December 6, 2006. The track "Spiral World" was used as the ending theme to the Nippon TV program Ongaku Senshi: Music Fighter and the tracks "Akai Hana" and "Jōka" was re-recorded on the limited edition release of Keep on Smashing Blue.
- Break a mirror - 4:35
- Konoyubitomare - 4:00
- Shissou (疾走, "Sprint") - 3:54
- Akai Hana (赤い花, "Red Flower") - 4:25
- Amy Syndrome (エイミーシンドローム Eimi Shindorōmu ) - 4:22
- Oto no Nai Sekai (音の無い世界, "A World Without Sound") - 4:18
- Spiral World - 3:40
- Zenmai (ゼンマイ, "Spring") - 4:26
- Gray End - 5:31
- Fantasia - 4:21
- Lie of Eternity, Paint It Blue - 4:32
- Prometheus (プロメテウス Purometeusu ) - 3:48
- Sharing Sky (シェアリングスカイ Shearingu Sukai ) - 3:57
- Jōka (浄化, "Purification") - 5:13
The Sum Studio album by Last Alliance Released June 25, 2008 Genre J-Rock Length 48:19 Label VAP, Inc.
The Sum is Last Alliance's fourth studio album released on June 25, 2008.
- Change by 1 - 3:05
- Proud of Scar - 2:05
- Mujūryoku Oneway Shuttle (無重力 Oneway Shuttle, "Zero-Gravity Oneway Shuttle") - 4:18
- Sabaku to Gensō (砂漠と幻想, "Deserts and Illusions") - 3:36
- Katahiza no Yogore (片膝の汚れ, "Dirty Knee") - 3:20
- Perfect Game - 4:30
- Yureta Byoshin (揺れた秒針)- 4:48
- Lonesome World (ロンサムワールド Ronsamu Wārudo ) - 4:15
- Drag On - 4:33
- World Is Mine - 3:55
- Ameagari ni Graffiti (雨上がりにグラフィティ, "Graffiti After the Rain") - 4:47
- Gunjo Kurage (群青海月, "Ultramarine Jellyfish") - 4:26
Keep on Smashing Blue
Keep on Smashing Blue Studio album by Last Alliance Released October 27, 2010 Genre J-Rock Label VAP, Inc.
Keep on Smashing Blue is Last Alliance's fifth studio album released on October 27, 2010. The Limited Edition release contains a DVD of the Kawasaki Relax tour held at Club Quattro on January 28, 2010, a PV of "Wing", and two bonus tracks previously featured in Me and Your Borderline: "Akai Hana (Sweet Anzai Boy)", performed by Anzai, and "Jōka (Angry Matsumura Boy)", performed by Matsumura.
- Blue Lightning - 4:10
- Everything Is Evanescent - 3:13
- Ne(w)rotic World - 3:57
- Loser - 1:17
- Third Eyes Syndicate (サードアイズシンジケート Sādo Aizu Shinjikēdo ) - 3:45
- Kotō no Basquiat (孤島のバスキア) - 2:13
- Take Over - 1:32
- Time Will Tell: Dear Youth - 3:03
- Wing - 4:33
- Alliance Airlines - 3:42
- Ayatsuri (あやつり) - 3:41
- Negaikata Monshirochō ga Sora wo Mau (願イ型紋白蝶ガ宙ヲ舞ウ) - 4:28
- Hekireki - 3:45
- Looking for the Rainy Sky - 3:03
- Time Capsule (タイムカプセル Taimu Kapuseru ) - 4:16
- Akai Hana (Sweet Anzai Boy) (赤い花(Aweet Anzai Boy)) (Limited Edition only) - 4:41
- Jōka (Angry Matsumura Boy) (浄化(Angry Matsumura Boy)) (Limited Edition only) - 5:13
Kawasaki Relax EP by Last Alliance Released October 10, 2009 Genre Indie rock Length 16:37 Label VAP, Inc.
Kawasaki Relax is Last Alliance's first mini-album released on October 10, 2009. It is the first (and currently only) album that contains full English lyrics.
- Wedge - 3:27
- Today - 3:27
- Days - 2:58
- 8Heartbeat∞ - 3:08
- Tomorrow - 3:41
"Last Alliance" Single by Last Alliance Released June 18, 2003 Genre Indie rock Label Tears Library
Last Alliance is the first self-titled single by Last Alliance released on June 18, 2003. All three songs were later re-recorded in Tears Library. The single is currently out of print.
- Boys Don't Cry - 3:57
- Last Alliance - 1:54
- Equal REason - 4:27
"YG Service" Single by Last Alliance Released February 18, 2004 Genre Indie rock Label Tears Library
YG Service is the second single by Last Alliance released on February 18, 2004. The CD for the single contains a music video for the song "Equal Reason".
- Sketch - 3:44
- Slow Starter (スロースターター Surō Sutātā ) - 4:20
- Maboroshi Memory - 4:54
"IO" Single by Last Alliance Released July 21, 2004 Genre Indie rock Label Tears Library
IO is the third single by Last Alliance released on July 21, 2004. The songs "Solitude", "Musō Jidai", and "Truth in My Arms" were re-recorded in Underground Blue. The single is currently out of print.
- Solitude (ソリチュード Sorichūdo ) - 5:09
- Musō Jidai (夢想時代, "Dream Age") - 4:28
- Melancholy - 3:35
- Truth in My Arms - 3:38
"Re:frain" Single by Last Alliance Released October 5, 2005 Genre Indie rock Label One-Coin Records
Re:frain is the fourth single by Last Alliance released on October 5, 2005. The song "Konoyubitomare" was later re-recorded in Me and Your Borderline.
- Color Desert - 4:53
- Ryusei Namida (流星涙) - 4:41
- Astrogate-0 - 4:38
- Konoyubitomare - 4:32
Daze & Hope
"Daze & Hope" Single by Last Alliance Released May 17, 2006 Genre Indie rock Label One-Coin Records
Daze & Hope is the fifth single by Last Alliance released on May 17, 2006. The CD for the single contains a promotional video for the song "Greens Sunlight". The track "Shissō" was used as the ending theme for the TV anime Ouran High School Host Club and was later re-recorded in Me and Your Borderline.
- Shissō (疾走, "Sprint") - 3:55
- Fly Again, Hero - 3:28
- Ittō Ryodan (一刀旅団, "Cut in Two with a Stroke of a Sword") - 0:25
- One Drop of Tear - 3:32
"Signal 004" Single by Last Alliance Released November 28, 2007 Genre Indie rock Label VAP, Inc.
Signal 004 is the sixth single by Last Alliance released on November 28, 2007. The song "Drag On" was rerecorded in the sum. A DVD of the single contains music videos of "Drag On" and "Shissō".
- Drag On - 4:39
- Aoi Jūsō (蒼い銃創, "Blue Gunwounds") - 4:08
- Mafuyu no Semi (真冬の蝉, "Midwinter Cicada") - 4:29
Always in My Heart
"Always in My Heart" Single by Last Alliance Released April 16, 2008 Genre Indie rock Label VAP, Inc.
Always in My Heart is the seventh single by Last Alliance released on April 16, 2008. The track "Katahiza no Yogore" was used as the ending theme for the TV anime RD Sennō Chōsashitsu and was later re-recorded in the sum.
- Katahiza no Yogore (片膝の汚れ, "Dirty Knee") - 3:18
- I.O.J.F.K (intro) - 1:07
- I.O.J.F.K - 3:28
"New Dawn" Single by Last Alliance Released March 4, 2009 Genre Indie rock Label VAP, Inc.
New Dawn is the eighth single by Last Alliance released on March 4, 2009. The track "Hekireki" was used the opening theme for the TV anime Hajime No Ippo: New Challenger and was later re-recorded in Keep on Smashing Blue.
- Hekireki - 4:09
- My Idea - 3:46
- Rashin (羅針, "Compass")- 4:25
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