Dec 10, 2013

Bankan artwork and tracklist

Hikashu - Bankan

1. Me to Me no Net [Eyes and the Net]
2. Nanoka Douka [Is That It, or Not]
3. Nabokov no chou [Nabokov's Butterflies]
4. Niwatori Tonda [Chickens Fly]
5. Inori No Color [The Color of Prayer]
6. Nyoki Nyoki Haetekita [Sprouting Up]
7. Ningen Ni Kaeritai [Rehumanize]
8. Moshi Moshi ga [If and If]
9. Mijime Na Puppet [A Miserable Puppet]
10. Mienai Kankei (Juden Shiteru) [Invisible Relationship (It's charging)]
11. Sonotsumori [With That Intention]

duration: 53' 56"

Makigami Koichi - vocals, theremin, cornet, shakuhachi, jaw harp
Mita Freeman - guitar, chorus
Sakaide Masami - bass, chorus
Shimizu Kazuto - piano, synthesizer, bass clarinet, marimba
Sato Masaharu - drums, chorus

At last! Hikashu new album will be released on December 12, 2013 as scheduled. Go buy it.

Now HMV Japan takes preorders and ships worldwide. here


  1. Hi, is it available in digital format?

    1. Unfortunately, not. To be precise, there is a high-resolution edition of Bankan, using a technology called DSD, being currently on sale, but that's not available outside Japan.