The Ultraman series has some of the best music that I can think of when it comes to tokusatsu; one of my favorites has to be the music from Ultraman Cosmos. Today, Nippon Columbia announced an upcoming box set with the title ULTRAMAN COSMOS 20th ANNIVERSARY MUSIC COLLECTION.
The ULTRAMAN COSMOS 20th ANNIVERSARY MUSIC COLLECTION is a five-disc set containing music that was found in the Ultraman Cosmos.
Disc one will consist of the ULTRAMAN COSMOS Original Soundtrack Vol 1, containing all the songs from the original recording, including the two TV-size theme songs which are included as one track. Also includes additional unrecorded BGM.
Disc two will be the ULTRAMAN COSMOS Original Soundtrack Vol 2 containing all the songs from the original soundtrack, including the full-size version of the theme song ‘Ultraman Cosmos – Kimi ni Ikiru Nanika’, the unedited full version of the opening music and also includes the unedited full version of the opening music.
Disc three will be the ULTRAMAN COSMOS Original Soundtrack Vol 3 The theme song ‘Ultraman Cosmos ~Kimi ni Kakeru Nanika~’ is included as one track, including a separately edited take for TV size. It also includes unrecorded BGM and the new ending theme ‘Kokoro no Kizuna (TV Size)’. In addition, unrecorded BGM and the new ending theme ‘Kokoro no Kizuna (TV size)’ are included.
Disc Four will be the ULTRAMAN COSMOS Song Collection -TV Series + Movie 1-. The tracklist for the fourth disc has been released:
2 Touch the Fire
4 ワンダバ チームEYES(ロングヴァージョン）
7 Christmas for everyone
8 Never Stop Dreams
9 Can We Live? ～手をとりあって～
10 JUST A HERO
13 Power of Love
14 Spirit（Single recording version / Karaoke with chorus）
15 ウルトラマンコスモス～君にできるなにか（Single recording version / Karaoke with chorus）
16 心の絆（Single recording version / Karaoke with chorus）
17 心の絆（Karaoke without chorus）
18 心の絆（Karaoke with melody）
The tracklist for Disc five was also announced which will be the ULTRAMAN COSMOS Song Collection – Karaoke & Melo-Oke
1 Touch The Fire（Karaoke without chorus)
2 ECLIPSE（Karaoke without chorus）
3 僕達のエネルギー（Energy）（Karaoke without chorus）
4 光の伝説（Karaoke without chorus）
5 Christmas for everyone（Karaoke without chorus）
6 Never Stop Dreams（Karaoke without chorus）
7 Can We Live？～手をとりあって～（Karaoke without chorus）
8 JUST A HERO（Karaoke without chorus）
9 Power Of Love（Karaoke without chorus）
10 Power Of Love（Single recording version / Karaoke with chorus)
11 Touch The Fire（Karaoke with melody）
12 僕達のエネルギー（Energy）（Karaoke with melody）
13 光の伝説（Karaoke with melody）
14 Never Stop Dreams（Karaoke with melody）
15 Can We Live？～手をとりあって～（Karaoke with melody）
16 心の絆（TV size karaoke with chorus）
17 心の絆（TV size, Karaoke without chorus）
18 心の絆（TV size karaoke with melody）
19 Spirit（Karaoke with melody）
The album will be released to Japanese music stores both physically and online starting on 21 July 2021 and will retail for ¥11,000. If you’re a fan of the Ultraman series, this is certainly a box set that you’re going to want to have in your collection.