HoneyWorks

HoneyWorks ( ハニーワークス Haniiwaakusu in Japanese, also known as "haniwa") is a Japanese VOCALOID Orchestra. The group started uploading their original VOCALOID songs online to NicoNico in 2010[1][2][3][4] and began to collaborate with singer CHiCO in May 2014 (CHiCO with HoneyWorks),[5][6][7] which they maintain to this day.[8] They made a major debut in January 2014[9][6] and continue to be popular.[10]

HoneyWorks
Origin Japan
Years active2010-present
Websitehoneyworks.jp
MembersGom, shito, yamako

MembersEdit

Main MembersEdit

  • Gom (composer)[11]
  • shito (composer)[11]
  • Yamako (illustrator)[11]

Supporting MembersEdit

  • Oji (guitar, joined in 2012)[11]
  • ziro (staff, joined in 2014)[11]
  • Keiki Uto/cake 《宇都圭輝》 (keyboard, joined in 2014)[11][12]
  • AtsuyuK! (drum, joined in 2014)[11]
  • Mogelatte 《モゲラッタ》 (Illustrator and video editor, joined in 2014)[11]
  • Nakanishi 《中西》 (guitar, 2017)[12]
  • kyo (guitar)
  • Leon Yuuki 《裕木レオン》(drum)[12]
  • Mario Komiya 《コミヤマリオ》(composer and manipulator)
  • Keoru (composer)
  • Hanon (vocals)
  • Kotoha (vocals)
  • halyosy (vocals)[12]

Former MembersEdit

  • Rocoru 《ろこる》 (illustrator, joined in 2013, left in 2019)

TVEdit

HoneyWorks songs have been featured as an opening/ending song in the following TV shows:

Also, a TV anime Itsu Datte Bokura no Koi wa 10 centi Datta (Our Love Has Always Been 10 Centimeters Apart.) that featured HoneyWorks's story and songs started its 6-week program on November 24, 2017.[23][24][25] They also worked on the theme song for Tokyo Ravens.[16][26]

MoviesEdit

HoneyWorks songs have been featured as an opening/ending/insert song in the following movies:

  • Tsunoru Kimochi for Principal ~Koi Suru Watashi wa Heroine desu ka?~
  • Principal No Kimi E for Principal ~Koi Suru Watashi wa Heroine desu ka?~
  • Oni no Mori for Jukai Mura

Honeyworks songs have been the inspiration for two movies, Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita and Suki ni Naru Sono Shunkan o.[27][28][29] Both heavily incorporate the band's songs.

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

Title Release Date
1 初恋ノート (Hatsukoi Note) November 19, 2011
2 六弦アストロジー (Six-String Astrology) April 27, 2013
3 ずっと前から好きでした。 (I Have Always Liked You.) January 26, 2014
4 僕じゃダメですか?〜「告白実行委員会」キャラクターソング集〜 (Am I No Good? ~Confess Your Love Committee Character Song Collection~) November 26, 2014
5 ボカコレ3 (VocaColle 3) May. 25, 2015
6 好きになるその瞬間を。 (The Moment You Fall in Love.) July 15, 2015
7 何度だって、好き。~告白実行委員会~ (No Matter How Many Times, I Like You. ~Confess Your Love Committee~) February 22, 2018
8 好きすぎてやばい。〜告白実行委員会キャラクターソング集〜 (I Like You So Much, It's Bad. ~Confess Your Love Committee Character Song Collection~) January 15, 2020

CHiCO with HoneyWorksEdit

AlbumsEdit

Title Release Date
1 世界はiに満ちている (Sekai wa i ni Michiteiru) November 18, 2015
2 '私を染めるiの歌 (Watashi wo Someru i no Uta) February 28, 2018
3 瞬く世界に i を揺らせ (Matataku Sekai ni i wo Yurase) September 16, 2020


SinglesEdit

  Single Track listing Release date
1 世界は恋に落ちている (The World is Falling in Love) 6 August 2014
2 アイのシナリオ (Ai No Scenario) 4 February 2015
3 プライド革命 (Pride Revolution) 5 August 2015
4 恋色に咲け (Koiiro no Sake) 13 April 2016
5 カヌレとウルフ (Canele and Wolf) 14 September 2016
6 今日もサクラ舞う暁に (Kyou mo Sakura Mau Akatsuki Ni) 26 April 2017
7 ツインズ (Twins) 9 August 2017
8 ノスタルジックレインフォール (Nostalgic Rainfall) 24 January 2018
9 ヒカリ証明論 (Hikari Shoumeiron) 8 August 2018
10 ミスター・ダーリン / ギミギミコール (Mister・Darling / Gimme Gimme Call) 7 November 2018
11 乙女どもよ。 (Otome-domo yo.) 7 August 2019
12 決戦スピリット (Kessen Spirit) 26 February 2020

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ Sherman, Jennifer (August 28, 2020). "HoneyWorks' Virtual Idol Unit LIP x LIP Gets Anime Film". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on August 29, 2020. Retrieved December 7, 2020.
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  4. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (October 15, 2020). "Honeyworks, LIPxLIP Idol Group's Anime Film Kono Sekai no Tanoshimikata: Secret Story Film Reveals December 25 Opening, More Cast, Theme Song Artists". Crunchyroll. Archived from the original on October 22, 2020. Retrieved December 7, 2020.
  5. ^ "CHiCO with HoneyWorks「世界は恋に落ちている」リリース記念!CHiCOインタビュー". リスアニ!. M-ON!. Archived from the original on 2015-02-15. Retrieved 2015-02-20.
  6. ^ a b c Ressler, Karen (May 8, 2014). "Fujifabric, Chico with HoneyWorks Perform Ao Haru Ride Anime Songs". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on April 1, 2020. Retrieved December 7, 2020.
  7. ^ Loveridge, Lynzee (December 8, 2014). "Chico with HoneyWorks, Galileo Galilei Perform New Magic Kaito 1412 Theme Songs". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on November 29, 2020. Retrieved December 7, 2020.
  8. ^ Komatsu, Mikikazu (December 5, 2020). "Yuri Sci-fi TV Anime Otherside Picnic Announces January 4, 2021 Premiere Date, Theme Song Performers". Crunchyroll. Archived from the original on December 7, 2020. Retrieved December 7, 2020.
  9. ^ "HoneyWorks、メジャーデビューアルバムがデイリー初登場3位を獲得". BARKS. 2014-01-29. Retrieved 2015-02-20.
  10. ^ Loo, Egan (June 26, 2018). "Top-Selling Anime CD Albums: 2018 (First Half)". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on November 9, 2020. Retrieved December 7, 2020.
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  13. ^ a b Sherman, Jennifer (March 5, 2017). "CHiCO with HoneyWorks, XY Perform Gintama.'s New Theme Songs". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on November 20, 2020. Retrieved December 7, 2020.
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  15. ^ Sherman, Jennifer (June 10, 2018). "Shonen Jump's 50th Anniversary Celebrations Continue With 3rd Mix CD". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on December 7, 2018. Retrieved December 7, 2020.
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  18. ^ http://www.koiame-anime.com/music.html
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  21. ^ http://araoto-anime.com/music/
  22. ^ http://honeyworks.jp/release/cwhw11th
  23. ^ http://www.honeyworks-movie.jp/
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  25. ^ Sherman, Jennifer (June 9, 2018). "HoneyWorks Teams Up With Sanrio Characters for Theme Park Event, Performance". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on December 7, 2018. Retrieved December 7, 2020.
  26. ^ Morrissy, Kim (August 17, 2020). "Follow the Love Story Between Model and Her Secret Boyfriend in Anime Music Video Series". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on September 19, 2020. Retrieved December 7, 2020.
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