Shinya, the drummer of DIR EN GREY, one of the most representative Japanese rock bands in the world, has launched his solo project “SERAPH”.

Ahead of release of their debut single “Génesi”, to be released on Aug 18th (Fri), a special program will be broadcasted on Nico Nico Live on July 29th (Sat).

Shinya appears as the host of the program and will talk about their music, the story of their formation and the future of the project etc.

At the program, a short version of the “Génesi” MV (lyrics video) will be revealed for very first time.

Further more, “Destino”, the opening theme of the movie “Reigan Tantei Quartet”, will be revealed, as well. This track is not included on the debut single “Génesi” and will be available for the first time outside of theaters.

Any details of the other member, Moa on Piano and Vocal, has not been made public, yet. May it be finally revealed on this program?

Don’t miss out on this special program, which will show you the future of “SERAPH”!




Program details

Shinya(DIR EN GREY) solo project [SERAPH] debut special

Date : 7/29(Sat) 20:00 (JST)

Live stream & Timeshift URL :

Appearance : Shinya (SERAPH, DIR EN GREY)

MC : Takuya Hoshino



Release Information

  1. Génesi
  2. Génesi {Instrumental Version}
  3. Génesi {Orchestra Version}

[DISC 2 : DVD]

  1. Génesi {Lyric Video}
  2. Special Clip

2 discs (CD+DVD) SRPH-001~002 2,400yen+tax

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*Limited quantities


Official Store “GALAXY BROAD SHOP”


“Génesi” Pre-release

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SERAPH Official Website
Shinya Channel
DIR EN GREY Official Website