In partnership with the development studio Game Arts, Wayô Records is proud to add a Japanese RPG masterpiece to its catalog with the Grandia original soundtrack composed and arranged by Noriyuki Iwadare! Acclaimed title on the SEGA’s Saturn released in Japan in 1997, Grandia reaches the western borders for a release on the Sony’s PlayStation in 1999, and has a HD remaster in 2019 on Nintendo Switch and PC.
In order to offer the best celebration for this exceptional game, Wayô Records offers two versions of the original soundtrack in vinyl format: the Collector Edition in tribute to the original jacket of the game with the Saturn Marble Green color limited to 500 copies, and the Regular Edition with the Mint Green color.
In addition, the arrange album of 1998, Vent, out of print in Japan for years, entirely arranged and performed by Noriyuki Iwadare and his best musicians, is included as a supplement to the original soundtrack, on an additional disc!
To complete this great release, the Collector Edition limited to 500 copies will be accompanied by the Piano Score of the main theme, and a Shikishi featuring a completely original illustration by Toshiaki Hontani, the original character designer from the game!
A Japanese Shikishi is a sheet of fine handmade paper affixed to a hard backing. The edges are decorated with a strip of gold paper.