GARNiDELiA is a music project created by toku and MARiA. toku is a successful music composer who has written hit songs for Angela Aki, LiSA, AnCafe and MARiA. His collaborative song with MARiA, “COLOR”, was chosen as the theme for the anime Freezing. MARiA is known for singing many anime theme songs and for performing with several notable musicians as a guest vocalist, such as JIN. She has also had a significant online presence, with her dance videos “Girls” and “Lamb” recording over 1 million views each. The pair met in 2010 and formed GARNiDELiA.
GARNiDELiA released their first major debut single “ambiguous” in March 2014, which was chosen as the opening song of the popular TV animation Kill La KillL. The single immediately reached first place in the iTunes store. In April, MARiA participated in the opening song of the TV animation Mekakucity Actors. Three months later, GARNiDELiA were chosen to sing the opening song for the TV animation the irregular at magic high school. Their second single “grilletto” was also released. Finally in October 2014, they released their third single “BLAZING” which is the opening song of the TV animation Gundam Reconguista in G.
2014 was a remarkable year for GARNiDELiA, with four popular TV animation themes associated with their work. The release of their first album was announced on January 21st 2015.