|Release date:||December 12, 2007|
|Record Label:||ZAIN RECORDS|
|Oricon chart peak:|| #2 (Weekly) |
|Prev song:||« Namida no Yesterday|
|Next song:||Ai wa Kurayami no Naka de »|
|List of songs|
Glorious Mind is a single by J-pop group, ZARD, and the 21th opening of the anime Detective Conan. It is the last song ever recorded by ZARD frontwoman, Izumi Sakai, before her death of cancer, and was released after her death. The song peaked at #2 on the Oricon charts, becoming another big hit for the band.
 Detective Conan opening info
The animation for opening 21 had three different versions: One focusing on Takagi and Sato (487), one on Kogoro and Eri (489), and one on Conan, Ran, Heiji, and Kazuha (490), while episode 488 merely played the song over scenes of the main characters leaving for a TV studio rather than using an opening sequence. The first version is the only opening in the entire series to not feature Conan or Ran.
- Episode 487
- Episode 488
- Episode 489
- Episode 490
 Conan's opening speech
("The glorious future is just one step away. Naturally, all my preparations are OK!")
- CG Design - Hisato Shiota, Naosato Ikeda, Kazuo Yamaguchi, Keisuke Sekii, Hiroaki Uchida, Fumihito Saitou
 Song info
The song was the last song ever recorded by the lead vocalist of the band, Izumi Sakai, before her death on May 27, 2007. The song was technically unfinished, as Sakai only recorded her vocals, which she did in the studio weeks before her death. Other parts from the song were from unfinished and unreleased recordings by the group, from various times. The song also featured Nakamura Yuri from GARNET CROW as a backing vocalist.
 Chart placement
- #2 (Weekly)
- #89 (Yearly)
 CD info
 CD track listing
|1||グロリアス マインド||Guroriasu Maindo||Glorious Mind|
|2||探しに行こうよ(2007 version)||Sagashi ni Ikō yo (2007 version)||Let's Go Find It (2007 version)|
|3||愛を信じていたい(2007 version)||Ai o Shinjiteitai (2007 version)||I Want to Believe in Love (2007 version)|
|4||グロリアス マインド(Instrumental)||Guroriasu Maindo (Instrumental)||Glorious Mind (Instrumental)|
 See also
- Japanese, English and Romaji lyrics from Animelyrics.com: Glorious Mind by Kikyosama and beastrife. Retrieved on August 21, 2011.