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Origin Tokyo, Japan
Genre(s) Rock, J-pop
Debut July 17, 2013
Years active 2009–2022
Labels GloryHeaven (2009—2012)

Lantis (2012—2022)

Current Members Ta_2 (Vocalist)

YORKE. (Painter)

Past Members R•O•N (Guitarist)

YoHsKE (Guitarist)
Sae (Drummer)
Yoshihiro Nakao
Hiromitsu Kawashima
Masanori Mine
Ryo Yamagata
Taizo Nakamura
Shinji Omura

OLDCODEX (オルドコデックス ORUDOKODEKKUSU) was a Japanese rock band that was formed in 2009 in Tokyo, Japan. They frequently performed theme songs for the Free! series.


The band released a total of six studio albums, three extended plays and eighteen singles. They have performed the opening themes for the Free! series since the first season, the ending theme of the High☆Speed!-Free! Starting Days- movie, and the theme song for Free!–the Final Stroke– the second volume.

The rock band also produced and performed songs for other well-known anime series such as THE BASKETBALL WHICH KUROKO PLAYS., God Eater and SERVAMP. They were known for performing the theme songs for anime series in which their lead singer, Tatsuhisa Suzuki, also provided the voice acting for one of the characters.

On December 27th, 2021, it was announced via the bands official website and Twitter that they would be disbanding in April, 2022, with the theme song for Free!–the Final Stroke– the second volume being their final musical release.



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Released on July 17, 2013
# Title Lyrics Song Arrangement
1. Rage on YORKE. Ta_2 Ryosuke "Rio" Shimohata
2. Now I am YORKE. eba eba
3. Swamp YORKE. Hisashi Koyama Hisashi Koyama
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Released on July 30, 2014
# Title Lyrics Song Arrangement
1. Dried Up Youthful Fame YORKE. Ta_2 eba
2. Abendsonne YORKE. YORKE. Gz
3. Steal Mine YORKE. Hajime Kato Hajime Kato
4. Massive Act YORKE. Ta_2 Gz
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Released on December 16, 2015
# Title Lyrics Song Arrangement
1. Aching Horns YORKE. Ta_2 Hisashi Koyama
2. Reminder YORKE. eba eba
3. Get Up To Go YORKE. Ta_2 eba
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Released on July 25, 2018
# Title Lyrics Song Arrangement
1. Heading to Over YORKE Ta_2 eba
2. Clean Out YORKE. Takeshi Okamoto Takeshi Okamoto
3. Bang YORKE. Hisashi Koyama Hisashi Koyama
4. another point YORKE. Hajime Kato Hisashi Koyama
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Released on March 24, 2021
# Title Lyrics Song Arrangement
1. garden gate -FYKE Remix- YORKE Hajime Kato Enik Lin
2. Julio -Full Colors Remix- YORKE. Ta_2 Jeff Miyahara
4. WALK -Shinichi Osawa Remix- YORKE. Hajime Kato Shinichi Osawa
5. Rage on -KSUKE Remix- YORKE. Ta_2 KSUKE
6. Utsukushii Sebone-DJ KEIKO Remix- YORKE. Hajime Kato DJ KEIKO
7. Heading to Over -Full Colors Remix- YORKE. Ta_2 RIKIYA (from MIKS) / Jeff Miyahara / Oriver
8. Deal with -banvox Remix- YORKE. Ta_2 banvox
9. Lantana -KSUKE Remix- YORKE. Hajime Kato KSUKE
10. Aching Horns -Full Colors Remix- YORKE. Ta_2 Jeff Miyahara


The name of the band was created by combining the words “OLD” and “CODEX”, the former meaning "of old age or the past" and the latter meaning “manuscripts, such as the Bible.”