Making of "Hanataba Wo Kimini" in 360-Degree Video!
Making of the music video of “Hanataba Wo Kimini” (title tune of NHK drama serial “Toto Nee-Chan: Fatherly Sister”) is now available for streaming as a 360-degree video.
Immerse yourself in the scene of the video shooting!
New Music Video of "Sakura Nagashi" Produced by Studio Khara of "EVANGELION:3.0 YOU CAN (NOT) REDO."!
Commemorating the release of the new album “Fantôme”, Studio Khara, the production studio behind the “Rebuild of Evangelion” film series, has produced the new music video of “Sakura Nagashi”. It’s the first Utada Hikaru video that the studio has delivered since “Beautiful World
” , the promotional video for the cover album “Utada Hikaru No Uta” released in Dec. 2014.
Utada Hikaru's New Album "Fantôme" - Pre-Order Now at iTunes!
Utada Hikaru's new album "Fantôme" is now available for pre-order at iTunes around the world except in US, Canada and Mexico, and you can also download the lead track "Michi" at major download sites.
"Fantôme" pre-order link
In US, Canada and Mexico, please stay tuned for the album release on Sep. 28th.
Utada Hikaru Appears in New Music Video of "Hanataba Wo Kimini"
A new version of the music video of “Hanataba Wo Kimini” (title tune of NHK drama serial “Toto Nee-Chan: Fatherly Sister”) is revealed, featuring Utada Hikaru herself. The video marks her first public video appearance since her return to the music scene.
The music video is directed by Wataru Takeishi, who was also behind a number of other videos including “Addicted To You” and “Wait & See -Risk-” plus various live videos from Utada Hikaru in the past, and “Hanataba Wo Kimini” is the first music video he has directed for the artist since “Prisoner Of Love.
Details of the New Original Album are Revealed!
The title, track listing, cover artwork and artist photo are revealed for the 1st original album in approximately eight and a half years!
The album is entitled “Fantôme” (French for ‘phantom’). It consists of 11 tracks including “Hanataba Wo Kimini”, “Manatsu No Tooriame” and “Sakura Nagashi” that have been previously made available, plus 8 new original songs. Stay tuned for more info about the songs!
New Album “Fantôme”
Release Date: Sep. 28, 2016
Catalogue No. (Jpn): TYCT-60101
Retail Price: JPY3,000 (excl. tax)
"In The Flesh 2010" is Finally Available at iTunes in US/Canada/Mexico
Thanks to everyone’s patience, the live video ”In The Flesh 2010” is now available at iTunes in US, Canada and Mexico too.
iTunes Link: http://po.st/itutadaflesh2010
Utada Hikaru Releases Her 6th Original Full Album, First in 8 Years, on Sep. 28!!
Utada Hikaru’s first original full album in 8 years is finally taking shape! The tracklisting will include “Hanataba Wo Kimini” (title tune of NHK drama serial “Toto Nee-Chan: Fatherly Sister”, which achieved No. 1 on 107 different charts in and outside of Japan), "Manatsu No Tooriame" (theme song of Nippon Television “NEWS ZERO”) and “Sakura Nagashi” (the single that came out digitally in November 2012 as the theme song of “Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo”). These three songs will be made available on CD for the first time, and all of the other on the album will be newly written works.
6th Album (title to be announced)
Release Date: September 28, 2016
Japanese Catalogue No.: TYCT-60101
Retail Price (excl. tax): JPY3,000
Regular Packaging, 1 format
Hanataba Wo Kimini
Manatsu No Tooriame
Music video (short version) for "Hanataba Wo Kimini" finally completed! Released today!
“Hanataba Wo Kimini” is the theme song of the NHK morning drama “Toto Nē-chan.”
The music video is an animation that perfectly synchronizes the music and the works of Keiko Tsuji, “kirie” (paper cutting) artist who did the paper cutouts for the opening sequence of “Toto Nē-chan.”
The short version video is the same length as the opening sequence of the TV drama.
The video is released first on this website and the GYAO! video website and is now available for viewing.
Special forum "#ヒカルパイセンに聞け": The first set of responses to questions now posted!
Many questions for Utada Hikaru have been submitted since this project started. The first set of Utada Hikaru’s responses to some of the questions from her fans is now posted!
In her responses, Utada Hikaru shares her feelings on various topics ranging from her activities as an artist to her private life, including her child and Kuma Chang. Check it out!
Questions to Twitter with the hashtag “#ヒカルパイセンに聞け” are still being accepted!
#ヒカルパイセンに聞け special webpage
Special forum "#ヒカルパイセンに聞け" has started!
After not making any official comments on her new songs, Utada Hikaru finally breaks her silence in a new special forum called “#ヒカルパイセンに聞け”!
The forum kicks off with questions from her director. In her unique humor-filled responses, Utada Hikaru’s true feelings are revealed unexpectedly.
Post your questions to Twitter with the hashtag “#ヒカルパイセンに聞け”, and Utada Hikaru may answer your questions!
We sincerely look forward to receiving your questions!
#ヒカルパイセンに聞け special webpage