Released six months ago on November 16, 2021, Vaundy‘ song The Dancer (踊り子) featuring actress and model Komatsu Nana is still doing well with over 100 million plays (streaming) and over 30 million views on YouTube (Billboard Japan)
13 Japanese and international artists have contributed to the soundtrack: Christian Fennesz, Shun Ishiwaka, Mirrror, Akeboshi, Hideaki Shirato, Meirin (Zombie Chang), Manami Kakudo, Cony Plankton, Black Boboi, Julia Shortreed, Tokyo Shiokoji, Sarah Hemi and Miyu Hosoi. In addition, Okinawan singer songwriter Awich wrote and performed the theme song.
Two weeks after the release of The Dancer (踊り子) music clip, which btw is doing pretty well with nearly 7 million views as of Monday November 29, Vaundy‘s team have posted a clip of the making of. The footage reveals that filming is still performed under strict protocols because of the covid, it also shows a happy and playful Komatsu Nana truly enjoying the shooting.
Mister V like Vaundy, a singer songwriter and performer from Tokyo who released a brand new clip on Tuesday November 16. Starring actress and model Komatsu Nana, the music video was directed by photographer Kodai Kobayashi. The recently married actress said she had a really good time shooting ‘The Dancer‘ MV…See and watch more: clip, vidcaps
Naoki Obukuro wrote and performed the song Parallax, Moonlight Shadow’s director Edmund Yeo made the clip. Obukuro came under the spotlight back in 2016 when he performed a duet -Tomodachi- with J-pop super star Utada Hikaru for her come-back album Fantôme.
With this music video, viewers can get a taste of the luscious visuals and cinematography of the movie…
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‘Something just like this’, a song collaboration between American duo The Chainsmokers and British band Cold Play, was a worldwide hit that went #1 in 70 countries including Japan. The official video for the track was basically a lyrics clip with few visuals. Director, writer and producer Genki Kawamura decided to make a special one for Japan.
Kawamura set up a dream team: dance artist Kento Mori was in charge of the choreography, Chuya Koyama (widely known for Space Brothers) designed the characters, renowned cinematographer Keisuke Imamura was behind the camera helped by Yuki Nakamura for the lighting. Shingo Abe dealt with the CG effects under the direction of Yasuhiro Aoki as the clip was a mix of live action and animation sequences.See and watch more