Natsume’s Book of Friends The Movie: Tied to the Temporal World Music Video Released with Main Theme Song ‘remember’ by Uru

29.August.2018 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

Uru will release her new single remember on September 26. The song will serve as the main theme song for the upcoming anime movie Natsume’s Book of Friends The Movie: Tied to the Temporal World. A collaborative music video was uploaded to Uru’s official YouTube channel on August 27.

This marks the J-pop singer’s first release since her first album Monochrome dropped in December last year and her first single since Kiseki which was used as the main theme song for the Japanese drama series Konodori.

 

Watch the music video below.

 

The music video captures the beautiful world of Natsume’s Book of Friends and its characters and links up perfectly with the song. Its a recipe that’s sure to warm the hearts of those who watch it.

Uru’s Comments

I have read the story of both the original manga and the movie. It’s a story about humans and spirits, but it’s rooted in the encounters and separations we experience in life and includes themes of isolation and loneliness, people’s gentleness and love. It’s a masterpiece that moves the heart. I want not just kids to watch it but adults too. And for that reason, I wanted the song to reflect that. I wrote the song for people to build on their experiences and feel warm inside after listening to it as it talks about how the heart moves during our encounters and separations in life, things which everyone has experienced at least once. I would be overjoyed if people can feel that when watching the movie.

 

The music video is a special YouTube version and has different parts from the music video included in the limited pressing edition of the single which drops on September 26. Be sure to check out both videos.

 

■Information

New Single – “remember”
On Sale: September 26, 2018
Limited Pressing Edition (Anime Edition): CD+Blu-ray – ¥1,800 (Tax Included) [AICL-3560~1]
Regular Edition: CD – ¥1,200 (Tax Included)

 

Tour Information
March 10, 2019 @ Tokyo Dome City Hall
*Details TBA

Uru Official Website: http://uru-official.com
‘Natsume’s Book of Friends The Movie’ Official Website: http://natsume-movie.com/

©Yuki Midorikawa・Hakusensha / Natsume’s Book of Friends Project

 

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    ■Information
    New Single – “remember”
    On Sale: September 26, 2018
    Limited Pressing Edition (Anime Edition): CD+Blu-ray – ¥1,800 (Tax Included) [AICL-3560~1]
    Regular Edition: CD – ¥1,200 (Tax Included)

     

    Tour Information
    March 10, 2019 @ Tokyo Dome City Hall
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    Uru Official Website: http://uru-official.com

     

    ©Yuki Midorikawa・Hakusensha / Natsume’s Book of Friends Project

     

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