Ariana Grande’s new single ‘Focus’ features popular Japanese doll series Licca-chan in the Japanese version!

25.March.2016 | MUSIC

Ariana Grande’s new single ‘Focus’ from her long awaited 3rd album ‘Dangerous Woman’, which is set to be released worldwide on Friday 20th May 2016, has a special surprise in store for the Japanese version!

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The music video version to be released in Japan of ‘Focus’ is the result of a dream collaboration for Ariana Grande — accompanying her in her music video will be nationwide little star Licca-chan. Licca-chan (Licca Kayama) is a popular Japanese doll series, which has soaked in the same glory as Barbie has in the West.

 

The admiration that Ariana Grande held for Licca-chan became her motivation for this collaboration and for Licca-chan, having collaboration with an overseas artist is also a unique first-time.

 

 

On Licca-chan’s official Twitter, she wrote a comment about her appearance in the filming of the music video: “I made an appearance in our beloved Ariana Grande’s music video! I’m so happy! My heart was racing with excitement when I was filmed wearing adult clothing! ♪ Hehehe!♥”

 

In the music video, Licca-chan sits in a bedroom and similar to the much admired Ariana Grande in her official music video, the story of stepping out into the world and being noticed was still maintained. Switching between 3 different patterns of costumes during the filming, the “Ariana Licca-chan” image was released to the world along with the dance for ‘Focus’.

 

■Information

Ariana GrandeOfficial site:http://www.universal-music.co.jp/ariana-grande/

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