Eve Composes Song ‘Kaede’ for Nintendo’s Dragalia Lost

27.November.2018 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

Japanese singer Eve has written and composed a new song entitled Kaede for the chacracter Lucretia from Dragalia Lost, an action role-playing game developed and published by Nintendo in collaboration with Cygames. This is the first time Eve has written a song for a video game.

Eve will release a new album entitled Otogi on February 6 next year. Those who order the album by December 20 will receive a bonus DVD.

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  • Eve Unveils Music Video For Josee, the Tiger and the Fish’s Main Theme ‘Ao no Waltz’

    22.December.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MOVIE / MUSIC

    The official music video for Eve’s song Ao no Waltz has just been unveiled. This is the main theme song for the anime movie Josee, the Tiger and the Fish. The film is based on the famous original story by Seiko Tanabe, who was awarded the Akutagawa Prize – one of Japan’s most sought after literary prizes.

     

    The official music video includes many scenes from the movie which are perfectly aligned with the lyrics of the song. Check it out below.

     

    “Ao no Waltz” Official Music Video

    Eve is set to release his first ever EP Kaikai Kitan/Ao no Waltz on December 23, 2020 with the film’s debut to follow on December 25, 2020.

     

    Explore the world of the movie with Eve’s new EP.

     

    ©2020 Seiko Tanabe/ KADOKAWA/ Josee Project

  • Myuk Performs The Promised Neverland Season 2’s Ending Theme

    18.December.2020 | ANIME&GAME

    It has been announced that Myuk will perform the ending theme Mahou (‘Magic’) for the upcoming second season of the TV anime series The Promised Neverland, adapted from Kaiu Shirai’s manga of the same name, which is set to begin airing on January 7, 2021. The song was written by popular Japanese artist Eve.

     

    Myuk | Comment

    “I love The Promised Neverland. I watched the first season as a fan and looked forward to a new episode every week. Now I get to sing a song written by Eve, an artist who I’ve always listened to and have great respect for. It all feels like a dream. The time you spend with someone precious to you as like ‘magic,’ and even should that fade some day, your memories of them will live on. That will be your nourishment. In this song I sing about feeling lost when moving forward, and those nights of solitude when you feel lonely. I’m personally honoured to have this song, ‘Mahou,’ playing together with Emma and her friends, who I love so much, on screen. I pray that lots of people get to hear it!”

     

    Eve | Comment

    “It has hit me hard on many occasions seeing those young boys and girls facing their cruel world with a positive outlook. I’ve learned a lot some this series. This was my first time working with Myuk’s voice, and just like those simple and honest boys and girls, her voice has both tremendous strength together with a tense of transience, like she is going to disappear. It made me feel confident that ‘Magic’ as a song will be far-reaching as it resonates.”

  • Eve Releases Josee, the Tiger and the Fish Anime Film Insert Song ‘Shinkai’ Music Video

    08.December.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    Eve released the music video for his song Shinkai on Monday (December 7).

     

    The track serves as an insert song for the upcoming anime film Josee, the Tiger and the Fish which is set for release on December 25, 2020. The music video was directed by Mariyasu who also directed Eve’s music video for Inochi no Tabekata.

     

    Eve – “Shinkai” Music Video

    Shinkai is now available to listen to on major music streaming and download services.

  • Josee, the Tiger and the Fish Anime Film’s Insert Song ‘Shinkai’ by Eve Released Digitally

    04.December.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MOVIE / MUSIC

    Eve’s new song Shinkai was released digitally on Friday (December 4). The track serves as an insert song for the upcoming anime film Josee, the Tiger and the Fish which is set for release on December 25, 2020.

    Eve’s upcoming EP Kaikai Kitan/Ao no Waltz which will be released on December 23, 2020, and pre-orders are now open in Japan.

     

    ©2020 Seiko Tanabe/ KADOKAWA/ Josee Project

  • Eve’s Jujutsu Kaisen Anime Opening Theme Gets Animated Music Video

    20.November.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    An official music video was released for Eve’s Jujutsu Kaisen anime opening theme Kaikai Kitan which features clips from the series.

     

    Jujutsu Kaisen is a manga series written and illustrated by Akutami Gege that’s serialised in Weekly Shonen Jump. It has over 10 million copies in circulation. A 24-episode anime adaptation began airing last month.

    Eve recently announced that his first ever EP Kaikai Kitan/Ao no Waltz will be released on December 23, 2020. The EP will feature a total of seven songs including Eve’s opening theme Kaikai Kitan for the TV anime series Jujutsu Kaisen, the main theme Ao no Waltz and insert song Shinkai (song reading not confirmed, ‘心海’ in Japanese) for the upcoming anime film Josee, the Tiger and the Fish which is set for release on December 25, 2020, Yakusoku for the new project WonderWord, and three additional tracks.

     

    Jujutsu Edition copies of the EP include cover art from Jujutsu Kaisen and comes with a DVD featuring ‘exclusive video content.’ Josee Edition copies feature Josee, the Tiger and the Fish cover art, while Regular Edition copies feature original artwork by Mah who also worked on Eve’s previous releases BunkaOtogi, and Smile.

     

    Kaikai Kitan Music Video

     

    Select music stores in Japan are offering additional gifts to those who pick up copies of the EP. If you order the CD in Japan by November 20, 2020, you will also get a music video DVD and free sticker. Full info can be found on the EP’s official website.

     

    ©Gege Akutami / Shueisha・Jujutsu Kaisen Production Committee

  • Eve Announces Anime EP Featuring Josee, the Tiger and the Fish Main Theme and More

    05.November.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    Eve has announced that his first ever EP Kaikai Kitan/Ao no Waltz will be released on December 23, 2020.

     

    The EP will feature a total of seven songs including Eve’s opening theme Kaikai Kitan for the TV anime series Jujutsu Kaisen, the main theme Ao no Waltz and insert song Shinkai (song reading not confirmed, ‘心海’ in Japanese) for the upcoming anime film Josee, the Tiger and the Fish which is set for release on December 25, 2020, Yakusoku for the new project WonderWord, and three additional tracks.

    Jujutsu Edition copies of the EP include cover art from Jujutsu Kaisen and comes with a DVD featuring ‘exclusive video content.’ Josee Edition copies feature Josee, the Tiger and the Fish cover art, while Regular Edition copies feature original artwork by Mah who also worked on Eve’s previous releases BunkaOtogi, and Smile.

     

    Select music stores in Japan are offering additional gifts to those who pick up copies of the EP. If you order the CD in Japan by November 20, 2020, you will also get a music video DVD and free sticker. Full info can be found on the EP’s official website.

     

    ©Gege Akutami / Shueisha・Jujutsu Kaisen Production Committee

    ©2020 Seiko Tanabe/ KADOKAWA/ Josee Project

  • Josee, the Tiger and the Fish Anime Film’s New Trailer Reveals Eve’s New Song as Insert Track

    15.October.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MOVIE / MUSIC

    It has been announced that Eve’s new song Shinkai (song reading not confirmed, ‘心海’ in Japanese) will be used as an insert song in the upcoming anime film Josee, the Tiger and the Fish, which is set to release in Japan on December 25, 2020. Eve is also performing the film’s main theme Ao no Waltz.

    Josee, the Tiger and the Fish is a novel written by Seiko Tanabe and released in 1985. The book received a film adaptation which was directed by Isshin Inudo and released in 2003. This will be the first anime adaptation.

     

    The animated film will be directed by Tamura Kotaro, who was assistant director for Wolf Children and director for Noragami. Sayaka Kuwamura (Strobe Edge) is working as the screenwriter, Iizuka Haruko (Inu x Boku SS; Children of the Whales) is working as the character designer, and Bones (My Hero Academia; Space Dandy; Mob Psycho 100) is animating it. We will get to see an all-new interpretation of Josee led by a team of the industry’s best.

     

    Taishi Nakagawa will voice the university student Tsueno while Kaya Kiyohara will voice the wheelchair-bound Josee.

     

    You can hear Eve’s new track in the latest promotional video below.

     

    Josee, the Tiger and the Fish | Promotional Video

     

    ©2020 Seiko Tanabe/ KADOKAWA/ Josee Project (Japan/Overseas)
    ©2020 S.T/ K/ J.P(短縮版)

  • Eve Holds Special Campaign For Release of TV Anime Jujutsu Kaisen’s Opening Theme

    02.October.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    Eve’s new song Kaikai Kitan will be released digitally on October 3, 2020. To promote the new track, a special campaign has been announced and will be held on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, and LINE MUSIC in Japan.

    20 random fans who download or listen to Kaikai Kitan on any of these music services from October 3, 2020 at 00:00 (JST) to October 11, 2020 at 23:59 (JST) have the chance to win some merchandise. More details can be found on the campaign website.

     

    The song will be used as the opening theme for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Jujutsu Kaisen. Gege Akutami’s manga series Jujutsu Kaisen is serialised in Weekly Shonen Jump and has over 6.8 million copies in circulation. You can hear a snippet of the track in the anime’s latest promotional video below.

     

    TV Anime ‘Jujutsu Kaisen’ Promotional Video 3

     

    ©Gege Akutami / Shueisha・Jujutsu Kaisen Production Committee

  • TV Anime Jujutsu Kaisen Opening Theme by Eve Releases October 3

    23.September.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

    It has been announced that Eve’s new song Kaikai Kitan will be released digitally on October 3, 2020.

    Kaikai Kitan digital edition cover art

    The song will be used as the opening theme for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Jujutsu Kaisen. Gege Akutami’s manga series Jujutsu Kaisen is serialised in Weekly Shonen Jump and has over 6.8 million copies in circulation.

     

    Hear Eve’s new song in the latest promotional video for the Jujutsu Kaisen anime below.

    ©Gege Akutami / Shueisha・Jujutsu Kaisen Production Committee

  • Josee, the Tiger and the Fish Anime Film’s Main Theme to be Performed by Eve

    13.August.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MOVIE / MUSIC

    Eve will perform the main theme song Ao no Waltz for the upcoming anime film Josee, the Tiger and the Fish which is set for release in Japan on December 25, 2020. This is the first time that the singer-songwriter has written a main theme for a film.

    Josee, the Tiger and the Fish is a novel written by Seiko Tanabe and released in 1985. The book received a film adaptation which was directed by Isshin Inudo and released in 2003. This will be the first anime adaptation.

    The animated film will be directed by Tamura Kotaro, who was assistant director for Wolf Children and director for Noragami. Sayaka Kuwamura (Strobe Edge) is working as the screenwriter, Iizuka Haruko (Inu x Boku SSChildren of the Whales) is working as the character designer, and Bones (My Hero AcademiaSpace DandyMob Psycho 100) is animating it. We will get to see an all-new interpretation of Josee led by a team of the industry’s best.

     

    Taishi Nakagawa will voice the university student Tsueno while Kaya Kiyohara will voice the wheelchair-bound  Josee.

    A special 60-second promotional video for the film was released and features a snippet of Eve’s new song Ao no Waltz. Check it out below.

     

    “Josee, the Tiger and the Fish” 60 Second Promotional Video

     

    Eve | Comment

    “I have been given the opportunity to perform the main theme song for Josee, the Tiger and the Fish. The first time the director showed me the storyboards for the film, it felt as if the characters were and still are really alive. I remember how moved I was by the beauty and level of detail in them, like the animation was jumping out at me. They received the song I wrote warmly. I wrote it while trying to find a commonality between Josee, who is shy and clumsy, and I questioned what exactly something that hasn’t worn away with time would look like. I’m overjoyed to have been put in charge of a small part of this film.”

     

    ©2020 Seiko Tanabe/ KADOKAWA/ Josee Project

  • Eve Unveils Animated Music Video for ‘Inochi no Tabekata’

    25.May.2020 | MUSIC

    The music video for Inochi no tabekata (How to eat life) by Eve has been released. Known for his intricately animated music videos, Eve has amassed over 1.7 million followers on YouTube. Inochi no tabekata is from Eve’s album Smile which was released in February this year and is still in popular demand.

     

    This ambitious project is the result of Eve’s first ever collaboration with animator Mariyasu. The song was even adapted to perfectly synchronise with the video. Like all of Eve’s music videos, you just can’t miss out on seeing this.

     

    Inochi no Tabekata Music Video

    Eve’s album Smile is available on a number of streaming services. If you love sophisticated and catchy tunes, Eve’s mesmerizing world is waiting for you.

  • Eve’s New Song ‘Kokoro Yohō’ Revealed As Ghana Chocolate’s Pink Valentine Commercial Song

    11.January.2020 | FOOD / MUSIC

    Eve’s new song Kokoro Yohō has been revealed as the commercial song for Ghana Chocolate’s ‘Pink Valentine’. Eve performed the song for the first time ever at Tokyo Kokusai Forum Hall A while on his Japan Tour Uronna Shokutaku.

    Straight after his live performance, Eve unveiled a 30-second special animated short made in collaboration with Ghana Chocolate which was met by a grand round of applause. The special animated short film was produced and designed by Genki Kawamura and directed by Nobutaka Yoda, with character designs by Atsushi Saito and art direction by Jun Tamukai – an excelling team of staff who are known for their outstanding work in many famous animation projects. The animated short is available to watch on the project’s special edition website and will be broadcasted on TV as a commercial in the near future. 

     

    30-Second Commercial

    The full version of the video, which lasts approximately three and a half minutes, will also be released in the near future. The Ghana Pink Valentine Campaign is also set to launch countrywide on January 12, 2020. 

     

    Eve also surprised fans with the news of his first ever solo arena live performance called Eve LIVE Smile which will take place at Pia Arena MM on May 23. Excitement for Eve is at an all-time high as fans anticipate what kind of performance will take place in the giant arena, which can seat approximately 10,000 people. Eve’s album Smile will be released on February 12 and will contain a form to apply for tickets to Eve LIVE Smile.

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