BiSH Collaborates With Call of Duty: Mobile On New Song and Live Video

09.October.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

BiSH, the Japanese idol group nicknamed ‘the punk band without instruments,’ released two albums in July. This included their first greatest hits album FOR LiVE -BiSH BEST-, the proceeds of which were donated to music venues in Japan which the group has performed at to help support them during COVID-19, and their mini album LETTERS.

 

BiSH has now announced a collaboration with Call of Duty: Mobile, the popular mobile game by Activision Publishing that was released last year which saw one of the biggest launches for a mobile game in video game history.

A special live performance of a new song written for the game will be shown in-game. Titled Call of Duty: Mobile × BiSH Special Live -STORY OF DUTY-, it will hit Call of Duty: Mobile on October 15, 2020 at 20:00 (JST). It has not been confirmed whether this content is Japan-only, so keep an eye out.

 

Below are comments from each member of BiSH talking about the collaboration.

 

Sentochihiro Chicchi

“I first heard about CoD from my dad when I was younger, and the fact that I get to work for it now I’ve become an adult makes me super happy. What’s so fun about this game is the thrill of its FPS aspect, so BiSH are gonna sing their heart out to get that excitement through to everyone.”

 

AiNA THE END

“I’m so happy to be involved with COD. I wanted to write something that is faithful to the game, so we pictured all the different people, men and women of all ages, playing it when writing the lyrics and choreography. I hope you enjoy it as much as being on the battlefield.”

 

Momoko Gumi Company

“Seeing soldiers risking their lives in a firefight is shows how it’s sometimes necessary to fight for ourselves or our comrades. And in that it also teaches us how there are things we nay lose, and how may feel pain. BiSH too wants to treasure our comrades and stand up to anything without being afraid.”

 

Hashiyasume Atsuko

“I still remember the time when I first played CoD. I got completely sucked into the world on the first day and played countless hours. I’m filled with honour that BiSH gets to be involved with the best of games.”

 

Lingling

“I’m not up to date with games, but even I’d heard of CoD before, so all I could think at first was, ‘Holy crap!’ Our new song is aggressive, which we haven’t done in a little while, and high tension, so it has that excitement and thrill like when you’re playing CoD.”

 

Ayuni D

“I’ve watched my older brother play CoD, so I blew him away when he found out about this. This new song is extremely cool and captures the world of Call of Duty, BiSH style, so I want people who’ve never heard of us before to listen to it too.”

 

*Comment translated by MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON

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    How are all of our Cleaning Staff* doing? Today, we announce the cancellation of our spring solo tour and two-man tour, which we were looking forward to ourselves too.

     

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