ASCA x Teniwoha x YOTTASUN Release ‘Villain’ Music Video

09.June.2021 | MUSIC

Japanese singer ASCA released her double A-side single Carpe Diem/Villain on June 2. The rock track Carpe Diem features as the ending theme for the ongoing anime adaptation of Square Enix’s video game The World Ends With You. The other song, Villain, is a full band cover of Teniwoha’s song of the same name. A lyric music video was posted on ASCA’s YouTube channel and features an illustration created by popular Japanese illustrator YOTTASUN.

 

ASCA – “Villain” Lyric Video

 

ASCA – “Carpe Diem” Music Video

 

ASCA performed live online on June 4 for fans who purchased the single at Tower Records. She will also hold another special online performance on June 27.

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    Josh Cumbee – “Sound Of Your Name” Music Video 


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