Trailer for New Music Film ‘Adam by Eve’ Released Worldwide

09.March.2022 | ANIME&GAME / MOVIE / MUSIC

Netflix has released a full trailer for Adam by Eve: A Live in Animation. The show is described as a “mysterious tale told through a blend of live-action, 3DCG, and 2D animation,” and will premiere on March 15, 2022. The show will feature two new songs from Japanese artist Eve, titled Bouto and Taikutsu wo Saienshinade

 

Singer-songwriter Eve got his start in the music industry by doing covers on Nico Nico Douga, and his music has been featured in anime series like Dororo, Jujutsu Kaisen, and Josee, the Tiger and the Fish. He has 1.5 billion YouTube views and 3.7 million subscribers and is heavily influenced by pop culture.

 

Additionally, Kaikai Kitan, the first opening for Jujutsu Kaisen, will be featured in Adam by Eve: A Live in Animation as well, with the music video’s director Yuichirou Saeki helming the segment and khaki credited for the visual effects. Nobutaka Yoda (Makafushigi) is the director and scriptwriter for the overall project.

 

The trailer for the project is now available to watch on YouTube, with the plot described as follows: 

 

Aki, a high school student, is at a family restaurant after school with her best friend Taki. Taki tells Aki about the dream she had last night in which she was attacked by “Hitotsume.” Taki finishes talking about her dream and leaves, saying “I’m going to the drink bar,” but she never came back.

 

Aki wanders around Tokyo in search of Taki, who has suddenly disappeared. At the same time, many people in Tokyo start to say they have seen “Hitotsume” in their dreams. Aki also wanders into a strange world created by the mysterious “Hitotsume.” She is guided by Taki’s voice to the fictional city of Shibuya, where she can’t tell if she’s in a dream or if it’s real. What does she encounter there?

 

Those who attend in-theater screenings of the film will hear a special voice message from Eve himself. 

 

Original merchandise will also be available at certain theaters and online. Tickets can be purchased two days prior to the desired screening date. 

 

©2022「Adam by Eve」製作委員会

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    Kiete Shimaisou desu (I’m Going to Disappear) Music Video

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    Comment from Director Hiroyasu Ishida

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