Leiji Matsumoto Designs Sci-Fi Inspired Costumes for Idol Trio
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Leiji Matsumoto , the man behind Galaxy Express 999, Star Blazers, and Captain Harlock can add "techno idol costume designer: to his long list of achievements. Matsumoto himself designed costumes for the idol trio Cupitron for their latest single covering the Galaxy Express 999 theme song.
The designs were inspired around the motif of fairies in a digital world.
Cupitron will perform the single live for the first time on April 17 at the Tokyo Dome with Matsumoto in attendance.
Matsumoto previously worked with the music group Daft Punk to create INTERSTELLA 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem series of music videos. Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, the character designer known for Evangelion, FLCL, and other anime, drafted pirate-inspired costumes for idol group Momoiro Clover Z.
Source: Comic Natalie