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Britain's Got Talent's Boyle Sings in Eagle Talon Anime

posted on by Egan Loo
Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Miserables to be anime's theme

Not-So-Daily Link of the Day: Susan Boyle, the 48-year-old Scottish woman who became globally famous after performing on the television competition Britain's Got Talent, is singing the theme song for next January's Himitsu Kessha Taka no Tsume The Movie 3 ~http://takanotsume.jp wa Eien ni~ anime film. The film is the third one based on the Flash-animated Himitsu Kessha Taka no Tsume gag comedy television shorts from the animator Frogman. The story follows the Eagle Talon secret society and its bumbling attempts to take over the world.

Boyle gained international attention after her televised cover of Les Misérables stage musical's "I Dreamed a Dream" song spread like wildfire across the Internet in April. The YouTube website alone has served up the video over 300 million times. The same song will be the theme song of the third Eagle Talon film, and it will serve as the title track for Boyle's first album in Japan on November 25.

FROGMAN originally became popular with Japan's first 30-minute Flash-animated television program (titled appropriately enough, The Frogman Show) in 2006. He has since animated the Eagle Talon The Movie franchise, Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar ~Ima, Fuki ni Yukimasu~, and other alternative fare.

The third Eagle Talon film is aiming to have Japan's largest credited voice cast by asking 10,000 fans to submit recordings of them yelling "Ta-ka-no-Tsu-me!" The recordings will be spliced together into a giant chorus scene in the film, and all 10,000 fans will have their names listed in the ending credits. The film will open in Japan on January 16, 2010.

Source: Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web

Image © Secret Society Eagle Talon The Movie 3 Production Committee

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