'Momoiro Clover Z Vs. KISS' Full Music Video Features Sushio's Animation
posted on by Karen Ressler
The official YouTube channel for girl idol group Momoiro Clover Z (Sailor Moon Crystal, Bodacious Space Pirates) began streaming a full animated and live-action music video for "Yume no Ukiyo ni Saitemina," the group's collaboration song with American rock band KISS. Masatsugu Nagazoe (Momoiro Clover Z's "GOUNN" video) directed the video and Sushio (Kill la Kill) handled the animation
Paul Stanley and Greg Collins composed the song and Yuho Iwasato wrote the lyrics. Momoiro Clover Z performed the song with KISS providing background vocals and instruments.
The single will be released in two versions via iTunes in 120 countries on January 28. The single has two versions of the cover art:
Momoiro Clover Z version:
KISS is releasing their own new song titled "Samurai Son" on the band's "Best of KISS 40" CD along with the KISS version of the "Momoiro Clover Z Vs. Kiss" single. KISS will launch their 40th anniversary tour with Momoiro Clover Z, performing with the band at their last stop at the Tokyo Dome.
In addition to the trailer, the collaboration is running a "battle" website that lets users vote for Kiss or Momoiro Clover Z members on Twitter or Facebook. The page counts the keywords "momoclo" and "KISS" in real time for 25 minutes. When the 25 minutes are up, the page will offer a five-minute preview of either "Yume no Ukiyo ni Saitemina" or "Samurai Son," depending on which keyword appeared more often.