FLOW to Perform Image Song For Live Spectacle Naruto Stage Play
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
The official website for the Live Spectacle Naruto stage play announced on Sunday that the band FLOW will provide the official image song for the play.
The song, titled "Hikari Oikakete" (Chasing the Light), is being previewed in a video:
The website is also hosting a comment video from FLOW about the collaboration:
The members comment that the song was composed as a kind of "curtain call" song, so that viewers can feel satisfied when the play ends. In addition, the composition was done in a different way from how the theme songs for the Naruto songs were created. The members also comment how high-quality the play looks, and especially how similar Gaara looks to his manga counterpart.
FLOW has performed themes for the Naruto anime on multiple occasions, including the original anime series fourth opening, "GO!!!," and its eighth opening "Re:member," as well as the sixth opening theme, "Sign" for the Naruto Shippuden anime.
The musical will cover the manga's story from the first to 27th volume. The production will include drama, songs, dance, and acrobatics.
The musical will run from March 21 to April 5 in the AiiA Theater Tokyo, followed by performances in Fukuoka (April 10-12), Osaka (April 17-19), Miyagi (April 23-25), and then Tokyo again (April 29-May 10). Dates for overseas shows were also revealed. The musical opens in Macau's Venetian Theatre from May 22 to 24, in Malaysia's Malaysia International Exhibition & Convention Centre from May 30 to 31, and in Singapore's Resort World Theater from June 6 to 7. Tickets are now on sale at Lawson Ticket, e+, Ticket Pia, and other play guide venues.
Images © Masashi Kishimoto, Scott / Shueisha
© Live Spectacle Naruto Production Committee 2015
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