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B’z “Dark Rainbow” Serves as Movie Theme Song
The band has announced today, that they will provide the theme song to the upcoming movie “omae no tsumi wo jihaku shiro” (English: Confess your sins) starring Shinichi Tsutsumi and Kento Nakajima. The song, titled “Dark Rainbow”, is meant to depict “emotions rampaging against the darkness” to tie in with the movie’s theme of the protagonist in search for the hidden truth. The band also adds in a comment that they are very eager to perform this song live as well.
The movie is due out in Japanese theatres on October 20 this year. A first teaser trailer was released which includes the riff of “Dark Rainbow” in the background. Check it out below!
Koshi to Provide Theme Song “Stray Hearts” to Upcoming Dorama “Anata ga Shitekurenakute mo”
Koshi Inaba has announced that he is going to provide the theme song to an upcoming TV drama “Anata ga Shitekurenakute mo”. The dorama is to air on Fuji TV every Thursday from April 13, 2023.
The drama is based on the manga with the same name. The theme song “Stray Hearts” is meant to convey the protagonists’ uncertainty of their feelings.
A short clip was aired during the morning show on Saturday on Japanese TV. Check it out below!
Koshi Inaba Digital Single “BANTAM” Out Now!!
On January 28, 2023 Koshi Inaba has released a new digital single titled “BANTAM“. The single is available through streaming services world-wide and will be featured as the ending theme to the Japanese TV show “Sukkiri“. A music video to tie in with the release was posted on YouTube as well.
“BANTAM” premiered first during Koshi’s solo concert “Koshi Inaba LIVE 2023 ～en-eX～” at Club eX on January 27 in Shinagawa, Tokyo. The single was produced by Koichi Tsutaya, who also produced a number of Japanese artists such as Yuzu, ayaka, JUJU and back number.
Lyrics can be found in our B’z Wiki!
[UPDATE] B’z to provide new Detective Conan Opening
Detective Conan and B’z have a long history of opening / ending as well as theme songs for movies. Today, the band has announced that their new song titled “SLEEPLESS” will serve as the opening song to Detective Conan starting January 8th, 2022.
The song is likely to be featured on the to-be-announced 2022 studio album. More information will be revealed soon.
Check out the new song below! Furthermore, the lyrics along with a first translation are available in the B’z wiki.
B’z New Song “Live” to Serve as Theme Song
A few days ago, the band has announced that their new song “Live” will serve as the theme song to the upcoming Japanese movie “Usogui”. The movie starring Ryusei Yokohama will hit theatres in Japan on February 11, 2022.
The song is likely to be on B’z upcoming 2022 album.
A short bit of the song was revealed as part of morning news. Check it out below!
New Song “Tsuwamono, Hashiru” Featured in Rugby World Cup Ad
The latest song from the to-be-revealed 2019 B’z Studio Album has been announced with the title “Tsuwamono, Hashiru” (or “Soldier, Run”). It is currently featured in a Lipovitan D energy drink ad campaign for the 2019 Rugby World Cup to be held in Japan.
The song will be found on the album to be released in the first half of next year along with “WOLF” and “Majestic“.