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March 14, 2017 14:00 UTC

Japan International Broadcasting Inc.: Food Tour Video of Japan with Hatsune Miku Is Now on the Air

Keyword is “OISHII” / Eating & dancing across the country - Hospitality Japanese style

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Japan International Broadcasting Inc., which transmits various information from Japan to destinations worldwide via NHK World TV, is now distributing the promotional music video “OISHII” (delicious) TRIP in collaboration with the vocaloid Hatsune Miku as a project of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (hereinafter “MAFF”).

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The collaborative video is now available to the public on MAFF’s official YouTube channel.


Title of the song is “OISHII” TRIP
OISHIITRIP is an original promotional video in which Hatsune Miku accompanies tourists visiting Japan and introduces them to the wondrous world of Japanese cuisine as she takes them on a tour of the country. The video takes full advantage of the charm of Hatsune Miku as she travels around Japan and tastes the best of local cuisine with a cute OISHII pose and a sweet smile to a unique upbeat rhythm.
The video was directed YKBX.

Sound information
Lyrics: Mio Aoyama
Music: Junichi OGURO
Arrangement: Junichi OGURO, BIGHEAD
Hatsune Miku’s Vocaloid program by BIGHEAD
Artist: Hatsune Miku

About YKBX
Director/Art Director/Artist.
In addition to direction and production of various video works, YKBX is also creative in other genres such as illustration and graphic design. He has released works in which he aimed at total art direction, and he is highly regarded in film festivals and events in Japan and abroad. He worked on all the visuals, direction and videos in Hatsune Miku Vocaloid Opera “THE END.”

What is “Hatsune Miku”?

Hatsune Miku is music software developed by Crypton Future Media, INC., and it enables anyone to make the computer sing by entering lyrics and melodies. As a massive number of users created music using the software and posted their works on the Internet, Hatsune Miku quickly evolved into a cultural phenomenon. Moreover, Hatsune Miku has gained much attention as a character, involved in many fields such as merchandising and live performance as a virtual singer. Now her popularity has spread across the globe.

* Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len, Megurine Luka, MEIKO and KAITO are also virtual singers developed by Crypton Future Media, INC.


Japan International Broadcasting Inc.
Hiroyuki Ishihara, +81-3-3464-8916

Source: Japan International Broadcasting Inc.

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