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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song


Yes!
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

[video=youtube;pCnM4sUQ67Y]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCnM4sUQ67Y[/video]

[video=youtube;ASl2cluuyIU]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASl2cluuyIU[/video]

(need videos for hyping)
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

Do you think we will get a new theme that isn't "Hikari" and "Passion"? Inasmuch as I like those themes, I really want a new theme.
Yeah, that's the general idea. They wouldn't need to bring her back if they just wanted to reuse one of the two old themes, lol
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

That's awesome! It just wouldn't be the same without her. And reusing the old songs wether they are remiced or not would be kinda boring for KH3 in my opinion, so this is great news. Really thought that she would never return to do a new KH theme song.
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

Probably some of the best news I've heard in a while...
I recommend 道 on her new album f anyone wants a taste of awesomeness
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

I'm kind of just wondering how Utada will approach the theme(s?). She's said in the past that working on two versions of a song in different languages is pretty difficult creatively.

I'd want to believe that she should just focus on one language, but the reason the English versions existed in the first place was accessibility for a western audience (and Disney fans in general). Disney has been pretty comfortable with non-English songs in their works as of late (i.e. "Sugar Rush" by AKB48 or "We Know The Way" by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Opetaia Foa'i...although that still has English in it...)

Fantôme is a bit special because Utada was working from feelings of loss and love, so she focused on Japanese and French lyrics and had very little English in the album.

I have no doubt she'll be able to make beautiful songs, but I'm just really excited to figure out what her process is this time around xD
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

YEAH! Fucking Awesome!
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

Yusss! This is pretty awesome. Good that it's confirmed and we don't have to speculate and live in fear and doupt about this anymore.


[video=youtube;pCnM4sUQ67Y]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCnM4sUQ67Y[/video]

(need videos for hyping)
Dam this made me wanna watch more Evangelion.
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

I'm kind of just wondering how Utada will approach the theme(s?). She's said in the past that working on two versions of a song in different languages is pretty difficult creatively.

I'd want to believe that she should just focus on one language, but the reason the English versions existed in the first place was accessibility for a western audience (and Disney fans in general). Disney has been pretty comfortable with non-English songs in their works as of late (i.e. "Sugar Rush" by AKB48 or "We Know The Way" by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Opetaia Foa'i...although that still has English in it...)

Fantôme is a bit special because Utada was working from feelings of loss and love, so she focused on Japanese and French lyrics and had very little English in the album.

I have no doubt she'll be able to make beautiful songs, but I'm just really excited to figure out what her process is this time around xD
Were it up to me, I'd just do the jap one.
I feel like nowadays a japanese intro could be just as well-received as a localized one, aside from the nostalgia factor in this particular issue.
...And I like them more regardless.

But maybe I'm getting old and I just want to avoid another intro war that'll drag on for years.
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

Wow, excellent news, really hope it's true. It'll be nice to finally have a new tune for KH.
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

Wow, excellent news, really hope it's true. It'll be nice to finally have a new tune for KH.
I mean last time he was operating under the false conclusion that KH3 had come out already lol, but this time I don't think this is really anything that can be doubted. It's true as true can be unless he was hacked lol
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

I mean I took this statement as a in development statement
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

I couldn't accept it otherwise...
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

Probably going to reveal the theme song at one of the concerts.
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

Probably going to reveal the theme song at one of the concerts.
My bet is the last one that on the last day of e3
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

Y'all shut up because I don't have a strong enough heart for that... ;A; I'd probably cry if Utada just happened to appear at the E3 2017 LA show and performed.
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

Obviously at the Sony E3 conference they'll have Utada sing live while a new 10 minute KH3 trailer plays, showing off every single world and the entire ending.
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

Obviously at the Sony E3 conference they'll have Utada sing live while a new 10 minute KH3 trailer plays, showing off every single world and the entire ending.
Chaser I don't think Nomura is a person who spoils the ending
 

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Re: Utada Teruzane confirms Utada Hikaru's involvement in KINGDOM HEARTS 3's theme song

Chaser I don't think Nomura is a person who spoils the ending
Are you kidding me? Like every trailer he puts out spoils the ending.

*war flashbacks to Birth by Sleep*
 
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