Watch Gen Hoshino's Quirky Music Video for 'Doraemon' Japanese Comic

Courtesy of Billboard Japan
Gen Hoshino

<a href="/music/Gen-Hoshino">Gen Hoshino</a> released a video for his 11th solo single, "Doraemon," that combines the official music video and a teaser promoting the DVD included in the single's limited first-edition package.

The music video features four dancers from Elevenplay, an all-female Japanese dance company led by the dancer/choreographer MIKIKO, who has worked closely with such artists as <a href="/music/Perfume">Perfume</a> and <a href="/music/babymetal">BABYMETAL</a>.

Hoshino planned the video that focuses on the quirky choreography by the dancers as they prance through the set inspired by familiar places in Doraemon comics and anime such as Nobita's room and the vacant lot. 

The singer-songwriter and actor explains in the trailer that the DVD will contain a comedy segment featuring "Nise Akira," a character familiar to fans who have attended his shows, and concert footage of rare acoustic renditions of some of his hits, including Billboard Japan's No. 1 song of 2017, "Koi." 

Hoshino's new single is the theme song for this year's Doraemon feature film Nobita's Treasure Island. "Doraemon" will be released Feb. 28.

Watch the video for "Doraemon" here:

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