The official YouTube channel of One Piece revealed the teaser MV for the song “Utakata’s Lullaby” from One Piece Film Red. The song is composed by Fake Type and will be sung by Uta’s voice cast Ado.
Wotakichi, a video director who specializes in character animation using motion capture, is in charge of directing the music video of Utakata’s Lullaby.
Fake Type said that they decided to create and extremely crazy song as the director, Goro Taniguchi, wanted them to write a song that could brainwash listeners.
“The director asked me to write a song with a peculiar brainwashing effect, so I decided to create an extremely crazy song. I wanted to bring out Ado’s cool singing voice in a crazy rap song,” Ado commented on the song. “It turned out to be a very comfortable song.”
This is the fourth teaser MV of Uta’s song from the movie, out of the seven that will be released as part of the Uta Project.
The first teaser MV was released on June 8, 2022 for the song ‘New Era’, which was composed by Yasutaka Nakata and sung by Ado. The second teaser MV, composed by Mrs. GREEN APPLE, was released on June 22, 2022. The third teaser MV, composed by Vaundy, was released on June 27, 2022.
The complete music video for Utakata’s Lullaby will be released on Aug 6, 2022.
A total of 7 songs will be featured in One Piece Film Red, namely “I am the strongest” composed by Mrs. GREEN APPLE, “Backlight” by Vaundy, “Tot Musica” produced by Hiroyuki Sawano, “Continuing the World” by Yuta Orisaka, “Utakata Lullaby” by FAKE TYPE and Motohiro Hata’s “Kaze no Yukue”.
All of Uta’s songs in the movie are sung by Ado.
One Piece Film: Red, which is the fourth instalment in the One Piece Film franchise, is set to release in Japan on Aug 6, 2022.
The movie’s world premiere will however be held on July 22, which also celebrated as the One Piece Day
Goro Taniguchi returns to the franchise for the first time since 1998 to direct One Piece Film: Red. Tsutomu Kuroiwa will be in charge of the screenplay. Toei Animation is animating the film with original author Eiichiro Oda serving as executive producer.
The other staff that have been announced for the movie include:
- Character Design & Animation Director: Masayuki Sato
- CGI Director: Kentaro Kawasaki
- Art Director: Hiroshi Kato
- Music: Yasutaka Nakata
- Director of Photography: Tsunetaka Ema
- Color Design: Sayako Yokoyama
The movie features and centers on the mysterious character Uta, who is teased to be Shanks daughter in the teaser. Uta’s character design was revealed on March 28, 2022.