The official twitter account of Ado announced on Dec 19, 2022, that the official music video for One Piece Film: Red‘s theme song, New Genesis, which she performed has crossed 100 million views on YouTube.
The video crossed the milestone six months after its release. The lyrics and composition for ‘New Genesis’ was handled by Yasutaka Nakata.
The staff thanked the viewers for watching the video in their tweet. You can check out the MV for Ado’s New Genesis below.
Ado was the singing voice of Uta in One Piece Film: Red. In addition to New Genesis, she also performed 7 songs in the movie, namely – ‘I am the strongest’, ‘Backlight’, ‘Tot Musica’, ‘Continuing the world’, ‘Utakata Lullaby’, and ‘Kaze no Yukue’.
As of Dec 19, 2022, One Piece Film: Red movie has stayed in Japanese Box Office’s top 10 for 20 consecutive weeks. The movie earned over 18.5 billion yen during this period.
The movie opened in Japan on Aug 6, 2022, collecting over 2 billion yen in its first weekend. It released in US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in November 2022, and grossed over USD 10 million dollar in North America alone.
The movie features and centers on the mysterious character Uta, who is teased to be Shanks daughter in the teaser. Uta is voiced by Kaori Nazuka (voice cast) and Ado (singing cast).
Crunchyroll describes the movie as:
Uta —the most beloved singer in the world. Renowned for concealing her own identity when performing, her voice has come to be described as “otherworldly.” Now, for the first time ever, Uta will reveal herself to the world at a live concert. As the venue fills with all kinds of Uta fans—excited pirates, the Navy watching closely, and the Straw Hats led by Luffy who simply came to enjoy her sonorous performance—the voice that the whole world has been waiting for is about to resound. The story begins with the shocking fact that she is Shanks’ daughter.
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