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Ai has just released the full length (4:45) music video for “Utsukushikimono” via her official Youtube channel. The song featured as ending theme and video feature new footage from the upcoming Berserk film, “Berserk Ōgon Jidai-Hen I: Haō no Tamago” (Berserk Golden Age Arc I: Egg of the Supreme Ruler). The movie is set to hit theaters February 4th. More info and the video follows,

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Ai first album in over two years, “INDEPENDENT” and her first since transferring to the EMI record label. The album should be popular, besides the title track “INDEPENDENT WOMEN”, it includes 4 tie-up songs. The release will come in Regular CD only though if you can still find a First Press edition its bonuses included a DVD with music video for “INDEPENDENT WOMEN” (First Press looks sold out now). More details, cover, and track list follow,

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Japanese-American singer Ai has released a music video for “Utsukushikimono”, featured as the ending theme for the upcoming Berserk film, “Berserk Ōgon Jidai-Hen I: Haō no Tamago” (Berserk Golden Age Arc I: Egg of the Supreme Ruler). The music video features new animation from the movie which will hit theaters February 4th. More info and the video follows,

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Ai BerserkSinger Ai’s new song “Utsukushikumono” will be used as the ending theme for Berserk Golden Age Arc I: Egg of the Supreme Ruler which is part 1 of the upcoming 3-part film series adaption of Berserk. To prepare for writing the new song Ai meet fir the film producers and read the Berserk manga volumes covered in this part of the film adaption. The final result is said to be a powerful and moving song well matched to the Berserk film.

Ai was born in Los Angeles and has been releasing R&B singles and albums since 2000. Her “BEST AI” album (2009) topped the weekly Oricon album charts. This is her second movie theme as she provided the ending theme for 2005 film in the Crayon Shiin-chan franchise.  She will perform at the Michael Jackson Tribute Live concerts with the Jackson family on December 13th and 14th.

Berserk Golden Age Arc I: Egg of the Supreme Ruler opens in theaters February 4th 2012.

Source & Image: presepe.com