Popular Korean singer IU has announced a special DVD “ONE ~New Year’s Gift from IU~” that captures songs from her concert at Tokyo International Forum this past September. The release includes five songs sung in Japanese and a bunch of deluxe bonuses. IU’sONE ~New Year’s Gift from IU~” comes on one Limited Pressing edition and is scheduled to be in stores December 26th – read on for more details and pre-order link…

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IU has released 2 singles in Japan which are the Japanese versions of her hit Korean songs – most recently “You & I” on July 18th. For Japanese fans she also just added her Korean album “Last Fantasy” for digital download on Chaku-Uta.

The DVD “ONE ~New Year’s Gift from IU~” includes five songs all sung in Japanese captured at IU’s concert held at Tokyo International Forum September 17th. Japanese singles “Good Day”, “You & I”, coupling track “Rain Drop”, and covers of “Friend” (Anzen Chitai) and “Aishiteru” featured as the ending theme for the second season of anime Natsume’s Book of Friends (Natsume Yuujinchou).

The release bonuses include a 2013 original Japanese calendar with new photos, a 100-page photo book with interview, a 24-page mini-notebook, and a greeting card (1 of 5). The release also includes an application card for special goods lottery for an IU voice/photo alarm clock (50 winners)(Japan only). Only 10,000 copies are being printed of this Limited Pressing DVD release.

Cover jackets and other promotional items will be announced so come back to Comtrya Sugoi for updates.

IU – “ONE ~New Year’s Gift from IU~” – release date December 26th 2012

Limited Pressing [DVD] (¥4980)

1. Good Day
2. Rain Drop
3. You & I
4. Friend
5. Aishiteru (ED2 Natsume’s Book of Friends)


IU Official website (Japanese)