Mai Kuraki new DVD single Wake me up release details, theme live-action movie Kiki's Delivery Service
Mai Kuraki (倉木麻衣) is celebrating her 15th anniversary and releasing a DVD single Wake me up with tie-up as the theme song for upcoming live-action adaption of Kiki’s Delivery Service (魔女の宅急便). The release comes on three editions that each include a DVD and CD. Single Wake me up hits stores February 26th 2014 – full details and trailer for Kiki’s Delivery Service featuring theme song Wake me up follows.
Singer and songwriter Mai Kuraki (31) debuted in 1999 and has released 39 singles (plus DVD and digital singles) and 12 original albums. She last released single TRY AGAIN with tie-up as the 35th opening theme for popular TV anime series Detective Conan (Case Closed). Before that she released single Koi ni Koshite / Special morning day to you (2012.08.15) with title track Koi ni Koshite featured as the 34th opening theme for Detective Conan. Mai Kuraki has a long affiliation with the Detective Conan (Case Closed) anime franchise providing 16 songs featured as opening and ending theme songs for the TV anime series and movies.
The live-action adaption of Kiki’s Delivery Service (Majo no Takkyubin) features Koshiba Fuuka (16) in the lead roll of coming-of-age witch Kiki, Hirota Ryohei (16) as close friend Tombo, and anime voice actress Minako Kotobuki voices companion sarcastic black cat Jiji. The original novels’ first volume by Kadono Eiko was adapted into the famous Studio Ghibli anime film back in 1989.
Movie Kiki’s Delivery Service premiers in Japan March 1st 2014. The newest trailer video with theme song Wake me up follows below.
Mai Kuraki’s DVD single Wake me up comes on three editions that each include DVD (contents differ) and CD (similar contents),
– Limited with DVD and CD. The DVD contains title song music video featuring Koshiba Fuuka (Kiki) and bonus track live version captured during Mai Kuraki’s COUTDOWN LIVE 13-14 A RE: GATO! held December 31st 2013 at Pacifico National Convention Hall Yokohama.
– Regular with DVD and CD.
– Fanclub edition with DVD and CD. Includes bonuses: URL to view a making-of music video, mobile phone background image download, QR code.