Namie Amuro (安室奈美恵) provides the theme song Hero for the NHK TV broadcast of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics & Paralympics. She has revealed a set of three preview music videos each representing the themed colors green(nature)-blue(water)-orange(flame). Her 45th single overall Hero comes on two editions hitting stores July 27th 2016. Release details and PVs including newly revealed one for coupling track Show Me What You’ve Got follow.

Most recently Namie Amuro (38) released single Mint on April 19th 2016. Her 42nd single (44th overall) is featured as theme for Kansai Fuji TV drama Boku no Yabai Tsuma (僕のヤバイ妻).

Single Hero comes on two editions. First Press versions add gold packaging plus b2-size poster (while supplies last),


Series of preview music videos for title track Hero and new preview for coupling track all after the release details. *Full preview music video added (7.23)

Namie AmuroHero – release date July 27th 2016

Limited [CD+DVD] (¥1800)
Regular [CD] (¥1000)
1. Hero
2. Show Me What You’ve Got 
3. Hero (off vocal)
4. Show Me What You’ve Got (off vocal)

[DVD] (Limited)
1. Hero (music video)
2. Show Me What You’ve Got (music video)

1. Mint
2. Chit Chat
3. Mint (off vocal)
4. Chit Chat (off vocal)





Coupling track

Namie Amuro official site

NHK Sports 2016 Olympics (theme songs)