At the recent Kamen Rider Drive and Gaim Talk and Mini Live Event, held on November 1,it was announced that Mitsuru Matsuoka EARNEST DRIVE is going to perform the Ending Theme of Movie Taisen Full Throttle. Hit the jump to learn more!
At Kamen Rider Drive and Gaim Talk and Mini Live Event, Mitsuru Matsuoka (Vocals) and tatsuo (Guitarist) performed the Full Version of Kamen Rider Drive’s Opening Theme “SURPRISE-DRIVE”. They also announced that Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Drive and Gaim: Movie Taisen Full Throttle’s Ending Theme will be performed by Mitsuru Matsuoka EARNEST DRIVE. The title of the Ending Theme is “sing my song for you ~Sayonara no mukougawa made~”. “Sayonara no mukougawa made” means “Towards the other side of Goodbye” in Japanese. Mitsuru Matsuoka had worked on the lyrics for this song, as well as the composition. He said that he wanted to make a song that would connect all the people who are engaged in the production of Kamen Rider. The Music Video of this song was first revealed in this event.
The Ending Theme will be performed along with Gaku Sano (Kouta Kazuraba / Kamen Rider Gaim), Yutaka Kobayashi (Kaito Kumon / Kamen Rider Baron), Yuumi Shida (Mai Takatsukasa), Takeuchi Ryoma (Shinnosuke Tomari / Kamen Rider Drive), Rio Uchida (Kiriko Shijima), Taikou Katano (Chase / Machine Chaser), Tomoya Warabino (Heart), Shota Matsushima (Brain). They will also appear in the music video which will be directed by Koichi Sakamoto.
“sing my song for you ~Sayonara no Mukougawa made~” will be coupled with SURPRISE-DRIVE. The Music Video of the song will also be released in SURPRISE-DRIVE’s DVD. The Single “SURPRISE-DRIVE” will be released on December 3.
Kamen Rider Drive and Mitsuru Matsuoka EARNEST DRIVE’s Producer Yusuke Kohno (DJ HurryKenn) revealed the Logo of the band, designed by Duke Okada from TRiCEP GRAPHICS.
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