Miku Hatsune wants to introduces us all to Japanese food, and invites everyone all over the world to come to Japan and try it. The production of the new music video was entrusted to NHK World by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery (MAFF), and it’s purpose is to educate people all around the world on Japanese food. The clip can be watched on the MAFF YouTube channel. You can choose English subtitles, too!
All over Japan, there are various kinds of food. Each place has a typical dish or fruit it is famous for, giving Japan a very unique food culture. In the video, the viewer visits many places of Japan together with Miku Hatsune, who shows off the different kinds of food from Japan.
The name of the song is “Oishii” Trip. The lyrics were written by i☆Ris, Tetsuya Kakihara, Saeko Zogo, and Mio Aoyama. The music production was done by Junichi Oguro, who is also known in Europe for many advertisement songs.
The director is YKBX, who was involved in Miku Hatsune’s vocaloid opera ‘The End.’ Aside from production, he is also active outside Japan as an illustrator and a graphic designer. He was a good choice to produce a video that needs to appeal to overseas viewers.
Tourists coming to Japan have increased recently. In 2015 there were 19.74 million visitors, bordering the 20 million mark. There are many foreigners who say they want to enjoy Japanese food in authentic places. This movie is made for these people.
Starting from 14 March, the song will also be available at karaoke places which have Joysound and DAM systems. Miku Hatsune fans wmust be really happy that her idols has a new song spreading around the world!