Established songstress Daoko (perhaps best known for her musical contribution to “Me Me Me”) has unveiled two music videos for her third single “Uchiage Hanabi”, a live action version and another consisting entirely of scenes from “Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko Kara Miru ka?” – with many not being surprised to find out that the 2D version has secured significantly more views.
The live action version, featuring the charming Daoko herself wearing a yukata:
The 2D version (animated by Shaft), with the song also serving as the movie’s theme:
The live action music video only managed to accrue about 500,000 views since August 15th, whilst the 2D version has acquired over 8 million in 9 days – once again demonstrating the power of anime.
Daoko’s single “Uchiage Hanabi” is available now, animated film “Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko Kara Miru ka?” is also in theaters now.