"I feel very honored that this song is loved all over the world."
Japanese pop singer Masayuki Suzuki's 40th single song "DADDY! DADDY! DO! feat. Airi Suzuki" has been featured as the OP theme for the ongoing second season of the KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR TV anime. The music video for the song was posted on YouTube on the anime's premiere day in Japan, then immediately viewed one million times in its first two days. Its total views have already exceeded 10 million.
In addition to the highly addictive lyrics and melody written/composed by Ikimono-Gakari's leader/guitarist Yoshiki Mizuno, the music video features a catchy choreography by Suzuki and the guest singer Airi Suzuki. Not only Japanese anime fans, but also many foreign viewers have been watching the video, and many cover videos have been posted from all over the world.
Message from Masayuki Suzuki:
I'm Masayuki Suzuki, a big newcomer in the anison world. I'm very surprised that the music video for my latest single "DADDY ! DADDY ! DO ! feat. Airi Suzuki" has been viewed more than 10 million times on YouTube. It seems that this song has been listened to and watched by people in Japan and abroad. I was more than happy to read a comment, "Isn't he Presley's son?" To all the fans who have always supported Masayuki Suzuki and the fans of the anime "KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR," thank you so much. I have also enjoyed watching the cover videos posted by a lot of people from overseas. I feel very honored that this song is loved all over the world. We are still going through a tough time with the new coronavirus, but let's listen to this song and raise our motivation to overcome these difficulties together."
"DADDY ! DADDY ! DO ! feat. Airi Suzuki" MV:
CD jacket illustration:
Source: Epic Records Japan press release
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