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Singer-songwriter Utada Hikaru to perform OST for "Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0" anime film titled "One Last Kiss"
December 8, 2020 at 11:11 PM PHT (GMT +8)
The official website of Evangelion series has announced on Tuesday that the original soundtrack for the final film of the Evangelion series "Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0" will be performed by the Japanese-American R&B and pop singer-songwriter and producer Utada Hikaru. The song is titled "One Last Kiss" and will be distributed via iTunes starting January 24, 2021.
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In Photo: Utada Hikaru
The anime film "Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0" will be the final theatrical film release of Evangelion series that will open in Japanese theaters in January 23, 2021. The film is animated by animation studio Khara.
Utada Hikaru is a Japanese-American singer-songwriter and producer born in the United States to Japanese parents, record producer Utada Teruzane and enka singer Keiko Fuji. Utada is well-known to perform and compose R&B and dance-pop songs and was deemed "the most influential artist of the decade" in early 2000s in the Japanese music landscape by The Japan Times. Utada's commercial success has made her one of Japan's top-selling recording artists of all time with over 37 million records sold since launching her career in the late 1990s.
She performs classic hits including "Automatic", "Time Will Tell", "Movin' On Without You", "Addicted to You", "Wait & See (Risk)", "Can You Keep a Secret?", "Traveling", "Hikari", "Sakura Drops", , and the all-time favorite "First Love" which was became one of the best-selling records of Japan's music history along with her albums "Distance" and "Deep River".
Additionally, Utada is best known by international audiences for writing and producing four theme-song contributions to Square Enix and Disney's collaborative video game series Kingdom Hearts: "Simple and Clean", "Sanctuary", "Don't Think Twice" and "Face My Fears"