What You Need to Know:
- The release date for Liyuu’s first mini-concept album, “koii,” is approaching on February 22. Liyuu, a singer and cosplayer signed under the Lantis label, recently unveiled a full-length music video for the lead song of the album, “OPEN UP!”, during a celebration of the second anniversary of her radio show, Liyuu no Hatsu Raji.
- The song was composed and arranged by JUVENILE and Teddyloid with the theme of “Let’s all fall in love.” Its powerful melody and lyrics will give you the encouragement you need to take the plunge into love, so be sure to give it a listen.
- In addition, Liyuu announced that she would also be making a music video for “Yellow,” another song from the album. This song explores the theme of falling in love with a childhood friend, and the music video will feature Nagisa Aoyama, a fellow member of the school idol group Liella in Love Live! Superstar!! More details will be announced at a later date.
- Liyuu - OPEN UP! Full version (from mini album koii)
- Liyuu - OPEN UP! Short version
- Liyuu - koii trailer
Release date: February 22, 2023
Limited Edition: LACA-35039 / ¥3,850 (inc. tax) (Includes photobook and Blu-ray)
Regular Edition: LACA-25039/ ¥2,530 (inc. tax)
1. OPEN UP!
Lyrics: Akiko Watanabe
Composition/Arrangement: JUVENILE & TeddyLoid
3. My Beating
Lyrics: Mashiro Uchida
4. Miracle Chocolate Night
Composition/Arrangement: Tasuku Maeda, AKIRA
5. Milk Candy
Lyrics: Junko Miyajima
Composition/Arrangement: Yusuke Shirato
1. OPEN UP! Music Clip
2. Making of OPEN UP! Music Clip
A singer and cosplayer from Shanghai, China. Her stunning visuals have earned her a massive following, with over 1 million followers on Weibo, 650,000 on Twitter, and 600,000 on Instagram. In January 2020, she made her debut as an artist with “Magic Words,” the opening theme song for the TV anime Hatena Illusion. In February 2022, she released her first album “Fo(u)r YuU” and performed her first solo concert at Pacifico Yokohama National Grand Hall. The bilibili live stream of the concert, held in Liyuu’s hometown, attracted 7,000 viewers and became the highest-ranked concert live stream from Japan. Liyuu also brings the character Keke Tang to life as a member of the school idol group Liella in Love Live! Superstar!!
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Liyuu’s official homepage
Source: Official Press Release