What You Need to Know:
- Liyuu, a singer and cosplayer signed to the Lantis label, released her first mini concept album, Koii, on February 22. In addition, Liyuu has also released a music video for “Yellow,” a song written by RYUICHI and composed by JUVENILE. The theme of the song revolves around “childhood friends.”
- In the music video, Nagisa Aoyama, who also plays the role of Ren Hazuki in Love Live! Superstar!!, appears and portrays her frustrating one-sided love with a childhood friend. Ryota Aoyama, an up-and-coming young actor, plays the role of the childhood friend. The song combines a sad but realistic love story with Liyuu’s singing voice.
- Please check out the video to experience Liyuu’s voice and the touching story of love between childhood friends.
- Liyuu - OPEN UP! Full version (from mini album koii)
- Liyuu - OPEN UP! Short version
- Liyuu - koii trailer
Liyuu - Yellow
Date of Birth: May 16, 1998
Place of Birth: Tokyo
Height: 155 cm
Education: Graduated from Chuo University
Hobbies: Watching musicals and playing with birds
Special Skill: Classic ballet
Favorite Food: Potatoes
Date of Birth: April 26, 2001
Place of Birth: Hokkaido
Height: 175 cm
Hobbies: Playing guitar, playing video games
Special skill: Ice skating
■He won the runner-up prize at the 33rd Junon Super Boy Contest.
■He made his debut in the idol project STATION IDOL LATCH!
■His major works include the drama Who is the Sender? (TBS) and morning drama Daddy’s Lunch Box (NTV).
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