Original article [here].
Hamasaki Ayumi and Matsuyama Ken’ichi prepare for world premiere of anime movie “BUDDHA2”
25 December 2013.
Hamasaki Ayumi will be attending the world premiere for anime movie “BUDDHA2 Tezuka Osamu no Buddha -Owari naki tabi-” will be held on 27 Jan next year at the Louvre Museum in France.
Based on the original work “Buddha” by Tezuka Osamu, this “BUDDHA2” movie is a sequel to movie “Tezuka Osamu no Buddha- Akai sabaku yo! Utsukushiku-“. Voice actor Matsuyama Ken’ichi, Kanze Kiyokazu, scriptwriter Yoshida Reiko, director Komura Toshiaki, executive producer Morishita Kouzou, music composer Oshima Michiru, and theme song “Pray” artiste Hamasaki Ayumi are among the guests invited to the world premiere event.
Hamasaki made the following comment with regards to theme song “Pray”. “I wrote the lyrics after reading all the original volumes and the movie script. Immersing myself in that unique world, I read the entire story all at once, and presented it in a song of my style.” She will perform the theme song at the premiere.
◎”BUDDHA2 Tezuka Osamu no Buddha -Owari naki tabi-”
In theatres nationwide from 8 Feb 2014 (Sat)
Voice actor cast: Yoshinaga Sayuri, Matsuyama Ken’ichi, Maki Yoko, Yoshioka Hidetaka, Oowada Shinya, Waraimeshi Tetsuo, Taguchi Hiromasa, Mizuki Nana, Sawashiro Miyuki, Fujiwara Keiji, Ootomo Ryuuzaburou, Shimamoto Sumi
Original work: Tezuka Osamu
Director: Komura Toshiaki
Script: Yoshida Reiko
Music: Oshima Michiru
Bamboo flute performance: Fujiwara Douzan