Rising international star Fujii Kaze has shared the music video for his latest single, “Hana.” Released via Universal Music LLC, “Hana” is the official theme song of the Japanese TV drama series Ichiban Sukina Hana.
The theme song, written by Fujii Kaze, has not only been a constant on playlists across the globe, but has also been ranked No.1 on the J-WAVE TOKIO HOT 100 for four weeks in a row.
The music video was directed by MESS, and the visual follows another music video release from Fujii Wave for the single “Workin’ Hard.” This will be the third music video directed by MESS for Fujii Kaze, following “Matsuri” and the previously mentioned “Workin’ Hard.”
“Hana” was produced by A.G Cook, who has also produced songs for Beyonce and Charli XCX. “Workin’ Hard” was produced in Los Angeles with Dahi, who has worked with Kendrick Lamar and SZA, among others.
Back in March, Fujii shared LOVE ALL SERVE ALL STADIUM LIVE courtesy of Netflix. The event captured his performance at Panasonic Stadium Suita in Osaka, Japan.
Fujii Kaze announced the news after finishing a successful arena tour with 210,000 people attending 16 concerts in eight cities across Japan.
The film was directed by Kento Yamada, who also directed the live performance on the day of the event. The show includes all 17 songs that were performed. The video for “damn” from STADIUM LIVE was previously released on YouTube.
Fujii Kaze, a Japanese R&B singer already beloved in his home country, is being brought to the attention of a global audience thanks to one of his songs going viral on TikTok.
The 25-year-old star released the lovelorn song “Shinunoga E-Wa” as part of his debut album HELP EVER HURT NEVER back in 2020, and back in September, the track began taking over the popular social media app around the world. It was also recently announced that “Shinunoga” was the most-played Japanese song on Spotify in 2023. Remarkably, it was the second year in a row that it has been ranked number one.