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Kid LaROI Reveals ‘Tokyo Revengers x Stay’ Collaboration In New Video

Child LaROI Reveals ‘Tokyo Revengers x Keep’ Collaboration In New Video

A particular “Tokyo Revengers x Keep” video was uploaded on YouTube by Child LaROI on March 17, 2022, revealing his collaboration with Ken Wakui’s Tokyo Revengers manga. Wakui additionally drew new illustrations that includes Mikey, impressed by the track’s album artwork, to commemorate the collaboration.

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Illustration drawn by Ken Wakui.

The particular “Tokyo Revengers x Keep” video makes use of scenes from Tokyo Revengers manga, highlighting the bond between protagonist Takemichi Hanagaki and Manjiro Sano aka Mikey the chief of the Tokyo Manji gang. The video additionally options different outstanding characters from the collection specifically; Ken Ryuguji aka Draken, Emma, Chifuyu Matsuno, Keisuke Baji and Shinichiro Sano.

Each LaROI, who’s fan of Japanese tradition and makes use of anime-style illustrations in his work, and Wakui felt that the lyrics and fast-paced tune of Keep matched the worldview that was offered in Tokyo Revengers, which finally helped materialize this collaboration.

“It’s a cool track that matches the worldview I depict, and I listened to it so much whereas writing the manga! and drew two particular illustrations for this collaborative film,” Wakui stated.

“Tokyo Revengers x Keep” depicts the character’s want to “keep right here” which is personified in LaROI’s track. A Japanese translation of the track’s lyrics is included within the video’s abstract.

LaROI was apparently so excited by the finished video that he wished to launch it by means of his official YouTube channel. Wakui too commented on the video saying he discovered it cool.

“It was so cool! The story of Takemichi and Mikey is multi function, and I believe you probably did an incredible job of bringing out the new and funky elements of my manga,” the writer stated.

That is the primary time Tokyo Revengers has collaborated with an artist and the primary time that Wakui drew and illustration for any artist. The manga had earlier collaborated with the Japanese authorities to advertise the brand new age code within the nation.

“Keep” is a track by Australian rapper and singer the Child LaROI and Canadian singer Justin Bieber. It was launched by means of Grade A Productions and Columbia Data on 9 July 2021. “Keep” peaked at primary on the Billboard Sizzling 100 and the Billboard International 200.

The track was licensed because the quickest platinum album in Japan to exceed 100 million complete streams within the historical past of Western music, and received the “Music of the Yr by Streaming” award on the “Japan Gold Disc Awards” introduced on March 14, changing into probably the most streamed Western track in Japan in 2021.

On 4 November 2021, Keep reportedly reached one billion streams on Spotify, changing into the quickest to take action in 118 days and surpassing the earlier report held by Sheeran with “Form of You” in 153 days.

Supply: Oricon