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Kenshi Yonezu Launches Shin Ultraman Movie Theme Song “M87” Out Here

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Ranked #1 on Billboard Japan HOT 100

Global HOT 200 #69

Global HOT 200 (excluding the U.S.) #16

J-Pop singer-songwriter and music producer Kenshi Yonezu, released new single “M87,” a theme song to the new Shin Ultraman (New Ultraman) film, on May 18 (Wed.). Ranked #1 on the Billboard JAPAN HOT 100, #69 on the Billboard Global 200, and #16 on Billboard Global Excl. US on May 25.

Kenshi Yonezu Launches Shin Ultraman Movie Theme Song “M87”

On May 13 (Fri.), Yonezu released the music video for “M87” skyrocketed to 3M views in less than a day, and it currently sits at 10M. This single is blasting in at #1 for downloads for two consecutive weeks with 82,000 downloads (82,343DL) on the Oricon Weekly Streaming Ranking [Japanese music industry-standard singles popularity chart issued daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly]. It is Yonezu’s 10th single to rank #1 — more than any other performing act in Japan.

The movie “Shin Ultraman,” was No. 1 for two weeks in a row in the nationwide movie ranking, already drawing 1.34 million viewers, and grossing over 2 billion yen at the box office. This movie is helmed by Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno as writer and planner and Shinji Higuchi as director and is the spiritual successor to 2016’s Shin Godzilla.

IVOX NEWS :: SOURCE Sony Music Entertainment Japan

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