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LMYK’s anime version music video of “0 (zero)” – the ending theme song of anime

“The Case Study of Vanitas (Vanitas no Carte)”- has been released!

LMYK was greatly selected as the ending theme of the TV anime “The Case Study of Vanitas (Vanitas no Carte)”, and this new song “0 (zero)” was ranked high not only in Japan but also in Taiwan and Canada. The music video that was recently released on YouTube, in which she appeared for the first time, has also received many enthusiastic comments from overseas. In response to these positive responses, a new music video of “0 (zero)” featuring illustrations from the anime “The Case Study of Vanitas (Vanitas no Carte)” has been released.

The TV anime “The Case Study of Vanitas (Vanitas no Carte)” is based on the latest work by Jun Mochizuki, the author of the popular manga “Pandora Hearts” which has sold over 5.5 million copies. And it is currently on air. It is produced by BONES, a company famous for producing high-quality anime such as “Fullmetal Alchemist” and “Psalms of Planets Eureka Seven”, and has been getting a lot of attention overseas. LMYK produced both Japanese and English versions of the song for this anime. For the overseas distribution of the anime, a new attempt has been made to use the English version of the song in English-speaking regions. It is an elegant and gothic soundscape that beautifully adorns the steampunk world of 19th century Paris. The newly released music video for the anime version of “0 (zero)” is also based on the English lyrics, and the images from the TV anime are exquisitely edited to match the music and the world of the anime, making it an enjoyable experience for both music and anime fans. Her new song is also produced by Jimmy jam & Terry Lewis, one of the world’s leading producer teams. LMYK’s signature whispering voice is used as orchestration, and their production work visualizes the sound as if it were a garden in bloom.

“0 (zero)” music video anime “The Case Study of Vanitas (Vanitas no Carte)” ver.:

On September 8 (Wed), a limited-edition CD with a rare especially drawn anime will be released. This cover photo has been revealed recently as well. Which will be a fan favorite with Vanitas and Noé drawn like the design of playing cards. The CD will also include LMYK’s debut song “Unity”, in response to requests from fans of the movie “The Legend of Hei”. Check it out.Continue to be on the lookout for LMYK.

■Artist Biography

LMYK

Singer-songwriter, born and raised in Osaka, Japan to a multicultural household with a Japanese mother and a German father. While attending college in New York City she starts writing music and performing. Her music catches the ear of legendary music producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis who offer to produce her music. Seamlessly weaving Japanese and English lyrics, her gentle voice delivers a much-awaited new global standard to subscription music services.

She made her debut with “Unity” the theme song for Japanese dubbed version of animation movie “The Legend of Hei” released on November 6, 2020. She will release a new song “0 (zero)” in 2021.

LMYK OFFICIAL website: https://www.lmyk.jp/

■NEW RELEASE

0 (zero)

August 11, 2021 (Wed)

DL & ST release: https://erj.lnk.to/XgFc4QWN

September 8, 2021 (Wed)

CD(Limited edition) release

Price: 1,200 Yen (tax not incl.)

Packaging: Tall size digipak with specially drawn anime【Limited edition】

Tracklist:

M1. 0 (zero) [TV anime “The Case Study of Vanitas” ending theme]

M2. 0 (zero) -English version

M3. Unity [theme for Japanese dubbed version of the movie “The Legend of Hei”]

■Anime details

TV animation “The Case Study of Vanitas”

©Jun Mochizuki/SQUARE ENIX, “The Case Study of Vanitas” Project

●Staff

Original work: Jun Mochizuki (published in monthly “Gangan JOKER” SQUARE ENIX)

Director: Tomoyuki Itamura

Series Composition: Deko Akao

Character Design and Chief Animation Director:Yoshiyuki Ito

Sub Character Design: Chiyo Nakayama

Prop Design: Shinpei Ishibashi

Visual Concept and Color Design: Izumi Takizawa

Art Design: Shūhei Tada

Art Director: Shingo Kanai

Director of Photography: Ying Ying Zhang

3DCG Director: Takuma Miyake

Editing: Rie Matsubara, Akane Shiraishi

Music: Yuki Kajiura

Sound Director: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi

Sound Effects: Shizuo Kurahashi (Soundbox), Sachiko Nishi (Soundbox),

Animation Production: Bones

●Theme songs

Opening theme: Sasanomaly “Sora to Utsuro”

Ending theme: LMYK “0 (zero)”

●Cast

Vanitas: Natsuki Hanae

Noé: Kaito Ishikawa

Jeanne: Inori Minase

Luca: Shino Shimoji

Dominique: Ai Kayano

The Teacher: Akira Ishida

Murr: Miyu Komaki

Dante: Taro Kiuchi

Johann: Koji Yusa

Riche: Riho Kuma

●Copyright details

©Jun Mochizuki/SQUARE ENIX, “The Case Study of Vanitas” Project

Official website: https://vanitas-anime.com/

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