This past weekend I was lucky enough to visit two memorable places where Kiiyan has filmed. One was on purpose, but the other was a complete coincidence that I ended up there. First, Seitenkyu Temple in Saitama prefecture. This is the Taoist temple where Granrodeo recorded the video for move on! イバラミチ earlier this year. You … More A pair of Granrodeo/Kiiyan field trips
From 9/30 ~ 12/31 of this year, JOYSOUND MAX2 and JOYSOUND MAX karaoke halls will be using the actual 「move on! イバラミチ」video. Choose # 714743 to get the video. More details available here.
The full-length video can be now be viewed on Lanti’s Gyao page here. There’s also a special commentary video from Kiiyan and e-zuka, which can be found here. The videos are region-locked.
「move on! イバラミチ」ended up at #12 on Oricon for the week, selling 8,096 copies, and it ended up at #3 on the weekly rock single chart.
After debuting at #15, 「move on! イバラミチ」hopped up six places to #9 today!
Fans who buy a copy of 「move on! イバラミチ」will get an entry form for a G12 ticket lottery. Details are available on the official Granrodeo site.
At Tuesday’s (8/1) Mezamashi appearance, a limited selection of Pierrot Dancin’ goods will be on sale. Attendees who pre-order “move on” will receive a limited replication autograph bromide while supplies last. Goods go on sale at 15:00 JST.
Cable company Skyperfect has a long-form interview with Kiiyan and e-zuka, talking about the Pierrot Dancin’ live tour, the new single and the upcoming live show on August 11th (Kiiyan’s birthday). e-zuka teases that BIG SUN might be arranged little differently for this live broadcast and have backing dancers (but not for him). (And bless … More Skyperfect long interview with Kiiyan & e-zuka
From August 1st ~ November 5th, 2017, the Joysound Suidobashi store will be hosting a Granrodeo-themed karaoke room. There will be special drinks, that’ll come with a random Granrodeo coaster. And for every 900 yen spent, customers will get a stamp. Fill a stamp sheet and enter for a chance to win a B2-sized signed … More Joysound x Granrodeo collaboration karaoke room
OK Music has a nice interview with Kiiyan and e-zuka about the upcoming single, 「move on! イバラミチ」. Tidbits: 「エンドレスサマー」 was played on a guitar with gut strings — which means nylon these days (so not metal, as is usual; 「Rain Beat」 was played on a gut-string guitar) e-zuka describes 「エンドレスサマー」 as dance-able, with a Latin … More OK Music Interview