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Hikaru Utada's "One Last Kiss" Is Already Doing Big Numbers

“One Last Kiss” is proving to be big. Is anyone surprised? In the same week of the 22nd (!) anniversary of her debut studio album First Love, which remains the best-selling album in Japanese history (and is now the basis of an upcoming Netflix show), Hikaru Utada is yet again notching huge charts…


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Hikaru Utada Gives 'Evangelion' One Last Kiss

"I love you more than you'll ever know..." If there's anyone who knows how to soundtrack a series, it's Hikaru Utada. Aside from casually reigning as one of the top-selling Japanese artists of all time and laying the groundwork as one of the first major crossover acts in America, Hikaru's also…


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Hikaru Utada's Got Another New Song Coming: "Pink Blood"

Hikaru Utada is evidently making up for lost time (REFERENCE). While we're just days away from the (delayed) release of "One Last Kiss" from the final Evangelion movie, Hikki Staff just announced that there is another Hikaru song in the works, and it's called..."Pink Blood." (!) The song will serve…


Top 100 Songs of 2020

The Top 100 Songs of 2020

CLICK HERE FOR APPLE MUSIC Nothing like waiting until the very last moment in time, right? (Well, very last moment of 2020, anyway.) The year was bad. The music was good. And now, with just mere minutes to go until we cautiously make our way into 2021, I present the top 100 songs of 2020. These…


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Hikaru Utada Announces a New Song for the 'Evangelion' 2021 Movie

It's the 22nd anniversary of Hikaru Utada's debut on Wednesday (December 9), and she and her staff are celebrating in a major way. The 37-year-old First Love legend, who has a Netflix series on the way based on her songs, is keeping with tradition by announcing a brand new single for the latest…


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Netflix Announces 'First Love,' a Series Inspired By Hikaru Utada Songs

Hikaru Utada is no stranger to supplying key musical moments in television, movie and video game soundtracks, from the Kingdom Hearts franchise (stop asking her if she plays, she doesn't!) to Hana Yori Dango to Evangelion. And, of course, Rush Hour 2. Blow my whistle, baby! This time around,…


HIKARU UTADA Live TOP FAN PICKS

Hikaru Utada Drops a Fan Demanded Live Compilation

Where would we be as a society had Hilary Duff not released the "Fan Demanded Version" of can't-believe-the-gays-let-this-one-flop anthem "Sparks"? Certainly not getting our demands heard, that's for damn sure. And while Hikaru Utada's own team isn't exactly notorious for giving the fans much say…


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Hikaru Utada Takes Her Trippy 'Time' at Home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ksh8x9bIPI It's been a minute, an hour - well, much longer really - but the music video for Hikaru Utada's "Time" is finally here. It just, you know, took some...time. Following her song's release back in May, Hikki unveiled the accompanying visual for "Time,"…


Utada Hikaru Time

'Time': Hikaru Utada Wonders 'Bout Turning Back Time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_DPvZWhXJ8 The State of Things? I've gotta be honest here: not great! But Hikaru Utada has graciously decided to stage a comeback amid a global health crisis, anyway. And for that, we are eternally (REFERENCE) grateful. In fact, she's got two songs for the Hikki…


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Hikaru Utada & Shiina Ringo Reunite With 'Roman to Soroban'

The last time Hikaru Utada and Shiina Ringo got together, they were taking a trip into outer space for a brief, but necessary two hour vacation on Fantôme's "Nijikan Dake No Vacance" in 2016. Having returned back down to Earth - or, more likely, arrived at some far-off planet accessible only to…


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Hikaru Utada's 'Laughter In The Dark' Tour Hits Netflix

And she wrote the English subtitles herself. It's such a surreal feeling to even write this, but it's real: Hikaru Utada's Laughter In The Dark 2018 Tour special is now available on Netflix, globally, as of Wednesday (June 26). This marks her first-ever Japanese concert special to be made available…


Hikaru Utada Face My Fears

'Face My Fears': Hikaru Utada & Skrillex Lead Us Into the Future (Bass)

It's been 84 years (actually, though - way longer than the #10YearChallenge, at least), but Hikaru Utada - the artist formerly known as Utada Hikaru, and briefly just Utada - is finally fulfilling her fate. Or, well...her contractual obligation to provide a theme song for the third installment of…