Oshiba Channel Production Team: "Selfie Samurai" Sets Its Sights on a Worldwide Debut from Japan, Birthplace of the Samurai

TOKYO--()--"SELFIE SAMURAI feat. Lou Oshiba(music & arrangement by PandaBoY)," an English-subtitled version of the music video, "Selfie Shiyo Ze, feat. Lou Oshiba," is slated for imminent release. The original Japanese version of the video has generated a significant buzz in its home country.

The Oshiba Channel Production Team will post the new video, "SELFIE SAMURAI feat. Lou Oshiba (music & arrangement by PandaBoY)," on YouTube on March 9, 2015. This video will present the English-subtitled version of "Selfie Shiyo Ze, feat. Lou Oshiba," which has gained significant momentum in Japan, amassing over 300,000 views on YouTube.

Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZQywT4DuEo
Embedding use URL: http://youtu.be/YZQywT4DuEo

Lou Oshiba is a famed TV and entertainment personality in Japan and has also taken on a number of varied projects as a YouTuber, launching the Lou Oshiba YouTube channel with the promise of generating one million views. In this latest video, Lou Oshiba performs using a selfie rod (for extending the camera from the subject) in place of a samurai sword to become a Selfie Samurai in this high-intensity music video set to the beat of electronic dance music. The video showcases Lou Oshiba surrounded by seductive women dancers painted with red lipstick and clad in traditional Japanese clothing. Amid this, Selfie Samurai whips out his selfie rod as they dance fervidly at a club. There is little doubt that this party song, replete with its present-day reimagined samurai, is going to make a huge splash globally!

Video Production History

The Oshiba Channel has been fulfilling its goal of offering a variety of interesting videos since the spring of 2014. This latest production was created in collaboration with musician PandaBoY, headspinning champion Aichi Ono, and breakdancer TAKASHI. PandaBoy, a popular music DJ who has produced remixes for a number of music idols and artists, provided the music; Aichi Ono, world record holder for headspinning, lent his talents; and TAKASHI, break dancer and world-class handstand leader, mixed in his dancing flair. The previously released "Selfie Shiyo Ze, feat. Lou Oshiba (music & arrangement by PandaBoY)" has generated quite a buzz in Japan, birthplace of the samurai.

With an open-minded sense to introduce the Japan-rooted Selfie Samurai to the world, the English version of the video has been slated for an upcoming release. Do not miss this exciting video in which the Oshiba Channel Production Team has channeled a great deal of effort.

Contacts

*Please contact the Administrative Office for photos.
Oshiba Channel PR Office (c/o Material Inc.)
Satoshi Hirose, +81-3-5459-5490
at2@materialpr.jp
Fax: +81-3-5459-5491

Contacts

*Please contact the Administrative Office for photos.
Oshiba Channel PR Office (c/o Material Inc.)
Satoshi Hirose, +81-3-5459-5490
at2@materialpr.jp
Fax: +81-3-5459-5491