Japanese rock band One Ok Rock is set to release a new digital single on September 16.
Available on iTunes, “Taking Off” would be the theme song of the Japanese film Museum, should be released this year. Directed by Keishi Otomo and played by Shun Oguri and Shuhei Nomura, the film follows a serial killer who hides his face behind a frog mask. The murder investigation is led by Detective Hisashi Sawamura (Oguri) who soon discovers that the killer’s next target will be his family.
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Keishi Otomo has already collaborated with One Ok Rock in his other projects, namely Rurouni Kenshin (2012), Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto’s Hell (2014) and Rurouni Kenshin: The legend ends (2014). Each of the projects features the group’s singles, namely “The Beginning, Mighty Long Fall” and “Heartache”.
Formed in 2005, One Ok Rock is known around the world for its collaborations with international groups, such as Simple Plan and Kellin from Sleeping with Sirens. Following the release of his latest album 35xxxv (2015) and its Live Special in Nagisaen in September, the group will perform in a show dubbed Air Jam 2016 at Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome, Japan. (kes)