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The official YouTube channel for singer Hiroko Moriguchi has posted a full music video for “Ubugoe” (literally means birth cry), the theme song for the forthcoming anime feature film Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island. The CD single of the song will be released as her 34th single on June 1.





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The song was created based on the theme of motherhood of Cara, one of the main characters of the film. Moriguchi says, “With lyrics by Goro Matsui-san, “Ubugoe” depicts the emotions of a young girl, Cara. I was moved by the small but big motherly spirit of the little girl taking care of her young children. The magnificent melody by doubleglass-san and the gentle and beautiful arrangement by Keiichi Tomita-san seemed to sink into this wounded earth.”


The music video was directed by Shinji Saito, who has worked as a live concert cameraman for numerous artists. He has directed various popular songs, including Moriguchi’s “Uchu no Kanata de” (the theme song for the fourth chapter of the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin OVA series) and “Torigago no Shonen” (a song for CR Fever Mobile Suit Z Gundam).


The clip was filmed in three locations that capture the mysterious and magnificent images of the song and the film, and lasted over a period of two days. Moriguchi uses her entire body to express the major theme of the song, creating a music video that truly conveys the “birth of life.”





First press limited edition CD jacket:



Regular edition CD jacket:



The film’s trailer featuring the theme song:



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Source: Hiroko Moriguchi official website / YouTube channel



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