Capcom has launched a Resident Evil Village music video parodying Japanese pop music from the ’80s. The video options well-known Japanese Enka singer Yoshi Ikuzo singing a Resident Evil model of one among his most well-known songs, “I’m Going To Tokyo” (俺ら東京さ行ぐだ). [Thanks, Famitsu!]
Since its launch, the video has garnered over 1 million views on YouTube and was on the trending web page of Japanese Twitter. The title of the video roughly interprets to “I Don’t Like This Village Lv.100” (俺らこんな村いやだLv.100), and options gameplay of Resident Evil Village backed by Ikuzo’s vocals. Capcom has additionally uploaded an extra video which incorporates a behind-the-scenes look on the manufacturing and an interview with the singer.
Yoshi Ikuzo, born Yoshihito Kamata, is a well-known Enka singer in Japan. He rose to prominence after the discharge of his 1984 hit music “I’m Going To Tokyo,” about leaving his dwelling city in Aomori prefecture to go to Tokyo. In it, he sings that he “hates the village” he lives in as a result of there is no such thing as a electrical energy, cafes, or film theatres. The comedic, self-referential lyrics within the Resident Evil Village music video as a substitute touch upon how the inhabitants of the sport’s village “have no conscience, no sanity.” Once once more, Ikuzo sings that he “hates the village” and desires to return to Tokyo “to buy Biohazard.”
Additionally, the video is chock-full of entertaining photographs of Ikuzo reacting to a few of the bounce scares within the recreation, in addition to belting out the phrase “YOU ARE DEAD!” The video ends with Ikuzo turning into a Lycan, which he said was “the first time [he]’d ever done special effects make-up.”
You can take a look at the official video beneath:
Resident Evil Village shall be launched for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PC, and Google Stadia on May 7, 2021. It may also include a free copy of the multiplayer title Resident Evil Re:Verse. For those that wish to play the sport beforehand, Capcom additionally revealed that a demo of the sport shall be out there to play beginning May 2021.