Voice Actor Showtaro Morikubo on Fire in His Latest Music Video
43-year-old anime voice actor Showtaro Morikubo, best known as Shikamaru Nara in Naruto and Yusuke Makishima in Yowamushi Pedal, will release his 12th solo single “FIRE” from Lantis on November 29. A 90-second short version music video featuring him and his band for the hard rock tune is now available on the record company’s official YouTube channel. The lyrics of the title song and the CD singe’s two coupling songs “Drive me crazy” and “TRY ME” are all written by Morikubo himself. He also composed “TRY ME.”
While working as a voice actor since 1996, he made his solo singer debut from Capcom’s Suleputer label in 2001 with his 1st single “The Answer.” Then he moved to Lantis in 2008, releasing his 4th single “Ride free” in November of the year. “FIRE” is his 9th single from the company.
“FIRE” short MV
11th single “TRUTH” short MV (December 7, 2016 release)
10th single “PHANTOM PAIN” short MV (October 7, 2015 release)
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