The streaming of “Mayonaka no Love” (Midnight Love), the debut song of the voice actor Itou Kento, has started from September 21, 2022. The song is produced by Kawatani Enon and Itou Kento’s first music video was released along with the beginning of the streaming.
Itou participated in several works as the voice actor, including the role of Nifuji Hirotaka, the protagonist of “Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku”. He is also an actor as Kannonzaka Doppo from music-based character rap project “Hypnosis Mic”, where he is asked to both perform and sing at high levels. Moreover, he produces a piece of music for “Project Sekai: Colorful Stage! Feat. Hatsune Miku” through his skills in music, and he is a MC and a streamer in “Itou Kento’s Late Night Game TV!” in “OPENREC.tv”. This shows that he is active in various fields.
“Mayonaka no Love” is the song produced to celebrate his 10th anniversary of his debut as a voice actor, and for the purpose to once again face the music inside of him. The song is originally composed by Kawatani Enon, who provided the songs “Gesu no Kiwami Otome” and “indigo la End”, and the song is somewhat addictive with pop and sophiscated melody being added to literature-like phrases and lyrics inspired by city life that are unique to Kawatani. The song uses the best trial and is worth listening.
Along with the beginning of the streaming, his first music video was released. It was directed by Ookubo Takurou, who was in charge of multiple music videos , including “indigo la End”, and the collaboration became real through direct offer by Itou Kento. In the movie based on the color red, the lyrics including “past midnight” and “red card” was expressed vividly by Itou Kento himself together with a story depicted by a woman.
At Itou’s Official Music Site released this time, the advanced lottery for the song’s release event titled ‘Kento Ito Mayonaka no Love Release Event “Wave #1”’ has started. The fans must check this as well.