Anime Idol: Notes
Audio: Seize the Light (Globe)
In 2004, someone at Otakon
about doing an introductory
video for their "Otaku Idol" karaoke-style event. I was provided with
the song by Globe, and found various clips of "idols", or simply
characters who happened to be singing at one point, to set to it.
The video starts and ends with characters from
, which was an obvious choice, and contains other various singing
figures from anime and Japanese music. I had originally ended with a
clip from L'Arc~en~Ciel, who performed at Otakon that year, but it was
decided that that wasn't a wise move given that they'd be at the con.
It was replaced with a clip from Globe, in a bit of
It's not a comedy video, but I tried to throw in a few humourous choices.
For those that don't know,
"Virtual Idol" created in 1996. This video was my first time using
After Effects, which was used for the ending sequence. It didn't turn
out as well as I'd have liked, but I tried, given the time I had available.
Thanks to Red Apple
for the J-Music footage.