Official Hikaru Utada Merch Pre-Order and June 14 Stationhead Listening Party Announced

Hikaru Utada’s ambitious tour, “HIKARU UTADA SCIENCE FICTION TOUR 2024” begins this July in Japan and will soon reach fans around the world. In preparation, the artist has unveiled official tour merchandise available online for pre-order and global shipping.  

The first items to be announced include T-shirts (4 types), a long towel, magnet light, mug cup, small pouch, cap, key chain (2 types), as well as items featuring Utada’s original Kuma-chan illustration such as the Kuma-chan sticker set, and Kuma-chan patterned tote. A second round of tour merchandise will be announced in the near future on social media, the official website, and the tour app – so stay tuned! 

Official tour merchandise store:

In addition to the upcoming tour, Utada Hikaru has been creating buzz around the world with a surprise release of their song  “Simple And Clean (Re-Recording),” featured in the latest trailer for the Steam version of the game Kingdom Hearts, which quickly climbed the US Youtube charts. Today at 9 pm Japan time, a new visualizer for “Face My Fears (English version)” will be released on Youtube, featuring illustrations from Kingdom Hearts series director Tetsuya Nomura.

The Youtube premier coincides with the release of the “Kingdom Hearts” series on Steam.

Watch the visualizer here at 9 pm Japan time:

In addition, a special listening party will be held on Stationhead by the “hikkistaff” account, at 11:00 am Japan time on June 14th. During this one-day only online event, fans can enjoy Utada Hikaru songs from the Kingdom Hearts series and join the group chat together with Utada staff. Hope to see you there! 

*Please note the artist will not attend this event. 

Release Information:

Greatest Hits Album SCIENCE FICTION

Single “Simple And Clean (Re-Recording)”

Tour Information


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