Much to the surprise of I think a lot of people, after announcing that their video for “KARATE” would be released as a Music Choice exclusive tomorrow, Babymetal management either didn’t know which day was which or Music Choice just sucks at embargoing content, because
a whole bunch of people are watching this video and you can too (if you have the right cable subscription)! it’s already up on official YouTube.
Go to this website for some great gifs.
There’s a lot more going on in this video, including what I think might be some seriously OG Babymetal lore (who’s the masked figure? who are the martial artists? what is Moametal going to do with that fly?). Gotta watch this a few more times and get it figured out. Share observations in the comments!
— BABYMETAL (@BABYMETAL_JAPAN) March 17, 2016
I guess the only question left is “what time?”
I mentioned on Facebook that Babymetal’s playing such a long game right now. They have the Hammer eating out of their hands, they’ve got major features and interviews scheduled in pretty much every other magazine that matters, they’re working with high-level unique content providers … and have they even gone gold in the U.S. yet? Amuse is setting them up for a protracted international career.