Big News! ...
...the long long wait seems close to being over...
An announcement on Utada.com and Utada.jp (as well as press releases from IslandDefJam and Toshiba-EMI) says that the song "By My Side" by Utada ft. Timbaland & Keily Dean will be featured on the Official 2004 Athens Olympics Album, titled "Unity".
This is the first time a annoucement has been made regarding any work to be released for the UtADA debut... A long awaited announcement by many Hikki fans
(Forum topic) Read more about it here
Welcome to the Grand Opening of UtadaNet.com
After a lot of preparation, we've finally worked long and hard enough to get most of the site up and running for your enjoyment.
Of course, this means that there is still room for improvements and additions so keep an eye out for them in the days ahead as we change and evolve to meet your needs.
Feel free to look around and join our message boards. If you have any questions, feel free to PM or email one of the admins.
Thanks and enjoy your stay!
Here is a brief outline of all the past news from before the launch of UtadaNet.com
Hikki records a surprise thank you message for Taiwanese fans.
The message is shown on TV, evening of May 6 in Taiwan.
Hikki's Mobile Site features 11 audio voice recordings that can be used as ringtones (for phones that support audio file/mp3 ringtones) these are known as Chaku-goe.
These are namely for Japanese phone users of i-mode/EZweb/Vodafone live!
You goto Hikki's Mobile Site on your cell phone and download the ringtones.
If you can't use these ringtones, you can goto the News section on Hikki's WEB SITE and listen to them there on your computer.
"Dareaka no Negai ga Kanau Koro" Music Video starts air play.
"Our Last Day - Casshern Official Album" Soundtrack featuring "Dareaka no Negai ga Kanau Koro" goes ON SALE
"Dareaka no Negai ga Kanau Koro" Single for Casshern goes ON SALE
Music Video for "Dareaka no Negai ga Kanau Koro" is filmed
Hikki attends the world premiere of "Casshern"
Hikki and her staff request ideas for Chaku-Goe (Voice Ringtones).
[She recorded them on April 20th.]
"Dareaka no Negai ga Kanau Koro" Hikki's single for the movie 'Casshern' starts radio play, April 5, 2004.
The title means "By the time someones wish is granted".