Watch the trailer for “Yoshiki-Life Of A Japanese Rock Star,” here.
YOSHIKI was hand-picked by YouTube
Originals as part of a select groupof internationally-renowned
artists such as Paul McCartney, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, BTS, Robert
Downey Jr., Will Smith, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, Mark Ronson, Dwayne Johnson,
and Taylor Swift. The six-episode series marks the first documentary
program from a Japanese artist to be featured on YouTube Originals.
YOSHIKI -Life of a Japanese Rock Star- follows YOSHIKI’s many facets as a
composer, rock drummer, classical pianist, and fashion designer and approaches
the sometimes challenging behind-the-scenes reality of when music and passion
intersect. YOSHIKI -Life of a Japanese Rock Star- offers a
glimpse into the life of an artist who is active on the global stage. YOSHIKI
commented that he hopes to inspire viewers as much as possible by
discussing “why I became a musician, why I continue to be active, why I
continue to exist.”
On Wednesday, Nov. 13, YOSHIKI appeared as the surprise guest at YouTube’s Brandcast Japan 2019, hosted by Google at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan, and it was announced that all six episodes of YOSHIKI’s documentary program YOSHIKI -Life of a Japanese Rock Star- will be available for streaming on YouTube Originals starting March 2020.