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L'Arc-en-Ciel x "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter" Music Video Revealed!

L'Arc-en-Ciel's new single, "Don't be Afraid" (out December 21) is the theme song to the Japanese version of new movie "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter", and a special music video set to scenes from the movie, "Don't be Afraid -BIOHAZARD THE FINAL collaboration version-", has been released on YouTube!
The full version is out on Tuesday, December 13th, with the short version released on Wednesday the 14th.
The newly-revealed video, set in the world of Resident Evil, mixes together shots of the band performing their song with footage of main character Alice (Milla Jovovich) fighting in her last stand against the Umbrella Corporation. The lyrics of "Don't be Afraid" combine with Alice's solitary battle for a tense, high-impact music video collaboration.

L'Arc-en-Ciel "Don't be Afraid -BIOHAZARD THE FINAL collaboration version-" 1Chorus



[PS VR] 'Resident Evil' x L'Arc-en-Ciel! Releases Today November 17th!

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 'Resident Evil' game series and the 25th anniversary of the band 'L'Arc-en-Ciel'. The VR music video for PlayStation®VR's collaboration project 'Don't be Afraid -Resident Evil® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR-' is available on the PlayStation®Store starting today (Nov. 17th)!

With PS VR, you will be able to enjoy the fully in full 360 VR music video for L'Arc-en-Ciel's newest song 'Don't be Afraid'. The L'Arc-en-Ciel members become digital characters and fight for their lives against hordes of zombies in the 'Resident Evil universe.

Don't be Afraid -Resident Evil® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR-

【Distributor】 Sony Computer Entertainment
【Format】 PlayStation®4
【Genre】 VR Music Video
【Release Date】 Now Available
【Price】 Download Version MSRP 1,620 Yen (Tax Included)
【Number of Players】 1
※ Only on PlayStation®VR
※ Download Only Title

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©Ki/oon Music ©CAPCOM CO., LTD. ©Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.



2nd Teaser Trailer Released

"Don't be Afraid -Biohazard® X L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation® VR-" Second Teaser Trailer Released!



Don't be Afraid -Biohazard® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation® VR-
Releasing Thu. November 17!

PlayStation® VR music video "Don't be Afraid -Biohazard® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation® VR-", a collaboration between video game series Biohazard (also known as Resident Evil), celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and rock band L'Arc-en-Ciel, for whom this year marks their 25th anniversary, will be released on the Japanese PlayStation store on Thursday, November 17th, 2016!

【Title】 Don't be Afraid -Biohazard® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation® VR-
【Genre】 VR music video
【Release date】 Thursday, November 17, 2016
【Price】 1,620 yen (tax included)
【Publisher】 Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

© Ki/oon Music © CAPCOM CO., LTD. © Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Purchase this digital download to view the PlayStation VR 360-degree music video for L'Arc-en-Ciel's new song, "Don't be Afraid". In this completely new VR music video experience, take on the digital role of the members of L'Arc-en-Ciel as you fight to survive a zombie attack set in the world of Resident Evil.


L'Arc-en-Ciel's new song 'Don't be Afraid' featured as the theme song for the movie "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter" (Japanese dubbed version)!

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the band, all members of L'Arc-en-Ciel are excited for this fortunate chance to join hands with the game series of "Resident Evil," celebrating their 20th anniversary this year, to collaborate for the conclusion of the "Resident Evil" series, "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter."
Premiering in Japan on 12/23/2016(Fri/Holiday) before anywhere else around the world, this ultimate action movie "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter" is presented as the 6th chapter that concludes the dynamic series of "Resident Evil."

Ever since the premiere of its first chapter in 2002, every chapter of the series boasted an enormous scale and overflowing energy. Its fan base didn't stop growing within the gamers' boundaries, but it expanded beyond and impressed fans around the world. "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter" is the very last story of it all, where the character Cobalt(played by Rola from Japan) joins Alice(played by Milla Jovovich) for the battle! Moreover, Claire(played by Ali Larter) even makes a comeback in this last chapter!

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

"Resident Evil: The Final Chapter"

【Premiere Dates】
[Japan] 12/23/2016 (Fri/Holiday)
[US] 1/27/2017 (Fri)

Directed by Paul W. S. Anderson

Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts, Ruby Rose, Rola, William Levy, Iain Glen

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L'Arc-en-Ciel's newly written song!

The world's first full-digitizing 360°music video is delivered for PlayStation®VR!
L'Arc-en-Ciel turns into Zombies!?

CAPCOM Special Site

L'Arc-en-Ciel's newly written song "Don't be Afraid" completed!
PlayStation®VR's first full-digitizing 360°music video will be delivered for PlayStation®4!
Moreover, special collaboration project realized between "RESIDENT EVIL" series which marked 20th anniversary and "L'Arc-en-Ciel" who marked 25th anniversary!

Using the latest technology RE ENGINE that is also used in the latest game "RESIDENT EVIL 7" (Release in January 26th, 2017 for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC), the members of L'Arc-en-Ciel becomes 3DCG characters!

This will be the unprecedented VR music video you can enjoy music and video experience. Through photo scanning and motion capture, L'Arc-en-Ciel members become digital characters and fight against zombies in the world of RESIDENT EVIL series.




Get an advance listen to the exclusive HD version of this new song at Japanese electronics stores, Sony Showroom, and Sony Stores!

L'Arc-en-Ciel has contributed new song "Don't be Afraid -English version-" to Sony's "HD Wireless" campaign, starting October 17th, as well as a promotional video for the Sony MDR-1000X HD audio headphones!
The campaign, using the slogan "There's no going back. HD wireless," promotes the headphones' combination of wireless convenience and HD sound reproduction capabilities.
Get an advance listen to the exclusive HD version of the new song at Japanese electronics stores, Sony Showroom, and Sony Stores!

Special Site
  • Dive into the ultimate HD music with "Zokuzoku Movies"!
    These videos illustrate the moment when one connects an Xperia™ or Walkman™ to wireless noise-canceling headphones and prepares for the wave of musical perfection to crash down.
    Experience the world of "zokuzoku" (Japanese for "thrills").
  • Be the first to hear the newest HD music at Hi-Res Tasting Spot locations in electronics stores across Japan!
    Visit the Hi-Res Tasting Spot at electronics stores and Sony Showroom/Sony Stores across Japan to try HD audio for yourself.
    Try out HD headphones in a real-life setting and experience the world of HD music.
From Sat. Oct. 29, 2016


Hi-Res Tasting Spot locations in electronics stores across Japan (some exclusions apply)
Sony Showroom/Sony Store Ginza, Sony Store Nagoya, Sony Store Osaka, Sony Store Fukuoka Tenjin


"Don't be Afraid" Music Video Preview Images Revealed!

Music video preview images have been revealed for L'Arc-en-Ciel's new single, "Don't be Afraid", to be released on December 21. The new images depict an action-packed battle with soldiers in white uniforms, as well as a scene of the band performing. Released first, the battle scene reveals a priceless and surprising shot of the members of L'Arc-en-Ciel armed with weapons.



"Don't be Afraid" Track Listing and Version Info Announced!

L'Arc-en-Ciel's new single, "Don't be Afraid", will be released on December 21, 2016. The single's B-sides include a L'Acoustic version of "Cradle" produced by Kensuke Ushio (agraph) and yukihiro, as well as "hydeless" versions of both songs. Also included is Sony "HD Wireless" commercial song "Don't be Afraid -English version-".

The Complete Limited Edition Biohazard® x L'Arc-en-Ciel Edition is packaged in an LP-sized, "-Human x Zombie-" lenticular cover that changes images depending on viewing angle. As special bonus tracks, the CD includes sound clips taken from "Don't be Afraid -Biohazard® X L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation® VR-", featuring famous dialogue from the Biohazard/Resident Evil series selected by the development team and recorded by the members of L'Arc-en-Ciel.
The accompanying Blu-Ray includes the "Don't be Afraid" music video, as well as the "Don't be Afraid -Biohazard® X L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation® VR-" 6-Sided Multi View Movie, which converts the VR music video into 6-sided 2D for viewing, the Biohazard® 20th Special History Movie, which covers the Resident Evil series' 20-year history, and the Resident Evil 7 Tape 1 trailer!
Additional bonuses include a double-sided, B2-sized "Human/Zombie" poster with CG renderings of the band, and a storyboard book for the VR music video.
The Limited First Pressing includes a bonus Blu-Ray with the "Don't be Afraid" music video.

"Don't be Afraid"
Out December 21, 2016!

  1. Don't be Afraid
  2. Cradle -L'Acoustic version-
  3. Don't be Afraid (hydeless version)
  4. Cradle -L'Acoustic version- (hydeless version)
  5. Don't be Afraid -English version-

【Complete Limited Edition Biohazard® x L'Arc-en-Ciel Edition】
KSCL 2900-2902 (CD+BD) 4,600yen +tax

  • "-Human x Zombie-" LP-sized lenticular cover
  • "Don't be Afraid -Biohazard® X L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation® VR-" B2 poster
  • "Don't be Afraid -Biohazard® X L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation® VR-" Storyboard book

Includes special
"Human x Zombie" LP-sized lenticular
cover image

-CD Bonus Track-
  • Member's Voice from -Biohazard® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR- (hyde version)
  • Member's Voice from -Biohazard® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR- (ken version)
  • Member's Voice from -Biohazard® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR- (tetsuya version)
  • Member's Voice from -Biohazard® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR- (yukihiro version)
  • Don't be Afraid -Music Clip-
  • 「Don't be Afraid -Biohazard® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR-」 -6 Sided Multi View Movie-
  • 「BIOHAZARD®」 -20th Special History Movie-
  • 「BIOHAZARD 7 resident evil」TAPE-1

【Limited First Pressing】
KSCL 2903-2904
(CD+BD) 1,944yen +tax

  • Don't be Afraid -Music Clip-

【Standard Edition】
KSCL 2905
(CD) 1,296yen +tax
【Record Shop Bonus】

Biohazard® x L'Arc-en-Ciel shopping bag

*Quantities are limited, so preorder early.
*Participating shops will be announced shortly.
2016.11.28 UPDATE

"Don't be Afraid -English version-" Digital Download Out Now!

Starting on Friday, November 25th, "Don't be Afraid -English version-", used in a commercial as part of Sony's "HD Wireless" campaign, will be available for purchase on the iTunes Store, mora, Recochoku, and other digital music retailers!
An HD audio version of the song is also on sale from mora, HD-Music., and e-onkyo.

[Digital Song]
"Don't be Afraid -English version-"

[Digital Distribution Sites]
* iTunes Store »
* mora »
* Recochoku »

<HD Audio>
* mora »
* HD-Music. »
* e-onkyo »
2016.11.04 UPDATE

Preview event of "Don't be Afraid -Biohazard® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR"! (Reservation required)

Before the official release of 'Don't be Afraid-Biohazard®×L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR' in mid-November, you can try it out for a preview at Sony stores in Ginza, Nagoya, Osaka and Tenjin(Fukuoka)!

【Preview Period】
11/12/2016(Sat) & 11/13/2016(Sun)

* You must make a reservation in advance
(reservation available from 11/8(Tues) 10:00~ *JST)
* My Sony ID (with registration of name/address/etc.) is required to make a reservation

For new My Sony ID registration »
(in Japanese only)

For existing My Sony ID holder (to register name/address/etc.) »
(in Japanese only)

*If you want to make a reservation for a special preview,
please register My Sony ID from this link »
(in Japanese only)

Available contents for preview:
"Don't be Afraid-Biohazard®×L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR"
2 types of contents: MV & artist view mode
  • You must be 12+ y/o to try PlayStation®VR
  • Only 1 reservation per 1 person is allowed (in the case of more than 1 reservation per 1 person, all reservations will be cancelled and you may be rejected to try)
  • On the day of the event, please bring the printout or a screenshot of the reservation confirmation e-mail.
  • After the preview, if you wish to purchase PlayStation®VR, you may place an order on the spot
  • Payment needs to be made on the spot by cash, credit card, debit card, prepaid card, or credit card in installment
  • The product will be given to you at the event, but shipped to your designated address at a later date
  • You can only place an order if you made a reservation for the preview event in advance
  • Please note that you will not be able to place an order without a reservation in advance
** With "Don't be Afraid-Biohazard®×L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR," you can experience the music video of L'Arc-en-Ciel's brand new song 'Don't be Afraid' through a 360°VR view on PlayStation®VR! Members of L'Arc-en-Ciel will appear as digital characters on the stage of the "Resident Evil" series and fight the battle of survival against zombies. This is a new type of musical video you can only experience through VR

** PlayStation®VR a virtual reality system that maximizes the effects of PlayStation®4
2016.10.13 UPDATE

Don't be Afraid -RESIDENT EVIL® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR-
Trial Version

"Don't be Afraid -RESIDENT EVIL® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR- Trial Version" will be pre released at PlayStation®Store on the release date of PS VR.

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