Utada Hikaru has announced “Laughter in the Dark 2018” Tour will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray, as well as digitally via iTunes, on pay-per-view BS Sky Perfect TV,and on subscription streaming service Netflix.
The 13-date sold-out tour began in Yokohama and ended in Chiba in late 2018. It was her first concert in Japan in 8 years, and first concert tour in the country in 12 years. The concert was filmed on its final day at Makuhari Messe.
The tour was broadcast in January on BS Sky Perfect! and in March on Music ON! TV along with a documentary showing the behind the scenes of the tour and production process.
All versions will be available on June 26th:
- Pre-orders for the DVD/Blu-Ray set are now being accepted. The set also includes the behind-the-scenes documentary, a bonus DVD containing 3 music videos and “making of” clips from her most recent album, a 60-page book of photos, and a replica of the backstage pass. The set will cost 10,800 yen.
- The iTunes digital version will cost 3,500 yen and will include the concert and documentary.
- The Pay-per-view version through Sky Perfect! TV only includes the concert. Viewings will cost 594 yen.
- Netflix release will only include the concert.
Check out the trailer below:
It’s not clear if the digital releases be available outside of Japan.