A new documentary series detailing YOSHIKI -Life of a Japanese Rock Star is slated to premiere on YouTube Originals in March 2020.
It was hand-picked by this service as part of a select group of internationally-renowned artists to be profiled. He’s likened to such powerhouses 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.
This program follows YOSHIKI’s many facets as a composer, rock drummer, classical pianist, and fashion designer. It also approaches the sometimes challenging behind-the-scenes reality of when music and passion intersect. This talented individual 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, November 13, YOSHIKI appeared as the surprise guest at YouTube’s Brandcast Japan 2019, hosted by Google at Ryogoku Kokugikan, where this program was announced.
This series will also be streamed on YOSHIKI Channel International.