Onitsuka Chihiro releases single, live DVD in August

As reported previously, Onitsuka Chihiro contributes a new song, "Hotaru", to the film Last Game Saigo no Soukeisen. Bounce.com now reports the song will be released as a single on Aug. 6. A live DVD, NINE DIRTS AND SNOW WHITE FLICKERS, comes out on the same day.

"Hotaru" was produced by Sakamoto Masayuki, who has previously worked with Hirahara Ayaka on the hit single "Jupiter". The single also includes the coupling track HIDE AND SCREAM.

The live DVD was recorded during an April 26 performance in front of limited audience of 2,000 people, and it marks her first such release in 4 years and 8 months. Onitsuka is scheduled to perform at a number of summer festivals this year.