New single "Minna no Ouenka(Our Fight Song)" released on April 12, 2023! Official ambassadors for the 2023 World Triathlon and Paratriathlon Series Yokohama, the "Yokohama Sisters".
The "Yokohama Sisters," who are the official ambassadors for the 2023 World Triathlon and Paratriathlon Series Yokohama, released a new song called "Minna no Ouenka" (Our Fight Song) for digital distribution and music video release from April 12, 2023. The purpose of the song is to promote the appeal of triathlon, which consists of the three sports of swimming, cycling, and running. It is a cheer song that can be sung and danced to by both children and adults and will make spectators want to cheer for the athletes along the course. The song is intended to be a cheer for all those who fight against themselves and for everyone who works hard every day.
"Yokohama Sisters" is a vocal group that aims to contribute to world peace through their singing. They claim to be the group that loves Yokohama the most, and strive to spread their energy to the world from Yokohama. They have a wide repertoire of music, including R&B, jazz, Showa-era pop songs, American oldies, and Hawaiian music. Their unique performance have captivated fans both in Japan and overseas, and they have worked on various projects such as singing national anthems from 20 countries that participated in the Rugby World Cup in 2020, and a medley of national anthems from 19 past Olympic host countries in 2021.
Their video of singing the Ukrainian national anthem, which was released on YouTube on February 15, 2022, as a message of friendship to the sister city of Odessa, Ukraine, received a great response worldwide, with over 700,000 views and more than 8,000 messages of gratitude from all over the world in just three months. They have appeared on various TV programs, including NHK's "Capital Network," "Ohayo Nippon," and "J-Melo" in June 2022, which was broadcasted in 180 countries and regions worldwide.