Live Nation EntertainmentKISS has collaborated with the cartoonish all-female Japanese pop group Momoiro Clover Z on a new single titled “Yumeno Ukiyoni Saitemina,” which will be released on January 28. Now, an over-the-top video for the tune has premeired on KISSOnline.com and YouTube.

The clip features both animated and real-life versions of KISS and the anime-inspired Japanese collective facing off in a colorful series of changing cartoon landscapes and backdrops. The song itself mixes anthemic hard rock with danceable synthesized keyboards and beats.

According to CrunchyRoll.com, KISS’ Paul Stanley co-wrote “Yumeno Ukiyoni Saitemina” with Greg Collins and Japanese songwriter Yuho Iwasato, while Stanley and Collins also co-wrote another tune called “Samurai Son” that KISS recorded with Momoiro Clover Z. Two physical versions of the “Yumeno Ukiyoni Saitemina” single will be released in Japan: the “KISS Edition,” which is a CD featuring both aforementioned tracks, as well as KISS’ “Rock and Roll All Nite”; and the “Momoclo Edition, which includes a CD featuring “Yumeno Ukiyoni Saitemina” and “Rock and Roll All Nite,” as well as a Blu-ray disc.

A special website called MomocloVsKiss.com has been launched to promote the collaboration.

In addition, “Samurai Son” will appear on a new Japanese compilation called Best of KISS 40 also being released on January 28. The retrospective arrives in advance of the Japanese leg of the band’s 40th anniversary tour, which is scheduled from a February 23 concert in Nagoya through a March 3 show in Tokyo. Momoiro Clover Z is slated to open for KISS at the Tokyo gig.

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