Released on YouTube on January 1st, 2018 as result from the collaboration between popular Vietnamese singer Noo Phuoc Thinh and the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), "Around the World - Music Video Official" highlights major touristic destinations in the Shoryudo and Hokkaido regions of the country. From the traditional houses of countryside Oku-Hida in Gifu Prefecture, to the cosmopolitan air of Aichi Prefecture's capital city of Nagoya, a total of 26 spots are featured in the video, and famous Aichi spots include the Aichi Museum of Flight, Gamagori City, the giant Manekineko beckoning lucky cat of Aeon Mall in Tokoname City, Central Japan Int'l Airport Centrair, Nagoya Castle, SCMaglev and Railway Park, among others.
Produced as commemorative token for the 45th Anniversary of the Establishment of Japan-Vietnam Diplomatic Relations, the video features 45 organizations/personalities from both countries dancing to the song's chorus, symbolizing the Japan-Vietnam Alliance, and aims also to promote the "Welcome Spirit" of Japan. Both "Nagoya Omotenashi Busho-tai" and "Hattori Hanzo and The Ninjas" teams appear among the featured, dancing and doing antics and acrobatics.
Noo Phuoc Thinh is Japan's Tourism Ambassador, appointed by the JNTO in June, 2017.
Click the link below for the video (YouTube):