NieR Automata x Amazarashi’s “Deserving of Life” Reflects Your Psychological State
Back in February, Amazarashi released a collaborative song with NieR Automata titled “Deserving of Life”. Hiromu Akita, the vocalist songwriter of Amazarashi, is actually a NieR fans and immediately accept Yoko Taro’s invitation to create a track for NieR Automata. Akita said that he created the song with the theme of “What is important enough to make you throw out life” which is a common theme to the NieR series and amazarashi.
The music video was created with a deep psychological background in mind. It features 200 dolls that getting destroyed to pieces by machines. Even though the story was based on Yoko Taro’s draft, the video direction was created by a creative team. Since they wanted to create a video that will impact deeply in the viewers’ mind, they invited an expert social psychologist, Hiroshi Kawashima, to the team.
Hiroshi Kawashima explains that the video was designed to reflects the viewers’ psychological condition. It’s possible to diagnose a character of a person by identifying what kind of reaction a person have after viewing the video. Kawashima said that there’re 8 patterns of personalities that can be identified after watching the video. Feel free to join the personalty test bellow.
WATCH THE “DESERVING OF LIFE” MUSIC VIDEO:
What kind of impression did you have after watching the Music Video?
Please choose one of the answers from 1 to 8 which is closest to yourself.
- “I can not forgive the action of destroying a beautiful doll”
- “I felt an unbearable emptiness”
- “I felt a ray hope in the middle of desperation”
- “I felt a beautiful thing somewhere in the ruins”
- “I felt a bit of excitement”
- “I thought that the
beautiful dolls were erotic”
- “I thought of the dolls were a poor thing”
- “I thought that it was cruel and disgusting”
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