A high school dance club created a video dancing along “This is Me” which is a theme song for a movie, The Greatest Showman. The movie came out in December 20th, 2017 in the United States whereas it is due to come out in Japan on February 16th, 2018.
Tomioka High School Dance Club (TDC), a dance club that became famous nationwide for their unique dance program that features Japanese women during the era from 1980’s to 1990’s, the so called Bubble economy, which is the pinnacle of the Japanese economy.
The video was created on January 6th at Wakayama High School in Wakayama Prefecture at the request of the 20th Century Fox, which is the distributor of the movie.
The video was posted on January 16th, 2018 by Warner Music Japan. It was viewed over 1.1 million times as of February 4th, 2018. The theme of this song is to encourage people to be proud of themselves just as they are. Similar to the message portrayed by the song, Born This Way by Lady Gaga, but with more power. The high schoolers’ performance conveys the positive message of the song with the freshness of youth.
The youtube video title of the This Is Me video by Tomioka Dance Club is
登美丘高校ダンス部×『グレイテスト・ショーマン』｜This Is Me～これが私～.
The photos of video shooting can be seen in the link below.