transcosmos Releases “Daichi Presents Human Beat Box Lesson”, Second iPhone App Supervised by Human Beat Boxer, Daichi

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New iPhone Apps Featured Video Lesson To Learn The Basics Of Human Beat Box

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The video lesson app that enables users to learn from the basics of Human Beat Box.

transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) in collaboration with Watanabe Entertainment inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; CEO: Miki Watanabe, hereafter, “Watanabe Entertainment”) has developed the iPhone app, “Daichi presents Human Beat Box Lesson” (hereafter, HBB Lesson) supervised by Daichi, a young artist from Watanabe Entertainment known as Human Beat Boxer who has been energetically performing worldwide, and started release as of September 24.

Human Beat Box is a musical performance without using any musical instruments, where only sounds created from the mouth and lips are used to generate music. Along with voice percussion, which expresses the sounds of drum beats (“drum”), performers compose music by mixing other sounds such as scratch, bass, clap, and noise with the drum. These skills were originated from the Hip Hop culture in its early days, and are also enjoyed by competing his/her skills against each other in a dance battle format.

HBB Lesson is a video lesson app that enables users to learn from the basics. Under the close supervision of Daichi, the app explains the points to master human beat box in an easy to understand video. It is also stocked with a convenient feature of comparing the lesson video and a video that records the user’s mouth. Lesson videos are available for purchase based on levels, and are also able to add special codes that are distributed at events so users’ can step upon their own pace.

Main features
(1) Level based Lessons
From EASY to HARD, users are able to select challenge lessons based on each level. The user can then select the beat they want to master. In addition to the easy to understand instructional video content, descriptive instruction and caption supervised by Daichi are built in so even beginners can put their hands on.

(2) 2 screen Lessons
Users’ can select lessons from EASY to HARD, where on portrait view the top and bottom are divided by the lesson video and the recorded video of the user. This recorded video enables users to distinguish the difference between the lesson video so the challenge can be mastered more quickly. By tapping the full screen button or rotating to landscape view, a full view of the lesson is also possible.

(3) Lesson Additions
Lesson contents are available to purchase from “ADD LESSON”. In addition, with the SPECIAL menu, the user can scan a limited QR code to add special lesson contents.
※ Limited QR codes are scheduled to be issued at live events where Daichi attends or sponsors.

App Summary
Compatible OS:     iOS6.0 or later
Supporting device:     iPhone4 or later
URL address:     https://itunes.apple.com/jp/app/daichi-presents-human-beat/id687226256?mt=8&ls=1
(or search under “Daichi presents Human Beat Box Lesson”)
Fee:         $1.99

HBB Lesson is a second Daichi supervised app following “Daichi presents Human Beat Box GAME” released in July 2013. HBB GAME was created in response to the users’ voice of wanting to improve their basic to application skills so they can better enjoy HBB GAME. transcosmos will apply the know-how’s gained from this experience and will reflect on the quality of its future app-related services and products, to enhance the level of support and readiness for its clients from a wide array of industries when their businesses become ready for expansion.

Human Beat Boxer Daichi: Profile

Daichi is a young, highly talented Human Beat Boxer! His talent has not only been widely recognized over the Internet as well as in the live scenes in Japan, but his amazing skills have also been highly praised in New York, which is the birthplace of Hip Hop music.

Born July 2nd, 1990 from Fukuoka

From age 10, he has started practicing on being a Human Beat Box on his own. He can make over 50 different sounds without using any musical instruments. Furthermore, he can also play rhythms and melody simultaneously. One of his many YouTube video clips had 22,000,000 accesses. As his popularity soars, more than 160,000 people already have subscribed to his channel.

In 2012, he has appeared as a challenger at The Apollo Theater, a historical live house also famously known as a “Gateway to Success” to many amateur entertainers. He has won Third place from this challenge at the Apollo. This is the first time a Japanese musician has ever won this position in The Apollo Theater’s history. He has been actively performing collaboratively with some of Japan’s major entertainers such as Toshinobu Kubota and the mega-popular idol group, SMAP, and has been busy participating in all sorts of music festivals in Japan as well as in other countries.

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About transcosmos inc.
transcosmos launched operations in 1966. Since then it has combined superior “human resources” with the most up-to-date “technological” capabilities to enhance the competitive strength of its corporate clients by providing them with high value added and superior services. It provides overall IT outsourcing services such as Call Center Services, Business Process Outsourcing Services, and Digital Marketing Services either as standalone solution or as combined services to its corporate clients to optimize their marketing efficiencies, to expand sales and gain new customers in E-Commerce business, and to improve operational efficiency and reduce clients operational cost for back office and information system operations. Further, these services have been expanded beyond Japan, globally, centered in Asia.
transcosmos aims to be the "Global IT Partner" of its corporate clients to provide them with high quality outsourcing services on a global scale.

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Public Relations & Advertising Department
Mail: pressroom(at)trans-cosmos(dot)co(dot)jp

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