Honto no Jibun
|"Honto no Jibun"|
|Single by Buono!|
|from the album Café Buono!|
|B-side||"Kokoro no Tamago"|
|Released||October 31, 2007
November 21, 2007 (Single V)
|Format||CD Single, CD+DVD, Single V|
|Buono! singles chronology|
"Honto no Jibun" (ホントのじぶん?, lit. True Self) is the title of the first single by the Hello! Project unit Buono!, featuring Airi Suzuki, Miyabi Natsuyaki, Momoko Tsugunaga as the main performers and Maimi Yajima and Chisato Okai as background characters in the song's Promotional Video.
It was first performed on August 22, 2007 at Odaiba's Palette Town and later on Cute's 'Hōkago no Essence' Fall Concert (September 30, 2007) and the 2007 Morning Musume Cultural Festival, on October 7 and October 8, 2007.
"Honto no Jibun" was released on October 31, 2007, in Japan under the Pony Canon label in two different versions, regular and limited, the latter of which included an additional DVD.
The single V version was released on November 21, 2007. It was used as the first ending theme for the Shugo Chara! anime.
The single was also the best-selling Hello! Project Kids single ever, until C-ute's Kimi wa Jitensha Watashi wa Densha de Kitaku in 2012, which was later beaten by the collaboration single between Berryz and C-ute, Chou HAPPY SONG.
|This section requires expansion with: Songwriters. (March 2010)|
- "Honto no Jibun" (ホントのじぶん True Self?)
- "Kokoro no Tamago" (こころのたまご Egg of the Heart?)
- "Honto no Jibun" (Instrumental)
- "Kokoro no Tamago" (Instrumental)
- Honto no Jibun Dance shot ver. (「ホントのじぶん」 Dance shot ver.?)
- Buono's Debut Event (August 22, 2007 performance at Odaiba Palette Town) (Buono!お披露目イベント映像(2007.8.22 お台場パレットタウン)?)
Oricon rank and sales
Total Sales: 42,035[when?]
- Pony Canyon: Buono!/Honto no Jibun page