Kono Machi

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"Kono Machi"
Regular Edition cover
Single by Cute
from the album 8 Queen of J-pop
B-side "Kono Machi (Dance Groove Ver.)" (Regular)
"Ame" (Limited A, B)
"Hae Otoko" (Limited C, D)
Released February 6, 2013 (2013-02-06) (Japan)
Format CD single
Genre J-pop
Label Zetima
Writer(s) Chisato Moritaka
Producer(s) Tsunku
Cute singles chronology
"Aitai Aitai Aitai na"
"Kono Machi"
"Crazy Kanzen na Otona"
Music videos
"Kono Machi" on YouTube
"Maimi Yajima (Cute) "Ame"
(Close-up Ver.)"
on YouTube

"Kono Machi" (この街?) is the 20th major single by the Japanese female idol group Cute, released in Japan on February 6, 2013.[1][2]


The title track is a cover of the homonymous song by Chisato Moritaka.[1]

The single will be released in five versions: Regular Edition and Limited Editions A, B, C, and D. The Regular Edition and the limited edition B and D are CD-only. The limited editions A and C include a DVD. All the limited editions are shipped sealed and include a serial-numbered entry card for the lottery to win a ticket to one of the single's launch events.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Regular Edition[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Kono Machi" (この街) 5:14
2. "Kono Machi (Dance Groove Ver.)" (この街(Dance Groove Ver.)) 3:53
3. "Kono Machi (Instrumental)" (この街(Instrumental))  

Limited Editions A, B[edit]

No. Title Artist(s) Length
1. "Kono Machi" (この街)    
2. "Ame" () Maimi Yajima  
3. "Kono Machi (Instrumental)" (この街(Instrumental))    

Limited Editions C, D[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Kono Machi" (この街)  
2. "Hae Otoko" (ハエ男)  
3. "Kono Machi (Instrumental)" (この街(Instrumental))  


Sealed into all the limited editions:

  • Event ticket lottery card with a serial number


Chart (2013) Peak
Oricon Daily Singles Chart[4] 3
Oricon Weekly Singles Chart*[5][6] 4
Oricon Monthly Singles Chart[7] 17
Billboard Japan Hot 100[8] 12
Billboard Japan Hot 100 Airplay[9] 98
Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales[10] 4

* First week sales according to Oricon: 24,361 copies


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