Puffy AmiYumi discography

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Puffy AmiYumi discography

Puffy AmiYumi live at Japan Expo 2009 (Paris, France)
Releases
Studio albums 13
Compilation albums 6
Singles 32
Video albums 12

The discography for Japanese pop/rock duo Puffy AmiYumi consists of 13 studio albums, 4 compilation albums, 2 remix albums, 12 video albums and 32 singles. Their first single Asia no Junshin became an instant hit in Japan where it sold more than a million records and help to catapult the group.[1] Jet-CD is their most successful album (having sold more than a million copies only in Japan)[2] , Kore ga watashi no ikiru michi is their most successful single (having sold more than 1.5 million copies only in Japan).[3] They have sold more than 14 million records worldwide.[4]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

# Information
1st /
Debut
Album
AmiYumi
  • Released:July 22, 1996
  • Chart peak: #3[5]
  • Singles: "Asia no Junshin",
2nd Album Solo Solo
  • Released: August 6, 1997
  • Chart peak: #2[6]
  • Singles: "Honey (Onuki Ami)", "V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N (Yoshimura Yumi)"
3rd Album Jet-CD
  • Released:April 4, 1998
  • Chart peak: #1[7]
  • Singles: "Kore Ga Watashi no Ikiru Michi", "Circuit no Musume", "Nagisa ni Matsuwaru ET Cetera", "Mother/Neholina Haholina", "Ai no Shirushi"
4th Album Fever*Fever
  • Released:June 23, 1999
  • Chart peak: #3[8]
  • Singles: "Tararan", "Puffy de Rumba", "Nichiyoubi no Musume", "Yume no Tameni"
5th Album/1st N.A. Album Spike
  • Released: October 12, 2000
  • Chart peak: #10[9]
  • Singles: "Umi Eto", "Boogie Woogie No.5"
6th Album Hit Parade
  • Released: October 24, 2002
  • Chart peak: #10[10]
  • Singles: "Aoi Namida", "Hurricane"
7th Album/3rd N.A. Album Nice.
  • Released: January 22, 2003
  • Chart peak: #20[11]
  • Singles: "Atarashii Hibi", "Akai Buranko"
8th Album 59
  • Released:March 31, 2004
  • Chart peak: #62[12]
  • Singles: "Sunrise"
9th Album/4th N.A. Album Splurge
  • Released: June 28, 2006
  • Chart peak: #19[13]
  • Singles: "Hajimari no Uta/Nice Buddy", "Mogura Like", "Tokyo I'm On My Way"
10th Album/5th N.A. Album Honeycreeper
  • Released: September 26, 2007
  • Chart peak: #27[14]
  • Singles: "Boom Boom Beat/Oh Edo NagareboshiIV", "Oriental Diamond/Kuchibiru Motion"
11th Album PUFFY AMIYUMI x PUFFY
  • Released: March 25. 2009
  • Chart peak: #97[15]
  • Singles:
12th Album/6th N.A. Album Bring it!
  • Released: June 17, 2009
  • Chart peak: #17[16]
  • Singles: "All Because of You", "My Story", "Hiyori Hime"
13th Album Thank You!
  • Released: March 9, 2011
  • Chart peak: #25 [17]
  • Singles: "R.G.W.", "Happy Birthday"

Compilation albums[edit]

  1. Puffy Re-Mix Project (PRMX) (1999) # 28 [18]
  2. The Very Best of Puffy/AmiYumi Jet Fever (2000) #2 [19]
  3. An Illustrated History (2002) U.S.
  4. PRMX Turbo (2003) #179 [20]
  5. Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi (2004) U.S. (2005) Japan #49 [21]
  6. Hit&Fun (2007) #9[22]
  7. 15 (2011)

North American albums[edit]

# Information
1st N.A. album Spike
  • released: May 1, 2001
  • chart peak: #10
  • singles: "Love So Pure", "Wild Girls on Circuit"
2nd N.A. album An Illustrated History
  • released: May 21, 2002
  • chart peak:
  • singles: "True Asia", "That's the Way It Is", "Talalan", "Sunday Girls", "Friends", "Electric Beach Fever", "Sign of Love", "Puffy's Rule", "Neholina", "Jet Police"
3rd N.A. album Nice.
  • released: August 12, 2003
  • chart peak: #20
  • singles: "Urei", "Teen Titans Theme", "Planet Tokyo"
4th N.A. album Splurge
  • released: July 25, 2006
  • chart peak: #19
  • singles: "Nice Buddy", "Girl Machine Gun, ""Call Me What You Like", "Mole-Like", "Tokyo, I'm On My Way"
5th N.A. album Honeycreeper
  • released: October 23, 2007
  • chart peak: #27
  • singles: "Boom Boom Beat", "Oriental Diamond", "Ghost PUFFY", "So Long, Summer", "Lip Motion", "You and the Motorbike", "Fast Car"
6th N.A. album Bring It!
  • released: July 21, 2009
  • chart peak: #17
  • singles: "All Because of You", "My Story", "Hiyori Hime"

Singles[edit]

  1. "Asia no Junshin" (1996) #3[23]
  2. "Kore ga Watashi no Ikiru Michi" (1996) #1[24]
  3. "Circuit no Musume" (1997) #1[25]
  4. "Nagisa ni Matsuwaru etc." (1997) #1[26]
  5. "Mother/Nehorina Hahorina" (1997) #5[27]
  6. "Ai no shirushi" (1998) #3[28]
  7. "Tararan/Puffy no Tourmen" (1998) #4[29]
  8. "Puffy de Rumba" (1998) #14[30]
  9. "Nichiyobi no Musume" (1999) #15[31]
  10. "Yume no tame ni" (1999) #12[32]
  11. "Umi e to/Pool nite" (2000) #15[33]
  12. "Boogie Woogie No. 5" (2000) #22[34]
  13. "Atarashii Hibi" (2001) #28[35]
  14. "Aoi Namida" (2001) #32[36]
  15. "Hurricane" (2002) #36[37]
  16. "Akai Buranko/Planet Tokyo" (2002) #45[38]
  17. "Sunrise" (2004) #24[39]
  18. "Hajimari no Uta/Nice Buddy" (2005) #33[40]
  19. "Hi Hi" (2005) #107[41]
  20. "Mogura Like" (2006) #35[42]
  21. "Tokyo I'm on My Way" (2006) #58[43]
  22. "Hazumu Rizumu" (2006) #15
  23. "Hataraku Otoko" (2006) #41[44]
  24. "Boom Boom Beat/Oh Edo NagareboshiIV " (2007) #47[45]
  25. "Oriental Diamond/Kuchibiru Motion " (2007) #55[46]
  26. "All Because Of You " (2008) #34[47]
  27. "My Story " (2008) #44[48]
  28. "Hiyori Hime " (2009) #38[49]
  29. "Dareka ga " (2009) #30[50]
  30. "R.G.W " (2010) #44[51]
  31. "Happy Birthday " (2011) #56[52]
  32. "Sweet Drops" (2011) #34[53]
  33. "Tomodachi no Wao!" (2012) #85[54]
  34. "Datsu Dystopia" (2013) #102[55]
  35. "Himitsu no Gimme Cat -Ufufu Honto yo-" (2014)

DVDs[edit]

The release date on DVD is in parentheses
  1. RUN! PUFFY! RUN! 1996 (2000)
  2. TOUR! PUFFY! TOUR! 1997 (2000)
  3. Jet Tour '98 (2000)
  4. Jet 1998 (2000) - Music videos, including Chinese version of "Kore ga Watashi no Ikiru Michi"
  5. Fever*Fever 1999 (2000) - Concert footage from Fever Fever tour
  6. CLIPS (2000.07.05 and VHS) #15 [56]
  7. PUFFY SPIKE Daisakusen (2001) - Concert footage
  8. Rolling Debut Revue - Canada USA Tour 2002 (2002)
  9. Funclips Funclub (2005) #99 [57]
  10. TOUR! PUFFY! TOUR! 10 Final (2006) # 168 [58]
  11. Sparks Go Go 15th Special Junk! Junk! Junk! (2006) #186 [59]
  12. Sparks Go Go 20th Anniversary Special (Junk! Junk! Junk! 2010) #58 [60]

Other works[edit]

  • Hosted the Pa-Pa-Pa-Pa-Puffy show.
  • Appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! (April 25, 2005) [1].
  • Played "Electric Beach Fever" and "That's the Way It Is" at Japan's New Year's Eve Countdown show (2005–2006) [2] [3].
  • Recorded a version of Girls Just Wanna Have Fun with Cyndi Lauper on her album, The Body Acoustic.
  • Recorded the Teen Titans theme song.
  • Recorded the opening theme (Sunrise) for SD Gundam Force.
  • Two songs from PUFFY's Solo Solo album, Yumi Yoshimura's solo song, Kyouki na Futari [Perfect Couple] for an opening theme and Ami Onuki's solo song, Tadaima [I'm Home] for an ending theme were recorded for the anime show, Tokyo Pig.
  • Recorded the song Hito Natsu No Keiken on the Yamaguchi Momoe Tribute Album "Tribute Thank You For...".
  • Recorded a cover version of the Guitar Wolf song Can-Nana Fever on a tribute album "I Love Guitar Wolf Very Much".
  • Contributed backing vocals on Sayonara for an early American version and eventual Japanese version of Bleu's album Redhead.
  • Friends Forever was featured on the Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed soundtrack.
  • Urei was featured in What's New Scooby-Doo? episode called Big Appetite in Little Tokyo (second season, first episode).
  • Hi Hi was featured in Chilean telenovela Brujas.
  • Asia no junshin was featured on the compilation album Japan For Sale Vol.1.
  • Asia no junshin was also featured in the arcade game Taiko no tatsujin 5.
  • Atarashii hibi was featured on the compilation album Japan For Sale Vol.2.
  • Hajimari no uta was featured on the compilations albums Jpop CD, Vol. 2 and Pikachu The Movie Song Best 1998-2008. It was also featured in Pokémon movie: Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.
  • Nice Buddy was featured in Gossip Girl episode called Seventeen Candles (first season, eighth episode).
  • Kore ga watashi no ikiru michi was featured in Heroes episode called Genesis (first season, first episode).
  • Kore ga watashi no ikiru michi was used in Donkey Konga 3.
  • Kore ga watashi no ikiru michi (The Readymade Darlin' Of Discothèque Track) was used in French/Japanese movie Wasabi [4].
  • Ai no shirushi was featured in Japanese movies Waterboys [5] and Lovely Complex [6].
  • Recorded the opening theme (Hataraku Otoko, Unicorn cover) for anime Hataraki Man.
  • Recorded the opening theme (Oh Edo Nagareboshi IV) for anime Oh! Edo Rocket.
  • Recorded the opening theme (Hiyori Hime) for anime Genji Monogatari Sennenki.
  • Recorded the theme (Wedding Bell, Sugar cover) for Japanese drama Konkatsu!.
  • Recorded the theme (Dareka ga) for movie Naruto Shippūden 3: Inheritors of the Will of Fire.
  • Recorded the theme (Sweep Drops) for movie Usagi Drop (film).

References[edit]

  1. ^ 一般社団法人 日本レコード協会 > 各種統計 > その他のデータ > 年度別ミリオンセラー一覧 > 1996年 "(RIAJ - Statistics - Other Data - List of million-certified compact discs by year - 1996)". riaj.or.jp (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved June 19, 2011. 
  2. ^ 一般社団法人 日本レコード協会 > 各種統計 > その他のデータ > 年度別ミリオンセラー一覧 > 1998年 "(RIAJ - Statistics - Other Data - List of million-certified compact discs by year - 1998)". riaj.or.jp (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved July 19, 2011. 
  3. ^ Oricon profile and interview (in Japanese)
  4. ^ J!-ENT 50-PAGE SPECIAL FEATURE: Puffy AmiYumi 15th Year Anniversary featuring interviews from 2000-2010 by Dennis A. Amith. Accessed June 19, 2011.
  5. ^ Oricon Style: AmiYumi
  6. ^ Oricon Style: Solo Solo
  7. ^ Oricon Style: Jet-CD
  8. ^ Oricon Style: Fever*Fever
  9. ^ Oricon Style: Spike
  10. ^ Oricon Style: The Hit Parade
  11. ^ Oricon Style: Nice
  12. ^ Oricon Style: 59
  13. ^ Oricon Style: Splurge
  14. ^ Oricon Style: Honeycreeper
  15. ^ Oricon Style: Puffy Amiyumi x Puffy
  16. ^ Oricon Style: Bring it!
  17. ^ Oricon Style: Thank You
  18. ^ Oricon Style: PRMX
  19. ^ Oricon Style: The Very Best of Puffy/AmiYumi Jet Fever
  20. ^ Oricon Style: PRMX Turbo
  21. ^ Oricon Style: Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi
  22. ^ Oricon Style: Hit&Fun
  23. ^ Oricon Style: Asia no Junshin
  24. ^ Oricon Style: Kore ga watashi no ikiru michi
  25. ^ Oricon Style: Circuit no Musume
  26. ^ Oricon Style: Nagisa ni matsuwaru etc.
  27. ^ Oricon Style: Mother/Nehorina Hahorina
  28. ^ Oricon Style: Ai no Shirushi
  29. ^ Oricon Style: Tararan/Puffy no tourmen
  30. ^ Oricon Style: Puffy de Rumba
  31. ^ Oricon Style: Nichiyoubi no musume
  32. ^ Oricon Style: Yume no Tame ni
  33. ^ Oricon Style: Umi e to/Pool Nite
  34. ^ Oricon Style: Boogie Woogie No. 5
  35. ^ Oricon Style: Atarashii Hibi
  36. ^ Oricon Style: Aoi Namida
  37. ^ Oricon Style: Hurricane
  38. ^ Oricon Style: Akai Buranko/Planet Tokyo
  39. ^ Oricon Style: Sunrise
  40. ^ Oricon Style: Hajimari no Uta/Nice Buddy
  41. ^ Oricon Style: Hi Hi
  42. ^ Oricon Style: Mogura Like
  43. ^ Oricon Style: Tokyo I'm on My Way
  44. ^ Oricon Style: Hataraku Otoko
  45. ^ Oricon Style: Boom Boom Beat/Oh Edo NagareboshiIV
  46. ^ Oricon Style: Oriental Diamond/Kuchibiru Motion
  47. ^ Oricon Style: All Because Of You
  48. ^ Oricon Style: My Story
  49. ^ Oricon Style: Hiyori Hime
  50. ^ Oricon Style: Dareka Ga
  51. ^ Oricon Style: R.G.W.
  52. ^ Oricon Style: Happy Birthday
  53. ^ Oricon Style: Sweet Drops
  54. ^ Oricon Style: Sweet Drops
  55. ^ Oricon Style: Datsu Dystopia
  56. ^ Oricon Style: CLIPS
  57. ^ Oricon Style: Funclips Funclub
  58. ^ Oricon Style: TOUR! PUFFY! TOUR! 10 Final
  59. ^ Oricon Style: Sparks Go Go 15th Special Junk! Junk! Junk!
  60. ^ Oricon Style: Sparks Go Go 20th Anniversary Special (Junk! Junk! Junk! 2010)