Tokaikko Junjō

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"Tokaikko Junjō"
Regular Edition cover
Single by Cute
from the album 3rd: Love Escalation!
Released October 17, 2007 (JP)
Format CD, DVD
Recorded 2007
Genre J-pop
Length 13:41
Label Zetima
Producer(s) Tsunku
Cute singles chronology
"Meguru Koi no Kisetsu"
(2007)
"Tokaikko Junjō"
(2007)
"Lalala Shiawase no Uta
(2008)
Music video
"Tokaikko Junjō" on YouTube

"Tokaikko Junjō" (都会っ子 純情?, City-bred Girl's Innocence) is the third major single from the Japanese pop group Cute, released on October 17, 2007[1] on the Zetima label.

The CD single was released in two versions: Regular Edition and Limited Edition, the latter included a bonus DVD with a concert performance. It debuted at number 3 in the Oricon Weekly Singles Chart, remaining in the chart for 4 weeks.[2]

On October 31, the Single V containing the "Tokaikko Junjō" music video appeared.[1]

As of November 28, 2007, the single has sold 38,085 copies, making it their highest-selling single to date, and also the second-best selling Hello! Project Kids single after Buono!'s debut single "Honto no Jibun".

On December 30, 2007, for the single "Tokaikko Junjō" C-ute received the Japan Record Award for Best New Artist.[3][4]

Description[edit]

The selected lead singer for Tokaikko Junjō is Airi Suzuki. The Minor Vocals for Tokaikko Junjō are Mai Hagiwara and Saki Nakajima, they get 3 and 2 solo lines. Maimi Yajima also gets a solo line and 2 paragraphs of soliloquy. It's dance performance designated Airi Suzuki, Mai Hagiwara and Saki Nakajima as choreographical centre, but in the middle of the song, Airi Suzuki and Maimi Yajima are the center positions.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Tsunku

No. Title Arrangement Length
1. "Tokaikko Junjō" (都会っ子 純情, "City-bred Girl's Innocence")    
2. "Shiritsu Kyōgaku" (私立共学, "Private Coed School")    
3. "Tokaikko Junjō (Instrumental)" (都会っ子 純情(Instrumental))    

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
Weeks
on chart
Oricon Weekly Singles Chart 3 4[2]

Awards[edit]

Japan Record Awards[edit]

The Japan Record Awards is a major music awards show held annually in Japan by the Japan Composer's Association.

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 Cute "Tokaikko Junjō" New Artist[5] Won
Best New Artist[3][4] Won
See also

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "℃-ute 3rdシングルで都会っ子の純情歌う". Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha, Inc. 2007-10-03. Retrieved 2011-07-11. 
  2. ^ a b "都会っ子 純情 ℃-uteのプロフィールならオリコン芸能人事典-ORICON STYLE" (in Japanese). Oricon Inc. Retrieved 2011-07-12. 
  3. ^ a b "Kobukuro wins Japan Record Award". Tokyograph. 2007-12-30. Retrieved 2011-02-10. 
  4. ^ a b "レコード大賞はコブクロ、新人賞は℃-uteが受賞". Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha, Inc. 2007-12-30. Retrieved 2011-07-11. 
  5. ^ "49th Japan Record Award winners announced". Tokyograph. 2007-11-29. Retrieved 2011-02-08. 

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