Yūki 100%

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"Yūki 100%"
Single by Hikaru Genji
from the album Heart'n Hearts
Released May 13, 1993 (1993-05-13)
Format 8cm CD
Genre J-pop
Length 4:10
Label Pony Canyon
Writer(s) Gorō Matsui, Kōji Makaino
Producer(s) Kōji Makaino
Hikaru Genji singles chronology
"Kimi to Subayaku Slowly"
(1993)
"Yūki 100%"
(1993)
"Boys in August"
(1993)

"Yūki 100%" (勇気100% Yūki Hyaku Pāsento?, "Courage 100%") is the 21st single by Japanese boyband Hikaru Genji, released on May 13, 1993. It was used as the theme song of the animated series Nintama Rantarō, while the B-side "Hohoemi o Azukete" was used as an insert song for the same anime.[1]

The song has been re-used four times as the Nintama Rantarō opening theme song. The original version was used for season 1 (1993–1994), while their self cover under the name Genji Super 5 was used for seasons 2 through 9 (1994–2001). Johnny's Entertainment groups then covered the song three times: Ya-Ya-Yah (seasons 10–16, 2002–2008), Hey! Say! JUMP (season 17, 2009) and NYC (season 18, 2010).

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Gorō Matsui and Kōji Makaino. 

No. Title Length
1. "Yūki 100%"   4:10
2. "Hohoemi o Azukete" (微笑みをあずけて "Keep Your Smile with Me") 3:20
3. "Yūki 100% (Minus Lead Vocal)"   4:10
4. "Hohoemi o Azukete (Minus Lead Vocal)"   3:20
Total length:
15:00

NYC cover[edit]

"Yūki 100%"
Single by NYC
Released Japan April 7, 2010
Format CD, CD+DVD
Recorded 2010
Genre J-pop
Label Johnny's Entertainment
Certification Gold
NYC singles chronology
"NYC(sky high)"
(2009)
"Yūki 100%"
(2010)
"Yoku Asobi Yoku Manabe"
(2010)
Limited Edition Cover

"Yūki 100%" was covered as the debut song of the Japanese boy band NYC. It was released under J Storm on April 7, 2010.

The single was released in two versions. Limited edition which includes the Promotional video and the jacket shooting while the regular edition comes out with instrumentals. The limited edition came with three NYC photo cards type A and the first press of the regular edition came with three NYC photo cards type B. "Yuuki 100%" was used as the fifth opening theme for the anime Nintama Rantaro while "Yume no Tane" its B-side was used as the 20th ending theme. It peaked at #1 on the Oricon charts and sold 120,516 copies in total in 13 weeks.

Track listing[edit]

Limited Edition[edit]

CD
  1. Yuuki 100% (勇気100%)
  2. Yume no Tane (ゆめのタネ)
DVD
  1. Recording & Jacket Shooting Off Shot (レコーディング&ジャケット撮影オフショット)

Regular Edition[edit]

  1. Yuuki 100% (勇気100%)
  2. Yume no Tane
  3. Yuuki 100% (勇気100%) (Instrumental)
  4. Yume no Tane (Instrumental)

Charts, peaks and certifications[edit]

Chart rankings[edit]

Charts (1993) Peak
position
Oricon weekly singles[2] 7
Charts (2002) Peak
position
Oricon weekly singles[3] 9
Charts (2010) Peak
position
Billboard Japan Hot 100[4] 1
Oricon weekly singles[5]
  • NYC cover
1

Sales and certifications[edit]

Charts (1993) Amount
Oricon physical sales[6] 109,000
Charts (2002) Amount
Oricon physical sales[6]
  • Ya-Ya-Yah cover
59,000
Charts (2010) Amount
Oricon physical sales[6]
  • NYC cover
121,000
RIAJ physical shipping certification[7]
  • NYC cover
Gold (100,000+)

Chart procession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
"Sakura Girl" by NEWS
Oricon Weekly number-one single
April 12, 2010
Next:
"Happy" by Bump of Chicken
Billboard Japan Hot 100 number-one single
April 12, 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JBOOK:勇気100%:光GENJI:CD". Jbook.co.jp. 2009-01-03. Retrieved 2011-12-03. 
  2. ^ "勇気100% - 光GENJI/ オリコンランキング情報サービス「you大樹」" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  3. ^ "勇気100%(2002) - YA-YA-yah/ オリコンランキング情報サービス「you大樹」" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  4. ^ "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. April 19, 2010. Archived from the original on November 2, 2010. Retrieved November 2, 2010. 
  5. ^ "勇気100% - NYC/ オリコンランキング情報サービス「you大樹」" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  6. ^ a b c "オリコンランキング情報サービス「you大樹」". Oricon. Retrieved 2010-11-01.  (subscription only)
  7. ^ ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2005年3月. RIAJ (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-12-18.