Hadashi no Mirai/Kotoba Yori Taisetsu na Mono

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"Hadashi no Mirai/Kotoba yori Taisetsu na Mono"
Single by Arashi
from the album Iza, Now!
Released September 3, 2003 (2003-09-03) (Japan)
Format CD
Genre Pop
Length 27:58
Label J Storm
JACA-5009 (Limited Edition)
JACA-5010 (Normal Edition)
Arashi singles chronology
"Tomadoi Nagara"
"Hadashi no Mirai/Kotoba yori Taisetsu na Mono"
"Pikanchi Double"

"Hadashi no Mirai/Kotoba Yori Taisetsu na Mono" (ハダシの未来/言葉より大切なもの?, Barefoot Future/Something More Precious Than Words) is the eleventh single of the Japanese boy band Arashi and their second double A-side single. The single was released in two editions: a regular edition containing the karaoke versions of all the songs released in the single, and a limited edition with a deluxe cover art.

Single information[edit]

"Hadashi no Mirai" was used as the campaign song for Coca-Cola and is evident on the cover art design for the limited edition. "Kotoba yori Taisetsu na Mono" was used as the theme song for the drama Stand Up!! starring Arashi member Kazunari Ninomiya, NEWS member Tomohisa Yamashita, Anne Suzuki, Hiroki Narimiya and Shun Oguri.

Track list[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Hadashi no Mirai" Ayumi Miyazaki Miyazaki 4:41
2. "Kotoba yori Taisetsu na Mono" Takeshi, Sho Sakurai Takehiko Iida (飯田建彦?, Iida Takehiko) 4:02
3. "Hadashi no Mirai" (Karaoke) Miyazaki Miyazaki 4:41
4. "Kotoba yori Taisetsu na Mono" (Karaoke) Takeshi, Sakurai Iida 4:02
5. "Secret Talk" (Hidden track)     10:20

Charts, peaks and certifications[edit]


Chart (2003) Peak
Japan Oricon Weekly Singles Chart[1] 2
Japan Oricon Yearly Singles Chart[2] 37

Sales and certifications[edit]

Country Provider Sales Certification
Japan RIAJ 140,064[1] Platinum[3]


  1. ^ a b 2003年09月第3週の邦楽シングルランキング情報 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-10-23. 
  2. ^ ja:ハダシの未来/言葉より大切なもの
  3. ^ ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2003年9月. RIAJ (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-12-18. 

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