|Studio album by Chara|
|Released||October 10, 1994|
|Label||Sony Music Japan|
|Singles from Happy Toy|
Happy Toy (ハッピー・トイ? Happī Toi) is the fourth studio album by Chara, which was released on October 10, 1994. It debuted at #4 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 200 for 7 weeks. It eventually sold 145,000 copies.
Two singles were released from the album: Tsumibukaku Aishite yo (罪深く愛してよ? Love Me Guiltily) in May, and Atashi Nande Dakishimetai n darou? (あたしなんで抱きしめたいんだろう?? Why Do I Wanna Hug Him?) in September. Tsumibukaku Aishite yo, despite not having any tie-up like her former popular singles, reached #55 on the singles charts and sold more than these singles. Atashi Nande Dakishimetai n darou? was used in commercials for the Toyota Starlet car. This single sold app. 38,000 copies, and has since become one of her signature songs.
All lyrics written by Chara.
|2.||"Atashi Nande Dakishimetai n darou? (あたしなんで抱きしめたいんだろう?? Why Do I Wanna Hug Him?)"||Kohey Tsuchiya||Zentarō Watanabe||4:42|
|3.||"Iya (いや? Stop Me (Bad))"||Chara, U-Ske Asada||U-Ske Asada||5:28|
|4.||"Papa to Miteita (パパと見ていた? Scene with Dad (I was Looking with Papa)))"||Chara||David Motion||6:17|
|5.||"Tsumibukaku Aishite yo (罪深く愛してよ? Love Me Guiltily (Love Me Sinfully))"||Chara, U-Ske Asada||U-Ske Asada||5:09|
|6.||"Happy Toy"||Chara, Zentarō Watanabe||Zentarō Watanabe||5:03|
|7.||"Mabataki (まばたき? Blink)"||Chara, U-Ske Asada||U-Ske Asada||6:00|
|8.||"Bishonure no (びしょぬれの? Can't Return from the Sky (Wet))"||Chara, Mizuho Hirata||U-Ske Asada||4:51|
|9.||"Yumemiru Fujibitai (夢見る富士額? Dreamin Little With (Dreaming Mt. Fuji-Shaped Eyebrows))"||Chara, U-Ske Asada||U-Ske Asada||4:16|
|10.||"Hikitomerarenai (ひきとめられない? Can't Keep You Mine (Can't Hold You Back))"||Chara||David Motion||4:49|
Note: translations are official translations, as written in the album booklet. More accurate translations are listed in brackets.
|May 1, 1994||"Tsumibukaku Aishite yo"||55 (Oricon)||3||14,590|
|September 7, 1994||"Atashi Nande Dakishimetai n darou?"||41 (Oricon)||6||38,310|
Japan Sales Rankings
|Release||Chart||Peak Position||First Week Sales||Sales Total||Chart Run|
|October 10, 1994||Oricon Daily Albums Chart|
|Oricon Weekly Albums Chart||4||70,040||145,000||7 weeks|
|Oricon Yearly Albums Chart|