Hikari no Hate ni
|"Hikari no Hate ni"|
CD+DVD Version Cover
|Single by Fairies|
|from the album Fairies|
|Released||July 24, 2013|
|Fairies singles chronology|
"Hikari no Hate ni" (光の果てに, lit. "At the End of the Light") is the 6th single by Japanese pop idol group Fairies, released on July 24, 2013. It is Fairies' first contribution to an anime series and is the opening song for the Studio Comet and Sanrio/Sega Sammy Holdings anime series, Jewelpet Happiness.
"Hikari no Hate ni" is Fairies' first contribution to an anime series, first announced and performed during the anime's press conference in Sanrio Puroland. Ito Momoka, one of the members commented that "I’m honored to be able to perform at Sanrio Puroland where I’ve been visited many times." Regarding the theme song, she said, "Our song is bracing just like the anime, and the choreography to the song is cute which people can emulate!"
On June 6, 2013, a short preview of the full PV is shown on the official YouTube account along with two behind the scenes videos. According to the producers, the PV is shot in a big 3D projection stage.
CD+DVD and CD Only Editions
|1.||"Hikari no Hate ni" (光の果てに)||3:36|
|3.||"Hikari no Hate ni (Instrumental)" (光の果てに (Instrumental))||3:36|
|4.||"Yell (Instrumental)" (エール (Instrumental))||3:03|
|CD+DVD Edition DVD|
|1.||"Hikari no Hate ni (Music Video)" (光の果てに (MUSIC VIDEO))|
|2.||"Bonus video" (特典映像)|
Picture Label Edition (Mumo Shop / Vision Factory Official Shop Limited Edition)
The picture label CD included in the edition comes in 7 different versions (each featuring a picture of a member). The version is chosen at random so the buyer doesn't know which member he is getting.
|1.||"Hikari no Hate ni" (光の果てに)|
|Oricon Weekly Singles Chart||6|
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