Hikaru Monotachi

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"Hikaru Monotachi"
Hikaru Monotachi - Mayu Watanabe.jpg
Single by Mayu Watanabe
  • "Chihēsen no Kanata wa Doko ni Aru? -Beyond the Horizon-"(Type-A)
  • "Heart no Soup" (Type-B)
  • "Futari no Yoake" (Type-C)
  • "Koi o Funjyatta" (Limited Edition, Regular Edition)
  • "Sayonara no Hashi"
ReleasedNovember 21, 2012 (2012-11-21)
FormatCD single
LabelSony Music Records
Songwriter(s)Yasushi Akimoto (lyrics)
Producer(s)Yasushi Akimoto
Mayu Watanabe singles chronology
"Otona Jellybeans"
"Hikaru Monotachi"
"Rappa Renshūchū"
Music video
Mayu Watanabe "Hikaru Monotachi"
Mayu Watanabe "Sayonara no Hashi" - YouTube
Professional ratings
Review scores
Billboard JapanFavorable[1]

"Hikaru Monotachi" (ヒカルものたち, "The Shining Ones") is a single by Mayu Watanabe. It reached number one in the Oricon Weekly Chart.[2] Watanabe is the fourth AKB48 member with a number-one solo single after Atsuko Maeda, Tomomi Itano, and Rino Sashihara.[3]


The single was released in five versions: Limited Edition A, Limited Edition B, Limited Edition C, Regular Edition, and Complete Production Edition.[4] This single's theme was a Vocaloid/Anime theme, which reflects Watanabe's personality and hobbies.


Year Chart Peak
2012 Oricon 1
Japan Hot 100 3


  1. ^ Tetsuo Hiraga (2012). "渡辺麻友「ヒカルものたち」 | HotShotDiscs | Billboard JAPAN". Billboard Japan (in Japanese). Retrieved 2016-03-01.
  2. ^ ustar (2012-11-28). "Oricon Weekly Charts for 11/19 ~ 11/25". tokyohive. 6Theory Media, LLC. Retrieved 2012-11-28.
  3. ^ ustar (2012-11-01). "Watanabe Mayu's solo single tops the Oricon weekly chart for the first time". tokyohive. 6Theory Media, LLC. Retrieved 2013-03-22.
  4. ^ ustar (2012-11-01). "Watanabe Mayu reveals jacket covers + short PV for "Hikaru Monotachi"". tokyohive. 6Theory Media, LLC. Retrieved 2013-03-22.

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