Hitomi no Naka no Galaxy/Hero

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"Hitomi no Naka no Galaxy/Hero"
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Single by Arashi
from the album 5x5 The Best Selection of 2002–2004
B-side "Hey Hey Lovin' You"
Released August 18, 2004 (2004-08-18) (Japan)
Format CD, CD+DVD
Genre Pop
Label J Storm
JACA-5016 (CD-DVD Limited Edition A)
JACA-5017 (CD-DVD Limited Edition B)
JACA-5018 (Normal Edition)
Arashi singles chronology
"Pikanchi Double"
(2004)
"Hitomi no Naka no Galaxy/Hero"
(2004)
"Sakura Sake"
(2005)

"Hitomi no Naka no Galaxy/Hero" (瞳の中のGalaxy/Hero Galaxy in Your Eyes/Hero?) is the thirteenth single of the Japanese boy band Arashi. The single was released in three editions: a regular edition containing a bonus track and karaoke versions of all the songs released in the single, and two limited editions, both containing a DVD with a music video of one of the A-side tracks. The single is the group's third double A-side single, and all the songs included in the single starts with the letter "H".

Single Information[edit]

"Hitomi no Naka no Galaxy" was used as the theme song for the drama Minami-kun no Koibito starring Kyoko Fukada and Arashi member Kazunari Ninomiya, and "Hero" was used as the theme song for NTV's Olympics coverage.

Track list[edit]

Regular Edition
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Hitomi no Naka no Galaxy" Fumiya Fujii (藤井フミヤ Fujii Fumiya?) Fujii 5:19
2. "Hero" Spin Shin Tanimoto (谷本 新 Tanimoto Shin?) 4:54
3. "Hey Hey Lovin' You" Maria Kuze (久世まりあ Kuze Maria?) Minoru Komorita (コモリタミノル Komorita Minoru?) 4:48
4. "Hitomi no Naka no Galaxy" (Karaoke) Fujii Fujii 5:19
5. "Hero" (Karaoke) Spin Tanimoto 4:54
6. "Hey Hey Lovin' You" (Karaoke) Kuze Komorit 4:48
Limited Edition A
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Hitomi no Naka no Galaxy" Fujii Fujii 5:19
2. "Hero" Spin Shin Tanimoto 4:54
3. "Hitomi no Naka no Galaxy" (Karaoke) Fujii Fujii 5:19
Limited Edition A DVD
No. Title Length
1. "Hitomi no Naka no Galaxy" (PV)  
Limited Edition B
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Hitomi no Naka no Galaxy" Fujii Fujii 5:19
2. "Hero" Spin Shin Tanimoto 4:54
3. "Hero" (Karaoke) Spin Shin Tanimoto 4:54
Limited Edition B DVD
No. Title Length
1. "Hero" (PV)  

Charts, peaks and certifications[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Japan Oricon Weekly Singles Chart[1] 1
Japan Oricon Yearly Singles Chart[2] 29

Sales and certifications[edit]

Country Provider Sales Certification
Japan RIAJ 170,564[1] Platinum[3]

Chart procession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
"Akaku Moyuru Taiyou" by NEWS
Oricon Weekly number one single
August 30, 2004
Succeeded by
"Chest" by Orange Range

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2004年09月第1週の邦楽シングルランキング情報 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-10-23. 
  2. ^ ja:瞳の中のGalaxy/Hero
  3. ^ ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2004年8月. RIAJ (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-12-18. 

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