Kono Machi

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"Kono Machi"
Regular Edition cover
Single by Cute
from the album 8 Queen of J-pop
B-side "Kono Machi (Dance Groove Ver.)" (Regular)
"Ame" (Limited A, B)
"Hae Otoko" (Limited C, D)
Released February 6, 2013 (2013-02-06) (Japan)
Format CD single
Genre J-pop
Label Zetima
Writer(s) Chisato Moritaka
Producer(s) Tsunku
Cute singles chronology
"Aitai Aitai Aitai na"
"Kono Machi"
"Crazy Kanzen na Otona"
Music videos
"Kono Machi" on YouTube
"Maimi Yajima (Cute) "Ame"
(Close-up Ver.)"
on YouTube
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Billboard Japan Favorable[1]

"Kono Machi" (この街?) is the 20th major single by the Japanese female idol group Cute, released in Japan on February 6, 2013.[2][3]


The title track is a cover of the homonymous song by Chisato Moritaka.[2]

The single will be released in five versions: Regular Edition and Limited Editions A, B, C, and D. The Regular Edition and the limited edition B and D are CD-only. The limited editions A and C include a DVD. All the limited editions are shipped sealed and include a serial-numbered entry card for the lottery to win a ticket to one of the single's launch events.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Regular Edition[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Kono Machi" (この街) 5:14
2. "Kono Machi (Dance Groove Ver.)" (この街(Dance Groove Ver.)) 3:53
3. "Kono Machi (Instrumental)" (この街(Instrumental))  

Limited Editions A, B[edit]

No. Title Artist(s) Length
1. "Kono Machi" (この街)    
2. "Ame" () Maimi Yajima  
3. "Kono Machi (Instrumental)" (この街(Instrumental))    

Limited Editions C, D[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Kono Machi" (この街)  
2. "Hae Otoko" (ハエ男)  
3. "Kono Machi (Instrumental)" (この街(Instrumental))  


Sealed into all the limited editions:

  • Event ticket lottery card with a serial number


Chart (2013) Peak
Oricon Daily Singles Chart[5] 3
Oricon Weekly Singles Chart*[6][7] 4
Oricon Monthly Singles Chart[8] 17
Billboard Japan Hot 100[9] 12
Billboard Japan Hot 100 Airplay[10] 98
Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales[11] 4

* First week sales according to Oricon: 24,361 copies


  1. ^ Kan Tanahashi (2013). "℃-ute「この街」 | HotShotDiscs | Billboard JAPAN". Billboard Japan. Retrieved 2016-02-27. 
  2. ^ a b "℃-uteニューシングル「この街」は全曲森高千里カバー". Natalie. 2012-12-26. Retrieved 2013-01-12. 
  3. ^ "新年のあいさつ=℃‐ute編". Jiji Press. 2013-01-01. Retrieved 2013-01-12. 
  4. ^ "【℃-ute 20thシングル発売決定のお知らせ】". Hello! Project. 2012-12-17. Retrieved 2013-01-12. 
  5. ^ "2013年02月08日のCDシングルデイリーランキング(2013年02月08日付)" (in Japanese). Oricon. 2013-02-09. Archived from the original on 2013-02-09. Retrieved 2013-02-09. 
  6. ^ "CDシングル 週間ランキング-ORICON STYLE ランキング / 2013年02月04日〜2013年02月10日のCDシングル週間ランキング(2013年02月18日付)" (in Japanese). Oricon. 2013-02-13. Retrieved 2013-02-13. 
  7. ^ "℃-uteが20作連続のTOP10入り、森高千里のカバー曲が初登場4位に。". Narinari.com (in Japanese). 2013-02-12. Retrieved 2013-02-12. 
  8. ^ "CDシングル 月間ランキング-ORICON STYLE ランキング / 2013年02月のCDシングル月間ランキング(2013年02月度)" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  9. ^ "Billboard Japan Hot 100". Billboard Japan (in Japanese). 2013-01-13. Retrieved 2013-01-13. 
  10. ^ "Billboard Japan Hot 100 Airplay". Billboard Japan (in Japanese). 2013-01-13. Retrieved 2013-01-13. 
  11. ^ "Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales". Billboard Japan (in Japanese). 2013-01-13. Retrieved 2013-01-13. 

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