Kotoshi Ichiban Kaze no Tsuyoi Gogo

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"Kotoshi Ichiban Kaze no Tsuyoi Gogo"
Kotoshi Ichiban Kaze no Tsuyoi Gogo.jpg
Single by Arisa Mizuki
from the album Fiore
Released May 12, 1993
Format Cassette single, CD single
Genre Pop
Length 4:49
Label Nippon Columbia
Songwriter(s) Karuho Kureta
Producer(s) Masaaki Ōmura
Arisa Mizuki singles chronology
"Too Shy Shy Boy!"
(1992)
"Kotoshi Ichiban Kaze no Tsuyoi Gogo"
(1993)
"Kimi ga Suki Dakara"
(1993)
"Too Shy Shy Boy!"
(1992)
"Kotoshi Ichiban Kaze no Tsuyoi Gogo"
(1993)
"Kimi ga Suki Dakara"
(1993)

"Kotoshi Ichiban Kaze no Tsuyoi Gogo" (今年いちばん風の強い午後?, lit. "The Windiest Afternoon of the Year") is the fifth single by Japanese recording artist Arisa Mizuki. It was released on May 12, 1993 as the first single from Mizuki's first compilation album Fiore: Arisa Collection. The title track was written and composed by Yumi Matsutoya, under the pen-name Karuho Kureta. It was used in commercials for the soft drink Chasse by Kirin, starring Mizuki herself. "Sunao ni Naritai," is Mizuki's second consecutive B-side to be written and produced by singer-songwriter Midori Karashima.

Chart performance[edit]

"Kotoshi Ichiban Kaze no Tsuyoi Gogo" debuted on the Oricon Weekly Singles chart at number 8 with 74,400 copies sold in its first week.[1] The single charted for seven weeks and has sold a total of 192,950 copies.[2][3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Arranger(s) Length
1. "Kotoshi Ichiban Kaze no Tsuyoi Gogo" (今年いちばん風の強い午後 "The Windiest Afternoon of the Year") Karuho Kureta Kureta Masaaki Ōmura 4:49
2. "Sunao ni Naritai" (素直になりたい "I Want to Be Honest") Midori Karashima Karashima Seiichi Kyōda 5:59
3. "Kotoshi Ichiban Kaze no Tsuyoi Gogo (Original Karaoke)"   Kureta Ōmura 4:49
Total length: 15:37

Charts and sales[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
position
Sales
Oricon Weekly Singles[1] 8 192,950[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 1993年05月第4週の邦楽シングルランキング情報 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2011-08-06. 
  2. ^ 今年いちばん風の強い午後/観月ありさ (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2011-08-06. 
  3. ^ a b ヴィジョンファクトリー(旧ライジング)@売上データ補完スレ (in Japanese). 2004-01-20. Archived from the original on 2012-03-24. Retrieved 2011-08-06.