Namida ga Tomaranai Hōkago

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"Namida ga Tomaranai Hōkago"
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Single by Morning Musume
from the album Ai no Dai 6 Kan
Released November 3, 2004
Recorded 2004
Length 12:14
Label Zetima
Songwriter(s) Tsunku
Producer(s) Tsunku
Morning Musume singles chronology
"Joshi Kashimashi Monogatari"
"Namida ga Tomaranai Hōkago"
"The Manpower!!!"
Music video
"Namida ga Tomaranai Hōkago" on YouTube

"Namida ga Tomaranai Hōkago" (涙が止まらない放課後, "Unstoppable Tears After School") is the twenty-fourth single of idol group Morning Musume, released on November 3, 2004 on the Zetima label.[1] The single sold a total of 65,873 copies,[citation needed] peaking at #4 on the weekly Oricon chart and charting for seven weeks.[2] The Single V, released on the same day, reached a peak of #5 on the weekly chart and charted for five weeks.[3]


Lead vocals for the song are sung by Asami Konno. The theme of the title song is meant to convey the feeling of "the tears of a first love... like Romeo and Juliet."[4] The single was also released in a limited editlon which came in special packaging with five photo cards, while the regular and Single V DVD came with one photo card.

Track listings[edit]

All tracks written by Tsunku.

1."Namida ga Tomaranai Hōkago" (涙が止まらない放課後, "Tears That Won't Stop After School")3:42
2."Nebō Desu. Dēto na no ni..." (寝坊です。デートなのに…, "I Slept In. Even Though I Have a Date...") 
3."Namida ga Tomaranai Hōkago (Instrumental)" 
Single V DVD
1."Namida ga Tomaranai Hōkago" 
2."Namida ga Tomaranai Hōkago (Yureru Hōkago Ver.)" (涙が止まらない放課後 (ゆれる放課後 Ver.), "... Trembling After School Ver.") 
3."Meikingu Eizō" (メイキング映像, "Making Of") 

Members at time of single[edit]


Track 1
  • Shunsuke Suzuki (programming, guitar, arrangement)
  • Hiroshi Iida (percussion)
Track 2
  • Akira (programming, chorus, arrangement)
  • Sting Miyamoto (bass)


  1. ^ "Hello! Project official site - Namida ga Tomaranai Hōkago" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. Archived from the original on 2009-05-19.
  2. ^ "涙が止まらない放課後 モーニング娘。のプロファイールならオリコン芸能人事典-ORICON STYLE" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2010-12-26.
  3. ^ "シングルV「涙が止まらない放課後」 モーニング娘。のプロファイールならオリコン芸能人事典-ORICON STYLE" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2010-12-26.
  4. ^ つんく♂ オフィシャルサイト - 涙が止まらない放課後 [モーニング娘。] (in Japanese). Tsunku. Retrieved 2010-12-26.

External links[edit]

  • "Namida ga Tomaranai Hōkago" entries on the Hello! Project official website: CD entry, DVD entry (in Japanese)