Orion (Mika Nakashima song)

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Single by Mika Nakashima
from the album Voice
A-side "Orion"
B-side "Focus"
Released November 12, 2008
Format CD
Genre J-pop, Adult contemporary music, Rock music
Label Sony
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"Orion" is Mika Nakashima's 27th single, released on November 12, 2008.[1] It was the insert song for the Japanese TBS drama, Ryūsei no Kizuna, in which Mika co-starred.[2] The "B-side" song, "FOCUS", was used for the television commercial of the Canon IXY Digital 920 IS camera. Orion, a lite rock-influenced ballad, has sold over 1.300.000 digital downloads.

The single is certified Gold[3] by RIAJ for shipment for 100,000 copies and Million for digital downloads.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Arranger(s) Length
1. "Orion" Rui Momota Rui Momota Rui Momota  
2. "Focus" Mika Nakashima Akihisa Matsuura Yoshito Tanaka  
3. "Orion" (Instrumental) Rui Momota Rui Momota Rui Momota  
4. "Focus" (Instrumental) Mika Nakashima Akihisa Matsuura Yoshito Tanaka  


Oricon sales chart (Japan)[edit]

Release Chart Peak position Sales total Chart run
12 November 2008 Oricon Daily Singles Chart 3
Oricon Weekly Singles Chart 6 63,218 12 weeks
Oricon Monthly Singles Chart 20
Oricon Yearly Singles Chart 142


  1. ^ "Sony Music Online Japan : 中島美嘉". Sonymusic.co.jp. Retrieved 2008-11-06. 
  2. ^ [http://www.tbs.co.jp/ryuseinokizuna/news/news080923.html "TBS �$B6bMK%I%i%^!XN.@1$Ne+!Y!!!C!!$*CN$i$;�(B"]. Tbs.co.jp. Retrieved 2008-11-06.  replacement character in |title= at position 5 (help)
  3. ^ http://www.riaj.or.jp/data/others/gold/200812.html
  4. ^ レコード協会調べ 4月度有料音楽配信認定 [Record Association Investigation: April Digital Music Download Certifications]. RIAJ (in Japanese). May 20, 2014. Retrieved May 20, 2014. 

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