Otakebi Boy Wao! / Tomodachi wa Tomodachi Nanda!

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"Otakebi Boy Wao!/Tomodachi wa Tomodachi Nanda!"
Single by Berryz Kobo
from the album 6th Otakebi Album
Released March 3, 2010 (CD)
March 10, 2010 (Single V)
Format CD single, Single V
Recorded 2010
Genre Pop
Label Piccolo Town
Songwriter(s) Tsunku
Producer(s) Tsunku
Berryz Kobo singles chronology
"Watashi no Mirai no Danna-sama / Ryūsei Boy"
"Otakebi Boy Wao!/Tomodachi wa Tomodachi Nanda!"
"Maji Bomber!!"
"Watashi no Mirai no Danna-sama / Ryūsei Boy"
"Otakebi Boy Wao! / Tomodachi wa Tomodachi Nanda!"
"Maji Bomber!!"
Music videos
""Otakebi Boy Wao!"
"Tomodachi wa Tomodachi Nanda!"
on YouTube
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Hotexpress Favorable[1]

"Otakebi Boy Wao!/Tomodachi wa Tomodachi Nanda!" (雄叫びボーイ WAO!/友達は友達なんだ!, Otakebi Bōi Wao!/Tomodachi wa Tomodachi Nanda!, War Cry Boy Wao!/A Friend Is a Friend!) is the 22nd single by Berryz Kobo. The single was released on March 3, 2010,[2][3][4][5][6] with the A-side Single V following on March 10. It was released in four editions: a regular edition, containing only the CD, and three limited editions, A, B and C.[2] Limited editions A and B contained a bonus DVD, while edition C contained a special "Inazuma Eleven" trading card.[7] All three limited editions included a serial number card, used in a promotional draw.

The single was Berryz' third double A-side single.

"Otakebi Boy Wao!" was used as the 4th ending theme for the Inazuma Eleven anime.[2][6] and as an ending theme for the Nintendo DS game Inazuma Eleven 3.[8]

The single sold 25000 copies in its first week and debuted in the Oricon Weekly Singles Chart at number 3, making it their highest-ranking single to date.[9] It also stayed in the top 10 for a second week, ranking 9th.


Otakebi Boy Wao! Main vocals: Risako Sugaya, Momoko Tsugunaga, Miyabi Natsuyaki

Tomodachi wa Tomodachi Nanda Main vocals: Risako Sugaya Minor vocals: Momoko Tsugunaga, Miyabi Natsuyaki

Track listings[edit]

  1. "Otakebi Boy Wao!" (雄叫びボーイ WAO!, Otakebi Boī Wao!, "War Cry Boy Wao!")
  2. "Tomodachi wa Tomodachi Nanda!" (友達は友達なんだ!, "A Friend Is a Friend!")
  3. "Otakebi Boy Wao! (Instrumental)"
  4. "Tomodachi wa Tomodachi Nanda! (Instrumental)"
Limited edition A DVD
  1. "Otakebi Boy Wao! (Close-up Ver.) (雄叫びボーイ WAO! (Close-up Ver.))
Limited edition B DVD
  1. "Tomodachi wa Tomodachi Nanda! (Dance Shot Ver.)" (友達は友達なんだ! (Dance Shot Ver.))


Charts (2010) Peak
Japan (Oricon Weekly Singles Chart)[10] 3


  1. ^ Tetsuo Hiraga (2010). "レビュー: Berryz工房『雄叫びボーイ WAO!/友達は友達なんだ!』". hotexpress. PLANTECH CO.,LTD. Archived from the original on 2010-03-07. Retrieved 2016-01-19. 
  2. ^ a b c "ベリーズ両A面シングル、雄叫びボーイはイナイレ主題歌" (in Japanese). Natalie (Natasha, Inc.). 2010-01-06. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  3. ^ "Berryz工房『写真満載★タイ・バンコクの初ライブを密着レポート!』-ORICON STYLE ミュージック" (in Japanese). Oricon. 2010-04-29. Retrieved 2012-03-11. 
  4. ^ "Berryz工房、デビュー6周年をファンと祝福 キャプテン・清水佐紀「このメンバーで本当によかった」". ORICON STYLE (in Japanese). 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2016-01-19. 
  5. ^ "お正月はやっぱりハロプロ!豪華絢爛「モベキマス」公演". Natalie. 2010-01-04. Retrieved 2016-01-19. 
  6. ^ a b "大人気『イナズマイレブン』新OP曲「勝って泣こうゼッ!」イベント決定". BARKS. 2010-03-06. Retrieved 2016-01-19. 
  7. ^ (Limited edition A) with DVD, (limited edition B) with DVD, (limited edition C) contained event serial number card, normal edition (first pressing): Izanuma Eleven anime premier card (one type included), limited editions A, B and C contained event serial number card [1]
  8. ^ "Berryz工房、新曲はアッパーな夏ソング「本気ボンバー!!」". ナタリー. 2010-06-04. Retrieved 2016-01-19. 
  9. ^ "嵐、B'z以来!倉木麻衣、清水翔太も好調…週間オリコンランキング". BIGLOBE 音楽芸能ニュース. 2010-03-09. Retrieved 2016-01-19. 
  10. ^ "雄叫びボーイ WAO!/友達は友達なんだ!(初回生産限定盤A) | Berryz工房". ORICON STYLE. Retrieved 2016-01-18. 
    "オリコン週間 CDシングルランキング 2010年03月01日~2010年03月07日". ORICON STYLE. Retrieved 2016-01-20. 

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