Sakura Sake

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"Sakura Sake"
Arashi-14-01-sakurasake.jpg
Single by Arashi
from the album One
B-side ""Te Tsunagō" (手つなごぉ?, Let's Hold Hands)"
Released March 23, 2005 (Japan)
Format CD, CD+DVD
Genre Pop, rock
Label J Storm
JACA-5021 (CD-DVD Limited Edition)
JACA-5022 (Normal Edition)
Songwriter(s) Takeshi Aida (相田 毅?, Aida Takeshi), Sho Sakurai, Shin Tanimoto (谷本 新?, Tanimoto Shin)
Arashi singles chronology
"Hitomi no Naka no Galaxy/Hero"
(2004)
"Sakura Sake"
(2005)
"Wish"
(2005)

Sakura Sake (サクラ咲ケ?, Cherry Blossoms, Bloom) is the fourteenth single of the Japanese boy band Arashi. The single was released in two editions: a regular edition containing the karaoke versions of all the songs released in the single, and a limited edition containing a DVD with the music video of the single.

Single information[edit]

"Sakura Sake" was used as an image song for the enrichment cram school Johnan Yobiko, which featured Arashi member Sho Sakurai as the spokesperson and promoter of education for Japan's youth.

Track list[edit]

Regular Edition
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Sakura Sake" Takeshi Aida (相田 毅?, Aida Takeshi), Sho Sakurai Shin Tanimoto (谷本 新?, Tanimoto Shin) 4:23
2. "Te Tsunagō" Eiichirō Taruki (樽木栄一郎?, Taruki Eiichirō) Akira 4:31
3. "Sakura Sake" (Karaoke) Aida, Sakurai Tanimoto 4:23
4. "Te Tsunagō" (Karaoke) Taruki Akira 4:31
Limited Edition
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Sakura Sake" Aida, Sakurai Tanimoto 4:23
2. "Te Tsunagō" Taruki Akira 4:31
Limited Edition DVD
No. Title Length
1. "Sakura Sake" (PV)  

Charts, peaks and certifications[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
Japan Oricon Weekly Singles Chart[1] 1
Japan Oricon Yearly Singles Chart[2] 55

Sales and certifications[edit]

Country Provider Sales Certification
Japan RIAJ 115,114[1] Gold[3]

Chart procession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
"Cherish" by NEWS
Oricon Weekly number one single
April 4, 2005
Succeeded by
"Do the Motion" by BoA

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2005年04月第1週の邦楽シングルランキング情報 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-10-23. 
  2. ^ ja:サクラ咲ケ
  3. ^ ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2005年3月. RIAJ (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-12-18. 

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