Strawberry Flower (ストロベリー・フラワー Sutoroberī Furawā?) is a Japanese virtual band. In the first years, it was a trio of three Pikmin, the red, yellow and blue Pikmin, and debuted on 6 December 2001 with the single Ai no Uta. The purple or white Pikmin did not join the group until their 3rd single, Tane no Uta. Since then, the group has been a quintet. The vocals for Strawberry Flower are provided by Be.
- Yellow Pikmin – vocalist (2001–present)
- Blue Pikmin – male guitarist (2001–present)
- Red Pikmin – male bassist (2001–present)
- Purple Pikmin – female guitarist (2004–present)
- White Pikmin – female bassist (2004–present)
2001-present: Ai no Uta
On 6 December 2001 the group released their debut single Ai no Uta under Nintendo. The song only appeared in the commercials for Pikmin and did not appear in the game itself and these commercials only appeared in Japan and did not appear overseas. It is also featured in Super Smash Bros. Brawl as a hidden song for the Distant Planet stage.
About three months after "Ai no Uta" was released, the group continued with another single, Pikmin Dance, featuring three dance versions of their 2001 single "Ai no Uta".
After a two-year break, the group released another single, Tane no Uta. It was used in the commercials for Pikmin 2. This is also the first Strawberry Flower single with more than three tracks on it. The single also contained a Laugh remix of Ai no Uta. The b-side song is called "Shabondama" (しゃぼん玉 Soap Bubbles?). This single is rare and out of print.
|Ai no Uta
||632,350 copies sold|
||115,230 copies sold|
|3rd||Tane no Uta
||15,389 copies sold|