Sugar Rush (AKB48 song)

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"Sugar Rush"
Song by AKB48
from the album Wreck-It Ralph
Language Japanese, English
Published Walt Disney Music Company
Released United States October 30, 2012 (2012-10-30)
Japan March 20, 2013 (2013-03-20)
Genre J-pop
Length 3:14
Label Walt Disney
Composer(s) Jamie Houston
Lyricist(s) Yasushi Akimoto
AKB48 chronology
"Gingham Check"
(2012) Gingham Check2012
"Sugar Rush"
(2012) Sugar Rush2012
(2012) Uza2012
Music video
"Sugar Rush" (preview) on YouTube

"Sugar Rush" is a song by the Japanese girl group AKB48. It was released on October 30, 2012 on the original soundtrack of Wreck-It Ralph[1][2] (the movie itself is titled Sugar Rush (シュガー・ラッシュ) in Japanese).


The song was written for the Disney animation film Wreck-It Ralph and chosen as the ending theme for its worldwide release.[1][2]

AKB48 members who participated[edit]

The song features 10 AKB48 members: Tomomi Itano, Yuko Oshima, Yuki Kashiwagi, Rina Kawaei, Haruna Kojima, Mariko Shinoda, Haruka Shimazaki, Minami Takahashi, Jurina Matsui, Mayu Watanabe.[1][2]

Writing credits[edit]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Japanese photographer and filmmaker Mika Ninagawa,[1][2] notably the director of another AKB48's music video, "Heavy Rotation".

The video was premiered on October 29, 2012, at the world premiere of the movie, which took place in Los Angeles.[1][2]


Chart (2013) Peak
Billboard Japan Hot Animation[3] 11


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