Super Hero (Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku song)

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"Super Hero"
Single by Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku
from the album Anarchy
A-side"Super Hero"
B-side
  • "Korya Mede Te na" (Regular Ed.)
  • "Pompara Pecoruna Papiyotta" (Lim. Ed. A)
  • "Kirakiranesskiraness" (Lim. Ed. B)
ReleasedOctober 21, 2015 (2015-10-21) (Japan)
FormatMaxi single (CD)
GenreJ-pop
LabelSME Records
Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku singles chronology
"Natsudaze Johnny"
(2015)
"Super Hero"
(2015)
"Massugu"
(2016)
Music video
"Super Hero" (VEVO)
"Super Hero" (SMEJ)
5572320
"Pompara Pekoluna Papiyotta"

on YouTube
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
CDJournalFavorable[1]

"Super Hero", or "Superhero", (スーパーヒーロー, Sūpāhīrō) is the 9th major-label single by the Japanese girl idol group Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku. It was released in Japan on October 21, 2015, on the label SME Records.[2]

Release details[edit]

The CD single was released in three versions: a "regular edition" and two limited editions: Limited Edition A and Limited Edition B. The differences between the editions are the cover art and the B-sides.

B-sides[edit]

One of the B-sides, the song "Pompara Pekoluna Papiyotta", is performed by the rock group 5572320 (五五七二三二〇, Go Go Nana Ni San Ni Rei), which was created from the members of Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku as part of celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Coconut Sable cookies produced by Nissin Cisco Co., Ltd..

Reception[edit]

According to Oricon, in its first week of release the physical CD single sold 69,000 copies. It debuted at number 3 in the Oricon weekly singles chart. Thus in its first week the CD single already topped the overal sales of the group's 7th single "Haitateki!" and became the most selling single in the band's history.[3]

According to Oricon, it was also the 81th most selling CD single of the whole year 2015 in Japan.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Regular Edition[edit]

CD
No.TitleLength
1."Super Hero" (スーパーヒーロー) 
2."Korya Mede Te na" (こりゃめでてぇな) 
3."Super Hero (Less Vocal)" 
4."Korya Mede Te na (Less Vocal)" 

Limited Edition A[edit]

CD
No.TitleLength
1."Super Hero" 
2."Pompara Pecoruna Papiyotta" (ポンパラ ペコルナ パピヨッタ)
(performed by the band 5572320)
 
3."Super Hero (Less Vocal)" 
4."Ponpara Pecoruna Papiyotta (Less Vocal)" 

Limited Edition B[edit]

CD
No.TitleLength
1."Super Hero" 
2."Kirakiranesskiraness" (キラキラネスキラネス) 
3."Super Hero (Less Vocal)" 
4."Kirakiranesskiraness (Less Vocal)" 

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Oricon Daily Singles Chart 2
Oricon Weekly Singles Chart[5] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Oricon Year-end Chart[4] 81

References[edit]

  1. ^ "私立恵比寿中学 / スーパーヒーロー [CD] [シングル] " (in Japanese). CDJournal.com. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
  2. ^ "エビ中、10月にニューシングル&たまアリで「年忘れ大学芸会」2DAYS". Natalie. August 22, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
    "私立恵比寿中学 ファミえん完全燃唱". Daily Sports online. August 23, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
    "【ライブレポート】エビ中、野外ワンマンで2時間半の大学芸会". Barks. August 23, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
    "エビ中ニューシングルに後藤まりこ&オオルタイチのタッグ曲". Natalie. August 27, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
    "私立恵比寿中学、ニューシングル『スーパーヒーロー』のカップリング曲を後藤まりこ(exミドリ)など個性派アーティスト達が担当!". T-SITE NEWS. August 27, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
    "エビ中ニューシングル「スーパーヒーロー」のカップリング情報一部公開!". GirlsNews. August 28, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
    "エビ中 「スーパーヒーロー」C/Wに後藤まりこ、オオルタイチ、さつき が てんこもり参加". Musicman-NET. August 27, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
    "エビ中 ニューシングル「スーパーヒーロー」ヴィジュアル公開!". GirlsNews. September 14, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
    "エビ中、シングル「スーパーヒーロー」ヴィジュアル公開". Musicman-NET. September 15, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
    "エビ中 仮装でライブ ファンが混乱". Daily Sports Online. October 12, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
    "私立恵比寿中学、ハロウィーンライブでパート入れ替え大混乱". SANSPO.COM. October 12, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
    "エビ中、制服脱いでハロウィーンライブ". SANSPO.COM. October 13, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
    "エビ中、貴婦人風ドレスで一足お先にハロウィーン". SANSPO.COM. October 13, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
    "ももいろクローバーZに「がむしゃらさ」消失? 飲酒する姿にファン嘆き". Livedoor News. October 12, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
  3. ^ "エビ中、最新シングルで自己最高の売上記録 初動6・9万枚". Music Voice (in Japanese). October 27, 2015. Retrieved March 3, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "オリコン年間 CDシングルランキング 2015年度 81~90位 | ORICON STYLE" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved March 1, 2015.
  5. ^ "スーパーヒーロー(初回生産限定盤A) | 私立恵比寿中学 | ORICON STYLE" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
    "オリコン週間 CDシングルランキング 2015年10月19日~2015年10月25日 | ORICON STYLE" (in Japanese). ORICON STYLE. Retrieved March 3, 2016.

External links[edit]

  • Discography on the Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku official site