Tōmei Ningen (Pink Lady song)

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"Tōmei Ningen"
Tomei Ningen Pink Lady.jpg
Single by Pink Lady
from the album Pepper Keibu
B-side"Super Monkey Son Goku"
ReleasedSeptember 9, 1978
GenreJ-pop, kayōkyoku, disco
Songwriter(s)Shunichi Tokura, Yū Aku
Pink Lady singles chronology
"Tōmei Ningen"
"Chameleon Army"

"Tōmei Ningen" (透明人間, "Invisible Person") is Pink Lady's ninth single release, and their eighth number-one hit on the Oricon charts.[1] The single sold 1,150,000 copies, and spent four weeks at number one.

According to Oricon this was the 6th best selling single from 1978.[2] A re-recorded version of the song was included on the 2-disc greatest hits release, Innovation, released in December 2010. The B-side was the theme song for the Japanese children show "Tobe! Son Goku".

Track listing (7" vinyl)[edit]

All tracks composed by Shunichi Tokura, lyrics written by Yū Aku.

  1. "Tōmei Ningen" 3:20
  2. "Super Monkey Son Goku" 2:55

Chart positions[edit]

Charts (1978) Peak
Japanese Oricon Singles Chart 1

Cover versions[edit]

  • ManaKana released a cover of this song on the tribute album Bad Friends.


  1. ^ "List of the number-one hit singles on the Japanese Oricon Chart". Retrieved 2008-10-13.
  2. ^ "Annual Oricon Charts 1977-1980" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2011-10-25.