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"
Released September 9, 1978
Genre J-pop, kayōkyoku, disco
Length 3:20
Label JVC
Writer(s) Shunichi Tokura, Yū Aku
Pink Lady singles chronology
"Monster"
(1978)
"Tōmei Ningen"
(1978)
"Chameleon Army"
(1978)

"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
position
Japanese Oricon Singles Chart 1

Cover versions[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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.