Typhoon Generation

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"Typhoon Generation
Single by Arashi
from the album Arashi No.1 Ichigou: Arashi wa Arashi o Yobu!
B-side "Asu Ni Mukatte Hoero"
Released July 12, 2000 (2000-07-12)
(see release history)
Format CD single
Recorded 2000
Genre Pop, rock
Length 20:47[1]
Label Pony Canyon
Arashi singles chronology
"Sunrise Nippon/Horizon"
"Typhoon Generation"
"Kansha Kangeki Ame Arashi"

"Typhoon Generation" (台風ジェネレーション Taifuu Jienereshon?) is a song recorded by Japanese boy band Arashi. It was released on July 12, 2000 by the record label Pony Canyon. While both the regular and limited editions were released as a CD single containing two songs and its instrumentals, only the limited edition included a poster.

Track list[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Typhoon Generation"   Yōji Kubota (久保田 洋司 Kubota Yōji?) Kōji Makaino (馬飼野 康二 Makaino Kōji?) 4:59
2. "Asu Ni Mukatte Hoero" (明日に向かって吠えろ "Face and Roar at Tomorrow") Maria Kuze (久世 まりあ Kuze Maria?) Shin Tanimoto (谷本 新 Tanimoto Shin?) 5:19
3. "Typhoon Generation" (Instrumental) Kubota Makaino 4:59
4. "Asu Ni Mukatte Hoero" (Instrumental) Kuze Tanimoto 5:19

Chart performance[edit]

By selling 256,510 copies, the single debuted at number three on the Oricon weekly singles chart.[2]

Charts, peaks and certifications[edit]


Chart (2000) Peak
Japan Oricon Weekly Singles Chart[2] 3

Sales and certifications[edit]

Country Provider Sales Certification
Japan RIAJ 256,510[2] Platinum[3]


  1. ^ "Typhoon Generation" (in Japanese). Utasuki Mstore. Retrieved 2010-02-13. 
  2. ^ a b c 2000年07月第4週の邦楽シングルランキング情報 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-10-23. 
  3. ^ "GOLD ALBUM 他認定作品 2000年7月度" [Gold Albums, and other certified works. September 2000 Edition] (PDF). The Record (Bulletin) (in Japanese) (Chūō, Tokyo: Recording Industry Association of Japan) 490: 8. September 10, 2000. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 22, 2014. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 

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