Wish (Arashi song)

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"Wish"
Arashi-15-01-wish.jpg
Single by Arashi
from the album Arashic
B-side "Ichioku No Hoshi" (イチオクノホシ One Hundred Million Stars?)
"Futari no Kinenbi" (二人の記念日 Our Anniversary?) (Limited edition)
Released November 16, 2005 (2005-11-16) (Japan)
Format CD
Genre Pop
Label J Storm
JACA-5026 (Limited Edition)
JACA-5027 (Normal Edition)
Arashi singles chronology
"Sakura Sake"
(2005)
"Wish"
(2005)
"Kitto Daijōbu"
(2006)

"Wish" is the fifteenth single of the Japanese boy band Arashi. The single was released in two editions: a regular edition containing karaoke versions of the songs released in the single, and a limited edition containing a bonus track. The regular edition also contains a hidden track of the group's Secret Talk, in which the members' conversation lasted about forty-two minutes in total before the track was edited down to about thirty-eight minutes.[1]

Single Information[edit]

"Wish" was used as the theme song and at the same time opening song for the drama Hana Yori Dango starring Mao Inoue, Arashi member Jun Matsumoto, Shun Oguri, Shota Matsuda and Tsuyoshi Abe. Matsumoto accepted his role of Tsukasa Dōmyōji in Hana Yori Dango so that the group would be able release "Wish" as their next single.[1]

Track list[edit]

Regular Edition
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Wish" Yōji Kubota (久保田洋司 Kubota Yōji?) Hirō Ooyagi (オオヤギヒロオ Ooyagi Hirō?) 4:27
2. "Ichioku No Hoshi" Spin Kazz 4:30
3. "Wish" (Karaoke) Kubota Ooyagi 4:27
4. "Ichioku No Hoshi" (Karaoke) Spin Kazz 4:30
5. "Secret Talk"     38:40
Limited Edition
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Wish" Kubota Ooyagi 4:27
2. "Ichioku No Hoshi" Spin Kazz 4:30
3. "Futari no Kinenbi" Shinji Yasuda (安田信二 Yasuda Shinji?), Sho Sakurai Yasuda 4:47

Charts and certifications[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
Japan Oricon Weekly Singles Chart[2] 1
Japan Oricon Yearly Singles Chart[3] 53
Chart (2006) Peak
position
Japan Oricon Yearly Singles Chart[3] 80

Sales and certifications[edit]

Country Provider Sales Certification
Japan RIAJ 177,528[2] Platinum[4]
Preceded by
"Seishun Amigo" by Shūji to Akira
Oricon Weekly number one single
November 28, 2005
Succeeded by
"Triangle" by SMAP

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Love So Sweet (Secret Talk) (in Japanese). J Storm. November 16, 2005. Retrieved October 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b 2005年11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. ^ a b ja:WISH (嵐の曲)
  4. ^ ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2005年11月. RIAJ (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-12-18. 

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