Yasashii Bōkyaku

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"Yasashii Bōkyaku"
Yuki song.jpg
Yuki Nagato version
Single by Minori Chihara
Released February 24, 2010 (Japan)
Genre Anisong, Neoclassical New Age
Length 18:36
Label Lantis
Minori Chihara singles chronology
"Precious One"
(2009)
"Yasashii Bōkyaku"
(2010)
"Freedom Dreamer"
(2010)
"Precious One"
(2009)
"Yasashii Bōkyaku"
(2010)
"Freedom Dreamer"
(2010)
Minori Chihara version

Yasashii Bōkyaku (優しい忘却, lit. "Tender Oblivion") is the eighth CD single containing 4 versions of the titular song by Minori Chihara. The single was used as the ending theme to The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya,[1] in which Chihara again reprises her role as Yuki Nagato. It won the Best Singing Award at the fifth annual Seiyu Awards held in 2011 in Tokyo for Chihara's performance.[2] A promotional video for the song was released January 27, 2010 on Lantis' official YouTube channel.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Yasashii Bōkyaku" (優しい忘却, lit. "Tender Oblivion") - 5:39
  2. "Yasashii Bōkyaku -sonority-" (優しい忘却 -sonority-, lit. "Tender Oblivion -Sonority-") - 4:33
  3. "Yasashii Bōkyaku -sincerity-" (優しい忘却 -sincerity-, lit. "Tender Oblivion -Sincerity-") - 5:11
  4. "Yasashii Bōkyaku ~ Aru Hi no Yume" (優しい忘却~或る日の夢, lit. "Tender Oblivion ~ One Day's Dream") - 3:13

Personnel[edit]

Oricon chart positions[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Sales
Daily 5 23,201
Weekly 8

See also[edit]

2010 in Japanese music

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lantis web site
  2. ^ "5th Annual Seiyū Award Winners Announced". Anime News Network. March 5, 2011. Retrieved October 16, 2015. 
  3. ^ Official PV on YouTube