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"Arigatou no Egao"

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CD+DVD Cover
CD Only Cover
Nakagawa Shoko
"Arigatou no Egao" (「ありがとうの笑顔」)
Catalog Number
SRCL-7105~6 (CD+DVD)
SRCL-7107 (CD Only)
¥1,575 (CD+DVD)
¥1,223 (CD Only)
CD Tracklist
  1. "Arigatou no Egao" (「ありがとうの笑顔」; A Thank You Smile)
  2. rainbow forecast
  3. Ame ni Kiss no Hanataba wo (雨にキッスの花束を; Rain-Kissed Bouquet)
  4. "Arigatou no Egao" -Instrumental- (「ありがとうの笑顔」 ‒Instrumental-)
DVD Tracklist
  1. Nakagawa Shoko-teki Honkonchou Donyoku Taizaiki (中川翔子的香港超貪欲滞在記)


"Arigatou no Egao" is the tenth single released by Nakagawa Shoko. It was scheduled to be released in September but was later pushed back to October 2009. The first B-side "rainbow forecast" was used as the theme song for the Japanese version of the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs while the second B-side "Ame ni Kiss no Hanataba wo" is a cover of Imai Miki's song of the same name which was used as the second opening to the anime YAWARA!. The single reached #6 on the Oricon charts and charted for four weeks, selling 15,027 copies.

Song Information

Nakagawa Shoko promoting the single
Aoyama Shinichiro, Nakagawa Shoko
Tato Yasuyuki
Other Information
Arrangement: Tato Yasuyuki
Guitar: Meki Toru
Piano & All other instrumenta: TATOO
Strings: CHICA Strings
Directed by Sugawara Taku (directiv)
Sound Produced by TATOO
Mixed & Recorded by Nishizawa Eiichi (studio Rine)
Recorded by Kojima Shohei (birdie house), Yoshida Tatsuhiko (PAPA X inc.)
Recorded at ABS RECORDING, Studio Sound Valley, C MUSIC STUDIO, PAPA X inc.


There are two known versions of "Arigatou no Egao" to be found in Nakagawa Shoko's discography. These include:

"Arigatou no Egao"
Found on the "Arigatou no Egao" single as track #1 and Cosmic Inflation album as track #9. This is the main version set to the music video.
"Arigatou no Egao" -Instrumental-
Found on the "Arigatou no Egao" single as track #4. This is the standard version except without vocals.

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 5 6 6 9 9 6 6 12,407
16 - - - - - - 57 1,618
- - - - - - - 91 721
- - - - - - - 195 281

Total Reported Sales: 15,027

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