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Limited Ed. Type-A Cover
Regular Ed. Type-A Cover
Limited Ed. Type-B Cover
Regular Ed. Type-B Cover
Theater Edition Cover
Artist
AKB48
Single
Flying Get (フライングゲット)
Released
2011.08.24
Catalog Number
KIZM-90111~2 (Limited Edition Type-A)
KIZM-90113~4 (Limited Edition Type-B)
KIZM-111~2 (Regular Edition Type-A)
KIZM-113~4 (Regular Edition Type-B)
NMAX-1117 (Theater Edition)
Price
¥1,600 (Limited and Regular Editions)
¥1,000 (Theater Edition)
Type-A CD Tracklist
  1. Flying Get (フライングゲット)
  2. Dakishimecha Ikenai (抱きしめちゃいけない) (Under Girls)
  3. Seishun to Kizukanai Mama (青春と気づかないまま)
  4. Flying Get off vocal ver.
  5. Dakishimecha Ikenai off vocal ver.
  6. Seishun to Kizukanai Mama off vocal ver.
Type-A DVD Tracklist
  1. Flying Get Music Video: War Movie "Crimson August ~Flying Get Edition" (武闘映画「紅い八月~フライングゲット篇」)
  2. Dakishimecha Ikenai Music Video
  3. Seishun to Kizukanai Mama Music Video
  4. War Movie "Crimson August ~Showdown at the Summit Edition" (武闘映画「紅い八月~頂上決戦篇」)
  5. Flying Get Dancing Version (「フライングゲット」ダンシングバージョン)
Type-B CD Tracklist
  1. Flying Get (フライングゲット)
  2. Dakishimecha Ikenai (抱きしめちゃいけない) (Under Girls)
  3. Ice no Kuchizuke (アイスのくちづけ)
  4. Flying Get off vocal ver.
  5. Dakishimecha Ikenai off vocal ver.
  6. Ice no Kuchizuke off vocal ver.
Type-B DVD Tracklist
  1. Flying Get Music Video: War Movie "Crimson August ~Flying Get Edition" (武闘映画「紅い八月~フライングゲット篇」)
  2. Dakishimecha Ikenai Music Video
  3. Ice no Kuchizuke Music Video
  4. 3rd AKB48 General Election Documentary Clip (第3回 AKB48総選挙 ドキュメント映像)
  5. War Movie "Crimson August ~Showdown at the Summit Edition Trailer" (武闘映画「紅い八月~頂上決戦篇・予告」)
Theater Edition CD Tracklist
  1. Flying Get (フライングゲット)
  2. Dakishimecha Ikenai (抱きしめちゃいけない) (Under Girls)
  3. Yasai Uranai (野菜占い)
  4. Flying Get off vocal ver.
  5. Dakishimecha Ikenai off vocal ver.
  6. Yasai Uranai off vocal ver.


Information

"Flying Get" is the 22nd major single (24th overall) released by AKB48. It was released in five versions: two limited CD+DVD editions (types A and B), two regular CD+DVD editions (types A and B), and a limited CD-only theater edition. The limited editions came with a national handshake event ticket, while the regular editions came with one of forty photos, and the theater edition came with a large handshake event ticket and random photo. The title track was used as the theme song for the drama Hanazakari no Kimitachi e ~Ikemen☆Paradise~ 2011, featuring members Maeda Atsuko, Kashiwagi Yuki, Ichikawa Miori, Oba Mina and Nagao Mariya.

According to Oricon, the single sold 1,025,952 copies on its first day of release, beating their previous record of highest first-day sales with "Everyday, Katyusha". "Flying Get" is the first single to sell over one million copies on its first day of release. By the end of the week, it had sold 1,354,492 copies to become the single with the highest first-week sales ever.

TV Performances

Selected Members

AKB48 promoting the single

Members for this single were determined by the AKB48 22nd Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo, which allowed fans to vote for the members who would participate in the single. The top 40 members were divided into two groups, with the top-ranking member of each group at the center position for the song's music video. Listed in parentheses are the members' rankings from the election.

Type-A Cover
Type-B Cover
Theater Edition Cover

"Flying Get"

Members who ranked 1st to 21st performed the single's title track.

(Center: Maeda Atsuko)

"Dakishimecha Ikenai"

Members who ranked 22nd to 40th performed a coupling track as Under Girls.

Artist: Under Girls (アンダーガールズ)

(Center: Umeda Ayaka)

"Seishun to Kizukanai Mama"

(Center: Maeda Atsuko)

"Ice no Kuchizuke"

(Center: Eguchi Aimi)

"Yasai Uranai"

Artist: Yasai Sisters 2011 (野菜シスターズ2011)

(Center: Maeda Atsuko)

Song Information

Lyrics
Akimoto Yasushi
Music
Sumida Shinya
Other Information
Arrangement: Ikuta Machine

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1,354,492
2 3 2 2 2 1 1 2 98,939
1 4 4 2 2 1 1 3 44,845
1 10 7 4 4 2 2 4 23,034
2 9 9 8 6 4 3 7 19,387
4 8 10 8 5 5 6 9 11,023
4 15 13 9 8 5 5 9 7,675
4 14 11 10 9 7 8 9 6,785
8 25 22 21 16 12 12 18 4,293
10 29 25 22 18 16 13 21 4,426
8 26 28 20 23 20 19 24 3,735
15 37 - 35 32 25 24 32 2,290
23 - 44 42 42 34 38 48 1,681
40 - - - - 50 48 64 1,638
- - - - - 49 49 62 1,466
- - - - - - - 74 1,520
46 - - - 50 49 33 56 1,759
28 42 40 34 33 22 30 35 2,864
25 37 39 34 33 16 19 31 2,741
15 23 25 20 19 9 11 17 4,300
9 31 30 29 26 19 20 26 3,332
21 35 38 36 27 28 28 30 2,110
24 50 - - 49 29 27 41 2,013
23 49 42 48 41 40 35 42 1,602
34 - - - - 43 47 62 1,260
42 - - - 49 40 36 62 1,386
41 - - - - - - 76 1,201
- - - - - - - 79 977
- - - - - - - 96 866
- - - - - - - 99 694
- - - - - - - 101 641
- - - - - - - 86 734
- - - - - - - 86 600
- - - - - - - 108 476
- - - - - - - 115 460
- - - - - - - 157 395
- - - - - - - 126 594
- - - - - - - 135 426
- - - - - - - 137 396
- - - - - - - 154 437
- - - - - - - 128 505
- - - - - - - 127 520
- - - - - - - 127 482
- - - - - - - 170 373
- - - - - - - 182 365
- - - - - - - 140 461
- - - - - - - 127 413
- - - - - - - 165 333
- - - - - - - 182 309
- - - - - - - 165 304
OUT 1 week
- - - - - - - 158 405
- - - - - - - 189 331
- - - - - - - 145 450
- - - - - - - 186 335
OUT 3 weeks
- - - - - - - 189 230
- - - - - - - 184 225
OUT 11 weeks
- - - - - - - 167 315
Year Month Month Rank Sales
2011 August 1 1,354,492
2011 September 4 186,205
2011 October 16 34,202
2011 out for 2 months
2012 January 44 13,357

Total Reported Sales: 1,625,849
Total Sales in 2011: 1,587,229 (#1 single of the year)
Total Sales in 2012: 38,305 (#196 single of the year)

Total of weeks charting inside Top 200: 57

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