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Limited Edition Type-A Cover
Regular Edition Type-A Cover
Limited Edition Type-B Cover
Regular Edition Type-B Cover
Theater Edition Cover
Artist
AKB48
Single
Gingham Check (ギンガムチェック)
Released
2012.08.29
Catalog Number
KIZM-90167~90168 (Limited Editon A)
KIZM-90169~90170 (Limited Editon B)
KIZM-167~168 (Regular Editon A)
KIZM-169~170 (Regular Editon B)
NMAX-1131 (Theater Edition)
Price
¥1,600 (Limited and Regular Editions)
¥1,000 (Theater Edition)
Type A CD Tracklist
  1. Gingham Check (ギンガムチェック)
  2. Yume no Kawa (夢の河)
  3. Do Re Mi Fa Onchi (ドレミファ音痴) (Next Girls)
  4. Gingham Check off vocal ver.
  5. Yume no Kawa off vocal ver.
  6. Do Re Mi Fa Onchi off vocal ver.
Type A DVD Tracklist
  1. Gingham Check Music Video (ギンガムチェック Music Video)
  2. Yume no Kawa Music Video (夢の河 Music Video)
  3. Do Re Mi Fa Onchi Music Video (ドレミファ音痴 Music Video)
  4. 27th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo Document (27thシングル選抜総選挙ドキュメント)
Type B CD Tracklist
  1. Gingham Check (ギンガムチェック)
  2. Nante Bohemian (なんてボヘミアン) (Under Girls)
  3. Show fight! (Future Girls)
  4. Gingham Check off vocal ver.
  5. Nante Bohemian off vocal ver.
  6. Show fight! off vocal ver.
Type B DVD Tracklist
  1. Gingham Check Music Video (ギンガムチェック Music Video)
  2. Nante Bohemian Music Video (なんてボヘミアン Music Video)
  3. Show fight! Music Video
  4. "Self Angle Taking Picture Course" By AKB48 Group Member (AKB48 グループメンバーによる『自撮り・釣り講座』)
  5. "Self Angle Taking Picture Gallery" By AKB48 Group Member (AKB48 グループメンバーによる『自撮り釣り写真ギャラリー』)
Theater Edition CD Tracklist
  1. Gingham Check (ギンガムチェック)
  2. Yume no Kawa (夢の河)
  3. Ano Hi no Fuurin (あの日の風鈴) (Waiting Girls)
  4. Gingham Check off vocal ver.
  5. Yume no Kawa off vocal ver.
  6. Ano Hi no Fuurin off vocal ver.


Information

"Gingham Check" is the 27th major single (29th overall) released by AKB48. It was released in five versions: two regular CD+DVD editions (types A, and B), two limited CD+DVD editions (types A, and B), and a limited CD-only theater edition. The regular editions came with a national handshake event ticket and came with one of thirty-two photos, and the theater edition came with a large handshake event ticket and random photo.

Selected Members

AKB48 promoting the single

Members for this single were determined by the AKB48 27th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo, which allowed fans to vote for the members who would participate in the single. The top 64 members were divided into four groups of sixteen, 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
  • Front: "Gingham Check" 16 Senbatsu Members
Theater Edition Cover
  • Front: "Gingham Check" 16 Senbatsu Members

"Gingham Check"

Members who ranked 1st to 16th performed the single's title track.

(Center: Oshima Yuko)

"Yume no Kawa"

(Center: Maeda Atsuko)

This song commemorated Maeda Atsuko's graduation from AKB48 in August 2012.

"Nante Bohemian"

Members who ranked 17th to 32nd performed a coupling track as Under Girls.

Artist: Under Girls (アンダーガールズ)

(Center: Takajo Aki)

"Do Re Mi Fa Onchi"

Members who ranked 33rd to 48th performed a coupling track as Next Girls.

Artist: Next Girls (ネクストガールズ)

(Center: Iwasa Misaki)

"Show fight!"

Members who ranked 49th to 64th performed a coupling track as Future Girls.

Artist: Future Girls (フューチャーガールズ)

(Center: Mutou Tomu)

"Ano Hi no Fuurin"

Members who participated in the election but did not place in the top 64 performed a coupling track as Waiting Girls.

Artist: Waiting Girls (ウェイティングガールズ)

Song Information

Lyrics
Akimoto Yasushi
Music
Itagaki Yusuke
Other Information
Arrangement: Itagaki Yusuke

Disambiguation

There are currently two versions of "Gingham Check" to be found in AKB48's discography. These versions are:

Gingham Check (Original)
Found on the "Gingham Check" single as track #1 and the Tsugi no Ashiato album as track #12 on Disc 1.
Gingham Check off vocal ver.
Found on the "Gingham Check" single as track #4. This is the standard version without the main vocals.

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1,181,966
1 6 5 3 4 3 3 3 53,860
4 10 7 5 4 5 4 5 19,712
3 12 11 8 4 4 3 6 12,231
4 14 11 10 7 6 6 12 6,996
4 16 18 15 11 5 6 10 4,386
4 22 17 13 15 10 10 16 3,966
10 33 28 22 16 18 21 21 2,989
10 43 44 23 23 21 21 28 3,192
16 37 38 31 29 22 21 34 3,200
13 47 39 29 32 28 35 38 2,572
40 - - 35 25 22 24 42 1,694
17 - - 35 38 28 43 46 2,321
17 - 46 35 28 24 29 36 2,369
16 48 46 41 41 41 38 39 1,953
14 45 44 41 43 36 32 39 2,219
16 32 38 26 29 21 25 31 2,381
35 46 48 - - 39 35 46 1,345
42 31 22 19 20 33 36 29 1,609
30 - - - - - - 66 858
- - - - - - - 81 691
- - - - - - - 113 563
- - - - - - - 120 535
- - - - - - - 138 441
- - - - - - - 164 379
- - - - - - - 130 512
- - - - - - - 187 322
- - - - - - - 153 362
- - - - - - - 162 288
- - - - - - - 166 328
Year Month Month Rank Sales
2012 August 1 1,181,966
2012 September 6 92,799
2012 October 26 17,733

Total Reported Sales: 1,316,240*
Total Sales of 2012: 1,303,407 (#3 single of the year)
Total Sales of 2013: 12,833* (#518 single of the year)

Total of weeks charting inside Top 200: 30

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