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Inochi wa Utsukushii

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Limited Edition A Cover
Limited Edition B Cover
Limited Edition C Cover
Regular Edition Cover
Artist
Nogizaka46
Single
Inochi wa Utsukushii (命は美しい; Life is Beautiful)
Released
2015.03.17 (Special Edition)
2015.03.18
Catalog Number
SRCL-8780~1 (Limited Edition A)
SRCL-8782~3 (Limited Edition B)
SRCL-8784~5 (Limited Edition C)
SRCL-8786 (Regular Edition)
Price
¥1,650 (Limited Editions)
¥1,050 (Regular Edition)
Limited Edition A CD Tracklist
  1. Inochi wa Utsukushii (命は美しい)
  2. Arakajime Katarareru Romance (あらかじめ語られるロマンス; Predestined Romance)
  3. Tachinaorichuu (立ち直り中; In Recovery)
  4. Inochi wa Utsukushii ~off vocal ver.~
  5. Arakajime Katarareru Romance ~off vocal ver.~
  6. Tachinaorichuu ~off vocal ver.~
Limited Edition A DVD Tracklist
  1. Inochi wa Utsukushii (Music Video)
  2. Tachinaorichuu (Music Video)
  3. Ikoma Rina & Ito Marika "Soshite Mou Nidoto, Au Koto wa Nakatta" (そしてもう二度と、会うことはなかった)
  4. Eto Misa & Sakurai Reika "Soushun no Hatsunetsu" (早春の発熱)
  5. Kawago Hina & Saito Chiharu "Betabome Hanami Club" (べた褒め花見クラブ)
  6. Kawamura Mahiro & Sagara Iori "Kiki Ippatsu! Shinobi Yoru Onibaba no Kyoufu" (危機一髪!忍び寄る鬼婆の恐怖)
  7. Takayama Kazumi & Noujo Ami "Zoo & Joe"
  8. Nishino Nanase & Wakatsuki Yumi "Instant Camera" (インスタントカメラ)
Limited Edition B CD Tracklist
  1. Inochi wa Utsukushii (命は美しい)
  2. Arakajime Katarareru Romance (あらかじめ語られるロマンス)
  3. Gomen ne Zutto... (ごめんね ずっと・・・; Sorry for Always...) (Nishino Nanase solo)
  4. Inochi wa Utsukushii ~off vocal ver.~
  5. Arakajime Katarareru Romance ~off vocal ver.~
  6. Gomen ne Zutto... ~off vocal ver.~
Limited Edition B DVD Tracklist
  1. Inochi wa Utsukushii (Music Video)
  2. Gomen ne Zutto... (Music Video)
  3. Ito Karin & Higuchi Hina "Pause A Moment"
  4. Inoue Sayuri & Saito Yuuri "Ai no Tobigeri" (愛の飛び蹴り)
  5. Saito Asuka & Hoshino Minami "Nicoichi" (二娘一【nicoichi】)
  6. Shiraishi Mai & Hashimoto Nanami "Kodoku Kyoudai Legend" (孤独兄弟 Legend)
  7. Shinuchi Mai & Fukagawa Mai "my Doukyo Hito" (my 同居人)
Limited Edition C CD Tracklist
  1. Inochi wa Utsukushii (命は美しい)
  2. Arakajime Katarareru Romance (あらかじめ語られるロマンス)
  3. Kimi wa Boku to Awanai Hou ga Yokatta no Kana (君は僕と会わない方がよかったのかな; Would It Be Better If You Never Met Me?)
  4. Inochi wa Utsukushii ~off vocal ver.~
  5. Arakajime Katarareru Romance ~off vocal ver.~
  6. Kimi wa Boku to Awanai Hou ga Yokatta no Kana ~off vocal ver.~
Limited Edition C DVD Tracklist
  1. Inochi wa Utsukushii (Music Video)
  2. Kimi wa Boku to Awanai Hou ga Yokatta no Kana (Music Video)
  3. Akimoto Manatsu & Nakamoto Himeka "Switch" (スイッチ)
  4. Ikuta Erika & Matsumura Sayuri "Karaage Shimai (III•IV)" (からあげ姉妹(Ⅲ・Ⅳ))
  5. Kitano Hinako & Wada Maaya "Wada to Kitano no Miwakekata" (和田と北野の見分け方)
  6. Nakada Kana & Nagashima Seira "Kirei na Mono ni wa Sawaritai" (きれいなものには触りたい)
  7. Hori Miona & Matsui Rena "Ikisugita Tomodachi" (いきすぎた友達)
  8. Kenkyuusei "Sekai no Owari wa," (せかい の おわり は、)
Regular Edition CD Tracklist
  1. Inochi wa Utsukushii (命は美しい)
  2. Arakajime Katarareru Romance (あらかじめ語られるロマンス)
  3. Border (ボーダー)
  4. Inochi wa Utsukushii ~off vocal ver.~
  5. Arakajime Katarareru Romance ~off vocal ver.~
  6. Border ~off vocal ver.~
Special Edition Tracklist
  1. Inochi wa Utsukushii (命は美しい)
  2. Arakajime Katarareru Romance (あらかじめ語られるロマンス)
  3. Tachinaorichuu (立ち直り中)
  4. Gomen ne Zutto... (ごめんね ずっと・・・) (Nishino Nanase solo)
  5. Kimi wa Boku to Awanai Hou ga Yokatta no Kana (君は僕と会わない方がよかったのかな)
  6. Border (ボーダー)


Information

"Inochi wa Utsukushii" is the eleventh single released by Nogizaka46. It was released in four versions: three limited CD+DVD editions and a regular CD-only edition. A special edition containing all available tracks was released digitally.

The single was certified Double Platinum for shipment of 500,000 copies.

Selected Members

Nogizaka46 promoting the single
Limited Edition A Cover
Limited Edition B Cover
Limited Edition C Cover
  • Front and Back: 11th Single Under Members
Regular Edition Cover
  • Front and Back: 11th Single Senbatsu Members

"Inochi wa Utsukushii"

Names in bold indicate the Juu Fukujin.

(Center: Nishino Nanase)

"Arakajime Katarareru Romance"

(Center: Saito Asuka, Hoshino Minami)

"Tachinaorichuu"

(Center: Shiraishi Mai, Hashimoto Nanami)

"Kimi wa Boku to Awanai Hou ga Yokatta no Kana"

(Center: Nakamoto Himeka)

This song is performed by the 11th single Under Members.

"Border"

(Center: Terada Ranze)

Song Information

Lyrics
Akimoto Yasushi
Music
Hiroki Sagawa
Other Information
Arrangement: Hiroki Sagawa

Disambiguation

There are currently two recorded versions of "Inochi wa Utsukushii" found in Nogizaka46's discography. These versions are:

Inochi wa Utsukushii (Original)
Found on the "Inochi wa Utsukushii" single as track #1 and the Sorezore no Isu album as track #1.
Inochi wa Utsukushii ~off vocal ver.~
Found on the "Inochi wa Utsukushii" 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 1 500,297
1 11 5 4 5 4 4 6 23,914
3 13 11 9 12 14 11 9 14,240
1 15 10 13 13 11 10 10 8,740
2 18 13 15 17 18 19 9 11,382
1 17 14 18 14 27 23 10 16,017
2 28 36 14 12 3 39 15 13,966
25 17 2 3 - - - 9 8,454
2 19 17 - - - - 13 8,519
3 40 36 - - - - 21 4,713
6 32 27 - - - - 26 3,238
5 47 - - - - - 37 1,969
- - - - - - - 161 303
- - - - - - - 123 442
- - - - - - - 114 525
- - - - - - - 118 423
49 - - - - - - 101 420
- - - - - - - 107 366
- - - - - - - 123 473
- - - - - - - 123 387
- - - - - - - 186 286
- - - - - - - 150 351
- - - - - - - 168 329
- - - - - - - out for 4 weeks
- - - - - - - 135 323
- - - - - - - out for 2 weeks
- - - - - - - 184 217
- - - - - - - out for 1 week
- - - - - - - 181 261
- - - - - - - out for 7 weeks
- - - - - - - 166 329
- - - - - - - 110 334
- - - - - - - 137 260
- - - - - - - 193 212
- - - - - - - 167 197
- - - - - - - out for 49 weeks
- - - - - - - 163 201
- - - - - - - 181 160
- - - - - - - out for 102 weeks
- - - - - - - 192 140
Year Month Month Sales
2015 March 3 538,451
2015 April 10 50,105
2015 May 20 24,924

Total Reported Sales: 622,388*
Total Sales of 2015: 620,555 (#8 single of the year)
Total Sales of 2016: 1,332

Total of weeks charting inside Top 200: 34

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