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Manatsu no Sounds Good!

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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
Manatsu no Sounds good! (真夏のSounds good!; Midsummer Sounds good!)
Released
2012.05.23
Catalog Number
KIZM-90151~90152 (Limited Editon Type-A)
KIZM-90153~90154 (Limited Editon Type-B)
KIZM-151~152 (Regular Editon Type-A)
KIZM-153~154 (Regular Editon Type-B)
NMAX-1128 (Theater Edition)
Price
¥1,600 (Type-A and B Editions)
¥1,000 (Theater Edition)
Type A CD Tracklist
  1. Manatsu no Sounds good! (真夏のSounds good!)
  2. Mittsu no Namida (3つの涙) (Special Girls)
  3. Choudai, Darling! (ちょうだい、ダーリン!)
  4. Manatsu no Sounds good! off vocal ver.
  5. Mittsu no Namida off vocal ver.
  6. Choudai, Darling! off vocal ver.
Type A DVD Tracklist
  1. Manatsu no Sounds good! Music Video
  2. Manatsu no Sounds good! Music Video -Dance ver.-
  3. Mittsu no Namida Music Video
  4. Choudai, Darling! Music Video
  5. AKB48 27th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo Candidate Member Profile Movie <Type-A> (AKB48 27thシングル 選抜総選挙 出馬メンバープロフィール映像<Type-A>)
Type B CD Tracklist
  1. Manatsu no Sounds good! (真夏のSounds good !)
  2. Mittsu no Namida (3つの涙) (Special Girls)
  3. Gugutasu no Sora (ぐぐたすの空)
  4. Manatsu no Sounds good! off vocal ver.
  5. Mittsu no Namida off vocal ver.
  6. Gugutasu no Sora off vocal ver.
Type B DVD Tracklist
  1. Manatsu no Sounds good! Music Video
  2. Manatsu no Sounds good! Music Video -Dance ver.-
  3. Mittsu no Namida Music Video
  4. Gugutasu no Sora Music Video
  5. AKB48 27th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo Candidate Member Profile Movie <Type-B> (AKB48 27thシングル 選抜総選挙 出馬メンバープロフィール映像<Type-B>)
Theater Edition CD Tracklist
  1. Manatsu no Sounds good! (真夏のSounds good !)
  2. Mittsu no Namida (3つの涙) (Special Girls)
  3. Kimi no Tame ni Boku wa... (君のために僕は…)
  4. Manatsu no Sounds good! off vocal ver.
  5. Mittsu no Namida off vocal ver.
  6. Kimi no Tame ni Boku wa... off vocal ver.


Information

"Manatsu no Sounds good!" is the 26th major single (28th 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-six photos, and the theater edition came with a large handshake event ticket and random photo.

According to Oricon, the single sold 1,170,554 copies on its first day of release, beating their previous record of highest first-day sales with "Kaze wa Fuiteiru".

Selected Members

AKB48 promoting the single
Type-A Cover
Type-B Cover
Theater Edition Cover

"Manatsu no Sounds good!"

(Center: Maeda Atsuko)

"Mittsu no Namida"

Artist: Special Girls (スペシャルガールズ)

(Center: Ota Aika and Sato Sumire, Oba Mina and Nagao Mariya, Iwasa Misaki and Kikuchi Ayaka)

"Choudai, Darling!"

(Center: Maeda Atsuko)

"Gugutasu no Sora"

(Center: Ishida Haruka)

"Kimi no Tame ni Boku wa..."

(Center: Oshima Yuko)

Song Information

Lyrics
Akimoto Yasushi
Music
Inoue Yoshimasa
Other Information
Arrangement: Inoue Yoshimasa

Disambiguation

There are currently two versions of "Manatsu no Sounds good!" to be found in AKB48's discography. These versions are:

Manatsu no Sounds good! (Original)
Found on the "Manatsu no Sounds good!" single as track #1 and the Tsugi no Ashiato album as track #13 on Disc 1.
Manatsu no Sounds good! off vocal ver.
Found on the "Manatsu no Sounds good!" 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 1,616,795
1 3 2 1 1 1 1 2 128,604
1 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 35,550
5 16 12 8 7 6 4 8 9,837
3 17 16 11 9 9 10 13 6,612
9 27 27 19 18 12 15 23 4,381
9 35 31 28 27 25 23 29 2,762
20 44 39 43 35 21 16 38 2,412
16 49 46 - 40 32 30 40 1,893
24 - - - - 45 47 55 1,569
42 - - - - - - 72 1,165
- - - - - - - 90 1,033
- - - - - - - 60 1,469
46 - - - - - - 81 914
- - - - - - - 78 1,090
- - - - - - - 103 723
- - - - - - - 97 570
- - - - - - - 115 531
- - - - - - - 115 502
- - - - - - - 111 457
- - - - - - - 128 389
- - - - - - - 152 285
- - - - - - - 190 262
- - - - - - - 191 251
OUT 7 weeks
- - - - - - - 181 329
48 - - - - - - 60 826
- - - - - - - 124 395
- - - - - - - 140 332
- - - - - - - 192 282
Year Month Month Rank Sales
2012 May 1 1,745,399
2012 June 10 56,380

Total Reported Sales: 1,822,220*
Total Sales of 2012: 1,820,056 (#1 single of the year)
Total Sales of 2013: 2,164*

Total of weeks charting inside Top 200: 29

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