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Rule / Sparkle

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CD+DVD Cover
CD Only Type A Cover
CD Only Type B Cover
Artist
Hamasaki Ayumi
Single
Rule / Sparkle
Released
2009.02.25
Catalog Number
AVCD-31605/B (CD+DVD)
AVCD-31606 (CD Only Type A)
AVCD-31607 (CD Only Type B)
Price
¥1,890 (CD+DVD)
¥1,050 (CD Only)
CD+DVD Edition Tracklist
  1. Rule
  2. Sparkle
  3. Rule (80kidz's "No More Rule" mix)
  4. Rule (Remo-con "tech dance" remix)
  5. Rule (Original mix -Instrumental-)
  6. Sparkle (Original mix -Instrumental-)
DVD Tracklist
  1. Rule (PV)
  2. Rule (Making Clip)
CD Type A Tracklist
  1. Rule
  2. Sparkle
  3. Days (8-bits of tears YMCK remix)
  4. Days (Acoustic Orchestra version)
  5. Rule (80kidz's "No More Rule" mix)
  6. Rule (Remo-con "tech dance" remix)
  7. Rule (Original mix -Instrumental-)
  8. Sparkle (Original mix -Instrumental-)
CD Type B Tracklist
  1. Rule
  2. Sparkle
  3. GREEN (CMJK Spring Storm mix)
  4. GREEN (Acoustic Orchestra version)
  5. Rule (80kidz's "No More Rule" mix)
  6. Rule (Remo-con "tech dance" remix)
  7. Rule (Original mix -Instrumental-)
  8. Sparkle (Original mix -Instrumental-)


Information

"Rule/Sparkle" is the 45th single released by Hamasaki Ayumi. The single was released in 3 different editions. "Rule" was used as the international theme song for the movie Dragonball Evolution while "Sparkle" was used as a CM song for the Honda Zest Spark. This is her first single since "No way to say" to feature more than two alternate versions or remixes of any tracks.

Toriyama Akira, the manga artist behind Dragonball, was commissioned by avex trax to draw an illustration of Hamasaki. The first pressing of the singles feature this illustration on the actual CD and the DVD itself.

The single is certified Gold for shipment of 100,000 copies.

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 95,309
1 11 11 11 10 9 7 10 17,930
5 16 17 14 13 11 11 14 8,886
12 23 24 18 18 20 21 20 3,885
14 37 36 35 44 28 32 34 2,222
32 39 37 - 40 45 42 50 1,302
42 - - - - - - 88 628
- - - - - - - 124 378
- - - - - - - 199 276

Total Reported Sales: 130,816

Total Reported Downloads: 100,000 (Rule)

Total Reported Downloads by RIAJ: 250,000 (Rule)

Billboard Japan Hot Single Sales Chart Positions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7
Position 1 9 13 19 28 43 73

G-Music Japanese Chart Positions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6
Position 10 1 3 7 7 14
Percentage 1.43% 24.49% 4.53% 3.18% 1.36% 0.74%

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