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Sakura no Shiori

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Type-A Cover
Type-B Cover
Theater Version Cover
Artist
AKB48
Single
Sakura no Shiori (桜の栞)
Released
2010.02.17
Catalog Number
KIZM-45~6 (Type-A)
KIZM-47~8 (Type-B)
NMAX-1088 (Theater Version)
Price
¥1,600 (Type-A)
¥1,600 (Type-B)
¥1,000 (Theater Version)
Type-A CD Tracklist
  1. Sakura no Shiori (桜の栞)
  2. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll (マジスカロックンロール)
  3. Enkyori Poster (遠距離ポスター) (Team PB)
  4. Sakura no Shiori (off vocal ver.)
  5. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll (off vocal ver.) (マジスカロックンロール)
Type-A DVD Tracklist
  1. Sakura no Shiori Music Clip (桜の栞)
  2. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll Music Clip
  3. Enkyori Poster Music Clip (遠距離ポスター) (Team PB)
  4. "Sotsugyou Omedetou" Movie (永久保存版「卒業おめでとう」映像)
Type-B CD Tracklist
  1. Sakura no Shiori (桜の栞)
  2. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll (マジスカロックンロール)
  3. Choose me! (Team YJ)
  4. Sakura no Shiori (off vocal ver.)
  5. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll (off vocal ver.) (マジスカロックンロール)
Type-B DVD Tracklist
  1. Sakura no Shiori Music Clip (桜の栞)
  2. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll Music Clip (マジスカロックンロール)
  3. Choose me! Music Clip (Team YJ)
  4. "Honto wa Suki Deshita" Movie (永久保存版「ほんとは好きでした」映像)
Theatre CD Tracklist
  1. Sakura no Shiori (桜の栞)
  2. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll (マジスカロックンロール)
  3. Enkyori Poster (遠距離ポスター) (Team PB)
  4. Choose me! (Team YJ)


Information

"Sakura no Shiori" is the 15th major single (17th overall) released by AKB48. It was released in three versions: a type A and B that came with a DVD, and a theater version. All AKB48 members and two SKE48 were filmed in the "Sakura no Shiori" PV wearing Hakama costumes with several Tokyo districts used as background. The PV is directed by Iwai Shunji, famous Japanese film director. This single sold 317,828 copies in its first week and became the highest-selling first week for a female single since Utada Hikaru's "COLORS" in 2003.

TV Performances
  • [2010.01.06] AKBINGO!
  • [2010.01.13] AKBINGO!
  • [2010.01.20] AKBINGO!
  • [2010.02.10] AKBINGO!
  • [2010.02.14] Music Japan
  • [2010.02.17] AKBINGO!
  • [2010.02.19] Music Fighter
  • [2010.02.19] Music Station
  • [2010.03.31] AKBINGO! (Medley)

Selected Members

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

"Sakura no Shiori"

(Center: Takahashi Minami, Maeda Atsuko)

A total of 50 members participated in the music video. In addition to all 48 members of AKB48, this includes SKE48 members Matsui Jurina and Matsui Rena and excludes the transferrees to SDN48 (Urano Kazumi, Ohori Megumi, Kohara Haruka, Sato Yukari, Noro Kayo) and the 9th and 10th generation members of Kenkyuusei.

"Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll"

(Center: Maeda Atsuko)

"Enkyori Poster"

Artist: Team PB (チームPB)

(Center: Kashiwagi Yuki)

"Choose me!"

Artist: Team YJ (チームYJ)

(Center: Kitahara Rie)

Song Information

Lyrics
Akimoto Yasushi
Music
Uesugi Hiroshi
Other Information
Arrangement: Mitsuda Kenichi

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 317,828
1 9 7 3 4 6 4 5 22,223
2 9 9 10 8 9 9 7 10,545
6 15 13 10 8 10 11 11 5,264
8 24 19 15 12 16 14 18 4,127
12 17 18 13 11 11 7 12 5,426
5 14 13 11 10 11 13 12 5,574
14 25 31 25 21 24 27 25 2,275
21 29 34 29 30 29 29 31 1,556
26 - - - - - - 75 996
- - - - - - - 96 785
- - - - - - - 75 926
- - - - - - - 117 594
- - - - - - - 105 577
- - - - - - - 89 1,056
- - - - - - - 87 817
- - - - - - - 105 641
- - - - - - - 97 661
- - - - - - - 145 466
- - - - - - - 147 386
- - - - - - - 163 339
- - - - - - - 134 393
- - - - - - - 171 369
- - - - - - - 177 315
- - - - - - - 178 333
OUT 1 week
- - - - - - - 128 475
- - - - - - - 150 516
- - - - - - - 122 476
- - - - - - - 116 497
- - - - - - - 135 388
- - - - - - - 161 367
- - - - - - - 135 405
- - - - - - - 142 385
- - - - - - - 148 358
- - - - - - - 146 341
- - - - - - - 172 393
- - - - - - - 174 372
- - - - - - - 177 333
- - - - - - - 185 311
OUT 1 week
- - - - - - - 173 363
- - - - - - - 136 505
- - - - - - - 148 450
- - - - - - - 124 542
- - - - - - - 79 674
- - - 38 - - - 60 1,064
48 42 46 - - 43 41 48 1,050
23 - - - - - 44 66 1,022
43 - - - - - - 86 973
- - - - - - - 86 891
- - - - - - - 99 716
- - - - - - - 85 896
- - - - - - - 115 700
- - - - - - - 142 506
- - - - - - - 139 404
- - - - - - - 160 270
- - - - - - - 111 435
- - - - - - - 87 545
- - - - - - - 121 434
- - - - - - - 120 391
- - - - - - - 152 322
- - - - - - - 187 308
- - - - - - - 152 363
- - - - - - - 177 289
- - - - - - - 200 202
- - - - - - - 185 292

Total Reported Sales: 404,696
Total Sales in 2010: 390,957 (#12 single of the year)
Total Sales in 2011: 13,739

Total of weeks charting inside Top 200: 65

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