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Shirushi (Mr.Children)

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Single Cover
Catalog Number
  1. Shirushi (しるし; Symbol)
  2. Hibiki (ひびき; Echo)
  3. Kurumi - for the Film Koufuku na Shokutaku (くるみ; Walnut - for the Film - 幸福な食卓)


"Shirushi" is the 29th single released by Mr.Children. The title track was used as the theme song for the drama 14-sai no Haha. The music video for "Shirushi" won the SPACE SHOWER Music Video Awards 07 for BEST VIDEO OF THE YEAR and BEST GROUP VIDEO. "Kurumi - for the Film Koufuku na Shokutaku" as used as the theme song for the movie Koufuku na Shokutaku. The single reached #1 on the Oricon weekly charts and sold 553,500 copies, making it the #7 best-selling single of 2006, though it had only been released two weeks before the end of the Oricon year. It also sold 186,580 copies in 2007, becoming the #28 single of that year. This single charted for 28 weeks and sold a total of 740,080 copies.

Song Information

Sakurai Kazutoshi
Sakurai Kazutoshi
Other Information
Arrangement: Kobayashi Takeshi, Mr.Children

Oricon Chart Positions

Week Rank Sales
1 350,059
3 103,538
3 58,001
6 41,902
3 29,324
2 35,127
1 51,192
4 15,166
9 12,924
13 10,543
15 6,293
25 4,874
61 2,628

Total Reported Sales: 740,080

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