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Brave Heart (Hayashibara Megumi)

Single Cover
Hayashibara Megumi
brave heart
Catalog Number
  1. brave heart
  2. Kira Mekukera (きらめくかけら; Fragment That Glitter)
  3. brave heart (Moonlit Version)
  4. brave heart (Off Vocal Version)
  5. Kira Mekukera (Off Vocal Version)
  6. brave heart (Moonlit Version Off Vocal Version)


"brave heart" is the 40th single released by Hayashibara Megumi. The title track was used as an insert song for the Shaman King anime. The song marks the first and only time Hayashibara worked with composer Ota Michihico. This is Hayashibara's second single to have a tie-in with the Shaman King series.

The single reached #11 on the Oricon chart and stayed on the chart for a total of seven weeks, selling 63,800 copies. The song also manged to reach #2 on the radio program, SOMETHING DREAMS Multimedia Countdown.

Song Information

Hayashibara promoting the single
Ota Michihico
Other Information
Arrangement: Sogawa Tomoji
Chorus: Takahashi Go
Recording production: Sogawa Tomoji
Recording engineering: Tsuji Hiroyuki
Mixing engineering: Morimoto Kohji
Mastering engineering: Ando Akira


There are currently four version of brave heart to be found in Hayashibara Megumi's discography.

brave heart
Found on the "brave heart" single as track #1, and on the "feel well" album as track #9. This is the standard version of the song.
brave heart (Moonlit Version)
Found on the "brave heart" single as track #3. This is a remix of the standard version, and it contains a mixture of a dance beat and more use of guitars.
brave heart (Off Vocal Version)
Found on the "brave heart" single as tack #4. This is the same as the standard version just without vocals.
brave heart <moon shake version>
Found on the "center color" album as track #3 an retitled. This is a remix of the standard version with more a heavy dance beat then the Moonlit Version, and without all the extra guitars.

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