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Love Punch

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CD+DVD Cover
CD Cover
Otsuka Ai
Catalog Number
AVCD-17453/B (CD+DVD)
AVCD-17454 (CD)
¥3,800 (CD+DVD)
¥3,059 (CD)
CD Tracklist
  1. pretty voice
  2. Momo no Hanabira (桃ノ花ビラ; Peach Petals)
  3. Sakuranbo (さくらんぼ; Cherries)
  4. GIRLY
  5. Ame no Naka no Melody (雨の中のメロディー; Melody in the Rain)
  6. Shabondama (しゃぼん玉; Soap Bubbles)
  7. Ishikawa-Osaka Yuukoujouyaku (石川大阪友好条約; Ishikawa-Osaka Friendship Treaty)
  8. Kataomoi Dial (片想いダイヤル; Unrequited Love Dial)
  9. Honey♧ (ハニー♧)
  10. Amaenbo (甘えんぼ; Spoiled Child)
  11. Always Together
DVD Tracklist
  1. Shabondama (PV)
  2. Special Talk: "Yousuke/Ai-chin no 'Ai XX LOVE X PUNCH'" (スペシャルトーク"洋介・大塚 愛の"愛××LOVE×PUNCH")
  3. Kataomoi DIAL (LOVE Special Ending Animation)


LOVE PUNCH is the debut studio album recorded by Otsuka Ai. It was released in two regular editions: CD+DVD and CD format. The first pressing of the CD edition comes with a picture book. The DVD, comes with a new music video for radio single "Shabondama", an interview with Otsuka and her rabbit character LOVE, and an animation music video staring LOVE. The album reached #3 on the weekly Oricon chart and it continued to rank on the chart for 98 weeks, selling 698,277 copies. LOVE PUNCH sold 190,265 copies doing the first week of sales. Because the album sold 519,300 copies in 2004, it became the #20 best selling album of the year. It also charted on the 2005 end-of-year charts at #94 as it sold 159,025 copies. The album was certified Triple Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan for 750,000 units shipped.

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