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Ren'ai Hunter

Limited Edition A Cover
Limited Edition B Cover
Limited Edition C Cover
Limited Edition D Cover
Limited Edition E Cover
Regular Edition Cover
Morning Musume
Ren'ai Hunter (恋愛ハンター; Love Hunter)
Catalog Number
EPCE-5854~5 (Limited Edition A)
EPCE-5856~7 (Limited Edition B)
EPCE-5858~9 (Limited Edition C)
EPCE-5860 (Limited Edition D)
EPCE-5861 (Limited Edition E: Niigaki Risa Graduation Commemoration Edition)
EPCE-5862 (Regular Edition)
¥1,680 (Limited Editions)
¥1,050 (Regular Edition)
Limited A, B, C, D, and Regular Editions CD Tracklist
  1. Ren'ai Hunter (恋愛ハンター)
  2. Watashi ga Ite Kimi ga Iru (私がいて 君がいる; I am Here, You are Here)
  3. Ren'ai Hunter (Instrumental)
Limited Edition E CD Tracklist
  1. Ren'ai Hunter (恋愛ハンター)
  2. Watashi ga Ite Kimi ga Iru (私がいて 君がいる)
  3. Egao ni Namida ~THANK YOU! DEAR MY FRIENDS~ (笑顔に涙; Smiles and Tears) (Niigaki Risa solo) (Matsuura Aya cover)
  4. Ren'ai Hunter (Instrumental)
Limited Edition A DVD Tracklist
  1. Ren'ai Hunter (Close-up Ver.)
Limited Edition B DVD Tracklist
  1. Ren'ai Hunter (Dance Shot Ver.)
Limited Edition C DVD Tracklist
  1. Ren'ai Hunter (Dance Shot Ver.2)

DVD Cover
Single V "Ren'ai Hunter" (シングルV「恋愛ハンター」)
Catalog Number
  1. Ren'ai Hunter (Music Video)
  2. Ren'ai Hunter Making Video
  3. Suki da na Kimi ga (LIVE Ver.) (from Morning Musume Concert Tour 2011 Aki Ai BELIEVE ~Takahashi Ai Sotsugyou Kinen Special~)

DVD Cover
Event V "Ren'ai Hunter" (イベントV「恋愛ハンター」)
Catalog Number
  1. Ren'ai Hunter (Niigaki Risa Solo Ver.)
  2. Ren'ai Hunter (Michishige Sayumi Solo Ver.)
  3. Ren'ai Hunter (Tanaka Reina Solo Ver.)
  4. Ren'ai Hunter (Mitsui Aika Solo Ver.)
  5. Ren'ai Hunter (Fukumura Mizuki Solo Ver.)
  6. Ren'ai Hunter (Ikuta Erina Solo Ver.)
  7. Ren'ai Hunter (Sayashi Riho Solo Ver.)
  8. Ren'ai Hunter (Suzuki Kanon Solo Ver.)
  9. Ren'ai Hunter (Iikubo Haruna Solo Ver.)
  10. Ren'ai Hunter (Ishida Ayumi Solo Ver.)
  11. Ren'ai Hunter (Sato Masaki Solo Ver.)
  12. Ren'ai Hunter (Kudo Haruka Solo Ver.)


"Ren'ai Hunter" is the 49th single released by Morning Musume. The single was released in six versions: limited editions A, B, C, D (with bonus DVDs), E (with an additional track), and a regular edition. The limited editions came with a serial number card which, when entered in a lottery, could win a ticket to one of the single's launch events. The single reached #3 on the Oricon charts and charted for six weeks, selling 49,232 copies.

Featured Members

Morning Musume promoting the single

This is the last Morning Musume single to feature Niigaki Risa and Mitsui Aika. Mitsui does not appear in the dance shot music video due to injury.

Song Information

Other Information
Arrangement and Programming: Hirata Shoichiro
Chorus: Michishige Sayumi, Fukumura Mizuki, Sayashi Riho, Takeuchi Hiroaki


There are currently three recorded versions of "Ren'ai Hunter" found in Morning Musume and Hello! Project's discography. These versions are:

Ren'ai Hunter (Original)
Found on the "Ren'ai Hunter" single as track #1, the 13 Colorful Character album as track #8, and the Petit Best 13 album as track #1.
Ren'ai Hunter (Instrumental)
Found on the "Ren'ai Hunter" single as track #3 and the limited E edition of said single as track #4. This is the standard version without the main vocals.
Ren'ai Hunter (updated)
Found on the The Best! ~Updated Morning Musume~ album as track #8. This version was rerecorded by Morning Musume in 2013.




  • [2012.04.08] Music Japan
  • [2012.04.13] Happy Music
  • [2012.04.22] J-MELO Spring Fest 2012
  • [2012.04.29] Nakai Masahiro no Black Variety
  • [2012.05.04] Hirunan Desu Golden Week Special Live

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 3 3 3 1 4 4 3 41,036
2 19 19 28 24 29 21 20 5,927
27 - - - - - - 92 968
- - - - - - - - 717
- - - - - - - - 331
- - - - - - - - 253

Total Reported Sales: 49,232*

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