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Sixxxxxx

CD+Blu-ray Cover
CD+DVD Cover
CD Only Cover
Vinyl Cover
Artist
Hamasaki Ayumi
Mini-Album
sixxxxxx
Released
2015.08.05 (Japan)
2015.08.07 (Taiwan)
2015.09.29 (Vinyl)
Catalog Number
AVCD-93158 (CD+BluRay)
AVCD-93157 (CD+DVD)
AVCD-93159 (CD Only)
AVZ1-93156 (CD+V-MODE Limited Headphones)
AVJ1-93305 (Vinyl)
Price
¥3,520 (CD+BluRay)
¥3,080 (CD+DVD)
¥1,980 (CD Only)
¥36,520 (CD+V-MODE Limited Headphones)
¥3,240 (Vinyl)
CD Tracklist
  1. Step by step
  2. Summer diary
  3. Sayonara feat. SpeXial
  4. Sorrows
  5. Shape of love
  6. Sky high
Blu-ray / DVD Tracklist
  1. Step by step (vdeo clip)
  2. Summer diary (video clip)
  3. Sayonara feat. SpeXial (video clip)
  4. Step by step (making clip)
  5. Summer diary (making clip)
  6. Sayonara feat. SpeXial (making clip)


Information

sixxxxxx is the fifth mini-album released by Hamasaki Ayumi (6th overall). Tracks include "Step by step", the theme song for dorama Bijo to Danshi, and "Sayonara", a collaboration with Taiwanese boy band SpeXial and produced by electronic music producer, DAISHI DANCE.

Credits

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  • Produced by max matsuura


  • Mastered by Shigeo Miyamoto (form THE MASTER)
  • Recorded & Mixed at prime sound studio form, avex studio, avex studio azabu
  • Recordist: Naoki Yamada, Koji Morimoto, Yuichi Nagayama, Hiroshi Sato (prime sound studio form)
  • 2nd Engineer: Kohei Hatakeyama, Atsushi Ota, Shun Sakakibara, Yushi Iwata, Yuta Kumagai (prime sound studio form)
  • Composer Management: Tomonori Takeda (Ryuken), Tadayoshi Matsuzaka, Yuki Iwabuchi (avex management inc.)
  • Engineer Management: Rieko Furukawa (I to I Communications, Co.)
  • Studio & Engineer Setup Assist: Noriko Yajima (prime sound studio form)
  • Players Coordination: Yoji Sugiyama (Witchcraft)
  • trk.03 Coordination: Shinji Miyazaki, Charlie Tseng (avex taiwan inc.), Tomoko Kabeya (avex group holdings inc.)
  • Director: Hidetomo 'KOME' Yoneda (avex trax)
  • A&R: Jiro Nakagiri (avex trax)
  • A&R Support: Kurato Sekiguchi (avex trax)
  • A&R Chief: Junichiro Kawata (avex trax)
  • Artist Management: Takahiro 'SUGI' Sugiue (avex management inc.), Seiko Suzuki (A COLLECTION)
  • Artist Management Supervisor: Yasuto Hoyamatsu, Kenta Sugawara, Shigeo Fujimoto (avex management inc.)
  • Artist Brand Management: Hideki 'Jackie' Endo (avex management inc.)
  • Visual Producer: Kiyoshi 'Mizumo' Utsumi (avex group)
  • Co-Visual Produce: NAGAIHOSHI inc.
  • Media Promotion: Hideki Hori, Tatsuya Ikeda, Yasushi Sakai & All Promotion and Publicity Room Staff (avex music creative Inc.)
  • Sales Promotion: Ayako Murakami & All AMC Staff (avex music creative Inc.)
  • Social Media Director: Naoya Munemura (avex music creative Inc.)
  • Tie-up Coordination: Kenichiro Kimura, Shohei Taniishi, Tomotsugu Ohta, Eiichi Sekine & All Tie-up Room Staff (avex music creative inc.)
  • Casting Coordination: All Casting Room Staff (avex management inc.)
  • Merchandising Director: Naomi Mayuzumi (avex management inc.)
  • Advisory Merchandising Producer: Koichiro Tanaka (avex live creative inc.)
  • TeamAyu Producer: Shinsuke Kubo (avex live creative inc.)
  • TeamAyu Staff: Yosuke Hojo, Sota Kawasaki (avex live creative inc.)
  • TeamAyu Web Designer: Yukiko Ito (avex live creative inc.)
  • Web Designer: Shunichi Yakuwa (avex live creative inc.)
  • Web Coordination: Yukiko Ogawa, Terue Saito (avex marketing inc.)
  • A&R Desk: Hanako Kimura (avex trax)
  • Management Desk: Tamae Sasaki, Izumi Tsuchida (avex management inc.)
  • General Supervisor: Shintaro Higuchi (avex music creative inc.), Hiroaki Ito (avex management inc.)
  • Executive Supervisor: Shinji Hayashi, Shigekazu Takeuchi, Ryuhei Chiba (avex group)


<Video Clip & Making Clip>

  • "Step by step" Directed by Hidedaki Sunaga
  • "Sayonara feat. SpeXial" Directed by Daisuke "NINO" Ninomiya (IKIOI/ CLAKEN)
    • SpeXial appears by courtesy of WARNER MUSIC TAIWAN LIMITED and COMIC PRODUCTIONS Co.,Ltd.
    • SpeXial Staff: Sam Chen, Jon Ma, Faye Cha, Peiyu Teng, Midori Hsu, Jay Shieh (Warner Music Taiwan), Jerry Feng, Kohra Tung (Comic Productions)
    • Costume Image Direction & Design: ALVIN GOH
  • "Summer diary" Directed by Hideaki Sunaga
    • Tattoo Design: Shining Tattoo, FLASH TATTOOS (ARISE INC.)
    • Location Support: RYG COMPANY, INC.
  • Making Clips Directed by Keisuke Onodera


  • Photographer: Kazutaya Nakamura
  • Art Direction & Design: brg
  • A Stylist: Kei 'Okei' Ito (ab fab)
  • A Costume Designer: Masataka Kato
  • A Hair: Kazuyoshi Takahashi (ZACC)
  • A Hair: Yoshiyuki 'Sukesan' Sukegawa (Allure)
  • A Assistant Hair: Jun Mizoguchi (ZACC)
  • A Assistant Hair: Haruka Karasawa (ZACC)
  • A Make Up: Ryuji Nozaki (DONNA)
  • A Nail: Yui Yamazaki (es NAIL)
  • A Trainer: So Nagashima (tune:up)
  • A Adviser: Takako 'Turico' Tsuriya


  • Creative Coordination: Naoki Ueda (avex group holdings inc.)
  • Quality Control: Toshiyasu Takahashi (avex music creative inc.), Masaya Ishida, Kasumi Yoshida (avex group holdings inc.)
  • Authoring & Menu Design: Akihito Horikoshi (avex music creative inc.)


  • A Special Thanks to All my family, All my friends ...and YOU♥

Charts

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 1 3 2 2 3 6 2 30,988
3 9 6 8 6 5 11 5 5,533
10 27 19 15 18 21 27 26 2,512
19 - 49 - 41 48 - 54 1,536
32 - - 46 - - - 66 1,114
- - - - - - - 93 621
- - - - - - - 195 409
- - - - - - - 210 340
- - - - - - - 206 393
- - - - - - - 276 226
- - - - - - - 130 468
Year Month Rank Sales
2015 August 3 40,569

Total Reported Sales: 44,140*

Billboard Japan 'Hot Albums' Chart Positions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5
Position 3 8 28 50 73

Billboard Japan 'Top Albums Sales' Chart Positions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6
Position 3 7 21 43 59 95

G-Music Japanese Chart Positions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5
Position 1 10 6 8 9
Percentage 8.77% 4.75% 6.91% 5.86% 5.12%

United World Charts

Week Rank Sales
34 / 2015 11 31,000

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