Barairo no Jinsei

"Barairo no Jinsei" (Japanese: 薔薇色の人生) is a song recorded by Japanese singer songwriter Mai Kuraki. It was written by Mai Kuraki and Akihito Tokunaga. The song is set to be released through Northern Music on March 20, 2019, as a double-A side with "Kimi to Koi no Mama de Owarenai Itsumo Yume no Mama ja Irarenai". The single was released as a digital single and in five physical editions: standard edition, limited edition A/B, Detective Conan edition, and Musing & FC edition. The song was served as the theme song to the Japanese animation Case Closed.[1]

"Barairo no Jinsei"
Limited edition B cover
Single by Mai Kuraki
from the album Let's Goal!: Barairo no Jinsei
ReleasedMarch 20, 2019 (2019-03-20)
Format
GenreJ-pop
LabelNorthern Music
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Mai Kuraki, KANNONJI
Mai Kuraki singles chronology
"Koyoi wa Yume wo Misasete"
(2018)
"Barairo no Jinsei" / "Kimi to Koi no Mama de Owarenai Itsumo Yume no Mama ja Irarenai"
(2019)
Music video
"Barairo no Jinsei" on YouTube

PromotionEdit

Meet and greet eventsEdit

In support of the single, Kuraki embarked on the ten-leg meet and greet events. At the tour, Kuraki sang several song and went on to hand her merchandise, mini calendar, to the audiences. Fans were also allowed to do high-fives with her.[2]

Date City Country Venue
Asia
January 20, 2019 Shinagawa, Tokyo Japan Gate City Osaki
January 27, 2019 Kyoto, Kyoto Aeon Mall Kyoto
February 24, 2019 Sapporo, Hokkaido Paseo Center
March 2, 2019 Nisshin, Aichi Prime Tree Akaike
March 7, 2019 Yawata, Kyoto Iwashimizu Hachimangū
March 8, 2019 Abeno-ku, Osaka Abeno Harukas
March 17, 2019 Kasuya District, Fukuoka Aeon Mall Fukuoka
March 20, 2019 Hirakata, Osaka Kuzuha Mall
March 23, 2019 Shibuya, Tokyo Shibuya Tsutaya
March 24, 2019 Ebina, Kanagawa Vinawalk

Music videoEdit

The short version of an accompanying music video for the song was premiered on Kuraki's YouTube account on February 20, 2019.[3] The full version of the video was not released on YouTube; will be included only in the DVD accompanied with the limited edition B of the single.

Live performanceEdit

Kuraki first performed "Barairo no Jinsei", alongside "Kimi to Koi no Mama de Owarenai Itsumo Yume no Mama ja Irarenai", at the meet and greet event on January 20, 2019.[4]

Track listingEdit

CD single (Limited edition B)
No.TitleWriter(s)Arranger(s)Length
1."Barairo no Jinsei"
  • Tokunaga
 
2."Kimi to Koi no Mama de Owarenai Itsumo Yume no Mama ja Irarenai"
  • Kuraki
  • Taisuke Nakamura
Nakamura 
3."Barairo no Jinsei" (Instrumental)
  • Kuraki
  • Tokunaga
  • Tokunaga
 
4."Kimi to Koi no Mama de Owarenai Itsumo Yume no Mama ja Irarenai" (Instrumental)
  • Nakamura
Nakamura 
CD single
No.TitleWriter(s)Arranger(s)Length
1."Kimi to Koi no Mama de Owarenai Itsumo Yume no Mama ja Irarenai"
  • Nakamura
 
2."Barairo no Jinsei"Tokunaga 
3."Kimi to Koi no Mama de Owarenai Itsumo Yume no Mama ja Irarenai" (Instrumental)
  • Kuraki
  • Nakamura
  • Nakamura
 
4."Barairo no Jinsei" (Instrumental)
  • Tokunaga
Tokunaga 
Digital download (TV Size)
No.TitleWriter(s)Arranger(s)Length
1."Barairo no Jinsei" (TV Size)
  • Tokunaga
1:56

ChartsEdit

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Japan (Oricon)[5]
with "Kimi to Koi no Mama..."
4
Japan Animation (Japan Hot Animation)[6] 19
Japan Download (Japan Top Download Songs)[7] 15

Certification and salesEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Japan (RIAJ) 37,291 (physical sales)

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Japan January 13, 2019 Digital download (TV Size) Northern Music [8]
March 20, 2019 CD single (Standard edition) [9]
CD single/DVD (Detective Conan edition) [10]
CD single/DVD (Limited edition A) [11]
CD single/DVD (Limited edition B) [12]
CD single (Musing & FC edition) [13]
Digital download

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "倉木麻衣、『名探偵コナン』主題歌書き下ろし+声優に初挑戦「一生懸命演じさせて頂きました」". Barks. Retrieved 2019-01-01.
  2. ^ "「倉木麻衣 20th Anniversary Special Event」『きみと恋のままで終われない いつも夢のままじゃいられない/薔薇色の人生』リリース記念イベント & 特典会". Mai Kuraki 20th Anniversary. Retrieved 2019-01-01.
  3. ^ "倉木麻衣「薔薇色の人生」ミュージックビデオ(Short version)". YouTube. Retrieved 2019-03-08.
  4. ^ "倉木麻衣、ウェディングドレス姿で20周年の目標を宣誓「まだまだ倉木麻衣は成長していきます」". RealSound. Retrieved 2019-03-08.
  5. ^ "週間 CDシングルランキング 2019年04月01日付" [Weekly CD Single Ranking for April 1, 2019]. Oricon Style (in Japanese). Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  6. ^ "Billboard Japan Hot 100 2018/4/1". Billboard Japan (in Japanese). Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  7. ^ "Billboard Japan Hot 100 2018/4/8". Billboard Japan (in Japanese). Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  8. ^ "薔薇色の人生_TV size". mora. Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  9. ^ "きみと恋のままで終われない いつも夢のままじゃいられない/薔薇色の人生<通常盤>". Tower Records. Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  10. ^ "きみと恋のままで終われない いつも夢のままじゃいられない/薔薇色の人生 [CD+DVD]<名探偵コナン盤>". Tower Records. Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  11. ^ "きみと恋のままで終われない いつも夢のままじゃいられない/薔薇色の人生 [CD+DVD]<初回限定盤A>". Tower Records. Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  12. ^ "きみと恋のままで終われない いつも夢のままじゃいられない/薔薇色の人生 [CD+DVD]<初回限定盤B>". Tower Records. Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  13. ^ "きみと恋のままで終われない いつも夢のままじゃいられない/薔薇色の人生【Musing&FC盤】". Musing.jp. Retrieved March 5, 2019.