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"Pikanchi" (stylized as PIKA☆NCHI) is the ninth single of the Japanese boy band Arashi. The single was released in two editions: a regular edition with the song and its instrumental and a limited edition with "Michi" (, Road), the insert song used throughout the movie, and a deluxe cover.

"Pikanchi"
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Single by Arashi
from the album How's It Going?
B-side"Michi"
ReleasedOctober 17, 2002 (2002-10-17)
FormatCD
Genre
Length5:50 (Limited edition)
17:08 (Regular edition)
LabelJ Storm
Arashi singles chronology
"Nice na Kokoroiki"
(2002)
"Pikanchi"
(2002)
"Tomadoi Nagara"
(2003)

Contents

Single informationEdit

Debuting at the top of the charts in 2002, the single was re-released in 2008, along with "Nice na Kokoroiki", and re-entered the Oricon charts. "Pikanchi" was used as the theme song for the movie Pikanchi: Life is Hard Dakedo Happy starring Arashi in their first movie together.

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLyricsMusicArrangementLength
1."Pikanchi"Takeshi AidaShin TanimotoChokkaku4:51
2."Pikanchi" (instrumental, includes hidden talk track)AidaTanimotoChokkaku12:17

ChartsEdit

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Japan Oricon Weekly Singles Chart[3] 1
Japan Oricon Yearly Singles Chart 75

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PIKA☆NCHI" (in Japanese). CD Journal. Retrieved 2018-11-23.
  2. ^ "ARASHI / ARASHI 5×10 All the BEST! 1999-2009 [2CD]" (in Japanese). CD Journal. Retrieved 2018-11-23.
  3. ^ 2002年05月第1週の邦楽シングルランキング情報 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-10-23.

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