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Shortcake (Yuki Kashiwagi song)

"Shortcake" (ショートケーキ) is the debut single of AKB48 member Yuki Kashiwagi. It was released on February 6, 2013 by Avex Group under its YukiRing brand, named after Kashiwagi's nickname Yukirin.[1]

"Shortcake"
Single by Yuki Kashiwagi
B-side
ReleasedFebruary 6, 2013 (2013-02-06)
FormatCD single, digital download
GenreJ-pop
Length29:38 (type A)
28:54 (type B)
28:04 (type C)
LabelAvex / YukiRing[1]
AVCA-62291/B (type A, regular)
AVCA-62288/B (type A, limited)
AVCA-62292/B (type B, regular)
AVCA-62289/B (type B, limited)
AVCA-62293/B (type C, regular)
AVCA-62290/B (type C, limited)
AVC1-62294/B (Theater Edition)
Songwriter(s)Yasushi Akimoto (lyrics)
Producer(s)Yasushi Akimoto
Yuki Kashiwagi singles chronology
"Shortcake"
(2013)
"Birthday Wedding"
(2013)

Contents

Track listingEdit

All lyrics written by Yasushi Akimoto.

Type A track listing[2]
No.TitleArrangerLength
1."Shortcake"YUMA4:38
2."Soredemo Nakanai"Satomi Kawasaki4:43
3."Sakura no Ki ni Narō" (acoustic version featuring Kotaro Oshio)Oshio5:29
4."Shortcake" (off-vocal version)YUMA4:38
5."Soredemo Nakanai" (off-vocal version)Kawasaki4:43
6."Sakura no Ki ni Narō" (off-vocal version)Oshio5:29
Total length:29:38

Tie-upsEdit

Chart performanceEdit

Release Oricon Singles Chart Peak position Debut sales (copies) Sales total (copies)
February 6, 2013 (2013-02-06) Daily Chart 1 45,333 126,864
Weekly Chart 2[5] 104,799
Monthly Chart
Yearly Chart
Chart (2013) Peak
position
Japan (Japan Hot 100) 2[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "YukiRing: Discography". YukiRing Official Site. Avex Group.
  2. ^ "AKB48's Kashiwagi Yuki meets her idol Ishikawa Rika + "Shortcake" covers and track lists". tokyohive. 6Theory Media.
  3. ^ "Kashiwagi Yuki Debut Solo Single "Shortcake" Covers". Melos no Michi. Blogger.
  4. ^ "The Music of TV Tokyo's Mieri no Kashiwagi". TV Tokyo.
  5. ^ "Oricon Weekly Singles Chart (2013-02-18)" (in Japanese). Oricon.
  6. ^ "Billboard Japan Hot 100". Billboard Japan. Hanshin Contents Link and Prometheus Global Media. 2013-02-18.

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