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"Sugar Rush" is a song by the Japanese girl group AKB48. It was released on October 30, 2012 on the original soundtrack of Wreck-It Ralph[1][2] (the movie itself is titled Sugar Rush (シュガー・ラッシュ) in Japanese).

"Sugar Rush"
Song by AKB48
from the album Wreck-It Ralph
LanguageJapanese, English
PublishedWalt Disney Music Company
ReleasedUSA October 30, 2012 (2012-10-30)
Japan March 20, 2013 (2013-03-20)
GenreJ-pop, Teen Pop, Bubblegum pop
LabelWalt Disney
Composer(s)Jamie Houston
Lyricist(s)Yasushi Akimoto
AKB48 chronology
Gingham Check
Sugar Rush
Music video
"Sugar Rush" (preview) on YouTube



The song was written for the Disney animation film Wreck-It Ralph and chosen as the ending theme for its worldwide release.[1][2]

AKB48 members who participatedEdit

Writing creditsEdit

Music videoEdit

The music video was directed by Japanese photographer and filmmaker Mika Ninagawa,[1][2] notably the director of another AKB48's music video, "Heavy Rotation".

The video was premiered on October 29, 2012, at the world premiere of the movie, which took place in Los Angeles.[1][2]


Chart (2013) Peak
Billboard Japan Hot Animation[3] 11


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "AKB48、全世界挿入歌「Sugar Rush」初披露 -映画『シュガー・ラッシュ』" (in Japanese). Mynavy News. 2012-10-31. Retrieved 2012-11-08.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "AKB48、ディズニー映画曲「Sugar Rush」で世界デビュー" (in Japanese). Natalie. 2012-10-31. Retrieved 2012-11-08.
  3. ^ "Billboard Japan Hot Animation(2013/04/01 付け)". Billboard Japan. Retrieved 2013-03-30.

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