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Kaze wa Fuiteiru

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Single by AKB48
Type A Cover

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Single by AKB48
Type B Cover

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Single by AKB48
Theater Cover

Released: October 26, 2011
Genre: J-Pop
Format: CD Single, CD+DVD
Label: You, Be Cool!/KING RECORDS
Producer: Akimoto Yasushi
AKB48 Promoting Single
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AKB48 Singles Chronology
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Flying Get
22nd Single
(2011)
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Ue Kara Mariko
24th Single
(2011)
PV風は吹いている(DANCE!_DANCE!_DANCE!_ver.)_AKB48公式

PV風は吹いている(DANCE! DANCE! DANCE! ver.) AKB48公式

Kaze wa Fuiteiru Dance Ver.

Kaze wa Fuiteiru (風は吹いている; The Wind's Blowing) is the 23rd major single (25th overall) released by AKB48. It was released in five versions: two limited CD+DVD editions (types A and B), two regular CD+DVD editions (types A and B), and a limited CD-only theater edition. The limited editions came with a national handshake event ticket, while the regular editions came with one of eighteen photos, and the theater edition came with a large handshake event ticket and random photo.

According to Oricon, the single sold 1,045,937 copies on its first day of release, beating their previous record of highest first-day sales with "Flying Get".

Tracklist

  1. Kaze wa Fuiteiru (風は吹いている)
  2. Kimi no Senaka (君の背中) (Undergirls)
  3. Vamos (Undergirls Baragumi)
  4. Kaze wa Fuiteiru off vocal ver.
  5. Kimi no Senaka off vocal ver.
  6. Vamos off vocal ver.

  • Kaze wa Fuiteiru Music Video (風は吹いている Music Video)
  • Kimi no Senaka Music Video (君の背中 Music Video)
  • Vamos Music Video
  • Kaze wa Fuiteiru Music Video (DANCE! DANCE! DANCE! ver.) (風は吹いている Music Video (DANCE! DANCE! DANCE! ver.))
  • Bonus Movie: AKB48 Short Comedy "Detective Pheromone" Part (特典映像 AKB48コント 「フェロモン刑事」編)

    1. Kaze wa Fuiteiru (風は吹いている)
    2. Kimi no Senaka (君の背中) (Undergirls)
    3. Gondola Lift (ゴンドラリフト) (Undergirls Yurigumi)
    4. Kaze wa Fuiteiru off vocal ver.
    5. Kimi no Senaka off vocal ver.
    6. Gondola Lift off vocal ver.

  • Kaze wa Fuiteiru Music Video (風は吹いている Music Video)
  • Kimi no Senaka Music Video (君の背中 Music Video)
  • Gondola Lift Music Video (ゴンドラリフト Music Video)
  • Kaze wa Fuiteiru Music Video (DANCE! DANCE! DANCE! ver.) (風は吹いている Music Video (DANCE! DANCE! DANCE! ver.))
  • Bonus Movie: AKB48 Short Comedy "Taxi" Part (特典映像 AKB48コント 「タクシー」編)

  • Kaze wa Fuiteiru (風は吹いている)
  • Kimi no Senaka (君の背中) (Undergirls)
  • Tsubomitachi (蕾たち) (Team 4 + Kenkyuusei)
  • Kaze wa Fuiteiru off vocal ver.
  • Kimi no Senaka off vocal ver.
  • Tsubomitachi off vocal ver.

  • Selected Members

    "Kaze wa Fuiteiru"

    ★ Senbatsu (18 Members, Maeda Atsuko & Oshima Yuko Centers)

    "Kimi no Senaka"

    Undergirls (アンダーガールズ)

    "Vamos"

    Undergirls Baragumi (アンダーガールズ ばら組)

    "Gondola Lift"

    Undergirls Yurigumi (アンダーガールズ ゆり組)

    "Tsubomitachi"

    Team 4 + Kenkyuusei

    TV Performances

    • [2011.10.17] Hey! Hey! Hey! Music Champ
    • [2011.10.24] Coming Soon!!
    • [2011.10.28] Music Station
    • [2011.12.19] Hey! Hey! Hey! Music Champ
    • [2011.12.23] Music Station Super Live
    • [2011.12.31] 62nd Kouhaku Uta Gassen

    Oricon Chart Positions

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
    - #1
    1,045,937
    #1
    99,592
    #1
    49,190
    #1
    26,912
    #1
    26,763
    #1
    28,300
    1 1,300,482
    #1
    12,590
    #4 #4 #2
    10,586
    #2
    6,278
    #2
    6,894
    #2
    6,539
    3 67,662
    #2
    3,908
    #9 #9 #6 #6 #5 #4 7 22,079
    #3
    1,911
    x x x x x x 14 11,426
    x x x x x x x 23 7,407
    x x x x x x x 25 5,111
    x x x x x x x 32 4,721
    x x x x x x x 29 3,937
    x x x x x x x 18 5,951
    x x x x x x x 19 4,218
    x x x x x x x 15 5,084
    x x x x x x x 21 3,823
    x x x x x x x 22 2,581
    x x x x x x x 42 2,001
    x x x x x x x x x
    x x x x x x x x x
    x x x x x x x x x
    x x x x x x x x x

    Total Reported Sales: 1,457,113*
    Total Sales in 2011: 1,418,888 (#3 single of the year)
    Total Sales in 2012: 38,225*

    • 10th consecutive single to debut at #1 in the Weekly Oricon rankings.

    Trivia

    Videos

    AKB48
    Members
    Team A

    Iriyama Anna | Okabe Rin (Captain) | Okumoto Hinano | Oguri Yui | Kato Rena | Sato Minami | Shitao Miu | Shinozaki Ayana | Suzuki Kurumi | Taguchi Manaka | Chiba Erii | Nishikawa Rei | Furukawa Nazuna | Michieda Saki | Miyazaki Miho | Mukaichi Mion | Yamane Suzuha | Yokoyama Yui | Yoshida Karen

    Team K

    Ichikawa Manami | Okada Rina | Oda Erina | Kuranoo Narumi | Kobayashi Ran | Komiyama Haruka (Captain) | Shimoguchi Hinana | Nagatomo Ayami | Nagano Megumi | Hashimoto Haruna | Harumoto Yuki | Hidaritomo Ayaka | Muto Orin | Muto Tomu | Mogi Shinobu | Yasuda Kana | Yamada Kyoka | Yumoto Ami | Yokoyama Yui

    Team B

    Iwatate Saho (Captain) | Otake Hitomi | Omori Maho | Oya Shizuka | Okuhara Hinako | Kashiwagi Yuki | Kawahara Misaki | Kitazawa Saki | Kubo Satone | Saito Haruna | Sasaki Yukari | Shimizu Maria | Takita Kayoko | Taniguchi Megu | Nakanishi Chiyori | Hattori Yuna | Fukuoka Seina | Honda Hitomi | Yamabe Ayu | Yoshikawa Nanase

    Team 4

    Asai Nanami | Ishiwata Sena | Inagaki Kaori | Utada Hatsuka | Onishi Momoka | Omori Miyuu | Okada Nana | Gyouten Yurina | Kuramoto Miyuu | Kurosu Haruka | Sakaguchi Nagisa | Sato Kiara | Takaoka Kaoru | Takahashi Ayane | Takahashi Sayaka | Tada Kyoka | Nagano Serika | Hama Sayuna | Hirano Hikaru | Homma Mai | Ma Chia-Ling | Murayama Yuiri (Captain) | Yamauchi Mizuki | Yoshihashi Yuzuka

    Team 8

    Hokkaido & Tohoku : Sakaguchi Nagisa | Yokoyama Yui | Mitomo Mashiro | Kanto: Okabe Rin | Honda Hitomi | Shimizu Maria | Takahashi Ayane | Yoshikawa Nanase | Oguri Yui | Oda Erina | Hidaritomo Ayaka | Chubu: Utada Hatsuka | Suzuki Yuka | Hashimoto Haruna | Hirano Hikaru | Sakagawa Hiyuka | Takahashi Sayaka | Hattori Yuna | Kansai: Nagano Serika | | Fukutome Mitsuho | Onishi Momoka | Hama Sayuna | Chugoku & Shikoku: Tokunaga Remi | Okuhara Hinako | Okumoto Hinano | Shitao Miu | Harumoto Yuki | Gyoten Yurina | Takaoka Kaoru | Kyushu: Yoshida Karen | Kawahara Misaki | Kuranoo Narumi | Yamada Kyoka | Uemi Sorano | Fujizono Rei

    Discography
    Indie Singles 1. Sakura no Hanabiratachi | 2. Skirt, Hirari
    Major Singles 1. Aitakatta | 2. Seifuku ga Jama wo Suru | 3. Keibetsu Shiteita Aijou | 4. Bingo! | 5. Boku no Taiyou | 6. Yuuhi wo Miteiru ka? | 7. Romance, Irane | 8. Sakura no Hanabiratachi 2008 | 9. Baby! Baby! Baby! | 10. Oogoe Diamond | 11. 10nen Zakura | 12. Namida Surprise! | 13. Iiwake Maybe | 14. RIVER | 15. Sakura no Shiori | 16. Ponytail to Shushu | 17. Heavy Rotation | 18. Beginner | 19. Chance no Junban | 20. Sakura no Ki ni Narou | 21. Everyday, Katyusha | 22. Flying Get | 23. Kaze wa Fuiteiru | 24. Ue Kara Mariko | 25. GIVE ME FIVE! | 26. Manatsu no Sounds Good! | 27. Gingham Check | 28. UZA | 29. Eien Pressure | 30. So long! | 31. Sayonara Crawl | 32. Koi Suru Fortune Cookie | 33. Heart Ereki | 34. Suzukake Nanchara | 35. Mae Shika Mukanee | 36. Labrador Retriever | 37. Kokoro no Placard | 38. Kibouteki Refrain | 39. Green Flash | 40. Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai | 41. Halloween Night | 42. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby | 43. Kimi wa Melody | 44. Tsubasa wa Iranai | 45. LOVE TRIP/Shiawase wo Wakenasai | 46. High Tension | 47. Shoot Sign | 48.Negaigoto no Mochigusare | 49. #SukiNanda | 50. 11-gatsu no Anklet | 51. Jabaja | 52. Teacher Teacher | 53. Sentimental Train | 54. NO WAY MAN | 55. Jiwaru DAYS | 56. Sustainable | 57. Shitsuren, Arigatou | 58. Nemohamo Rumor | 59. TBA
    Best Albums 1. Set List ~Greatest Songs 2006-2007~ | 2. Kamikyokutachi | 3. Koko ni Ita Koto | 4. 1830m | 5. Tsugi no Ashiato | 6. Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de Tobe! | 7. Zero to Ichi no Aida | 8. Thumbnail | 9. Bokutachi wa, Ano Hi no Yoake wo Shitteiru |
    Stage Albums
    Team A 1st Stage "Party ga Hajimaru yo" | 2nd Stage "Aitakatta" | 3rd Stage "Dareka no Tame ni" | 4th Stage "Tadaima Ren'aichuu" | 5th Stage "Ren'ai Kinshi Jourei" | 6th Stage "Mokugekisha" | 7th Stage "M'T. ni Sasagu"
    Team K 1st Stage "Party ga Hajimaru yo" | 2nd Stage "Seishun Girls" | 3rd Stage "Nonai Paradise" | 4th Stage "Saishuu Bell ga Naru" | 5th Stage "Saka Agari" | 6th Stage "RESET"
    Team B 1st Stage "Seishun Girls" | 2nd Stage "Aitakatta" | 3rd Stage "Pajama Drive" | 4th Stage "Idol no Yoake" | 5th Stage "Theater no Megami"
    Himawari-gumi 1st Stage "Boku no Taiyou" | 2nd Stage "Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai"
    Team 4 1st Stage "Boku no Taiyou" | 2nd Stage "Idol no Yoake"
    Concerts
    DVDs 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42
    Filmography
    Movies Densen Uta | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 to be continued | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 Show must go on | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 No flower without rain | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 The Time Has Come
    Dramas Majisuka Gakuen | Majisuka Gakuen 2 | Sakura Kara no Tegami | Majisuka Gakuen 3 | So Long! | Sailor Zombie | Majisuka Gakuen 4 | Majisuka Gakuen 5 | Cabasuka Gakuen | Crow's Blood | Tofu Pro Wrestling
    Anime AKB0048
    Events
    Sousenkyo 1st Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 13th Single "Kamisama ni Chikatte Gachi Desu"
    2nd Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 17th Single "Kaasan ni Chikatte, Gachi Desu"
    3rd Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 22nd Single "Kotoshi mo Gachi Desu"
    4th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 27th Single "Fan ga Erabu 64 Giseki"
    5th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 32nd Single "Yume wa Hitori ja Mirarenai"
    6th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 37th Single "Yume no Genzaichi ~Rival wa Doko da~"
    7th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 41st Single
    8th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 45th Single
    9th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 49 Single
    Janken Taikai

    1st Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 19th Single
    2nd Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 24th Single
    3rd Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 29th Single
    4th Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 34th Single
    5th Senbatsu Janken Taikai - Solo Debut + 38th Single

    Group Draft Meeting

    AKB48 Group Draft Meeting 2013
    AKB48 Group Draft Meeting 2015

    Units & Other Groups
    Soloists Matsui Sakiko (Piano) | Iwasa Misaki (Enka) | Watanabe Mayu | Kashiwagi Yuki | Takahashi Minami | Itano Tomomi | Sashihara Rino | Kuramochi Asuka (Gachi Uma 2) | Kasai Tomomi (Gachi Uma - Former member) | Maeda Atsuko (Former member) | Oshima Mai (Former member) | Hoshino Michiru (Former member) | Oku Manami (Former member) | Ohori Megumi (Former member) | Ono Erena (Former member) | Hayano Kaoru (Former member)
    Units No Sleeves | Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 | French Kiss | Not yet | DiVA
    One-Shot Units NO NAME | YM7 | YJ7 | Ojarumaru Sisters | Team KISHIN from AKB48 | Sukeban Girls | Team Dragon from AKB48 | Honegumi from AKB48 | ICE from AKB48 | Crayon Friends from AKB48 | AKBIdoling!!! | Queen & Elizabeth | Natto Angels | Natto Angels Z | Okashina Sisters | Team Z | BABY GAMBA | Mini Skirt | Porrima from AKB48 | Team Surprise | Team BS
    Sister Groups SKE48 | SDN48 (Disbanded) | NMB48 | HKT48 | JKT48 | TPE48 | SNH48
    Rival Group Nogizaka46
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