Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby

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Single by AKB48
Type A Cover

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Single by AKB48
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Single by AKB48
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Released: December 9, 2015
Genre: J-Pop
Format: CD Single, CD+DVD
Label: You, Be Cool!/KING RECORDS
Producer: Akimoto Yasushi
 

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Single by AKB48
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AKB48 Singles Chronology
Previous:
Halloween Night
41st Single
(2015)
Next:
Kimi wa Melody
43rd Single
(2016)

Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby (唇にBe My Baby; In Lips, Be My Baby) is the 42nd major single (44th overall) released by AKB48.

Tracklist

  1. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby (唇にBe My Baby)
  2. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki (365日の紙飛行機; 365 Days of Paper Airplanes)
  3. Kimi wo Kimi wo Kimi wo... (君を君を君を…; You, You, You...) (Jisedai Senbatsu)
  4. Yasashii place (やさしい place; Calm Place) (Team A)
  5. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby off vocal ver.
  6. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki off vocal ver.
  7. Kimi wo Kimi wo Kimi wo... off vocal ver.
  8. Yasashii place off vocal ver.
DVD=
  1. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby Music Video
  2. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki Music Video
  3. Kimi wo Kimi wo Kimi wo... Music Video
  4. Yasashii place Music Video
  5. WORDS ~minami takahashi speaks words of wisdom~

  1. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby (唇にBe My Baby)
  2. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki (365日の紙飛行機)
  3. Madonna no Sentaku (マドンナの選択; Madonna's Selection) (Renacchi Sousenkyo Senbatsu)
  4. Oneesan no Hitorigoto (お姉さんの独り言; Older Sister's Monologue) (Team K)
  5. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby off vocal ver.
  6. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki off vocal ver.
  7. Madonna no Sentaku off vocal ver.
  8. Oneesan no Hitorigoto off vocal ver.

  1. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby Music Video
  2. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki Music Video
  3. Madonna no Sentaku Music Video
  4. Oneesan no Hitorigoto Music Video
  5. Beyond the PARTY ~Takahashi Minami Pre-Graduation Interview~ (PARTYのその先へ ~高橋みなみ 卒業直前インタビュー~)

  1. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby (唇にBe My Baby)
  2. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki (365日の紙飛行機)
  3. Amanojaku Batta (あまのじゃくバッタ; Spoiled Grasshopper) (Team 8)
  4. Kin no Hane wo Motsu Hito yo (金の羽根を持つ人よ; People with Gold Wings) (Team B)
  5. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby off vocal ver.
  6. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki off vocal ver.
  7. Amanojaku Batta off vocal ver.
  8. Kin no Hane wo Motsu Hito yo off vocal ver.

  1. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby Music Video
  2. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki Music Video
  3. Amanojaku Batta Music Video
  4. Kin no Hane wo Motsu Hito yo Music Video
  5. Teramina ~The Best of Takahashi Minami from 812 Terabytes~ (テラみな ~812テラバイトから厳選した高橋みなみ傑作集~)

  1. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby (唇にBe My Baby)
  2. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki (365日の紙飛行機)
  3. Senaka Kotoba (背中言葉; Back Words)
  4. Nanka, Chotto, Kyuu ni... (なんか、ちょっと、急に…; Somehow, a Little, Suddenly...) (Team 4)
  5. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby off vocal ver.
  6. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki off vocal ver.
  7. Senaka Kotoba off vocal ver.
  8. Nanka, Chotto, Kyuu ni... off vocal ver.

  1. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby Music Video
  2. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki Music Video
  3. Senaka Kotoba Music Video
  4. Nanka, Chotto, Kyuu ni... Music Video
  5. To You Who Will Depart. ~Congratulations Comments from AKB48 Group Members to Takahashi Minami~ (旅立つ君へ。 〜高橋みなみへのAKB48グループメンバーお祝いコメント集〜)

  1. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby (唇にBe My Baby)
  2. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki (365日の紙飛行機)
  3. Sakki Made wa Ice Tea (さっきまではアイスティー; Ice Tea Just a While Ago) (Mushi Kago)
  4. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby off vocal ver.
  5. 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki off vocal ver.
  6. Sakki Made wa Ice Tea off vocal ver.

Included Members

"Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby"

Senbatsu (選抜) (16 Members) (Takahashi Minami Center)

"365 Nichi no Kamihikouki"

Asa ga Kita Senbatsu (あさが来た選抜) (16 Members) (Yamamoto Sayaka Center)

"Kimi wo Kimi wo Kimi wo..."

Next Generation Senbatsu (次世代選抜) (16 Members) (Kodama Haruka Center)

"Madonna no Sentaku"

Renacchi Sousenkyo Senbatsu (れなっち総選挙選抜) (16 Members) (Tanaka Natsumi Center)

"Ama Nojaku Batta"

Team 8 (チーム8) (47 Members) (Nakano Ikumi Center)

"Senaka Kotoba"

(20 Members) (Takahashi Minami Center)

"Yasashii place"

Team A (チームA) (22 Members) (Shimazaki Haruka & Miyawaki Sakura Centers)

"Oneesan no Hitorigoto"

Team K (チームK) (22 Members) (Mukaichi Mion Center)

"Kin no Hane wo Motsu Hito yo"

Team B (チームB) (18 Members) (Kato Rena & Kizaki Yuria Centers)

"Nanka, Chotto, Kyuu ni..."

Team 4 (チーム4) (19 Members)

Sakki Made wa Ice Tea

Mushi Kago (虫かご) (12 Members)

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- #1
813,044
#1
31,921
#1
18,018
#1
11,994
#1
10,444
#1
13,883
1 905,490
#3
4,461
#11 #4 #4 #5 #5 #6 4 25,800
#6 #11 #10 #8 #7 #8 #1
60,795
1 70,788
#5 #5 #5 #3
1,098
#2
1,020
#2
1,221
#3
1,335
4 8,440
#3
1,113
#8 #6 #4 #5 #5 #7 9 6,633
#1
951
#16 #8 #5 #4 #9 #8 7 5,174
#5 #22 #14 #11 #8 - - x xxx
- - - - - - - x xxx

Total Reported Sales: 1,022,325*

Total of weeks charting inside Top 200: 6

Trivia

  • Takahashi Minami's first Center since Ponytail to Shushu, this is also her first solo Center since Keibetsu Shiteita Aijou.
  • First AKB48 single to include NGT48 members (aside from Kitahara Rie).
  • Minegishi Minami doesn't appear in the dance scenes and the lighthouse group scenes for the PV of Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby due to other work commitment.
  • Due to her foot injury, Shimazaki Haruka doesn't appear in any dance scenes for the PVs of the songs she participates in. She also doesn't appear in the lighthouse group scenes for the PV of Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby.
  • The single's first-day sales of 813,044 copies made AKB48 outrank B'z in becoming the best selling artist, with 36.158 million copies sold.
  • The first single since Sakura no Ki ni Narou in 2011 that doesn't sell 1 Million copies in the first week.
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 | Maeda Ayaka | 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 | Hashimoto Haruna | Harumoto Yuki | Hidaritomo Ayaka | Minegishi Minami | 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 | Sato Akari | Shimizu Maria | Takita Kayoko | Taniguchi Megu | Nakanishi Chiyori | Hattori Yuna | Fukuoka Seina | Honda Hitomi | Yamabe Ayu | Yoshikawa Nanase

Team 4

Asai Nanami | Inagaki Kaori | Utada Hatsuka | Omori Miyuu | Okada Nana | Onishi Momoka | Kawamoto Saya | Gyouten Yurina | Kurosu Haruka | Sakaguchi Nagisa | Sato Kiara | Takaoka Kaoru | Takahashi Ayane | Takahashi Sayaka | Tatsuya Makiho | Tada Kyoka | Nagano Serika | Hama Sayuna | Hirano Hikaru | Ma Chia-Ling | Miyazato Rira | Murayama Yuiri (Captain) | Yamauchi Mizuki

Team 8

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

Kenkyuusei
Kenkyuusei

Homma Mai | Ishiwata Sena | Kuramoto Miyuu | Suenaga Yuzuki | Nagano Megumi | Furukawa Nazuna | Honda Sora | Yoshihashi Yuzuka

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. 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. TBA
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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