Manatsu no Sounds Good!

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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 Edition Cover

Released: May 23, 2012
Genre: J-Pop
Format: CD Single, CD+DVD
Label: You, Be Cool!/KING RECORDS
Producer: Akimoto Yasushi
Limited Edition Covers

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Single by AKB48
Limited Edition A Cover

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Single by AKB48
Limited Edition B Cover

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【PV】真夏のSounds_good_!_ダイジェスト映像_AKB48_公式

【PV】真夏のSounds good ! ダイジェスト映像 AKB48 公式

AKB48 - Manatsu no Sounds good!

Manatsu no Sounds Good! (真夏のSounds Good!; Midsummer Sounds Good!) is the 26th major single (28th overall) released by AKB48. It was released in five versions: a limited type-A CD+DVD edition, a regular type-A CD+DVD edition, a limited type-B CD+DVD edition, a regular type-B CD+DVD edition, and a limited CD-only theater edition. The limited type-A and type-B editions came with one of two national handshake event tickets, while all four limited and regular A/B editions came with a serial number to vote for a member to participate in AKB48's 27th single. As well, the theater edition came with an "Manatsu no Sounds Good!" release event handshake ticket and an election campaign picture of one member at random.

According to Oricon, the single sold 1,170,554 copies on its first day of release, beating their previous record of highest first-day sales with "Kaze wa Fuiteiru".


Tracklist

  1. Manatsu no Sounds Good!
  2. Mittsu no Namida (3つの涙)
  3. Choudai, Darling! (ちょうだい、ダーリン!)
  4. Manatsu no Sound Good! (off vocal ver.)
  5. Mittsu no Namida (off vocal ver.)
  6. Choudai, Darling! (off vocal ver.)

  1. Manatsu no Sounds Good! (Music Video)
  2. Manatsu no Sounds Good! (Music Video -Dance ver.-)
  3. Mittsu no Namida (Music Video)
  4. Choudai, Darling! (Music Video)
  5. AKB48 27th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo Shutsuba Member Profile Eizou <Type-A> (AKB48 27thシングル 選抜総選挙 出馬メンバープロフィール映像<Type-A>)

  1. Manatsu no Sounds Good!
  2. Mittsu no Namida
  3. Gugugatsu no Sora (ぐぐたすの空)
  4. Manatsu no Sounds Good! (off vocal ver.)
  5. Mittsu no Namida (off vocal ver.)
  6. Gugutasu no Sora (off vocal ver.)

  1. Manatsu no Sounds Good! (Music Video)
  2. Manatsu no Sounds Good! (Music Video -Dance ver.-)
  3. Mittsu no Namida (Music Video)
  4. Gugutasu no Sora (Music Video)
  5. AKB48 27th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo Shutsuba Member Profile Eizou <Type-B> (AKB48 27thシングル 選抜総選挙 出馬メンバープロフィール映像<Type-B>)

  1. Manatsu no Sounds Good!
  2. Mittsu no Namida
  3. Kimi no Tame ni Boku wa... (君のために僕は...)
  4. Manatsu no Sounds Good! (off vocal ver.)
  5. Mittsu no Namida (off vocal ver.)
  6. Kimi no Tame ni Boku wa... (off vocal ver.)

AKB48 Promoting Single

Selected Members

"Manatsu no Sounds Good!"

★ Senbatsu (選抜) (36 Members) (Maeda Atsuko Center (in italic), Media Senbatsu in bold)

"Mitsu no Namida"

Special Girls (スペシャルガールズ) (38 Members)

"Choudai, Darling!"

Selection 10 (セレクション10) (10 Members) (Maeda Atsuko Center)

"Gugutasu no Sora"

Google+ Senbatsu (16 Members) (Ishida Haruka Center)

"Kimi no Tame ni Boku wa..."

Stage Fighter Senbatsu (8 Members) (Oshima Yuko Center)

TV Performances

  • [2012.05.25] Music Station
  • [2012.05.27] Music Japan
  • [2012.06.07] Music Station
  • [2012.07.09] Hey! Hey! Hey! Music Champ
  • [2012.08.27] Hey! Hey! Hey! Music Champ
  • [2012.12.21] Music Station Super Live 2012
  • [2012.12.30] 54th Japan Record Award
  • [2012.12.31] 63rd Kouhaku Uta Gassen

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- #1
1,170,554
#1
159,623
#1
101,704
#1
59,578
#1
56,708
#1
52,631
#1 1,616,795
#1
21,792
#3
22,053
#2
19,838
#1
15,211
#1
12,169
#1
14,669
#1
16,117
#2 128,604
#1
13,471
#5 #5 #5 #5 #4 #4 #4 35,550
#5 #16 #12 #8 #7 #6 #4 #8 9,837
#3
956
#17 #16 #11 #9 #9 #10 #13 6,612
#9 #27 #27 #19 #18 #12 #15 #23 4,381
#9 #35 #32 #28 #27 #25 #23 #29 2,762
#20 #44 #39 #43 #35 #21 #16 #38 2,412
#16 #49 #46 #46 #40 #32 #30 #40 1,893
#24 - - - - #45 #47 #55 1,569
#42 - - - - - - #72 1,165
- - - - - - - 90 1,033
- - - - - - - 60 1,469
46 - - - - - - 81 914
- - - - - - - 78 1,090
- - - - - - - 103 723
- - - - - - - 97 570
- - - - - - - 115 531
- - - - - - - 115 502
- - - - - - - 111 457
- - - - - - - 128 389
- - - - - - - 152 285
- - - - - - - 190 262
- - - - - - - 191 251
Year Month Month Rank Sales
2012 May 1 1,745,399
2012 June 10 56,380

Total Reported Sales: 1,820,056* (2012 #1 single of the year)

  • 13th consecutive single to debut at #1 in the Weekly Oricon rankings.

Awards

Year Ceremony Award Nominated work Result
2012 Billboard Japan Music Awards Hot 100 of the Year "Manatsu no Sounds Good!" Won
Hot 100 Single Sales of the Year "Manatsu no Sounds Good!" Won
54th Japan Record Award Japan Record Award "Manatsu no Sounds Good!" Won

Trivia

Videos

Senbatsu Slideshow

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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