Sakura no Shiori

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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: February 17, 2010
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
Previous:
RIVER
14th Single
(2009)
Next:
Ponytail to Shushu
16th Single
(2010)
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Sakura no Shiori

Sakura no Shiori (桜の栞; Cherry Blossom Bookmark) is the 15th major single (17th overall) released by AKB48. It was released in three versions: a type A and B that came with a DVD, and a theater version. All AKB48 members and two SKE48 were filmed in the "Sakura no Shiori" PV wearing Hakama costumes with several Tokyo districts used as background. The PV is directed by Iwai Shunji, famous Japanese film director. This single sold 317,828 copies in its first week. It became the highest-selling first week for a female artist since Utada Hikaru's "COLORS" in 2003.

Motto

「いつまでも···」 ("Itsumademo···")
Translation: "Until it lasts···" / "Forever···"

Tracklist

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Majisuka Rock n Roll

CD
  1. Sakura no Shiori (桜の栞)
  2. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll (マジスカロックンロール)
  3. Enkyori Poster (遠距離ポスター) (Team PB)
  4. Sakura no Shiori (off vocal ver.)
  5. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll (off vocal ver.) (マジスカロックンロール)
DVD
  1. Sakura no Shiori Music Clip (桜の栞)
  2. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll Music Clip
  3. Enkyori Poster Music Clip (遠距離ポスター) (Team PB)
  4. "Sotsugyou Omedetou" Movie (永久保存版「卒業おめでとう」映像)
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Enkyori Poster

CD
  1. Sakura no Shiori (桜の栞)
  2. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll (マジスカロックンロール)
  3. Choose me! (Team YJ)
  4. Sakura no Shiori (off vocal ver.)
  5. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll (off vocal ver.) (マジスカロックンロール)
DVD
  1. Sakura no Shiori Music Clip (桜の栞)
  2. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll Music Clip (マジスカロックンロール)
  3. Choose me! Music Clip (Team YJ)
  4. "Honto wa Suki Deshita" Movie (永久保存版「ほんとは好きでした」映像)
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Choose me !

  1. Sakura no Shiori (桜の栞)
  2. Majisuka Rock 'n' Roll (マジスカロックンロール)
  3. Enkyori Poster (遠距離ポスター) (Team PB)
  4. Choose me! (Team YJ)

TV Performances

  • [2010.01.06] AKBINGO!
  • [2010.01.13] AKBINGO!
  • [2010.01.20] AKBINGO!
  • [2010.02.10] AKBINGO!
  • [2010.02.14] Music Japan
  • [2010.02.17] AKBINGO!
  • [2010.02.19] Music Fighter
  • [2010.02.19] Music Station
  • [2010.03.31] AKBINGO! (Medley)

Selected Members

Sakura no Shiori

Senbatsu (14 Members, Maeda Atsuko and Takahashi Minami Centers)

All members were selected for this single and SKE48 members Matsui Jurina and Matsui Rena

Majisuka Rock'n'Roll

Enkyori Poster

Team PB Selected Members

Choose me!

Team YJ Selected Members

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 1
229,528
1
34,294
1
17,688
1
11,529
1
9,166
1
9,171
1 317,828
1
6,462
9 7 3 4 6 4 5 22,223
2 9 9 10 8 9 9 7 10,545
6 15 13 10 8 10 11 11 5,264
8 24 19 15 12 16 14 18 4,127
12 17 18 13 11 11 7 12 5,426
5 14 13 11 10 11 13 12 5,574
14 25 31 25 21 24 27 25 2,275
21 29 34 29 30 29 29 31 1,556
26 - - - - - - 75 996
- - - - - - - 96 785
- - - - - - - 75 926
- - - - - - - 117 594
- - - - - - - 105 577
- - - - - - - 89 1,056
- - - - - - - 87 817
- - - - - - - 105 641
- - - - - - - 97 661
- - - - - - - 145 466
- - - - - - - 147 386
- - - - - - - 163 339
- - - - - - - 134 393
- - - - - - - 171 369
- - - - - - - 177 315
- - - - - - - 178 333
- - - - - - - out for one week
- - - - - - - 128 475
- - - - - - - 150 516
- - - - - - - 122 476
- - - - - - - 116 497
- - - - - - - 135 388
- - - - - - - 161 367
- - - - - - - 135 405
- - - - - - - 142 385
- - - - - - - 148 358
- - - - - - - 146 341
- - - - - - - 172 393
- - - - - - - 174 372
- - - - - - - 177 333
- - - - - - - 185 311
- - - - - - - out for one week
- - - - - - - 173 363
- - - - - - - 136 505
- - - - - - - 148 450
- - - - - - - 124 542
- - - - - - - 79 674
- - - 38 - - - 60 1,064
48 42 46 - - 43 41 48 1,050
23 - - - - - 44 66 1,022
43 - - - - - - 86 973
- - - - - - - 86 891

Total Reported Sales: 521,730*
Total Sales in 2010: 390,957
Total Sales in 2011: 130,773*
Total of weeks charting inside Top 200: 56 (Still Charting)

  • Certificated Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ)


Chart Records (Oricon)
  • 2nd consecutive single to debut at #1 in the Weekly Oricon rankings.
  • This was the first single released from any female artist to sell over 300,000 copies in its first week since Utada Hikaru's "COLORS" 7 years ago.
  • For female groups, it was the best-selling first week single since Morning Musume.'s "The☆Peace!", released in 2000.
  • Sakura no Shiroi outsold RIVER in just 2 days, making it AKB48's best-selling single so far.
  • It was the 2nd best-selling single for the Month of February, 2010.
  • First day sales reported by Oricon were of a total 229,528 copies sold, making Sakura no Shiroi the 3rd best-selling first day single since Oricon reports daily sales numbers. at the time of release, the current single holding the best first day sales (Arashi's Troublemaker) hasn't been released yet, meaning Sakura no Shiori actually had the 2nd best numbers for about a month until the release of Troublemaker.
  • Following AKB48's previous single, this is the group's 2nd single to reach 1# in the Oricon Weekly charts.
  • Sakura no Shiori placed as 12# in the Oricon Yearly Single Ranking for 2010.
  • In the MV you can see  posters promoting RIVER.

Trivia

  • This was the first single to be released just one theater and one regular edition. It included a new regular regular edition for a total of three versions.
  • Majisuka Rock'n'Roll's music video used the same footage as the opening clip of the AKB48 drama Majisuka Gakuen.
  • Both Enkyori Poster and Choose me! included a multi-angle feature of the last scene of the PV, showing a close-up version of each Team YJ or Team PB member.
  • Kashiwagi Yuki, the captain of Team B at the time, was featured in all 3 tracks and music clips of the Type-A edition.
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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