12 Byō

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"12 Byō"
12 Byou TYPE A COVER.jpg
Single by HKT48
A-side "12 Byō"
B-side "Rock Da yo, Jinsei wa..."
"Hohoemi Popcorn" (Type A)
"Chameleon Joshikōsei" (Type B)
"Hawaii e Ikō" (Type C)
"Daite Twintails" (Theater)
Released April 22, 2015 (2015-04-22) (Japan)
Format Maxi single
Genre J-pop
Label Universal Music Japan
Songwriter(s) Yasushi Akimoto (lyrics)
Producer(s) Yasushi Akimoto
HKT48 singles chronology
"Hikaeme I Love You!"
(2014)
"12 Byō"
(2015)
"Shekarashika!"
(2015)
"Hikaeme I Love You!"
(2014)
"12 Byō"
(2015)
"Shekarashika!"
(2015)
Music video
"12 Byō" on YouTube

"12 Byō" (12秒, Jūni-byō, lit. "12 Seconds") is the fifth single by the Japanese girl idol group HKT48, released in Japan on April 22, 2015. It reached number one on the Oricon weekly singles chart,[1] as of June 1, 2015, it had sold 296,698 copies.[2]

Details[edit]

The centers in the title song are Haruka Kodama and Sakura Miyawaki. Haruka Kodama had previously had the center position in a HKT48 single (in the 4th single "Hikaeme I Love You!"), while for Sakura Miyawaki (who had already been a center in AKB48's 38th single "Kibōteki Refrain", together with Mayu Watanabe), it was the first center position in a single by HKT48.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Type A[edit]

CD[4][5][6]
No. Title Artist(s) Length
1. "12 Byō" (12秒)   3:45
2. "Rock Da yo, Jinsei wa..." (ロックだよ、人生は…)   4:03
3. "Hohoemi Popcorn" (微笑みポップコーン) Popcorn Children 3:28
4. "12 Byō (Instrumental)"   3:44
5. "Rock Da yo, Jinsei wa... (Instrumental)"   4:03
6. "Hohoemi Popcorn (Instrumental)"   3:30
DVD
No. Title Length
1. "12 Byō (Music Video)"  
2. "Rock Da yo, Jinsei wa... (Music Video)"  
3. "Hohoemi Popcorn (Music Video)"  
4. "HKT's Kitchen - Bonus Type A"  

Type B[edit]

CD[7]
No. Title Artist(s) Length
1. "12 Byō" (12秒)   3:45
2. "Rock Da yo, Jinsei wa..." (ロックだよ、人生は…)   4:03
3. "Chameleon Joshikōsei" (カメレオン女子高生) Team H 3:19
4. "12 Byō (Instrumental)"   3:44
5. "Rock Da yo, Jinsei wa... (Instrumental)"   4:03
6. "Chameleon Joshikōsei (Instrumental)"   3:21
DVD
No. Title Length
1. "12 Byō (Music Video)"  
2. "Rock Da yo, Jinsei wa... (Music Video)"  
3. "Chameleon Joshikōsei (Music Video)"  
4. "HKT's Kitchen - Bonus Type B"  

Type C[edit]

CD[8]
No. Title Artist(s) Length
1. "12 Byō" (12秒)   3:45
2. "Rock Da yo, Jinsei wa..." (ロックだよ、人生は…)   4:03
3. "Hawaii e Ikō" (ハワイヘ行こう) Team KIV 4:29
4. "12 Byō (Instrumental)"   3:44
5. "Rock Da yo, Jinsei wa... (Instrumental)"   4:03
6. "Hawaii e Ikō (Instrumental)"   4:31
DVD
No. Title Length
1. "12 Byō (Music Video)"  
2. "Rock Da yo, Jinsei wa... (Music Video)"  
3. "Hawaii e Ikō (Music Video)"  
4. "HKT's Kitchen - Bonus Type C"  

Theater Edition[edit]

CD
No. Title Artist(s) Length
1. "12 Byō" (12秒)   3:45
2. "Rock Da yo, Jinsei wa..." (ロックだよ、人生は…)   4:03
3. "Daite Twintails" (抱いてツインテール) Blueberry Pie 4:45
4. "12 Byō (Instrumental)"   3:44
5. "Rock Da yo, Jinsei wa... (Instrumental)"   4:03
6. "Daite Twintails (Instrumental)"   4:47

Members[edit]

"Hohoemi Popcorn"

Performed by Popcorn Children (ポップコーンチルドレン).

"Daite Twintails"

Performed by Blueberry Pie (ブルーベリーパイ).

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Debut sales
Japan (Oricon Daily Singles Chart) 1
Japan (Oricon Weekly Singles Chart)[9] 1 277,916
Japan (Oricon Monthly Singles Chart) 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Japan (Oricon Year-end Singles Chart) 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ 12秒(Type-A)|HKT48 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2014-05-31. 
  2. ^ "AKB48 売上 12秒" (in Japanese). Retrieved June 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ "HKT新シングルは児玉&宮脇Wセンター". Nikkan Sports (in Japanese). 2015-02-27. Retrieved 2015-06-02. 
  4. ^ 12秒 type A (ユニバーサルミュージック): 2015 (in Japanese). National Diet Library. Retrieved 2015-12-06. 
  5. ^ HKT48 12秒 (in Japanese). Apple Inc. Retrieved 2015-12-06. 
  6. ^ "12 Byo [CD+DVD / Type A]". CDJapan. Retrieved 2015-12-06. 
  7. ^ "12 Byo [CD+DVD / Type B]". CDJapan. Retrieved 2015-12-06. 
  8. ^ "12 Byo [CD+DVD / Type C]". CDJapan. Retrieved 2015-12-06. 
  9. ^ "オリコン週間 CDシングルランキング 2015年04月20日〜2015年04月26日". Oricon. Archived from the original on April 29, 2015. Retrieved 2015-05-31. 

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