13 Colorful Character

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13 Colorful Character
Morning Musume 13 Colorful Character Regular Edition (EPCE-5903) cover.jpg
Regular Edition cover
Studio album by Morning Musume
Released September 12, 2012 (2012-09-12) (JP)
Label Zetima
Producer Tsunku
Morning Musume chronology
12, Smart
13 Colorful Character
14 Shō: The Message
Compilations chronology
{{{This album}}} The Best! ~Updated Morning Musume~
Singles from 13 Colorful Character
  1. "Pyoco Pyoco Ultra"
    Released: January 25, 2012
  2. "Ren'ai Hunter"
    Released: April 11, 2012
  3. "One Two Three / The Matenrō Show"
    Released: July 4, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
Rolling Stone Japan3/5 stars[1]

13 Colorful Character (⑬カラフルキャラクター, Jūsan Karafuru Kyarakuta) is the thirteenth studio album by the Japanese girl group Morning Musume. It was released on September 12, 2012.[2]


It is the first album to feature tenth generation members Haruna Iikubo, Ayumi Ishida, Masaki Sato and Haruka Kudo and the last album to feature sixth generation member Reina Tanaka.

The album was released in two versions: Limited Edition (CD+DVD) and Regular Edition (CD).

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Tsunku.

1."One Two Three" (One・Two・Three)4:28
2."What's Up? Ai wa Dō na no yo~" (What's Up? 愛はどうなのよ~, "What's Up? What about Love?")5:22
3."Be Alive"5:32
4."Lalala no Pipipi" (ラララのピピピ, "Lalala and Pipipi")
(Performed by Sayumi Michishige))
5."Dokkān Capriccio" (ドッカ~ン カプリッチオ, "Bang Capriccio")3:12
6."The Matenrō Show" (The 摩天楼ショー, "The Skyscraper Show")5:19
7."Zero kara Hajimaru Seishun" (ゼロから始まる青春, "Youth That Starts from Nothing")5:09
8."Ren'ai Hunter" (恋愛ハンター, "Love Hunter")4:45
9."Chikyū ga Naiteiru" (地球が泣いている, "The Earth is Crying")5:15
10."Namida Hitoshizuku" (涙一滴, "A Teardrop")
(Performed by Reina Tanaka))
11."Waratte! You" (笑って!YOU, "Smile! You")
(Performed by the 9th and 10th generations))
12."Pyoco Pyoco Ultra[3]" (ピョコピョコ ウルトラ, "Bouncy Bouncy Ultra" or "Peep Peep Ultra")4:57
Total length:00:57:22


Chart (2012) Peak
Oricon Daily Albums Chart 5
Oricon Weekly Albums Chart 6
Oricon Monthly Albums Chart[4] 32
Billboard Japan Top Albums 5


  1. ^ Rolling Stone Japan Edition review
  2. ^ De View (2012-07-28). モーニング娘。13枚目ニューアルバム9月発売、そしてメンバー・飯窪春菜から重大(!?)発表 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2012-08-03.
  3. ^ "13カラフルキャラクター [CD+DVD]<初回生産限定盤>" (in Japanese). Tower Records. Retrieved 2012-08-03.
  4. ^ "CDアルバム 月間ランキング-ORICON STYLE ランキング(2012年09月度)". オリコン. October 2012. Archived from the original on 2012-10-21. Retrieved 2012-10-21.

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