Love Live!'s 'WAO-WAO Powerful Day!' Single Sells 40,107 to Rank #3

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The [email protected] Cinderella Girls anime's "[email protected]☆" single ranked 6th

"Love Live! School Idol Festival Collaboration Single WAO-WAO Powerful Day!," the November 25 single of the Love Live! anime franchise, sold 40,107 copies in its debut week, and ranked third on Oricon's weekly singles chart for the November 23-29 week.

The single is a collaboration with the Love Live! School Idol Festival smartphone game. The single contains the title song "WAO-WAO Powerful Day!," as well as the song "NO EXIT ORION," and the instrumental versions of both songs.

The sub-unit Printemps — consisting of Honoka Kōsaka (Emi Nitta), Hanayo Koizumi (Yurika Kubo), and Kotori Minami (Aya Uchida) — performed the songs. Hiroshi Sasaki composed and arranged "WAO-WAO Powerful Day!," while Ryūhei Yamada composed and arranged "NO EXIT ORION." Aki Hata wrote the lyrics for both songs.

Lantis is currently streaming a preview of both tracks in the single.

The [email protected] Cinderella Girls single "THE [email protected] CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 2nd Season 07 [email protected]☆" also ranked sixth on the Oricon weekly singles chart for the same week, selling 31,621 copies in its debut week. Columbia Japan released the single on November 25.

The single contains the title song "[email protected]☆," the songs "Yumeiro Harmony" and "S(mile)ING! -LIVE MIX-," and the instrumental versions of the first two songs. "Yumeiro Harmony" served as the ending theme song of The [email protected] Cinderella Girls anime's second season, while both "[email protected]☆" and "S(mile)ING!" appeared as insert songs in the same anime. The main idols of 346 Productions, the anime's idol production unit, performed the songs.

Columbia Japan is currently streaming a preview of all three tracks.

[Via Ota-Suke (link 2)]

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