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"Ken & Mary no Merikenko On Stage!" Original Cast Ban (「けん&メリーのメリケン粉オンステージ!」オリジナルキャスト盤; "Ken & Mary’s Flour On Stage!" Original Cast Record) is a special compilation album of songs from the 1960s, performed by several Hello! Project members (as well as several other actors and actresses from outside of Hello! Project) in the musical "Ken & Mary no Merikenko On Stage!".

The album was released on March 5, 2003. It peaked at #6 on the Oricon charts and sold a total of 6,759 copies. It was certified Gold by the Japan Record Association[1]


  1. Sans Toi Ma Mie (Musical Version) (サン・トワ・マミー(ミュージカルVersion); Without You, My Dear)) (Salvatore Adamo cover) - Goto Maki
  2. Kimi to Itsumademo (君といつまでも; Always With You) (Yuzo Kayama cover) - Goto Maki
  3. Koi no Twist & Waracchaina Town (恋のツイスト&笑っちゃいなタウン; Twist & Laughing Town of Love) - by Goto Maki, Kono Tomoyuki, Hiranuma Nomihisa, Yuji, SHU-110
  4. Please Don't Cry! (Musical Version) (プリーズ ドント クライ! (ミュージカルVersion)) - Inaba Atsuko, Mika Todd, Satoda Mai, Goto Maki
  5. A HARD AGE Nippon! (A HARD AGE 日本!; A Hard Age Japan!) - Mika Todd, Satoda Mai, Kimura Ayaka, Kimura Asami
  6. I Love Senpai (I LOVE 先輩) - Goto Maki
  7. Kuratto Kichau na! (クラッときちゃうな!) - Goto Maki, Inaba Atsuko, Nagae Kenji
  8. Nishida Ikka no Uta (西田一家の歌; Song of the Nishida Family) - Inaba Atsuko, Nagae Kenji, Kono Tomoyuki
  9. Yokan (予感; Premonition) - Goto Maki, Inaba Atsuko
  10. HELP - Goto Maki
  11. Dadandadan (ダダンダダン) - Kimura Ayaka, Kimura Asami, Mitsubachi Maki, Fujita Mikako, Yamamoto
  12. Suki (好き; I Love You) - Goto Maki
  13. A HARD AGE Nippon! (Encore Version) (A HARD AGE 日本! (アンコールVersion)) - All Cast
  14. Please Don't Cry! (プリーズ ドント クライ!) - The Love Monkeys
  15. Kuratto Kichau na! (Ukiuki Version) (クラッときちゃうな! (ウキウキVersion)) - Goto Maki
  16. Yokan (Shiawase Version) (予感 (幸せVersion); Premonition (Happy Version)) - Goto Maki
  17. Please Don't Cry ! (Orgel Version) (プリーズ ドント クライ! (オルゴールVersion); Please Don't Cry ! Music Box Version) - Goto Maki
  18. Suki (Shitsuren Version) (好き (失恋Version); I Love You (Heartbroken Version)) - Goto Maki
  19. Sans Toi Ma Mie (Ending Version) (サン・トワ・マミー (エンディングVersion)) - Goto Maki

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  • Track #1 and #2 of the album were previously released on Goto's double A-side single "Sans Toi Ma Mie / Kimi to Itsumademo".
  • Track #4, "Please Don't Cry! (Musical Version)", is also available on the limited Hawaiian release Hello! Project Best 3.
  • The album tilte is a wordplay: けん=Ken a man's name), メリ=Mary (a woman's name), メリケン粉=America’s powder=another name for "flour". メリケン粉 and メリーけん are a wordplay.
  • The songs vary greatly in length, "Yokan" is 33 seconds and "Please Don't Cry" is 2 mins and 37 sec.

External Links[]

  1. [1]Japanese Wikipedia