Ai no Bakayarou (愛のバカやろう; Love's Fool) is Goto Maki's first single. It was released on March 28, 2001 on the Zetima label. It was released while Goto was still a member of the group Morning Musume.

This is Goto's highest selling single. The single reached #1 on the Oricon charts and charted for nine weeks, selling 434,790 copies. It also reached #37 on the yearly Oricon charts for 2001.

Tracklist[edit | edit source]

Goto_Maki_-_Ai_no_Bakayarou

Goto Maki - Ai no Bakayarou

Ai no Bakayarou (MV)

  1. Ai no Bakayarou
  2. Ai no Bakayarou ~trance trip version~
  3. Ai no Bakayarou (instrumental)

Single Information[edit | edit source]

Ai no Bakayarou

Concert Performances[edit | edit source]

Oricon Chart Positions[edit | edit source]

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- - - - - - - 1 268,330
- - - - - - - 3 57,750
- - - - - - - 5 34,200
- - - - - - - 13 27,340
- - - - - - - 24 17,050
- - - - - - - 19 16,510
- - - - - - - 42 6,430
- - - - - - - 56 4,070
- - - - - - - 81 3,110

Total Reported Sales: 434,790

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • With this single, Goto Maki has the third highest selling debut single in all of Hello! Project, excluding shuffle units.
  • With this single, Goto Maki has the second highest first week sales for a debut single in all of Hello! Project, excluding shuffle units.
  • With this single, Goto Maki is the third Hello! Project act to have their debut single rank #1 on the weekly Oricon charts.

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External Links[edit | edit source]

Goto Maki
Discography
Singles 1. Ai no Bakayarou • 2. Afurechau...BE IN LOVE • 3. Te wo Nigitte Arukitai • 4. Yaruki! IT'S EASY • 5. Sans Toi Ma Mie / Kimi to Itsumademo • 6. Uwasa no SEXY GUY • 7. Scramble • 8. Daite yo! PLEASE GO ON • 9. Genshoku GAL Hade ni Yukube! • 10. Sayonara no LOVE SONG • 11. Yokohama Shinkirou • 12. Sayonara "Tomodachi ni wa Naritakunai no" • 13. Suppin to Namida. • 14. Ima ni Kitto... In My LIFE • 15. Glass no Pumps • 16. SOME BOYS! TOUCH • 17. Secret
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