Chokotto LOVE (ちょこっとLOVE; A Little Bit of Love) is the first single of the Morning Musume subgroup Petitmoni. It was released on November 25, 1999 and sold 1,123,610 copies, peaking at number one on the Oricon charts in Japan. It also charted as the #9 single at the Oricon yearly chart.

First press came with a B2-sized poster.

A VHS of the music video, titled The Video Chokotto LOVE (ザ・ビデオ ちょこっとLOVE), was released on January 19, 2000. It sold 243,597 copies.

Tracklist[edit | edit source]

Petitmoni_-_Chokotto_LOVE_(MV)

Petitmoni - Chokotto LOVE (MV)

Chokotto LOVE (MV)

CD[edit | edit source]

  1. Chokotto LOVE
  2. DREAM&KISS
  3. Chokotto LOVE (Instrumental)

VHS[edit | edit source]

  1. Chokotto LOVE

Featured Members[edit | edit source]

Single Information[edit | edit source]

Chokotto LOVE
DREAM&KISS

TV Performances[edit | edit source]

  • [1999.11.21] ASAYAN
  • [2000.05.28] Hello! Morning #008
  • [2000.08.06] Hello! Morning Episode 018 (Last Phrase Karaoke Battle)

Concert Performances[edit | edit source]

Chokotto LOVE

Oricon Chart Positions[edit | edit source]

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- - - - - - - 1 287,110

Total Reported Sales: 1,123,610

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This is the only Petitmoni single that features Ichii Sayaka.
  • S/mileage covered "Chokotto LOVE" for their single, Onaji Jikyuu de Hataraku Tomodachi no Bijin Mama.
  • There are several official versions of "Chokotto LOVE": a 2001 version (with vocals by Yasuda, Goto, and Yoshizawa Hitomi), a 2003 version (with vocals by Yoshizawa, Ogawa Makoto, and Kimura Ayaka), and a trance remix.
  • The song was covered in English as "Petite Love" by the group smile.dk on their album Smile Paradise and the Dancemania compilation J★PARADISE. This version of the song was later licensed by Konami for use in the video game Dance Dance Revolution 4th Mix Plus.
  • One of the members of J-Metal group BABYMETAL performed a version of this at a concert.
  • This is the highest selling non-Morning Musume single in all of Hello! Project.
  • With this single, Petitmoni has the highest selling debut single in all of Hello! Project.
  • With this single, Petitmoni has the highest first week sales for a debut single in all of Hello! Project.
  • With this single, Petitmoni is the first Hello! Project act to have their debut single rank #1 on the weekly Oricon charts.
  • "Chokotto Love" was Tsunku's favorite Petitmoni song.[1]
  • The original title for the song was "Konya wa Chicken Rice".[1]
  • Matsubara Takeshi was the one singing"WA-HA-HA-HA-HA" in the background of the title song.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

Petitmoni
Members
1999 Ichii Sayaka | Yasuda Kei | Goto Maki
2000 Yoshizawa Hitomi
2002 Ogawa Makoto | Ayaka
Petitmoni V Nakajima Saki | Hagiwara Mai | Mano Erina
Discography
Singles 1. Chokotto LOVE | 2. Seishun Jidai 1.2.3! / Bicycle Daiseikou! | 3. BABY! Koi ni KNOCK OUT! | 4. Pittari Shitai X'mas!
Albums Original: Zenbu! Petitmoni
Best: Tanpopo / Petitmoni Mega Best
Other The★Petitmobics | Petitmoni Single V Clips ①
Units & Other Acts
Associated Acts Morning Musume | Coconuts Musume | ℃-ute | Mano Erina
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