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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.



Petitmoni - Chokotto LOVE (MV)

Chokotto LOVE (MV)

Petitmoni promoting the single


  1. Chokotto LOVE
  3. Chokotto LOVE (Instrumental)


  1. Chokotto LOVE

Featured Members[]

Single Information[]

Chokotto LOVE
  • Lyrics and Composition: Tsunku
  • Arrangement, Other Instruments, and Baritone Voice: Matsubara Ken
  • Guitar: Yamasaki Jun
  • Bass: Yamasaki Hiroshi
  • Trumpet: Kobayashi Futoshi
  • Alto & Baritone Sax: Takegami Yoshinari
  • Trombone: Kitahara Masahiko from Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra
  • Tenor Sax: Takeno Masakuni
  • Chorus: Petitmoni & Tsunku
  • Dance Choreographer: Natsu Mayumi
  • Lyrics, Composition, and Chorus: Tsunku
  • Arrangement, Keyboards, and Programming: Konishi Takao
  • Manipulator: Katsuura Go

TV Performances[]

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

Concert Performances[]

Chokotto LOVE

Oricon Chart Positions[]

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

Total Reported Sales: 1,123,610


  • 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]


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