Itoshiki Tomo e (愛しき悪友へ; Dear My Friend (Partner-In-Crime)) is the second single of Morning Musume's tenth anniversary team Morning Musume Tanjou 10nen Kinentai. It was released on August 8, 2007 in two editions: regular and limited edition. The limited edition contained a bonus DVD, while the regular edition contained one photocard that will only be available on its first press. The Single V DVD for the single was released on August 22, 2007.

Tracklist[edit | edit source]

Morning_Musume_Tanjou_10nen_Kinentai_-_Itoshiki_Tomo_e_(MV)

Morning Musume Tanjou 10nen Kinentai - Itoshiki Tomo e (MV)

Itoshiki Tomo e (PV)

CD[edit | edit source]

  1. Itoshiki Tomo e
  2. Michi Naru Mirai e (未知なる未来へ; To an Unknown Future)
  3. Itoshiki Tomo e (Instrumental)

Limited Edition DVD[edit | edit source]

  1. Itoshiki Tomo e (Close-up Ver.)

Single V[edit | edit source]

  1. Itoshiki Tomo e (PV)
  2. Itoshiki Tomo e (5 Shot Ver.)
  3. Making of (メイキング映像)

Featured Members[edit | edit source]

Single Information[edit | edit source]

All Lyrics and Composition: Tsunku
All Chorus: Goto Maki, Niigaki Risa
Itoshiki Tomo e
Michi Naru Mirai e

TV Performances[edit | edit source]

  • [2007.08.03] MUSIC JAPAN
  • [2007.08.12] Haromoni@

Concert Performances[edit | edit source]

Itoshiki Tomo e
Michi Naru Mirai e

Oricon Chart Positions[edit | edit source]

Monthly Ranking
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 5 11 18 19 19 24 15 13,621
27 36 36 37 47 48 - 45 2,509
- - - - - - - 106 1,089
- - - - - - - 163 543
Yearly Ranking
Year Year Rank Sales
2007 434 17,762

Total Reported Sales: 17,762

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Single V for the single sold 7,107 copies and peaked at #5 on the Oricon weekly charts.
  • "悪友" is usually read as "akuyuu", meaning "bad companion". In this song, it is instead pronounced as "tomo", meaning "companion", "follower", "friend", or "pal".

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