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Joshi Kashimashi Monogatari (女子かしまし物語; The Story of Noisy Girls) is Morning Musume's 23rd single. It was released on July 22, 2004. The single was released in both limited and regular editions; the limited coming with Hello! Project Photo Cards No. 0002 to 0005 and the regular coming with Hello! Project Photo Card No. 0007. The single reached #3 on the Oricon charts and sold a total of 91,789 copies.

The song appears on the album Ai no Dai 6 Kan as track #6 and on the album Morning Musume ALL SINGLES COMPLETE ~10th ANNIVERSARY~ as track #6 on Disc 2. This is the last Morning Musume single to feature fourth generation members Tsuji Nozomi and Kago Ai.

Tracklist[]

Morning_Musume_-_Joshi_Kashimashi_Monogatari_(MV)

Morning Musume - Joshi Kashimashi Monogatari (MV)

Joshi Kashimashi Monogatari (MV)

CD[]

  1. Joshi Kashimashi Monogatari
  2. Ganbare Nippon Soccer Fight! (がんばれ 日本サッカー ファイト!; Good Luck, Japan Soccer, Fight!)
  3. Joshi Kashimashi Monogatari (Instrumental)

Single V[]

  1. Joshi Kashimashi Monogatari
  2. Joshi Kashimashi Monogatari (Panic Train Ver.)
  3. Making of (メイキング映像)

Limited Edition Trading Cards[]

Featured Members[]

Morning Musume promoting single

Single Information[]

Joshi Kashimashi Monogatari
Ganbare Nippon Soccer Fight!
  • Lyrics and Composition: Tsunku
  • Arrangement, Programming, and Keyboard: Konishi Takao
  • Sax and Flute: Takegami Yoshinari
  • Trumpet: Suzuki Masanori
  • Percussion: Genta
  • Chorus: Furuya "chibi" Keiko, Tsunku

TV Performances[]

  • [2004.07.18] Hello! Morning
  • [2004.07.23] Music Station
  • [2004.07.23] Pop Jam
  • [2004.07.29] AX Music TV
  • [2004.07.29] Utaban
  • [2004.07.31] CDTV
  • [2004.08.04] Sokuhou! Uta no Daijiten
  • [2004.12.24] Music Station SUPER LIVE 2004 (as part of a medley)
  • [2012.08.02] Odaiba Gasshuukoku Mezamashi Live 2012

Concert Performances[]

Joshi Kashimashi Monogatari

Oricon Chart Positions[]

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- - 2 3 3 3 3 3 58,435
3 12 15 18 15 9 8 14 16,143
13 22 29 27 28 27 26 31 6,962
26 - - - 28 - - 35 4,335

Total Reported Sales: 91,789

Trivia[]

  • 4th generation member Tsuji Nozomi commented on the single in a YouTube video for Morning Musume's 15 anniversary.[1]
  • As of February 2016, the official music video is one of 46 music videos for a single that has reached over 1,000,000 views on Morning Musume's official YouTube channel.
  • In the original version, the members sang about the habits of the member, but in later concert performances with different line-ups, the members sang about themselves. It has multiple recorded versions: Ai no Dai 6 Kan, Rainbow 7, Dorimusu ①, and ⑮ Thank you, too, as well as the various concert performances.
  • During Iida Kaori's part, the members talked about how all older (former) members got married, and how she does a great job as the leader. Iida then shouted "But only until next year!". This referenced her graduation from the group in 2005.
  • This was the group's last single to receive a Gold Certification until the release of "One・Two・Three / The Matenrou Show" in 2012.
  • Ishikawa Rika and Fujimoto Miki are the centers for this single.
  • This is Morning Musume's first graduation single for more than one member.

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