Kobushi Sono Ichi (辛夷其ノ壱; Kobushi Part One) is Kobushi Factory's first album. It was released on November 30, 2016 in three editions: one regular and two limited.

Limited Edition A includes a DVD recording of the Kobushi Factory Special Live 2016 Summer in OTODAMA SEA STUDIO on July 19, 2016.

Following its release, this is the last and only album to credit members Fujii Rio, Ogawa Rena, and Taguchi Natsumi.

Tracklist[edit | edit source]

Kobushi_Factory_-_Kobushi_no_Hana_(MV)

Kobushi Factory - Kobushi no Hana (MV)

CD[edit | edit source]

  1. Isogaba Maware (急がば回れ; In a Hurry, Take a Detour)
  2. Dosukoi! Kenkyo ni Daitan
  3. Chotto Guchoku ni! Chototsumoushin
  4. Nen ni wa Nen
  5. Mijuku Hanjuku Torotoro (未熟半熟トロトロ; Raw, Soft-boiled, Runny)
  6. Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san no Uta
  7. Kenmei Blues (懸命ブルース; Hardworking Blues)
  8. Bacchikoi Seishun!
  9. Zanshin (残心; Lingering Awareness)
  10. Survivor
  11. Samba! Kobushi Janeiro
  12. TEKI
  13. Osu! Kobushi Tamashii
  14. Ora wa Ninkimono
  15. GO TO THE TOP!!
  16. Sakura Night Fever
  17. Kobushi no Hana (辛夷の花; Magnolia Flower)

Limited Edition B Bonus CD[edit | edit source]

Kobushi Covers Sono Ichi
  1. This is Unmei (Kobushi 2016 Ver.)
  2. Maji Bomber!!
  3. Koi no Jubaku
  4. Seishun Gekijou
  5. Kawaii Kare
  6. Icchoume Rock
  7. Da Di Du De Do Da Di!

Limited Edition A DVD[edit | edit source]

Kobushi Factory Special Live 2016 Summer in OTODAMA SEA STUDIO Live Eizou
  1. Kaien Mae Comment (開演前コメント; Comments Before the Show)
  2. Samba! Kobushi Janeiro
  3. Chotto Guchoku ni! Chototsumoushin
  4. MC
  5. Piriri to Yukou!
  6. Natsu
  7. Succhaka Mecchaka~
  8. MC
  9. Ora wa Ninkimono
  10. Maji Good Chance Summer
  11. MC
  12. TEKI
  13. Dosukoi! Kenkyo ni Daitan
  14. Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san no Uta
  15. Osu! Kobushi Tamashii
  16. Maji Bomber!!
  17. MC
  18. Rival
  19. This is Unmei
  20. Kacchoii Uta
  21. Sakura Night Fever
  22. MC【Encore】
  23. Bacchikoi Seishun!【Encore】
  24. MC【Encore】
  25. Nen ni wa Nen (Nen'iri Ver.)【Encore】

Featured Members[edit | edit source]

Kobushi Factory promoting the album

Kobushi Factory promoting the album

Album Information[edit | edit source]

  • Lyrics: Miura Yoshiko (#1); Hoshibe Sho (#2, #9, #11, #13, #17); Maeyamada Kenichi (#3); Abe Sho (#4); Fukuda Kanon (#5); Tsunku (#6); Nakatani Nobuyuki (#7); Iijima Ken (#8); Ota Yoshinari (#10); Tsuno Maisa (#12); Rinozuka Reo (#14); NOBE (#15), KAN (#16)
  • Compositions: Iijima Ken (#1, #8); Sumikama Tomohiro (#1, #8); Hoshibe Sho (#2, #9, #11, #13, #17); Maeyamada Kenichi (#3); Abe Sho (#4); KOJI oba (#5); Sharam Q (#6); Nakatani Nobuyuki (#7); Wada Shunsuke (#10); Tsuno Maisa (#12); Kosugi Yasuo (#14); HaTo (#15); KAN (#16)
  • Arrangements: Hamada Pierre Yusuke (#1); Kikuya Tomoki (#2, #9, #14); Suzuki Shunsuke (#3, #4, #15); KOJI oba (#5); DANCE☆MAN (#6, #16); Nakatani Nobuyuki (#7); gaokalab (#8); Wada Shunsuke (#10); hasiejaneiro (#11); Miyanaga Jiro (#12); Hirata Shoichiro (#13); Hoshibe Sho (#17)
  • Programming: Hamada Pierre Yusuke (#1); Kikuya Tomoki (#2, #9, #14); Suzuki Shunsuke (#3, #4, #15); KOJI oba (#5); DANCE MAN (#6); Nakatani Nobuyuki (#7); Sumikama Tomohiro (#8); Wada Shunsuke (#10); hasiejaneiro (#11); Miyanaga Jiro (#12); Hirata Shoichiro (#13); Hoshibe Sho (#17), Hashimoto Shin (#17)
  • Brass Arrangements: Takegami Yoshinari (#3, #10, #13)
  • Organ: Kawai Daisuke (#3); WATA-BOO (#6); Hashimoto Shin (#9)
  • Blues Harp: Hoshibe Sho (#9)
  • Guitar: Hamada Pierre Yusuke (#1); Kikuya Tomoki (#2, #9, #14); Suzuki Shunsuke (#3, #4, #15); Br'z (#5), JUMP MAN (#6), Nakatani Nobuyuki (#7); Iijima Ken (#8); naruromu (#10); Miyanaga Jiro (#12, #17); Hoshibe Sho (#17)
  • Bass: Suzuki Shunsuke (#4); Hirama Hikaru (#5); DANCE MAN (#6); Nakatani Nobuyuki (#7); Sumikama Tomohiro (#8); Sting Miyamoto (#9, #15, #17); Miyanaga Jiro (#12);
  • Drums: Endou Katsuhiko (#5); Yamauchi Yu (#7, #17), Sano Yasuo (#9)
  • Percussion: Sakai "Lambsy" Hideaki (#15)
  • Tambourine: Iijima Ken (#8); Yamauchi Yu (#17)
  • Triangle: Iijima Ken (#8)
  • Chorus: Shiobara Namiko (#5, #9, #11)[1]
  • Demo Vocals: Shiobara Namiko (#17)[2]
  • Music Video: Kamiguchi Satoshi (#17)
Bonus CD

Performnaces[edit | edit source]

TV Performances[edit | edit source]

  • [2016.11.16] FULL CHORUS (Kenmei Blues)
  • [2017.09.11] The Girls Live (Kobushi no Hana)
  • [2017.10.09] The Girls Live (Zanshin)
  • [2017.10.30] The Girls Live (Isogaba Maware)
  • [2017.11.06] The Girls Live (Mijuku Hanjuku Torotoro)
  • [2018.02.19] The Girls Live (GO TO THE TOP!!)
  • [2018.03.12] The Girls Live (Kobushi no Hana)
  • [2018.05.07] The Girls Live (Isogaba Maware)
  • [2018.05.21] The Girls Live (TEKI)
  • [2018.06.11] The Girls Live (Kenmei Blues)
  • [2018.10.29] The Girls Live (Mijuku Hanjuku Torotoro)
  • [2018.11.19] The Girls Live (Zanshin)
  • [2019.01.14] The Girls Live (GO TO THE TOP!!)

Concert Performances[edit | edit source]

Isogaba Maware
Mijuku Hanjuku Torotoro
Kenmei Blues
Zanshin
TEKI
GO TO THE TOP!!
Kobushi no Hana
This is Unmei (Kobushi 2016 Ver.)
Koi no Jubaku
Seishun Gekijou
Kawaii Kare
Icchoume Rock!

Event Performnaces[edit | edit source]

Chart Positions[edit | edit source]

Oricon Chart Positions[edit | edit source]

Daily & Weekly Rankings
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 5 7 9 13 20 - 11 9,270
28 - - - - - - 52 1,382
- - - - - - - 116 628
- - - - - - - 184 578
- - - - - - - 204 336
- - - - - - - 280 232
- - - - - - - Out for 1 week.
- - - - - - - 111 563
Monthly Ranking
Year Month Month Rank Sales Ref
2016 December 38 12,194 [3]

Total Reported Sales: 12,989

Billboard Japan Top Album Sales[edit | edit source]

Week Rank Sales Ref
7 9,883 [4]
45 1,371 [5]
92 N/A [6]

Total reported sales: 11,254

Other Chart Rankings[edit | edit source]

Country Chart Highest
Position
Ref
Flag of Japan.svg.png Japan Billboard Japan Album Sales (First Three Days) 5
(7,436)
[7]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

Kobushi Factory
Members
Current Members Hirose Ayaka (Leader) | Nomura Minami| Hamaura Ayano | Wada Sakurako | Inoue Rei
Former Members Fujii Rio | Ogawa Rena | Taguchi Natsumi
Discography

Singles

Indies: Nen ni wa Nen / Survivor
Major: 1. Dosukoi! Kenkyo ni Daitan / Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san no Uta / Nen ni wa Nen (Nen'iri Ver.) | 2. Sakura Night Fever / Chotto Guchoku ni! Chototsu Moushin / Osu! Kobushi Tamashii | 3. Samba! Kobushi Janeiro / Bacchikoi Seishun! / Ora wa Ninkimono | 4. Shalala! Yareru Hazu sa / Ee ja nai ka Ninja nai ka | 5. Kore Kara da! / Ashita Tenki ni Naare | 6. Kitto Watashi wa / Naseba Naru | 7. Oh No Ounou / Haru Urara | 8. Seishun no Hana / Start Line

Other Singles

Collaborations: Hyokkori Hyoutanjima | YEAH YEAH YEAH / Akogare no Stress-free / Hana, Takenawa no Toki

Albums

Original: 1. Kobushi Sono Ichi | 2. Kobushi Dai Ni Maku
Soundtracks: Butai "JK Ninja Girls" | Eiga & Butai "JK Ninja Girls"

Concerts & Events

Concerts

Spring Tours: 2016 | 2017 | 2019 (Live, Concert)
Fall Tours: 2016 | 2017 | 2019
Other Tours: 2015 | 2018
Summer Lives: 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019

Joint Concerts

2015: New Fes! 2015 (with Country Girls and Tsubaki Factory) | New Fes! II (with Tsubaki Factory)
2018: Premium Live 2018 Haru "KOBO" (with Tsubaki Factory)

Events

Fanclub Events: 2015 | 2016 (September, December) | 2017 (September, December) | 2018 (August, December) | 2019 (May, August, December)
Fanclub Tours: 2017 | 2018 | 2020
Joined Fanclub Events: 2016 (with Tsubaki Factory) | 2019 (with BEYOOOOONDS)

Other Concerts & Events

Hello! Project Concerts

Summer Tours: 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019
Winter Tours: 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020
Hina Fes: 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019
Hallo! Fes: 2018
COUNTDOWN PARTY: 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019
Other Concerts: Berryz Koubou Matsuri

Units & Other Acts
Associated Acts Juice=Juice, Hello Pro Kenshuusei, NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei
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