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Nanchatte Ren'ai (なんちゃって恋愛; Fake Love) is the 40th single release by the Japanese pop girl group Morning Musume. It was released on August 12, 2009 in four versions: regular edition, a 40th single commemorative, and two limited edition versions.

Tracklist[]

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Morning Musume - Nanchatte Ren'ai (MV)

Nanchatte Ren'ai (MV)

Regular Edition[]

  1. Nanchatte Ren'ai
  2. Aki Urara (秋麗; Autumn's Beauty)
  3. Nanchatte Ren'ai (Instrumental)

40th Single Commemorative Edition[]

  1. Nanchatte Ren'ai
  2. Subete wa Ai no Chikara (すべては愛の力, The Power of Love is Everything)
  3. Nanchatte Ren'ai (Instrumental)

Limited Edition A[]

CD

  1. Nanchatte Ren'ai
  2. Aki Urara (秋麗; Autumn's Beauty)
  3. Nanchatte Ren'ai (Instrumental)

DVD

  1. Nanchatte Ren'ai (Dance Shot Ver.)

Limited Edition B[]

CD

  1. Nanchatte Ren'ai
  2. Aki Urara (秋麗; Autumn's Beauty)
  3. Nanchatte Ren'ai (Instrumental)

DVD

  1. Nanchatte Ren'ai (Close-up Ver. Black)

Event V[]

  1. Nanchatte Ren'ai (Takahashi Ai Ver.)
  2. Nanchatte Renai (Niigaki Risa Ver.)
  3. Nanchatte Ren'ai (Kamei Eri Ver.)
  4. Nanchatte Renai (Michishige Sayumi Ver.)
  5. Nanchatte Ren'ai (Tanaka Reina Ver.)
  6. Nanchatte Ren'ai (Kusumi Koharu Ver.)
  7. Nanchatte Ren'ai (Mitsui Aika Ver.)
  8. Nanchatte Ren'ai (Junjun Ver.)
  9. Nanchatte Ren'ai (Linlin Ver.)

Featured Members[]

Morning Musume promoting the single

Single Information[]

Nanchatte Ren'ai
Aki Urara
  • Lyrics and Composition: Tsunku
  • Arrangement and Programming: AKIRA
  • Guitar: Kamada Kouji
  • Chorus: Takahashi Ai, Niigaki Risa, Kamei Eri, Tsunku, AKIRA
Subete wa Ai no Chikara
  • Lyrics and Composition: Tsunku
  • Arrangement, Programming, and Guitar: Suzuki "Daichi" Hideyuki
  • Guitar: Kamada Kouji
  • Chorus: Takahashi Ai, Kamei Eri

Performances[]

TV Performances[]

  • [2009.07.22] Saishin Hits Wednesday J-POP
  • [2009.08.09] MUSIC JAPAN
  • [2009.08.14] Music Station
  • [2009.08.21] Minna de Utaou! Family Song
  • [2009.08.21] Music Fighter
  • [2009.08.22] MelodiX!
  • [2009.08.30] Osaka Hashissou Stage West Wind
  • [2011.05.09] J-MELO

Concert Performances[]

Nanchatte Ren'ai
Aki Urara
Subete wa Ai no Chikara

Event Performances[]

Nanchatte Ren'ai

Oricon Chart Positions[]

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 2
23,301
2
10,946
3
4,784
4 3
3,861
1
8,110
2 54,973
3 11 17 4 20 19 17 12 11,271
10 - - - - - - 46 2,157
46 - - - - - - 84 826
- - - - - - - 131 458
- - - - - - - 173 301
- - - - - - - 165 313
Yearly Ranking
Year Year Rank Sales
2009 83 70,299

Total Reported Sales: 70,299

Trivia[]

  • On the August 14, 2009 broadcast of Music Station, former Morning Musume members Nakazawa Yuko, Iida Kaori, Yaguchi Mari, Ishikawa Rika, Yoshizawa Hitomi, Tsuji Nozomi, and Konno Asami did a special performance as backing dancers in a collaboration with the current members.
  • 7th generation member Kusumi Koharu gives a comment about the single on YouTube.
  • As of February 2016, the official music video is 1 of 46 music videos for a single that has reached over 1,000,000 views on Morning Musume's official YouTube channel.
  • This is the highest-selling single under Takahashi Ai's leadership.
  • This is the 8th generation's highest selling single.

Additional Videos[]

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