Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou? / Summer Wind / Jinsei wa STEP! (何故 人は争うんだろう?/Summer Wind/人生はSTEP!; Why Do People Fight? / Summer Wind / Life is a STEP!) is ℃-ute's 29th single. It was released on April 20, 2016 in 6 editions: 3 regular and 3 limited editions. The first press of the regular editions came with a random trading card of 6 kinds depending on the jacket (18 total). The limited editions came with an event lottery serial number card.[1]

Tracklist[edit | edit source]

℃-ute_-_Naze_Hito_wa_Arasoun_Darou?_(MV)_(Promotion_Edit)

℃-ute - Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou? (MV) (Promotion Edit)

℃-ute_-_Summer_Wind_(MV)_(Promotion_Edit)

℃-ute - Summer Wind (MV) (Promotion Edit)

℃-ute_-_Jinsei_wa_STEP!_(MV)_(Promotion_Edit)

℃-ute - Jinsei wa STEP! (MV) (Promotion Edit)

CD[edit | edit source]

  1. Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou?
  2. Summer Wind
  3. Jinsei wa STEP!
  4. Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou? (Instrumental)
  5. Summer Wind (Instrumental)
  6. Jinsei wa STEP! (Instrumental)

Limited Edition A DVD[edit | edit source]

  1. Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou? (Music Video)

Limited Edition B DVD[edit | edit source]

  1. Summer Wind (Music Video)

Limited Edition C DVD[edit | edit source]

  1. Jinsei wa STEP! (Music Video)

LP Record[edit | edit source]

Side A
  1. Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou?
  2. Summer Wind
Side B
  1. Jinsei wa STEP!
  2. Jinsei wa STEP! (Lil'Yukichi Remix) feat.Cherry Brown

Event V "Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou?"[edit | edit source]

  1. Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou? (Yajima Maimi Solo Ver.)
  2. Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou? (Nakajima Saki Solo Ver.)
  3. Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou? (Suzuki Airi Solo Ver.)
  4. Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou? (Okai Chisato Solo Ver.)
  5. Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou? (Hagiwara Mai Solo Ver.)

Event V "Summer Wind"[edit | edit source]

  1. Summer Wind (Yajima Maimi Solo Ver.)
  2. Summer Wind (Nakajima Saki Solo Ver.)
  3. Summer Wind (Suzuki Airi Solo Ver.)
  4. Summer Wind (Okai Chisato Solo Ver.)
  5. Summer Wind (Hagiwara Mai Solo Ver.)

Event V "Jinsei wa STEP!"[edit | edit source]

  1. Jinsei wa STEP! (Yajima Maimi Solo Ver.)
  2. Jinsei wa STEP! (Nakajima Saki Solo Ver.)
  3. Jinsei wa STEP! (Suzuki Airi Solo Ver.)
  4. Jinsei wa STEP! (Okai Chisato Solo Ver.)
  5. Jinsei wa STEP! (Hagiwara Mai Solo Ver.)

Featured Members[edit | edit source]

℃-ute promoting "Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou?"

℃-ute promoting "Summer Wind"

℃-ute promoting "Jinsei wa STEP!"

Single Information[edit | edit source]

Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou?
Summer Wind
Jinsei wa STEP!

Performances[edit | edit source]

Concert Performances[edit | edit source]

All songs were performed at ℃-ute Concert Tour 2016 Haru ~℃ONCERTO~ and ℃-ute 12 Nenme Totsunyuu Kinen ~℃-Fes! Part 1 9gatsu 5ka mo ℃-ute no Hi at Nippon Budokan~.

Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou?
Summer Wind
Jinsei wa STEP!

TV Performances[edit | edit source]

Event Performances[edit | edit source]

Jinsei wa STEP!

Chart Positions[edit | edit source]

Oricon Chart Positions[edit | edit source]

Daily & Weekly Rankings
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 2
44,824
4 2
6,581
4 3
2,403
4 2 59,522
23 16 41 - - 39 47 29 2,346
- - - - - - - 121 314
- 15 - - - - - 27 2,323
- 15 - - - - - 59 992
- 44 - - - - - 103 602
- - - - - - - 160 285
- 32 - - - - - 152 274
29 - - - - - - - -
Monthly Ranking
Year Month Month Rank Sales Ref
2016 April 5 61,868 [3]
Yearly Ranking
Year Year Rank Sales Ref
2016 83 66,658 [4]

Total reported sales: 66,658*

Recochoku Music Video Rankings[edit | edit source]

Song Daily Rank Weekly Rank Monthly Rank
Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou? 7 16 82
Summer Wind 12 22 -
Jinsei wa STEP! 9 19 -

Other Chart Rankings[edit | edit source]

Country Chart Highest
Position
Ref
Flag of Japan.svg.png Japan Billboard Japan Top Single Sales 2
(63,733)
[5]
Billboard Japan Top Single Sales Year End 2016 67 [6]
"Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou?" only
Billboard Japan Hot 100 4 [7]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Tsunku said he created "Summer Wind" with the theme of a summer cosmetics commercial and the image of girls spreading their wings and taking flight as they become adults.[8]
  • This single is ℃-ute's longest charting singles, charting for 8 weeks.

References[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

℃-ute
Members
Current Members Yajima Maimi (Leader) | Nakajima Saki | Suzuki Airi | Okai Chisato | Hagiwara Mai
Former Members Umeda Erika | Murakami Megumi | Arihara Kanna
Discography
Indie Singles 1. Massara Blue Jeans | 2. Soku Dakishimete | 3. Ooki na Ai de Motenashite | 4. Wakkyanai (Z) | 5. Koero! Rakuten Eagles | 6. Akuma de Cute na Seishun Graffiti
Major Singles 1. Sakura Chirari | 2. Meguru Koi no Kisetsu | 3. Tokaikko Junjou | 4. LALALA Shiawase no Uta | 5. Namida no Iro | 6. Edo no Temari Uta II | 7. FOREVER LOVE | 8. Bye Bye Bye! | 9. Shochuu Omimai Moushiagemasu | 10. EVERYDAY Zekkouchou!! | 11. SHOCK! | 12. Campus Life ~Umarete Kite Yokatta~ | 13. Dance de Bakoon! | 14. Aitai Lonely Christmas | 15. Kiss me Aishiteru | 16. Momoiro Sparkling | 17. Sekaiichi HAPPY na Onna no Ko | 18. Kimi wa Jitensha Watashi wa Densha de Kitaku | 19. Aitai Aitai Aitai na | 20. Kono Machi | 21. Crazy Kanzen na Otona | 22. Kanashiki Amefuri / Adam to Eve no Dilemma | 23. Tokai no Hitorigurashi / Aitte Motto Zanshin | 24. Kokoro no Sakebi wo Uta ni Shitemita / Love take it all | 25. The Power / Kanashiki Heaven (Single Version) | 26. I miss you / THE FUTURE | 27. The Middle Management ~Josei Chuukan Kanrishoku~ / Gamusha LIFE / Tsugi no Kado wo Magare | 28. Arigatou ~Mugen no Yell~ / Arashi wo Okosunda Exciting Fight! | 29. Naze Hito wa Arasoun Darou? / Summer Wind / Jinsei wa STEP! | 30. Mugen Climax / Ai wa Maru de Seidenki / Singing ~Ano Koro no You ni~ | 31. To Tomorrow / Final Squall / The Curtain Rises
Other Singles BeriKyuu: 1. Amazuppai Haru ni Sakura Saku | 2. Chou HAPPY SONG

Collaborations: Makeruna Wasshoi! | Busu ni Naranai Tetsugaku

Albums Original: 1. Cutie Queen VOL.1 | 2. ② mini ~Ikiru to Iu Chikara~ | 3. 3rd ~LOVE Escalation!~ | 4. ④ Akogare My STAR | 5. Shocking 5 | 6. Chou WONDERFUL! ⑥ | 7. Dainana Shou "Utsukushikutte Gomen ne" | 8. ⑧ Queen of J-POP | 9. ℃maj9

Best: 1. ℃-ute Nandesu! Zen Single Atsumechaimashita! ① | 2. ② ℃-ute Shinsei Naru Best Album | 3. ℃OMPLETE SINGLE COLLECTION

Concerts & Events
Concerts

Spring Tours: 2007 (Hajimatta yo! Cutie Show, Golden Hatsu Date) | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016
Summer Tours: 2008 | 2009 | 2010
Fall Tours: 2007 | 2013 (Budokan, Tour) | 2014 | 2015 | 2016
Winter Tours: 2012-2013 | 2017
Naruchika: 2014 | 2015 (Spring, Winter) | 2017
Overseas: 2013 (Paris) | 2014 (Taipei) | | 2015 (Mexico) | 2016 (Hong Kong & Taipei) | 2017 (Mexico, Paris)
Others: 2006 | 2007 | 2008 (LOVE Escalation!, ℃-ute no Hi) | 2009 (℃-ute no Hi, FIVE) | 2010 | 2011 (Kiss me Aishiteru, ℃-ute no Hi) | 2012 (Otodama, ℃-ute no Hi) | 2013 | 2014 (Otodama, ℃-ute no Hi) | 2015 (Otodama, ℃-ute no Hi) | 2016 (Otodama, ℃-Fes!) | 2017 (℃ocktail, ℃ocktail in ℃OTTON CLUB, Last Dinner Show, Last Concert)

Other Concerts & Events
Joint Concerts

Spring Tours: 2008 (with Berryz Koubou) | 2011 (with S/mileage)
Fall Tours: 2011 (with Berryz Koubou) | 2013 (with S/mileage)
Other: 2014 (with Berryz Koubou)

Hello! Project Concerts

Summer Tours: 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016
Winter Tours: 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017
Hina Fes: 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017
COUNTDOWN PARTY: 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016
Other Concerts: Hello! Project ☆ Festival 2011 | Hello! Project Yaon Premium Live ~Soto Fest~ | Berryz Koubou Matsuri

Units & Other Groups
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