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Pyocopyoco Ultra (ピョコピョコ ウルトラ; Bouncy Bouncy Ultra) is Morning Musume's 48th single. The single was released on January 25, 2012 in four editions: one regular and three limited.

"Pyocopyoco Ultra" was used as the opening theme for Hello! Project's 2012 drama Suugaku♥Joshi Gakuen.

This single marks the debut of the 10th generation. This is also currently Morning Musume's lowest selling single.



Morning Musume - Pyocopyoco Ultra (MV)

Pyocopyoco Ultra (MV)

A pre-order slip for the Limited Edition C version of this single, noting its original release date


  1. Pyocopyoco Ultra
  2. Kanashiki Koi no Melody (悲しき恋のメロディー; Sad Love Melody)
  3. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Instrumental)

Limited Edition A DVD[]

  1. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Dance Shot Ver.)

Limited Edition B DVD[]

  1. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Close-up Ver.)
  2. 10ki Interview (Iikubo Haruna) (10期インタビュー(飯窪春菜))
  3. 10ki Interview (Ishida Ayumi) (10期インタビュー(石田亜佑美))

Limited Edition C DVD[]

  1. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Pyocopyoco Lip Ver.) (ピョコピョコLip Ver.)
  2. 10ki Interview (Sato Masaki) (10期インタビュー(佐藤優樹))
  3. 10ki Interview (Kudo Haruka) (10期インタビュー(工藤遥))

Single V[]

  1. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Music Video)
  2. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Another Ver.)
  3. Making Eizou (メキング映像)

Event V[]

  1. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Recording Ver.)
  2. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Niigaki Risa Solo Ver.)
  3. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Michishige Sayumi Solo Ver.)
  4. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Tanaka Reina Solo Ver.)
  5. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Mitsui Aika Solo Ver.)
  6. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Fukumura Mizuki Solo Ver.)
  7. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Ikuta Erina Solo Ver.)
  8. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Sayashi Riho Solo Ver.)
  9. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Suzuki Kanon Solo Ver.)
  10. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Iikubo Haruna Solo Ver.)
  11. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Ishida Ayumi Solo Ver.)
  12. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Sato Masaki Solo Ver.)
  13. Pyocopyoco Ultra (Kudo Haruka Solo Ver.)

Featured Members[]

Morning Musume promoting the single

Single Information[]

Pyocopyoco Ultra
Kanashiki Koi no Melody


TV Performances[]

  • [2012.01.29] MUSIC JAPAN
  • [2012.02.10] Happy Music
  • [2012.04.22] J-MELO Spring Fest 2012

Concert Performances[]

Pyocopyoco Ultra
Kanashiki Koi no Melody

Event Performances[]

Kanashiki Koi no Melody

Oricon Chart Positions[]

Daily & Weekly Ranking
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 3
4 3
4 2
3 31,094
4 31 48 - - - - 36 2,093
- - - - - - - - 531
- - - - - - - - 332
Yearly Ranking
Year Year Rank Sales
2012 217 34,050

Total Reported Sales: 34,050


  • The single was going to be released on December 21, 2011, but it was postponed to January 25, 2012.
  • This was Niigaki Risa's first single as the leader of Morning Musume.
  • This was the first single in 10 years since "The☆Peace!" to not feature 5th generation member Takahashi Ai.
  • This is the second single that Mitsui Aika was not featured in the dance shot due to injury.
  • "Pyoco" is an onomatopoeia word meaning to chirp or cluck like a chick(en) or, in Niigaki Risa's case, a hen.
  • As of translated katakana, the name would be "Pyoko Pyoko Ultra", but it is written "Pyocopyoco Ultra" on the covers, implying it is the correct romanization.
  • While the regular edition was released on the Japan iTunes store on the set release date, it was released on the US iTunes store several months later.
  • This is Morning Musume's lowest selling single.
  • Ikuta Erina and Suzuki Kanon are only members without solo lines in this single.
  • For Morning Musume's 15th anniversary, Michishige Sayumi comment on the single in a YouTube video.[1]
  • The Single V was released on February 1, 2012, and the Event V was released on February 5, 2012.
  • As of February 2016, the official music video has over 2,000,000 views, making it 1 of 46 music videos for a single that has reached over 1,000,000 views on Morning Musume's official YouTube channel.



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