Rainbow×2 (pronounced Rainbow Rainbow) is Hello Pro Kenshuusei's second indies album. It was pre-released on May 6, 2018 at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2018 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~[1] and was released for general sale on July 11, 2018.[2]

Tracklist[edit | edit source]

  1. Rainbow - Horie Kizuki, Maeda Kokoro, Kanatsu Mizuki, Nishida Shiori, Shimakura Rika
  2. Yacchae! GO! GO! (やっちゃえ!GO!GO!; Let's Do It! GO! GO!) - Horie Kizuki, Maeda Kokoro, Ono Kotomi, Nishida Shiori, Shimakura Rika, Nakayama Natsume, Tamenaga Shion, Kubota Nanami, Shutto Anna, Kanemitsu Ruru, Matsubara Yuriya
  3. 43do (43度; 43 Degrees) - Inoue Hikaru, Yonemura Kirara, Yamazaki Yuhane, Doi Rena, Okamura Minami, Matsunaga Riai
  4. Tadashii Seishun tte Nan Darou (正しい青春ってなんだろう; What Are Honest Youth?) - Inoue Hikaru, Kanatsu Mizuki, Ono Kotomi, Nishida Shiori, Shimakura Rika, Yamada Ichigo, Nakayama Natsume, Tamenaga Shion, Kubota Nanami, Shutto Anna, Kanemitsu Ruru, Matsubara Yuriya
  5. Medatte Do Dance (目立ってDo Dance; Stand Out Do Dance) - Noguchi Kurumi, Kodama Sakiko, Yonemura Kirara, Hashisako Rin, Hibi Marina, Eguchi Saya, Okamura Minami
  6. Arigatameiwaku Monogatari - Inoue Hikaru, Horie Kizuki, Maeda Kokoro, Yamazaki Yuhane, Nishida Shiori
  7. Hello! Massara no Jibun - Ono Mizuho, Ichioka Reina, Horie Kizuki, Maeda Kokoro
  8. Gobaku ~We Can't Go Back~ - Kawamura Ayano, Dambara Ruru, Ichioka Reina, Takase Kurumi, Kiyono Momohime
  9. Isshakudama de Buppanase! - Kaga Kaede, Ono Mizuho, Ichioka Reina, Horie Kizuki, Maeda Kokoro, Kanatsu Mizuki
  10. Mirai e Tsunagu Yakusoku (未来へ繋ぐ約束; A Promise Connecting to the Future) - Inoue Hikaru, Noguchi Kurumi, Kodama Sakiko, Yonemura Kirara, Hashisako Rin, Hibi Marina, Eguchi Saya, Doi Rena, Okamura Minami, Matsunaga Riai, Yamada Ichigo, Nakayama Natsume, Tamenaga Shion
  11. Real☆Little☆Girl - Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido

Featured Members[edit | edit source]

Album Information[edit | edit source]

Concert Performances[edit | edit source]

Rainbow
Yacchae! GO! GO!
43do
Tadashii Seishun tte Nan Darou
Medatte Do Dance
Mirai e Tsunagu Yakusoku

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "ハロプロ研修生 2ndアルバム CD「Rainbow×2」会場先行販売のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-04-28.
  2. "ハロプロ研修生/Rainbow×2" (in Japanese). TOWER RECORDS ONLINE.

Oricon Chart Positions[edit | edit source]

Daily & Weekly Rankings
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
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Total reported sales: 635*

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Inoue Hikaru is the only Hello Pro Kenshuusei member to be featured in both this album and its predecessor, ① Let's say "Hello!". Several others from the first album are still present in this album, but were no longer Kenshuusei at the time of its release.

External Links[edit | edit source]

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Indies Singles 1. Kanojo ni Naritai!!! | 2. Ten Made Nobore! | 3. Oheso no Kuni Kara Konnichiwa / Ten Made Nobore! (DVD single)
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Campaign Singles Sora ga Aru | Mottainai Baasan Ondo
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