Seishun Bus Guide / Rival
Regular Edition
Single by Berryz Koubou
from the album 6th Otakebi Album
Native title 青春バスガイド/ライバル
Released June 3, 2009
June 17, 2009 (Single V "Rival")
June 24, 2009 (Single V "Seishun Bus Guide")
June 27, 2009 (Event V)
Genre J-Pop
Format CD Single, CD+DVD, Single V, Event V, digital download
Length 15:32
Producer Tsunku
Berryz Koubou Singles Chronology
Previous Dakishimete Dakishimete 19th single (2009)
Next Watashi no Mirai no Danna-sama / Ryuusei Boy 21st single (2009)
Other Covers

Limited Edition A

Limited Edition B

Single V "Seishun Bus Guide"

Single V "Rival"

Event V "Seishun Bus Guide"

Event V "Rival"

Seishun Bus Guide / Rival (青春バスガイド/ライバル; Youth Bus Guide / Rival) is the 20th single of Hello! Project group Berryz Koubou. It was released on June 3, 2009 in both regular & 2 limited editions. They released two Single Vs: Seishun Bus Guide on June 24th, 2009 and Rival on June 17th, 2009. The single reached #4 on the Oricon charts and charted for five weeks, selling 34,589 copies. The single V for Seishun Bus Guide sold a total of 4,142 copies. The single V for Rival sold a total of 4,043 copies.


Berryz Koubou - Seishun Bus Guide (MV)

Berryz Koubou - Seishun Bus Guide (MV)

Seishun Bus Guide (MV)

Berryz Koubou - Rival (MV)

Berryz Koubou - Rival (MV)

Rival (MV)


  1. Seishun Bus Guide
  2. Rival
  3. Seishun Bus Guide (Instrumental)
  4. Rival (Instrumental)

Limited Edition A DVDEdit

  1. Seishun Bus Guide (Close-up Ver.)

Limited Edition B DVDEdit

  1. Rival (Dance Shot Ver.)

Single V (Seishun Bus Guide)Edit

  1. Seishun Bus Guide
  2. Seishun Bus Guide (Dance Shot Ver.)
  3. Making of (メイキング映像)

Single V (Rival)Edit

  1. Rival
  2. Rival (Close Up Ver.)
  3. Making of (メイキング映像)

Event V (Seishun Bus Guide)Edit

  1. Seishun Bus Guide (Shimizu Saki Ver.)
  2. Seishun Bus Guide (Tsugunaga Momoko Ver.)
  3. Seishun Bus Guide (Tokunaga Chinami Ver.)
  4. Seishun Bus Guide (Sudo Maasa Ver.)
  5. Seishun Bus Guide (Natsuyaki Miyabi Ver.)
  6. Seishun Bus Guide (Kumai Yurina Ver.)
  7. Seishun Bus Guide (Sugaya Risako Ver.)

Event V (Rival)Edit

  1. Rival (Shimizu Saki Ver.)
  2. Rival (Tsugunaga Momoko Ver.)
  3. Rival (Tokunaga Chinami Ver.)
  4. Rival (Sudo Maasa Ver.)
  5. Rival (Natsuyaki Miyabi Ver.)
  6. Rival (Kumai Yurina Ver.)
  7. Rival (Sugaya Risako Ver.)

Featured MembersEdit

Rivalseishunguide promotion

Berryz Koubou promoting single

Single InformationEdit

Seishun Bus Guide

Concert PerformancesEdit

Seishun Bus Guide

Oricon Chart PositionsEdit

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 2
4 4 8 5 4 29,169
6 43 46 - - - 7 26 3,741
- - - - - - - 101 778
- - - - - - - 135 528
- - - - - - - 173 373

Total Reported Sales: 34,589

Single V (Seishun Bus Guide)

Total Reported Sales: 4,142

Single V (Rival)

Total Reported Sales: 4,043


  • This is Berryz Koubou first Double A-side single.
  • All covers, except the Event V for "Seishun Bus Guide," uses the outfit for "Rival."
  • "Rival" was covered in Indonesian by Super Girlies, an Indonesian girl group.
  • "Seishun Bus Guide" was used as the second ending theme song of Inazuma Eleven.
  • This was their first single to have 2 Single V and 2 Event V
  • "Seishun Bus Guide" is about the Berryz Koubou members, portraying male students, crushing on their female tour guide.

Additional VideosEdit

Seishun Bus Guide


External LinksEdit

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