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THE Manpower!!! (THE マンパワー!!!) is the 25th single by Morning Musume. "THE Manpower!!!" was used as the 2005 cheer song for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles baseball team. It was released on January 19, 2005 in two editions: one regular and one limited. The limited came with Hello! Project Photo Cards No. 0064 to 0068. The first press of the regular edition and the Single V came with a photo card. The single reached #4 on the Oricon charts and charted for seven weeks, selling 67,860 copies.

This is the last Morning Musume single to feature original member Iida Kaori, as well as the last single to feature any 1st Generation member of Morning Musume.

Tracklist[]

Morning_Musume_-_THE_Manpower!!!_(MV)

Morning Musume - THE Manpower!!! (MV)

THE Manpower!!! (MV)

CD[]

  1. THE Manpower!!!
  2. Love & Pea~ce! HERO ga Yattekita. (ラヴ&ピィ~ス! HEROがやって来たっ。; Love & Pea~ce! The Hero's Arrived.)
  3. THE Manpower!!! (Instrumental)

Single V[]

  1. THE Manpower!!! (PV)
  2. THE Manpower!!! (Another Edition)
  3. Making of (メイキング映像)

Limited Edition Photocards[]

Featured Members[]

Morning Musume promoting the single

Single Information[]

THE Manpower!!!
  • Lyrics, Composition, and Chorus: Tsunku
  • Arrangement and Programming: Matsubara Ken
  • Music Video: Takeishi Wataru
  • Dance Choreographer: SHE[1]
Love & Pea~ce! HERO ga Yattekita.
  • Lyrics, Composition, and Chorus: Tsunku
  • Arrangement, Programming, and Guitar: Suzuki Shunsuke
  • Bass: Egawa Hojin

TV Performances[]

  • [2005.01.16] Hello! Morning
  • [2005.01.21] Music Station
  • [2005.01.21] Pop Jam
  • [2005.01.26] Sokuhou! Uta no Daijiten
  • [2005.01.27] Utaban
  • [2005.01.28] Music Fighter
  • [2005.04.01] Rakuten versus Seibu baseball game
  • [2005.04.01] Morning Musume Rakuten Mamonaku Honkyochi kaimaku! (Sendai Local)

Concert Performances[]

THE Manpower!!!
Love & Pea~ce! HERO ga Yattekita.

Oricon Chart Positions[]

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 3 4 5 6 4 8 4 51,421
8 28 - 28 29 - 29 27 8,607
- - - - - - - 54 3,410
- - - - - - - 71 1,914
- - - - - - - 100 1,129
- - - - - - - 186 729
- - - - - - - 194 650

Total Reported Sales: 67,860

Trivia[]

  • "THE Manpower!!!" was the first Hello! Project song to be a Rakuten Eagles cheer song.
  • This is the ninth Morning Musume single with an English name.
  • This single was released on Ishikawa Rika's brithday.
  • Ishikawa Rika and Kamei Eri are the centers for this single.
  • The MV only features the dance shot, while "Another Version" features other shots.
  • 1st Generation member Iida Kaori gives a comment about the single on YouTube
  • This is the fourteenth and last single where Iida Kaori was leader of Morning Musume.
  • "THE Manpower!!!" was re-arranged and performed by Morning Musume's 2013 lineup in The Best! ~Updated Morning Musume~.
  • This is the last single to have a 1st Generation member in the line-up.

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