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"WISH" (ウィッシュ () ) is a single by the Japanese band, Arashi. The single was released on November 16, 2005 on the label, J Storm. "Ichioku no Hoshi" and an audio commentary were included on the regular edition of the single.

It was used as the opening song for the Hana Yori Dango drama, which starred Arashi member, Jun Matsumoto as Tsukasa Domyoji.

Background

"Wish" was released in two editions, Regular and Limited on November 16, 2005. It served as the opening theme of Hana Yori Dango (2005), which starred Jun Matsumoto as the lead character.[1] The regular edition featured a second song, "Ichioku No Hoshi," and a thirty-eight minute audio commentary, titled "Secret Talk." In the commentary, it is revealed that Matsumoto accepted the part in Hana Yori Dango so Arashi could release a new single.[2] The limited edition included a third song, "Futari no Kinenbi."[3]

"Wish" reached the top of the Weekly Oricon charts and sold about 178,000 copies.[4] It was later certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan.[5] "Wish" was included on Arashi's sixth album, Arashic, in July 2006.[6] In August 2009, it was included in the compilation album, 5x10 All the BEST! 1999-2009, along with "Love So Sweet" and "One Love."[7] Ten years later, it was also included on 5x20 All the BEST!! 1999-2019, celebrating Arashi's twentieth anniversary.[8]

Track listing

Regular Edition
No. TitleLyricsMusicArrangers Length
1. "Wish"  Yoji KubotaHiro OoyagiCHOKKAKU 4:27
2. "Ichioku No Hoshi" ( イチオクノホシ)SPINKazzha-j 4:30
3. "Wish" (Karaoke)KubotaOoyagiCHOKKAKU 4:27
4. "Ichioku No Hoshi" (Karaoke)SPINKazzha-j 4:30
5. "Secret Talk"      38:40
Limited Edition
No. TitleLyricsMusicArrangers Length
1. "Wish"  Yoji KubotaHiro OoyagiCHOKKAKU 4:27
2. "Ichioku No Hoshi"  SPINKazzha-j 4:30
3. "Futari no Kinenbi" ( 二人の記念日)Shinji Yasuda, Sho SakuraiYasuda  4:47

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