16sai no Koi Nante
Regular Edition CD Cover
Regular Edition
Single by Abe Natsumi and Yajima Maimi
Native title 16歳の恋なんて
Released January 16, 2008
February 6, 2008 (Single V)
Genre J-Pop
Format CD single, Single V, digital download
Length 16:11
Label hachama hachama
Producer KAN
Abe Natsumi Singles Chronology
Previous Iki wo Kasanemashou 10th Single (2007)
Next Screen 11th Single (2008)
Yajima Maimi Singles Chronology
Next Seinaru Kane ga Hibiku Yoru (2010)
Other Covers

Limited Edition CD Cover
Limited Edition

Single V DVD Cover
Single V

16sai no Koi Nante (16歳の恋なんて; The Love of a 16-year-old; pronounced "Juurokusai no Koi Nante") is a special single released by Abe Natsumi and Yajima Maimi (℃-ute). It was released on January 16, 2008 on the hachama label in both limited and regular editions. The limited edition came with a photo booklet. The regular edition came with a photo card. The Single V was released on February 6, 2008. For the release of this single, the a-side was chosen by fans' votes in an poll that lasted from November 28, 2007 to December 5, 2007.

On the site two sample songs (16sai no Koi Nante and Watashi no Koibito na no ni) were released, and it was announced that both songs were composed by KAN. The voting was done via mobile phones. 16sai no Koi Nante won the poll with 5,094 votes, while Watashi no Koibito na no ni (b-side) had 2,861 votes. The names of the voters were credited in the Single V in the Special End-roll part. A different version of the PV was released in Petit Best 9 DVD, called "1213 version".


15 16sai no Koi Nante04:33

15 16sai no Koi Nante

16sai no Koi Nante

  1. 16sai no Koi Nante
  2. Watashi no Koibito na no ni (私の恋人なのに; Even Though You're My Lover)
  3. 16sai no Koi Nante (Instrumental)
  4. Watashi no Koibito na no ni (Instrumental)

Single VEdit

  1. 16sai no Koi Nante
  2. 16sai no Koi Nante (Close-up Ver.)
  3. Making-of
  4. Special End-roll
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Abe Natsumi & Yajima Maimi promoting single

Featured MembersEdit

TV PerformancesEdit

  • [2008.01.18] Music Fighter
  • [2008.01.25] Music Japan
  • [2008.02.03] Haromoni@

Concert PerformancesEdit

  1. 16sai no Koi Nante
  2. Watashi no Koibito na no ni

Single InformationEdit

16sai no Koi Nante
  • Lyrics, Composition: KAN
  • Arrangement: Soeda Keiji, KAN
Watashi no Koibito na no ni
  • Lyrics, Composition: KAN
  • Arrangement: Kobayashi Shingo, KAN

Oricon Chart PositionsEdit


Daily & Weekly Ranking
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 8 11 12 13 12 18 9 8,975
25 43 - - - 50 50 32 4,076
- - - - - - - 95 878
- - - - - - - 129 609
Yearly Ranking
Year Year Rank Sales
2008 444 14,538
  • Total Reportd Sales: 14,538

Single VEdit

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 3 4 4 3 3 11 3 4,406
9 16 16 18 - - - 21 946

Total Reported Sales: 5,352

External LinksEdit

Abe Natsumi
01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12
Other: Takaramono (as Sen)
Digital: 01
Collaborations: 01, 02, 03
Hitoribocchi, 2nd ~Shimiwataru Omoi~, Dreams
Mini: 25 ~Vingt-Cinq~
Best: Abe Natsumi ~Best Selection~ 15 Shoku no Nigaoe Tachi
Self-Cover: Smile...♥
Participated Units
Morning Musume, Kiiro 5, 10nin Matsuri, Odoru♡11, SALT5, Nochiura Natsumi, H.P. All Stars, DEF.DIVA, Dream Morning Musume

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