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Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke / Ai no Gundan
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Regular Edition A
Single by Morning Musume
from album The Best! ~Updated Morning Musume~ & One・Two・Three to Zero
Native title わがまま 気のまま 愛のジョーク/愛の軍団
Released August 28, 2013
October 12, 2013 (Event V)
Genre J-Pop
Format CD Single, CD+DVD, Event V, digital download
Length 21:36 (REA, LED), 22:36 (REB, LEE), 22:31 (LEA, LEB, LEC)
Label zetima zetima
Producer Tsunku
Morning Musume Singles Chronology
Previous Brainstorming / Kimi Sae Ireba Nani mo Iranai 53rd Single (2013)
Next Egao no Kimi wa Taiyou sa / Kimi no Kawari wa Iyashinai / What is LOVE? 55th Single (2014)
Other Covers

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Regular Edition B

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Limited Edition A

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Limited Edition B

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Limited Edition C

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Limited Edition D

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Limited Edition E

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Event V
"Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke"

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Event V
"Ai no Gundan"

Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke / Ai no Gundan (わがまま 気のまま 愛のジョーク/愛の軍団; Selfishness, Mind's Condition, Love's Joke / Love's Army), official english title being Selfish, Easy Going, Jokes of Love / "GUNDAN" Of The Love, is Morning Musume's 54th single. It was released on August 28, 2013 in 7 editions: 2 regular and 5 limited editions. The first press comes with a poster of 6 kinds.

This single has become Morning Musume's best selling single since Koko ni Iruzee! (2002). It is also the third number one single in a row for the current group, which was previously achieved in 2001. This is also the group's last single under the name Morning Musume.

The single ranked #1 in the weekly Oricon charts with 158,915 copies sold overall.[1] The single ranked #41 on the Oricon yearly chart for 2013.[2]

TracklistEdit

Morning Musume - Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (MV)04:20

Morning Musume - Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (MV)

Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (MV)

Morning Musume - Ai no Gundan (MV)04:50

Morning Musume - Ai no Gundan (MV)

Ai no Gundan (MV)

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Morning Musume promoting "Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke"

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Morning Musume promoting "Ai no Gundan"

CD TracklistEdit

Regular Edition A; Limited Edition DEdit

  1. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke
  2. Ai no Gundan
  3. Bouya (坊や; Boy) - Michishige Sayumi, Fukumura Mizuki, Iikubo Haruna, Sato Masaki, Kudo Haruka
  4. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Instrumental)
  5. Ai no Gundan (Instrumental)

Regular Edition B; Limited Edition EEdit

  1. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke
  2. Ai no Gundan
  3. Funwari Koibito Ichinensei (ふんわり恋人一年生; Gentle First Year Lover) - Ikuta Erina, Sayashi Riho, Suzuki Kanon, Ishida Ayumi, Oda Sakura
  4. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Instrumental)
  5. Ai no Gundan (Instrumental)

Limited Edition A-CEdit

  1. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke
  2. Ai no Gundan
  3. Makeru Ki Shinai Kon'ya no Shoubu (負ける気しない 今夜の勝負, I Don't Feel Like Losing, Tonight's A Battle)
  4. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Instrumental)
  5. Ai no Gundan (Instrumental)

Limited Edition A DVDEdit

  1. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Music Video)
  2. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Dance Shot Ver.)

Limited Edition B DVDEdit

  1. Ai no Gundan (Music Video)
  2. Ai no Gundan (Dance Shot Ver.)

Limited Edition C DVDEdit

  1. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Close-up Ver.)
  2. Ai no Gundan (Close-up Ver.)
  3. Making of

Event V "Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke"Edit

  1. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Michishige Sayumi Solo Ver.)
  2. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Fukumura Mizuki Solo Ver.)
  3. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Ikuta Erina Solo Ver.)
  4. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Sayashi Riho Solo Ver.)
  5. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Suzuki Kanon Solo Ver.)
  6. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Iikubo Haruna Solo Ver.)
  7. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Ishida Ayumi Solo Ver.)
  8. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Sato Masaki Solo Ver.)
  9. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Kudo Haruka Solo Ver.)
  10. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke (Oda Sakura Solo Ver.)

Event V "Ai no Gundan"Edit

  1. Ai no Gundan (Michishige Sayumi Solo Ver.)
  2. Ai no Gundan (Fukumura Mizuki Solo Ver.)
  3. Ai no Gundan (Ikuta Erina Solo Ver.)
  4. Ai no Gundan (Sayashi Riho Solo Ver.)
  5. Ai no Gundan (Suzuki Kanon Solo Ver.)
  6. Ai no Gundan (Iikubo Haruna Solo Ver.)
  7. Ai no Gundan (Ishida Ayumi Solo Ver.)
  8. Ai no Gundan (Sato Masaki Solo Ver.)
  9. Ai no Gundan (Kudo Haruka Solo Ver.)
  10. Ai no Gundan (Oda Sakura Solo Ver.)

Featured MembersEdit

Concert PerformancesEdit

Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke
Ai no Gundan
Makeru Ki Shinai Konya no Shoubu
Funwari Koibito Ichinensei
Bouya

Single InformationEdit

Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke
Ai no Gundan
  • Lyrics and Composition: Tsunku
  • Arrangement: Okubo Kaoru
  • Music Video: Fukui Hideaki
Bouya
  • Lyrics and Composition: Tsunku
  • Arrangement and Keyboard: Okubo Kaoru
  • Chorus: Michishige Sayumi
Funwari Koibito Ichinensei
Makeru Ki Shinai Kon'ya no Shoubu
  • Lyrics and Composition: Tsunku
  • Arrangement: Egami Kotaro
  • Chorus: Michishige Sayumi, Sayashi Riho

PromotionsEdit

  • October 12, 2013: Osaka
  • October 19, 2013: Kanagawa

Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke
  • [2013.08.23] Music Station
  • [2013.08.30] Music Dragon
  • [2013.09.10] Odaiba Gasshuukoku Mezamashi Live 2013
  • [2013.09.12] Music Japan
  • [2013.09.24] Oha Suta
  • [2014.07.31] The Girls Live
Ai no Gundan
  • [2016.08.26] Music Station
Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke/Ai no Gundan
  • [2013.11.03] J-MELO

  • September 14, 2013: Tokyo 1
    • Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke Group A: Michishige, Fukumura, Suzuki, Sato, Kudo
    • Ai no Gundan Group A: Ikuta, Sayashi, Iikubo, Ishida, Oda
  • September 15, 2013: Tokyo 2
    • Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke Group B: Fukumura, Ikuta, Sayashi, Sato, Oda
    • Ai no Gundan Group B: Michishige, Suzuki, Iikubo, Ishida, Kudo
  • September 23, 2013: Tokyo 3
    • Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke Group C: Michishige, Fukumura, Suzuki, Ishida, Oda
    • Ai no Gundan Group C: Ikuta, Sayashi, Iikubo, Sato, Kudo
  • September 29, 2013: Osaka
    • Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke Group A
    • Ai no Gundan Group A
  • October 27, 2013: Aichi
    • Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke Group B
    • Ai no Gundan Group B

TriviaEdit

  • This is the first Morning Musume single in over 10 years since AS FOR ONE DAY to not feature 6th. Generation member Tanaka Reina.
  • It is their second Double A-side single in a row, and their third Double A-side all together.
  • Tsunku said in a tweet that this single seems "sick!".
  • The single was officially announced on July 17, 2013 in episode #24 of Hello! Project Station.
  • This is the second single for which they used Japanese to English translations on their YouTube videos.
  • As of February 2016, Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke is the highest viewed official music video on Morning Musume's YouTube channel with over 8,000,000 views. Additionally, Ai no Gundan has over 4,000,000 views, making both videos 2 of 46 music videos for a single that have reached over 1,000,000 views.
  • This is the third single in a row to debut at #1 on the Oricon Daily and Weekly Charts.
  • After only two weeks, this became the best selling single for all members since joining Morning Musume (until 2014).
  • It was the highest selling Hello! Project single of 2013.

Rankings and AchievementsEdit

Oricon Chart PositionsEdit

Daily & Weekly Ranking
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 1
96,075
2
9,339
4
1,607
1
24,324
2
3,212
3
6,013
1 144,061
4 15 16 18 4 7 5 12 12,340
18 48 46 48 49 47 - 50 1,428
39 - - - - - - 80 666
- - - - - - - 134 420
Monthly Rankings
Year Month Month Rank Sales
2013 August 4 144,061
2013 September 32 14,854
Yearly Ranking
Year Year Rank Sales Ref
2013 41 158,915 [3]

Total Reported Sales: 158,915

Year-End ChartEdit

Chart (2013) Position
Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales[4] 84

Other ChartsEdit

Country
Chart
Position
Japan Billboard Japan Adult Contemporary Airplay [5] 22
Billboard Japan Hot Top Airplay [6] 32
Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales & Billboard Japan Hot 100[7] 2
United States US J-Pop iTunes Chart 9 [8]

AchievementsEdit

  • Group: Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke - 20th Music Video to reach 1,000,000 views on YouTube
  • Group: Ai no Gundan - 21st Music Video to reach 1,000,000 views on YouTube
  • Group: First single to surpass 150,000 copies sold since Shabondama.
  • Group: Highest selling single since Koko ni Iruzee!.
  • Group: 3rd consecutive single to debut at #1 in the Weekly Oricon rankings.

ReferencesEdit

VideosEdit

External LinksEdit

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