Nogizaka46 has updated some details on their 3rd single “Hashire! Bicycle” which hits stores on August 22nd. The single is set to come in four editions and First Press versions add tickets for special events. The idol group also announced they use a new technology from Sony as part of the unveiling event for the new single on July 29th. More updated details follow.
Nogizaka’s 3rd single celebrates the idol group’s 1st anniversary since forming. Their weekly variety show begin airing October 2011 and on February 22nd they released their debut single “Guru Guru Curtain” which hit #2 on the Oricon weekly charts. The group’s second single “Oide Shampoo”, released May 2nd, became their first #1 one charting single (release details).
Members selected for 3rd single “Hashire! Bicyle” (click to enlarge)
Shichifukujin (7fuku) Seven Deities of Good Luck (click to enlarge):
“Hashire! Bicycle” comes in 4 editions, track lists are tentative and each edition is scheduled to have title track and a main coupling track shared on all editions, and a second coupling track that is unique to each edition:
- Limited A with bonus DVD (contents not yet announced).
- Limited B with bonus DVD (contents not yet announced).
- Limited C with bonus DVD (contents not yet announced).
- Regular CD-only
First Press versions of the Limited editions come with photo (1 of 11 type A/B/C) and lottery ticket to attend special live and handshake events:
Sept 22nd Aichi Port Messe, Nagoya (times tba)
Oct. 14th Makuhari Messe Chiba (times tba)
First Press versions of the Regular edition comes with lottery ticket to attend special handshake (only) events:
Sept 2nd Makuhari Messe Chiba 10am-8pm (5 parts)
Sept 23rd Index Osaka 10am-8pm (5 parts)
Sept 29th Aichi Port Messe Nagoya 10am-8pm (5 parts)
Oct 27th Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall, Kanagawa 10am-8pm (5 parts)
July 29th the group will hold the unveiling event for the single (jacket covers and track list) somewhere in Tokyo and 200 fans will attend via a ticket lottery (July 23rd deadline) at https://krs.bz/nogizaka46/m?f=226 . The event will use a new technology from Sony that appears to releated to mobile phone devices running Android OS ver 2.2 or higher.
Jacket covers and track lists will be officially announced so check back to Comtrya Sugoi for updates.