"Daisuki da yo." / "I love you."
|Single by Ai Otsuka|
|from the album Love Jam|
|Released||October 20, 2004|
|Label|| avex trax |
AVCD-30627/B (Japan, CD+DVD)
AVCD-CD-30628 (Japan, CD)
|Ai Otsuka singles chronology|
The CD + DVD Cover
"Daisuki da yo." (大好きだよ。, I love you.) is Ai Otsuka's sixth single, which was released on October 20, 2004 under the avex trax label. It peaked at number three on the Oricon chart in Japan.
Ai Otsuka is a Japanese singer-songwriter from Suminoe-ku, Osaka, Japan. She is a popular artist on the Avex Trax label and is best known for her 2003 hit "Sakuranbo," which stayed in the Top 200 Oricon Weekly Singles Chart for 103 weeks.
"Daisuki da yo." is available as a CD or CD+DVD combination. First pressings of the CD only combination included a limited edition picture book illustrated by Otsuka while the CD+DVD combination included a DVD containing the Daisuki da yo PV. Daisuki da yo. has sold 156,844 units in total.
The song also appears on Otsuka's Love Jam album and was used as the theme song for the drama Tokio Chichi e no Dengon.
Love Jam is the second album by Ai Otsuka, released on 17 November 2004 under the Avex Trax record label. This album was available in CD and CD+DVD editions. The first-press of the CD Only edition came with an 80-page illustration book drawn by Ai Otsuka herself. The album hit #30 in 2005, selling 414,513 copies. In total, the album has sold about 656,708 copies.
All tracks written by Ai Otsuka.
|1.||"Daisuki da yo. (大好きだよ。; I love you.)"||Ai×Ikoman||4:44|
|2.||"Friends ( Sabakan Ver.)"||Ai×Ikoman||4:39|
|3.||"Daisuki da yo. (大好きだよ。; I love you.)" (Instrumental)||Ai×Ikoman||4:44|
|4.||"Friends ( Sabakan Ver.)" (Instrumental)||Ai×Ikoman||4:37|
|1.||"Daisuki da yo. (大好きだよ。; I love you.)" (Music video)|
The music video features some captions at the beginning describing Ai's love for a man she misses. After this introduction, there is Ai talking into a camera as her 'boyfriend' joins her for her birthday. It is filmed as an 8-minute mini-drama. The storyline features a happier Ai through videos and pictures taken, a crying Ai holding her dead boyfriend's hand at a morgue/hospital, and then a melancholy Ai against a dark background. The video ends with a flashback of Ai and her boyfriend at night walking the streets.
An animated version of Daisuki da yo features Ai's bunny characters, LOVE and LOVE's male counterpart. It shows scenes of a melancholy LOVE in a pink room reminiscing the times dancing and going motorcycle riding with her lover.
"Momo no Hanabira" is the debut single of Japanese singer Ai Otsuka, released on September 10, 2003 in CD-only format, then on October 1, 2003 in CD+DVD format. The title track was used as the theme song of the NTV drama Suika. The two versions charted separately; the CD-only edition peaked 24th on the Oricon weekly singles chart and charted for twenty-one weeks while the CD+DVD edition peaked at the 86th position and charted for seventeen weeks.
Love Cook is Ai Otsuka's third album released on 14 December 2005 under the Avex Trax record label. It was released in four formats: CD only, CD+DVD, CD+Photobook and CD+Picture Book. The latter two are limited to 150,000 copies each, and feature different sleeve case covers. The picture book illustrations are hand-drawn by Ai herself.
Love Punch is the debut album by Ai Otsuka released on 31 March 2004 under the Avex Trax record label. This album was released in two formats: a CD Only version and a CD+DVD version. The CD+DVD edition comes with a DVD containing promo clips and interviews. Initial pressings contained a limited edition picture book. The album reached #3 on the Oricon charts and stayed on the charts for a total of 98 weeks. Because the album sold 519,300 copies in 2004, it became the #20 most popular album of 2004. However, it also charted on the 2005 end-of-year charts at #94 as it sold 159,025 copies in that year as well. In total, this album has sold 698,277 units.
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