Tick Tock 2Nite

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"Tick Tock 2nite"
Single by 9nine
from the album 9nine
A-side "Tick Tack 2nite"
B-side "Angel Drops"
Released December 21, 2011 (2011-12-21) (Japan)
Format CD single (maxi)
Genre J-pop
Label SME Records
Producer(s) Agehasprings
9nine singles chronology
"Natsu Wanna Say Love U"
(2011)
"Tick Tock 2nite"
(2011)
"Shōjo Traveller"
(2012)

"Natsu Wanna Say Love U"
(2011)
"Tick Tock 2Nite"
(2011)
"Shōjo Traveller"
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
HotexpressFavorable [1]

"Tick Tock 2Nite"(チクタク☆2NITE,Chikutaku Tūnaito) is the 8th single by the Japanese girl idol group 9nine, released in Japan on December 21, 2011, on the label SME Records (a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Japan).

Japanese idol

An idol is a young starlet manufactured and marketed for image, attractiveness, and personality in Japanese pop culture. In entertainment, idols are primarily singers, but they are also trained in a wide range of roles, such as acting, modeling, and appearing in variety shows.

9nine Japanese girl group

9nine is a Japanese idol group formed of Uki Satake, Sayaka Nishiwaki, Kanae Yoshii, and Hirona Murata. Formed in 2005, they are managed by LesPros Entertainment and signed to SME Records.

Sony Music Entertainment Japan Japanese record label

Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., often abbreviated as SMEJ or simply SME, and also known as Sony Music Japan for short, is Sony's music arm in Japan. SMEJ is directly owned by Sony Corporation and independent from the United States-based Sony Music Entertainment due to its strength in the Japanese music industry. Its subsidiaries including the Japanese animation production enterprise, Aniplex, which was established in September 1995 as a joint-venture between Sony Music Entertainment Japan and Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan, but which in 2001 became a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Japan. It was prominent in the early to mid '90s producing and licensing music for animated series such as Roujin Z from acclaimed Japanese comic artist Katsuhiro Otomo and Capcom's Street Fighter animated series.

Contents

The physical CD single debuted at number 12 in the Oricon weekly singles chart. [2]

Oricon Inc., established in 1999, is the holding company at the head of a Japanese corporate group that supplies statistics and information on music and the music industry in Japan. It started as Original Confidence Inc., which was founded by Sōkō Koike in November 1967 and became known for its music charts. Oricon Inc. was originally set up as a subsidiary of Original Confidence and took over the latter’s Oricon record charts in April 2002.

Background

The song "Tick Tock 2Nite" was the theme song of a Ranma ½ live-action TV special (dorama) titled Ranma ½ Live-action Special and premiered in Japan on NTV on December 9, 2011. [3]

<i>Ranma ½</i> Japanese media franchise

Ranma ½ is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. It was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Sunday from September 1987 to March 1996, with the chapters collected into 38 tankōbon volumes by Shogakukan. The story revolves around a teenage boy named Ranma Saotome who has trained in martial arts since early childhood. As a result of an accident during a training journey, he is cursed to become a girl when splashed with cold water, while hot water changes him back into a boy. Throughout the series Ranma seeks out a way to rid himself of his curse, while his friends, enemies and many fiancées constantly hinder and interfere.

Release

The single was released in four versions: three limited editions (Limited Edition A, Limited Edition B, and Limited Edition C) and a regular edition. Each edition had a different cover. All the limited editions included a bonus DVD.

Track listing

CD
No.TitleLength
1."Tick Tock 2Nite" (チクタク☆2NITE)3:36
2."Angel Drops" (Angel drops)3:48
3."Cross Over (tofubeats remix)"5:44
4."Tick Tock 2Nite (Instrumental)" 
5."Angel Drops (Instrumental)" 

Charts

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Japan (Oricon Daily Singles Chart) 9
Japan (Oricon Weekly Singles Chart) [2] 12

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