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The Manpower!!!

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Released  January 19, 2005 (JP)
Recorded  2005
Length  13:21 (CD) 26:00 (DVD)
Format  CD Single
Genre  Japanese pop
Label  Zetima

"The Manpower!!!" (THE マンパワー!!!, The Manpawā!!!) is the twenty-fifth single of Japanese pop idol group Morning Musume. It also served as the last single of the last founding member of the group Kaori Iida.


It was released on January 19, 2005. There are two editions of the single. The limited edition was wrapped in a special package and had five photo cards with catalog number EPCE-5348. The regular edition has a catalog number EPCE-5349 and was contained with one photo card of the group on its first pressing. On the same date, the Single V DVD of the single was released. It is stated on the DVD that featured videos has an aspect image of 4:3, but are actually in widescreen.


The song was the first official cheer song of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles. It was written by producer Tsunku.

Track listings

All lyrics are written by Tsunku.


  1. "The Manpower!!!" (THE マンパワー!!!)
  2. "Love & Peace! Hero ga Yattekita" (ラヴ&ピ~ス!HEROがやって来たっ。, Love & Peace! The Hero's Arrived)
  3. "The Manpower!!!" (Instrumental)

Single V DVD

  1. "The Manpower!!!"
  2. "The Manpower!!! (Another Edition)"
  3. "The Manpower!!! Making Eizō" (THE マンパワー!!!メイキング映像)

Members at time of single

  • 1st generation: Kaori Iida (last single)
  • 2nd generation: Mari Yaguchi
  • 4th generation: Rika Ishikawa, Hitomi Yoshizawa
  • 5th generation: Ai Takahashi, Asami Konno, Makoto Ogawa, Risa Niigaki
  • 6th generation: Miki Fujimoto, Eri Kamei, Sayumi Michishige, Reina Tanaka
  • Chart performance

  • #4 Japan Oricon Charts
  • #4 Japan CDTV
  • References

    The Manpower!!! Wikipedia

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