Flower (Tomiko Van song)

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Single by Tomiko Van
from the album Van.
Released June 7, 2006
Format CD single, CD+DVD
Genre J-pop, rock
Length 17:53
Label Avex Trax
Songwriter(s) Maki Ogawa, Tomiko Van
Tomiko Van singles chronology
CD only cover
CD only cover

"Flower" is Tomiko Van's debut single under the Avex Trax label. The single was released on June 7, 2006 in two formats.


"Flower" is former Do As Infinity lead singer Tomiko Van's debut single. Released in two versions, CD only and CD+DVD, there are two different covers for the single, though the covers have very little differences to them. The A-side song "Flower" was used as the TBS drama Oishii Proposal theme song, and a piano version of the song was used for the sound track of the drama. The B-side "Brave" was used as the ending theme song for PlayStation 2 game Sengoku Basara 2.

Unlike most of the songs on her debut album, "Flower" is an up-tempo pop song with a feeling of summer to it. The song features guitars, an instrument that was not as prominent in her debut album, and is reminiscent of songs that she would sing during her times in Do As Infinity.

Track listing

CD only format

  1. "Flower" (Maki Ogawa, Katsumi Ōnishi) - 4:14
  2. "Brave" (Tomiko Van, Katsumi Ōnishi) - 4:38
  3. "Flower" -Instrumental- - 4:14
  4. "Brave" -Instrumental- - 4:38

CD and DVD

CD portion

  1. "Flower" (Maki Ogawa, Katsumi Ōnishi) - 4:14
  2. "Brave" (Tomiko Van, Katsumi Ōnishi) - 4:38
  3. "Flower" -Instrumental- - 4:14
  4. "Brave" -Instrumental- - 4:38

DVD portion

  1. "Flower" (Music Clip)

TV performances

  • June 2, 2006 - Music Fighter
  • June 9, 2006 - Music Fighter


Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)

Release Chart Peak Position First Week Sales Sales Total Chart Run
June 7, 2006 Oricon Daily Singles Chart #7
June 7, 2006 Oricon Weekly Singles Chart #10 14,342 18,802+ 6 weeks
June 7, 2006 Oricon Yearly Singles Chart

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