Kimi to Iu Hana

"Kimi to Iu Hana" (君という花, "A Flower Named You") is a song by Japanese rock band Asian Kung-Fu Generation. It was released as the second single of their major-label debut album, Kimi Tsunagi Five M, on October 16, 2003.[1] The song's b-side, "Rocket No.4," was later included on the band's 2006 anniversary compilation, Feedback File. "Kimi to Iu Hana" was ranked at 3rd on fans request for band's 10th anniversary live setlist on September 14, 2013.[2]

"Kimi to Iu Hana"
Single by Asian Kung-Fu Generation
from the album Kimi Tsunagi Five M
ReleasedOctober 16, 2003
FormatCD single, Maxi-single
GenreIndie rock, Post-punk revival
LabelKi/oon Records
Songwriter(s)Masafumi Gotoh
Producer(s)Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Asian Kung-Fu Generation singles chronology
"Mirai no Kakera"
"Kimi to Iu Hana"

Music video

The music video for "Kimi to Iu Hana" was directed by Toshiaki Toyoda.[3] A majority of the PV was filmed near a lake and an apartment complex. The video begins with a small man dressed in an elf costume dancing to the song while walking across a pier. AKG is then shown performing between the apartments and the lake. This is intercut with various scenes which depict the band running, angling, and finally joining the man in dancing across the pier. The video ends with an image of a flower dangling on a fishing hook. In 2004, the video won the award for Best New Artist Video at the SPACE SHOWER Music Video Awards.[4]

Track listing

All tracks are written by Masafumi Gotoh.

1."Kimi to Iu Hana" (君という花 A Flower Named You)6:10
2."Rocket No.4" (ロケットNo.4 Roketto No.4)3:42
Total length:9:52

Cover versions

Marié Digby - Second Home (2009)



Year Chart Peak
2003 Oricon 14


  1. "ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION: "Kimi to Iu Hana" (君という花)". ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION Official Website. Ki/oon Records Inc. Retrieved 2008-10-24. External link in |work= (help) (in Japanese)
  2. "Song request". AKGLive. Retrieved 2016-11-07. (in Japanese)
  3. "SPACE SHOWER Music Video Search". SPACE SHOWER TV. SPACE SHOWER Networks Inc. Retrieved 2008-11-07. (in Japanese)
  4. "SPACE SHOWER Music Video Awards 04". MVA04. SPACE SHOWER NETWORKS INC. 2004. Archived from the original on 2009-01-01. Retrieved 2008-11-07. (in Japanese)
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