Kikkawa You’s New Song “Hana” is the Longest Song in Idol History

With a duration of 17 minutes and 25 seconds, Kikkawa You’s new single “Hana” is said to be “a unique work in idol history.”  The song is about a “woman’s way of life in an operatic musical style.” The single will be released on May 6.

The lyrics were written by NOBE, Oomori Seiko, and Daika Naoka (michitomo’s lyricist pseudonym). The music was composed by michitomo. The initial length of the song was actually 30 minutes. It was made opera-like, containing several changes including speeches and singing lines.

If you’re curious how the this new song sounds, check out the song preview as revealed during her latest show on Showroom (starts 19:19).



  1. Hana
  2. Hana(Instrumental)


Limited Edition A

  • Hana(Music Video)

Limited Edition B

  • Hana(Making Footage)
  • Kikkawa You Journey to Peru

(via Natalie)