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Single by Orange Range
from the album Natural
ReleasedFebruary 23, 2005
Labelgr8! records
Songwriter(s)Yamato Ganeko, Naoto Hiroyama, Hiroki Hokama, Ryou Murayama, Yoh Murayama
Orange Range singles chronology
"Love Parade"

"Asterisk" (*~アスタリスク~, Asutarisuku) is the 10th single from the Japanese rock band Orange Range.

It was used as the first opening to the anime Bleach. It reached the top of the Oricon Weekly Single Charts for sales for the weeks of March 7 and March 14, 2005, and was the number 1 song on the Oricon in March 2005. For the Oricon's first-half-of-the-year ranking it reached number 2 and was the number 4 best selling song for the year of 2005.[1] It is one of Orange Range's most successful singles, selling 628,329 copies. It was certified Double Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan for physical copies and Platinum for its digital sales.

Track listing[]

  1. "Asterisk" (*~アスタリスク~, Asutarisuku)
  2. "Mission in Daisakusen" (ミッション in 大作戦, Misshon in Daisakusen)
  3. "Spiral" (スパイラル, Supairaru)
  4. "Asterisk (Romantic Ver.)" (*~アスタリスク~ロマンティックVer., Asutarisuku Romantikku Ver.)


  1. ^ "2005年度シングルCD年間売上ランキング". Archived from the original on 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-03-15.