"Ai no Tame ni ~for love, for a child~ / Shunkan Eternal" (愛のために ~for love, for a child~ / 瞬間エターナル; For Love ~for love, for a child~ / Eternal Moment) is a joint release of EXILE's 49th single ("Ai no Tame ni ~for love, for a child~") and EXILE THE SECOND's 10th single ("Shunkan Eternal"). It was released on January 1, 2020 in two editions: CD+DVD and CD only. First presses of both editions comes packed in a sleeve case.

The single was the first release of the LDH PERFECT YEAR 2020.

"Ai no Tame ni ~for love, for a child~" was used as theme song for EXILE PERFECT LIVE 2001▶︎2020 tour and was pre-released on December 11.[1] "Shunkan Eternal" was used as theme song for Yofuku no Aoyama's Suit & Court Basketball TV CM and was pre-released on December 20.[2]

Editions

  • CD+DVD (RZCD-86984/B, ¥2,200)
  • CD Only (RZCD-869845, ¥1,200)

Tracklist

CD+DVD

CD
  1. Ai no Tame ni ~for love, for a child~ - EXILE
  2. Shunkan Eternal - EXILE THE SECOND
  3. Ai no Tame ni ~for love, for a child~ (Instrumental) - EXILE
  4. Shunkan Eternal (Instrumental) - EXILE THE SECOND
DVD
  1. Ai no Tame ni ~for love, for a child~ (Music Video) - EXILE
  2. Shunkan Eternal (Music Video) - EXILE THE SECOND

CD Only

  1. Ai no Tame ni ~for love, for a child~ - EXILE
  2. Shunkan Eternal - EXILE THE SECOND
  3. Ai no Tame ni ~for love, for a child~ (Instrumental) - EXILE
  4. Shunkan Eternal (Instrumental) - EXILE THE SECOND

Featured Members

EXILE promoting "Ai no Tame ni ~for love, for a child~"

EXILE THE SECOND promoting "Shunkan Eternal"

Charts

Oricon

  • Physical
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
x x x x x x x 2 38,617[3]
x x x x x x x 2 6,007
x x x x x x x 18 1,960
x x x x x x x - x
x x x x x x x - x
x x x x x x x - x
x x x x x x x - x

Total Reported Sales: 46,584*

  • Combined Chart

The combined chart compiles digital download sales, physical CD sales and digital streaming numbers.

Week Rank Points
2 41,650
11 10.269
33 5,014
x -
x -
x -
x -

Total Points: 65,461*[4]

Billboard Japan Top Singles Sales

Week Rank Sales
1 40,276
15 2,399
x -
x -
x -
x -

Total Reported Sales: 42,675*

Trivia

  • This is EXILE's first CD single in 3 years and 5 months since the release of "Joy-ride ~Kanki no Drive~" in August 2016 and their third joint single, being first with EXILE THE SECOND.

References

  1. https://exile.lnk.to/AINOTAMENI
  2. https://exile.lnk.to/ETS_SYUNKANETERNAL
  3. The sales of the single started getting count by Oricon from December 25, 2019.
  4. The total also includes the points from the digital pre-release of both songs.

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