Japanese title: 西新宿で逢ったひと
Romaji title: Nishi Shinjuku de atta hito
English title: The Man I Met in West Shinjuku

Release date: 2004.09.29

Catalog nr: PKCP-2002 (CD), PKSP-2002 (Cassette)
Label: Rice Music

First press: yes, Hello! Project photo card #34

«Nishi Shinjuku de Atta Hito» is Yuki Maeda‘s 6th single, released on September 29th, 2004. This is Maeda’s first single released on the Rice Music label (her previous release was on the record label Zetima). It contains the title track, its instrumental and a karaoke track in a different key, as well as a b-side (Tsuki Ressha) and its instrumental.

This is Maeda’s highest charting and best-selling release throughout her career. It sold 3.030 copies, ranking at #83 at the Oricon charts. 

Music video

Music video

Promo poster

Promo poster


01. 西新宿で逢ったひと (Nishi Shinjuku de Atta Hito; The Man I Met in West Shinjuku)
02. 月列車 (Tsuki Ressha; Moonlight Train)
03. 西新宿で逢ったひと (Instrumental)
04. 月列車 (Instrumental)
05. 西新宿で逢ったひと (Karaoke for Men, One Key lower)


 西新宿で逢ったひと (Nishi Shinjuku de Atta Hito)

Lyrics: Mikiko Tagami | Music: Kei Yoshikawa | Arrangement: Kouji Makaino

Shinjuku is a major commercial and administrative centre in Tokyo, housing the busiest train station in the world.


月列車 (Tsuki Ressha)

Lyrics: Rintarou Minesaki | Music: Yuuhei Hanaoka | Arrangement: Kouji Makaino