Ganbaretsugo copy off Perfume

So I was pretty excited to hear Hey! Say! 7’s new song Ganbaretsugo. Mostly because I prefer Hey! Say! 7 to Hey! Say! BEST, and any chance for them to get a new song I’m pretty much thrilled about. But instead of immediately being in love with the song I was a little bit disappointed by the fact that they basically plagiarized Perfume’s Electro world.

The underline beat is the exact same beat as Electro World except Johnny put some other up beat song on top of it so, it wouldn’t sound 100% the same. But it’s obvious enough to tell immediately that it’s Electro World.

For those of you not familiar with the song, here’s the Elctro World PV.

You have to wait until the chorus ends and the verse stars. So around 1:20 in you’ll hear the music that Ganbaretsugo copied. 1:30 is the exact part they copied. I know this isn’t really as big of a deal as Ryo plagiarizing ACIDMAN’s song. And most lucky no one else will pick up on this, but it still really irks me. I guess I’m also making a bigger deal about it then it is. XD

Anyway, besides the Perume similarities the song itself is a little mediocre in my opinion. The lyrics seem pretty lame. And by lyrics I mean the few English lyrics they threw in the song. I can tell why this song isn’t getting or isn’t on an official release. The music is pretty good though. But that’s because I’ve always loved Electro World. ;]
As expected the song is Ryosuke and Chinen lead. Just like every JUMP song is anymore. But equally expected Yuto was a minor singer in this song, so I can’t really complain. I was also blown away by the fact that Keito and Ryutaro actually got solo lines. That only happens once ever 6 months, or when Johnny feels they’ve been in the background too long.