First included in
Taiko no Tatsujin: White Version
January 20, 2016
J-pop (Anime song)
Satoshi (CV: Rica Matsumoto)
SME Records (Sony Music Entertainment)
In fictional works
Pokémon the Series: XYZ
Opening theme song
"XY&Z" ( Japanese: XY&Z, Ekkusuwai Ando Zetto) is a song performed by Rica Matsumoto.
About the song
The song was first included in the first volume the
Pokémon the Series: XYZ Character Song Project maxi-singles, which was released on January 20, 2016. Matsumoto performed the song under her character Ash (Satoshi in Japan) from the Pokémon anime series. It was later included in Matsumoto's first mini-album " Aim to be a Pokémon Master -20th Anniversary", which was released on November 29, 2017.
It was featured as the Japanese opening theme song for the TV anime series
Pokémon the Series: XYZ
It was first included in
via Japanese version's version 3.10 update and Asia version's version 1.02 update on the arcade platforms and later in Taiko no Tatsujin: White Version as one of the base songs on console platform.
Taiko no Tatsujin: Dokodon! Mystery Adventure
List of games
★ x 1
★ x 2
★ x 5
Oni / Extreme ★ x 9
Please be aware that the following is for the TV-size version of the song as it was originally featured in the anime/video game series.
（ニトロチャージ熱く行こうぜ） さあ！進もうぜ いつでも準備はOK （かたやぶりへんげんじざいで） Hei! Karosu o terasu ano asahi no yō ni (Nitorochāji atsuku ikōze) Sā! Susumou ze itsudemo junbi wa okkē (Katayaburi hengenjizai de)
Hey! Just like the morning sun shining upon Kalos (Rush in hot like a Flame Charge) Come on! Just head on as we're ready anytime (Be a Protean Mold Breaker)
決して消えない絆になるから どこまでも強くなれる 俺たちなら woh woh woh yeah… Kasanariau omoi ga shinkuro shite Kesshite kienai kizuna ni narukara Doko made mo tsuyoku nareru Ore-tachi nara woh woh woh yeah…
Our overlapping feelings synchronize As they become our unfading bonds Growing stronger until the end If it's just us, woh woh woh yeah...
！！激しく燃えるバトル Z ( ぜ ) いく ！！ピンチはチャンスだぜ Z ( ぜ ) いこう ！！きしかいせい Z ( ぜ ) 絶対に諦めない いく ！！譲れない夢がある Z ( ぜ ) いく ！！必ずゲットだぜ Z ( ぜ ) いこう ！！手を伸ばして Z ( ぜ ) 誰も知らない高みへ Ikuze!! Hageshiku moeru batoru Ikuze!! Pinchi wa chansu daze Ikōze!! Kishikaisei Zettai ni akiramenai Ikuze!! Yuzurenai yume ga aru Ikuze!! Kanarazu getto daze Ikōze!! Te o nobashite Daremo shiranai takami e
Let'z go!! The fiercely burning battle Let'z go!! Crises are chances Let'z go!! Do a Reversal Absolutely never giving up Let'z go!! Holding tight to our dreams Let'z go!! We're sure to get them Let'z go!! Stretch out your hands Up to the heights unknown
そう！立ち向かって共に行こうぜ 夢の向こうまで Sā! Agete iku ze (Hyakuman boruto) Sō! Tachimukatte tomoni ikou ze Yume no mukō made
Come on! Raise it up (1,000,000 Volts) Alright! Let's face our fears and head on together Towards the side beyond our dreams