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SKE48 Achieves New Record with “Kataomoi Finally”

January 31, 2012

SKE48 (the sister group of AKB48) has managed to sell more than 496,000 copies of their latest 8th single “Kataomoi [...]

AKB48 is Japan’s Top Singles Selling Female Idol Group

January 8, 2012

Following last week’s single sales, Oricon has announced that the popular Japanese idol gr0up AKB48 has finally climbed to the [...]

One Piece Sets Another New Annual Sales Record in 2011

December 20, 2011

One Piece has been setting awesome record sales with the release of each new volume (Vol 61-64) throughout this year, [...]

Oricon Reveals 2011 Artist Total Sales Ranking

December 20, 2011

We are nearing the end of the year and its time to read the report cards of all the artists. [...]

Japan’s Queen of Commercials is AKB48 Oshima Yuko

December 8, 2011

Almost every month we will get to see few new commercials featuring members from the popular idol group AKB48, and [...]

AKB48 “Kaze wa Fuiteiru” Blows Second First Day Million Seller Onto Oricon Charts

October 27, 2011

Its just undeniable that AKB48 are the most popular idol group in Japan right now and the first day sales [...]

NMB48 Scores 2nd Oricon Single Chart Topper

October 27, 2011

NMB48 (AKB48 sister group based in Osaka) released their second single “Oh My God! (オーマイガー!)” last week on 19 Oct [...]

YUI Grabs Oricon Top Spot with New Single “Green a.live”

October 13, 2011

Japanese singer YUI released her 20th single “Green a.live” last week and as expected the song has gone straight to [...]

Oricon: Celebrities That Look Good Wearing Glasses

October 2, 2011

1 Oct is a special day for those wearing glasses because the associations affiliated with eyewear has designated it as “Glasses Day [...]

Over 1 Million Copies of “Flying Get” Sold on First Day

August 25, 2011

Today’s is the official release data for AKB48 22nd single “Flying Get” and it has set a ground-breaking Oricon record [...]

One Piece Vol 63 Set Record with 2 Million Sold Within Four Days

August 12, 2011

Eiichiro Oda’s “One Piece” manga continues its strong sales record with the latest volume 63 passing the 2 million sales [...]

SKE48 Tops Oricon Weekly Sales Chart With “Pareo wa Emerald”

August 4, 2011

Just last week, AKB48′s sister group NMB48 topped the Oricon Weekly Sales Chart with their debut single. This week, another sister [...]