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AKB48 Sold 655,000 Copies of “Sakura no Ki ni Narou” Within A Day

February 17, 2011

Kings Record and Aki-P must be laughing all the way to the bank because his pop idol group AKB48 has [...]

AKB48 Tomomi Itano Releasing 2nd Single in April

February 14, 2011

Tomomi Itano of AKB48 held an event yesterday to promote her latest solo single “Dear J” that was released on [...]

One Piece Volume 61 Sold 2 Million Copies in 3 Days

February 11, 2011

Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece manga series just keeps on breaking new records. The latest Volume 61 of the manga was [...]

Tomomi Itano Successful Solo Debut

February 1, 2011

Congratulations to Tomomi Itano 板野 友美 for her successful solo debut where an impressive 163,000 copies of her single was sold on [...]

AKB48 & Arashi Dominates 2010′s Top 10 Singles Chart

December 23, 2010

2010 has gotta be the most amazing year for both AKB48 and Arashi because they have been breaking many sales [...]

AKB48 Sets New Record With “Beginner”

November 2, 2010

Oricon has announced their weekly sales figures for AKB48 latest single “Beginner” and more than 827,000 copies have been sold! [...]

K-ON! Latest Singles Placed 2nd & 3rd On Oricon

August 8, 2010

Last year, K-On! accomplished the amazing feat of conquering Oricon charts with Hokago Teatime. Similarly, the second seaon’s opening theme “Go! [...]

Oricon: Best Looking Japanese Celebrities in Swimwear

July 25, 2010

Its the summer season and everyone is heading to the beach or swimming pool to cool off. Hence, Oricon has [...]

AKB48 Latest Single Sold 513,000 Copies

June 4, 2010

AKB48 released their 16th single Ponytail to Shushu 「ポニーテールとシュシュ」last week (26 May 2010) and the single is so popular that [...]

K-ON!! Conquers Oricon Singles Charts

May 5, 2010

Last year, I reported that K-On! Hokago Teatime 『放課後ティータイム』 was the first anime character CD release to conquer Oricon charts. [...]

AKB48 Scores #1 Album on Oricon Charts

April 16, 2010

Last week, we saw the AKB48 Dekotora which was promoting their latest best album Kamikyoukutachi 「神曲たち」. Looks like it was [...]

Oricon: Recommended Drama Series Adapted From Manga

March 27, 2010

Many excellent Japanese dorama series are adapted from intriguing manga series. Thus, Oricon went out and polled 500 men and [...]