G-Dragon’s World Tour DVD Off to a Good Start Ranking 3rd on Oricon Chart

Big Bang’s leader G-Dragon’s solo concert tour DVD placed third on the Japanese Oricon Chart. According to Oricon Chart, on February 12, G-Dragon’s world tour DVD, “One of a Kind The Final in Seoul + World Tour,” took the No. 3 spot on the daily chart and the No. 5 spot on the overall chart. The DVD consists of footage from G-Dragon’s “2013 1st World Tour – One of a Kind” finale concert, which too...

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Seo In Guk’s First Japanese Album Lands in the Top 10 Spot on Oricon Chart

Singer and actor Seo In Guk released his first Japanese album on January 15. The album titled “Everlasting” took the No. 9 spot on the chart for the day’s daily sales on the Oricon Chart. Until recently, Seo In Guk focused his promotions in Korea. However, landing in the top 10 spot on the chart is proving the success of expanding his career overseas. The album includes his Japanese debut single “...

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SHINee’s Japanese Single “321” Sells Over 40K on Day of Release

The five member boy group SHINee rose to the No. 3 spot on the Japanese Oricon Chart with their new Japanese single “321” on the day it was released.   According to the Japanese main music ranking site, Oricon Daily Chart, SHINee sold 42,216 copies of their new single “321” on December 4 which was the same day it was released. It landed them in third place on the chart. “321” is the title track fo...

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Jaejoong’s Korean Album Ranks Fourth on Japan Oricon Weekly Chart

Kim Jaejoong’s first solo studio album, “WWW: Who, When, Why,” took number four on the Japanese Oricon Chart. According to a representative of C-JeS Entertainment on November 6, “Kim Jaejoong is surprising Japanese music officials by holding a rank in the Japan Oricon Weekly Chart with a Korean album.” The rep also stated, “There was no promotion done in Japan. Thus, if we add the number of import...

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2PM Reaches Number One on Japan’s Weekly Oricon Chart

2PM’s Japanese single “Winter Games” has ascended to the top on the weekly Oricon and Tower Records charts. The single, which was released on October 16, is 2PM’s seventh Japanese single. “Winter Games” rose to the number one spot on the Oricon real time and daily charts as soon as it was released. Moreover, the single also filled the number one spot for the Oricon weekly chart on October 23 provi...

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Big Bang and CNBlue Top Japanese Oricon Music DVD Chart

Big Bang and CNBlue’s music DVDs recently achieved first and second places, respectively, on the Japanese Oricon Music DVD weekly chart.    On March 20, DVD of “Big Bang Alive Tour 2013 in Japan Special Finale Tokyo Dome,” which took place last year on December 5, was released. It was a huge success as it quickly reached number one on the chart and sold 36,000 copies in the first week. On the same...

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CNBlue’s New Japanese Single “Robot” Takes Second Place on Oricon Weekly Chart

CNBlue is receiving lots of popularity in Japan. On December 25, according to the Oricon chart, over 40,000 records of CNBlue’s new single “Robot” were sold making the second ranking. “Robot” is the group’s fourth Japanese single and was released on December 19. More than 24,000 copies were sold upon release and surpassed many expectations. The title song, “Robot” was written and composed by...

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Jang Geun Suk’s Full-Page Ad Wins an Award from the Japanese Press Association

Jang Geun Suk’s full-length ad on Asahi newspaper won a “Newspaper Ad Award 2012” in Japan. In May this year, total eight pages of promotional ad for Jang Guen Suk’s first Japanese music album “Just Crazy” were placed in popular Japanese newspaper Asahi Shinbun. The prize was awarded on October 19 at the Tokyo Prince Hotel as a celebration of the 55th “Newspaper Advertisement Day.” Out of 475 subm...

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