Tag Archives: Oricon

FT Island Speak About: Their Comeback, Japanese Achievements and Celebrity Friends.

1 Jun

FT Island Takes an Interview w/ IS Sports.

After achieving much success in Japan, the boys of F.T. Island have finally returned to their home turf more confident than ever. Their first Japanese album, “Five Treasure Island“, ranked at the top of Oricon’s weekly chart, the first for a foreign artist in Oricon’s 42 years of history. The boys recently sat down for an interview with IS Sports in commemoration of the feat and shared their thoughts on their impressive achievements.  Check it out below!

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‘BIG BANG 2’ Album Covers Releases +Details on Japanese Tour.

17 Apr



Big Bang Back in Japan.

BIG BANG had just announced that they will be heading on their second Japanese tour! (Announced on April 13th) The group’s new tour is titled, “BIGBANG presents ‘Love & Hope Tour 2011′”, and it marks the first time that BIG BANG has toured Japan in nearly two years.

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KARA Sets Another Record for Japan’s Oricon Chart.

11 Apr

KARA Sets Another Recordfor Japan.

Since their debut in Japan last August, KARA’s latest single “Jet Coaster Love” has proven to be the most popular as the single has given them their best sales, selling 123,000 copies in it’s first week. The high sales volume has also put KARA at the number one spot on Oricon’s 4/18 Weekly Single Ranking.

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KARA Surpasses 1,000,000 Copies and Sells Big in Japan.

31 Mar

KARA Sells 1,00o,ooo Copies.

KARA has recorded over 1 million copies in album sales, after only eight months in the Japanese music industry! According to information revealed by Universal Music Japan on March 31st, KARA’s five albums – “Mister“, “Jumping“, “Girl’s Talk“, “Best Clips“, “KARA Best 2007-2010” – have sold a total of 1,080,000 copies in all.

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4minute Ranks #9 on Oricon Daily.

10 Mar

WHY Reaches #9 in Japan.

On March 9th, the lovely ladies of 4minute released their latest single, ‘WHY’ in Japan and good news for their fans as it’s currently ranked 9th on the Oricon Daily Chart!

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JYJ’s Representatives Speak Out Against AVEX &Oricon.

9 Mar

Unfair Treatment Towards JYJ.

On the morning of March 9th, JYJ’s representatives released an official statement regarding JYJ’s DVD and album being excluded from Japan’s Oricon Charts.

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JYJ Excluded from Oricon’s Ranking Chart.

8 Mar

JYJ Was Excluded from Ranking?

JYJ fans have yet another issue on their hands, as it was recently discovered that Japan’s Oricon chart excluded JYJ’s album from its rankings. Representatives of Oricon Chart reported, “JYJ’s ‘DVD Memories in 2010‘ and their album, ‘Thanksgiving Live in Dome Live CD‘, will both be excluded from the chart rankings.”

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KARA Becomes the 1st Foreign Female Artist to Top Oricon’s Composite DVD Chart.

5 Mar

KARA Tops the Charts.

Korean girl group, KARA, has released their music video collection DVD “KARA BEST CLIPS” last week and it topped Oricon’s Weekly Composite DVD Ranking chart; selling around 132,000 copies. KARA has personally been first in the single, album and DVD rankings. However, it’s been revealed that they’re the first foreign female artist to top the composite DVD ranking chart since its inception in 1999.

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DBSK Places First on Oricon Charts.

1 Feb

DBSK Is Back On Top!

DBSK, having returned to the Japanese stage after a year, showcased their unchanging popularity by taking the top spot on the Oricon weekly charts.

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DBSK Reaches #1 on Oricon.

26 Jan


The duo of DBSK have proven true to their name “The Rising Gods of the East” once again!

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