• Supernova's Sungmo reaches number 1 on Oricon charts!

    February 3, 2016 @ 10:08 pm

    Supernova's Sungmo recently released his solo album 'The Future with U' in japan and has shot straight to the top!The album, released on February 2nd, immediately sold 28,000 copies, placing him at the top of album sales.Prior to the release, Sungmo partook in promotions to get closer with his fans. The fanmeeting he held on the 27th of January drew in an amazing 1,500 fans, showing what a supernova he really is!This marks the second time Sungmo

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  • iKON's debut Japanese album snags the number one spot on Oricon

    January 13, 2016 @ 7:09 pm

    iKON swept Korean music charts with their debut and they're sweeping charts in Japan too. The boy group just released their Japanese album 'Welcome Back', which debuted at number one on Oricon's Daily Singles chart!They sold a total of 53,207 copies of their album, snagging the top spot. Their album included one disc with 13 Korean tracks, and a second disc with 12 Japanese tracks.iKON had held a Japanese fan meeting even before their official de

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  • EXO makes history with the highest amount of sales for rookie artists in Japan this year

    December 22, 2015 @ 9:00 pm

    EXO has made history yet again on Japan's music charts! The popular group has become the very first foreign male artist to hit number one on the rookie sales charts in Japan. EXO just debuted in Japan this year but their popularity has been explosive. They are absolutely slaying!Oricon Style announced, "In the '48th annual ranking for 2015', EXO won the triple crown for new artists. Their revenue was 900 million yen (over $7.4 million U.S.).

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  • INFINITE's new Japanese album ranks high on Oricon!

    December 17, 2015 @ 11:59 am

    Whoo, INFINITE is taking over the Japanese charts with their newly released second studio album, 'For You,' in Japan!  The album came out on December 16, but they already ranked high Oricon's chart on December 17.They sold 12,364 copies within a day, coming up on second place on Oricon's daily albums chart today.  On top of that, MYNAME's 'MYBESTNAME!' placed in sixth. Congrats to both groups!  Grab yourself copies.

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  • BTS tops Oricon chart with 'I Need U'

    December 8, 2015 @ 1:29 pm

    BTS is doing extremely well in both Korea and Japan!  Their newly released single 'I Need U' has topped Oricon's single daily chart on December 9.The Japanese version has sold about 43,728 copies to top the list snugly in first place. To counteract the claims that there are no other big stars competing with BTS's sales at the moment in Japan, it is noted that they sold over 30,000 more than Lovely DOLL, which came in at second with 13,642 sold co

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  • Lee Min Ho's 'The Day' grabs a high ranking spot on Oricon's daily singles chart!

    December 2, 2015 @ 1:19 pm

    Lee Min Ho recently dropped single album 'The Day' for his fans.  This touching gesture as well as his great singing skills for an actor has brought the CD to the second place of Japan's Oricon Daily CD Single Chart!The song expresses his gratitude for the fans who have been with him since his debut.  He also showed his Hallyu skills by appearing on the main page of China's biggest music site, QQ Music, when it was dropped there on the 25th. Cong

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  • EXO makes history again, this time in Japan

    November 9, 2015 @ 7:07 pm

    This is beyond 'daebak'. EXO had made history when they sold over a million albums twice in Korea, and they've just made history in Japan as well.With their Japanese single, "Love Me Right ~romantic universe~", EXO has scored the highest selling debut for a Korean artist in Japan ever.They have already sold 146,000 copies of their Japanese single, and counting! They're also featured on the homepage of Oricon for this impressive feat. A huge

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  • Junsu tops the 'Oricon' Foreign Weekly Chart with new album 'Yesterday'!

    October 28, 2015 @ 7:26 pm

    It seems Junsu's new EP 'Yesterday' is doing immensely well not only in Korea, but also in Japan! 'Oricon' released the album rankings from October 19 to October 25 for its weekly chart, and Junsu's 'Yesterday' took first place on the Foreign Album Chart!Let's congratulate Junsu on achieving this feat and wish him continued success in the future! 

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  • AOA rises to second place on the Oricon weekly albums chart!

    October 21, 2015 @ 3:41 pm

    AOA is taking even the J-Pop scene by storm with their promotions! According to the latest update on 'Oricon' released on October 21, the girl group's first official Japanese album, titled 'Ace Of Angels,' recorded a total sales of 21,591 copies in the first week and placed second on the weekly albums chart. After the release of the album on October 14, AOA has been going up and down from first to third place on the daily charts. The gr

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  • AOA's Japanese album 'Ace of Angels' tops Oricon chart

    October 17, 2015 @ 3:30 am

    AOA proved their international popularity with their latest Japanese album. They're not only a top girl group in Korea but also in Japan! Their first full-length Japanese album 'Ace of Angels' has topped Oricon's 'Daily Albums Chart'!The album was released on October 14, and in just two days the album rose to #1. The popular Japanese girl group AKB48's unit group, whose album came out on the same day, placed second. AOA are currently promoting t

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