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Posted by yckim124 AKP STAFF Thursday, April 12, 2018

BTS breaks KARA's record + becomes the K-Pop group with the fastest-selling album in Japan

KARA, (Bangtan Boys) BTS
BTS is making new records with the new Japanese album 'Face Yourself'.

According to Japan's Oricon Chart on April 12, BTS' 3rd Japanese album sold 282,000 copies in the first week (April 2-April 8). This breaks the record by KARA, who sold 275,000 copies of their Japanese album 'Super Girl' in the first week of November 2011.

This puts 'Face Yourself' as the fastest-selling album by a K-pop group in Japan, breaking the record set by the girl group 6 years and 4 months ago.

Through Oricon Chart, BTS members shared a comment, stating, "Our 3rd full album 'Face Yourself' has placed #1 on Oricon Weekly Album Chart. We are happy to make the best record for international hip-hop artist and share such delightful news to our ARMYs ahead of our fan meeting in Japan. We're also working hard to prepare for our official Japan fan meeting taking place on the 18th so please look forward to it."

Meanwhile, 'Face Yourself' has also debuted at #43 on 'Billboard 200'.

  1. KARA
  2. (Bangtan Boys) BTS
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