Oricon Chart recently released updated data for best selling albums by Korean acts so far in 2019. As of June 9, here are the top 5 albums released by Korean artists that made an impact in Japan this year:
1. BTS Map of the Soul: Persona - 321K
2. TWICE's #TWICE2 - 297K
3. SEVENTEEN's You Made My Dawn - 161K
4. TWICE's Fancy You - 106K
5. NCT127's Awaken - 55K
BTS will be releasing their upcoming Japanese album "Lights" days before TWICE's back-to-back Japanese comeback albums "Happy Happy" and "Breakthrough" in July. The said albums are highly anticipated by Kpop fans and are expected to do well in charts.
Congratulations to BTS, TWICE, SEVENTEEN and NCT127!