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Another Million Seller in the Making?

AKB48’s ‘Sakura no Ki ni Narou’ released, and the first-day sales have shaken Oricon once again. 655,344 copies have been sold, almost a hundred thousand more than Beginner’s first-day numbers(568,095). This already makes it another record breaker as the highest recorded first-day sales ever for a single on Oricon. This …

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Beginner First Day Sales

Yesterday David and I were talking about AKB and and releases they made this year when he mentioned that 2010 was hands down the best year AKB has seen, as far as singles go.  ‘Ponytail to Shushu’ and ‘Heavy Rotation’ were instant classics as far as we were concerned.  I …

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