With over 2 million copies shipped, idol group AKB48's 26th single, “Manatsu no Sounds good!” manages to top the Oricon Weekly Single Ranking Chart for the week of June 4th!
AKB48's “Manatsu no Sounds good!” have 1,617,000 copies sold in its first week! This created a new record as the highest sales on Oricon’s single sales chart for a first week. The idol group currently topped the chart for 13 consecutive singles, and also sold over a million copies for 7 consecutive singles.
Furthermore, the single's first day sales of 1,171,000 copies also marked a new record on Oricon daily chart.
[Top5 of AKB48's first week of sales]
1. “Manatsu no Sounds good!” - 1,617,000 copies (5-23-2012 released)
2. “Flying Get” -1,354,000 copies （8-24-2011 released)
3. “Everyday, Kachuusha” - 1,334,000 copies（5-25-2011 released)
4. “Kaze ha Fuiteiru” - 1,300,000 copies （10-26-2011 released)
5. “GIVE ME FIVE!” - 1,287,000 copies （2-15-2012 released)
AKB48's “Manatsu no Sounds good!” will be available in four versions, CD+DVD Limited Type A and B (w/ Handshake Event Ticket), and CD+DVD Regular Type A and B, for 1680 yen each. It will be released on May 23rd. Order now at Play-Asia.com and CD-Japan to get exciting bonuses!
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