Twelve (12) albums of idol group AKB48 simultaneously ranked at Oricon's TOP 100 Weekly Album Rankings, for the week of January 7th. Included are 11 of the remastered theater albums, that was released last January 1st.
AKB48 beaten the record acquired by both Candies (in 1978) and KARA (in 2011) achieved in “number of albums ranked simultaneously on the TOP 100” for a female group, which was 5 albums.
Additionally, AKB48 became the 3rd female artist (including solos) to have over 10 works simultaneously ranked on the ‘TOP 100′. This was previously accomplished by Misora Hibari (12 albums) and Matsuda Seiko (13 albums).
Below is the list of the 12 albums and their rankings:
No.31 Team B 3rd Pajama Drive
No.43 Team K 4th Saishuu Bell ga Naru
No.46 Team A 4th Tadaima Renaichuu
No.58 Himawari-gumi 2nd Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai
No.59 Himawari-gumi 1st Boku no Taiyo
No.70 Team K 6th RESET
No.71 Team A 6th Mokugekisha
No.72 Team B 5th Theater no Megami
No.77 Team A 5th Renai Kinshi Jourei
No.81 Team K 5th Sakaagari
No.88 Team B 4th Idol no Yoake
AKB48's "studio recordings collection" series will be released on January 1st, for 2875 yen each (that's 57,500 yen for all 20 CDs). Pre-orders your copies now at CDJapan, and get exciting bonuses!
Source: Oricon via tokyohive
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