11:06 pm - 03/13/2012
SDN48's Final Single Reaches New Heights on Oricon Weekly Charts
All 39 members of idol group SDN48 will disband and graduate by the end of this month. They have just released their 5th and final single "Makeoshimi Congratulation" on 7th Mar. Good news came in when it's revealed that they finally broke their own records on the Oricon charts with this final single.
So far all their previous 4 singles only managed to peak at #3 on the Oricon weekly charts, with their 3rd single "MIN・MIN・MIN" having the highest first week sales of 72,584 copies. However, Makeoshimi Congratulation managed to peak at #2 on the Oricon weekly charts. With 74,459 copies sold, it also sets a new record as their highest first week sales.
Before disbanding, the group is set to release 2 albums on the 14th and 28th Mar respectively. They will also release a Studio Recording CD and DVD on 28th Mar covering their Yuuwaku no Garter stage performances.