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8:39 pm - 05/15/2012

Mr.Children 's 2 Best Albums top the chart with selling over 1.44 million copies !!


As reported earlier ,Popular Rock band  Mr.Children released  2 best albums『Mr.Children 2001-2005 <micro>』 &『Mr.Children 2005-2010 <macro>』 on their debut day 10th May (later than usual) to celebrate their 20th debut anniversary

With one less day ! , both albums can achieve 700k copied sales in first week !! .MACRO  sold  731,589 copies and MICRO sold 715,556 copies !!  staying at No.1 &No.2 consecutively in  weekly chart .Total sales are 1.44 million copies ! ! Also, MACRO has been the biggest first week sales since Arashi 's  All the best (1999-2009) in 2009 !!

This marked the a new record, as they’ve become the first artist more than 20 years into their debut to monopolize 1st and 2nd place. Hotei Tomoyasu had kept the record previously as he achieved 1st and 2nd place on the album ranking with his two best-of albums after 12 years and 11 months since his debut.

Additionally, Mr.Children tied the record with TMN and Porno Graffitti for topping 1st and 2nd place with best-of albums for the second time after their previous best-of albums.



Besides, they can surpass their later Original albums 's first week sales ,HOME [2007] 693,038 copies (total 1,207,417 copies ) &Supermarket fantasy[2008] 707,763 ( total 1,277,906 copies ) ,with one less day !!




For later album SENSE [2010[ ,this mysterious album has no Single ,no Lives on media ,lack of information before releasing and almost zero promotion .. 780k is very big !!

Moreover ,their older 2 best albums which were released in last 11 years (July ,2001) re-entered the TOP10 ! .
『Mr.Children 1992-1995』 (Total sales 2.363 million copies ) soared from No.55 (last week) to No.9 and  Mr.Children 1996-2000』 (Total sales 1.798 million copies ) from No.59 to No.12
Besides, their latest single Inori ~Namida no kidou stay at No.4 on this week

Now , TOP 10 yearly album chart

*1 *,747,145 **1,567 EXILE JAPAN/Solo / EXILE/EXILE ATSUSHI 12/01/01

*2 *,731,589 731,589 Mr.Children 2005-2010<macro> / Mr.Children 12/05/10 << NEW
*3 *,715,556 715,556 Mr.Children 2001-2005<micro> / Mr.Children 12/05/10 << NEW

*4 *,390,481 **3,200 NEWTRAL / Ikimono gakari 12/02/29
*5 *,300,409 **2,375 Kis-My-1st / Kis-My-Ft2 12/03/28
*6 *,275,961 **2,219 Super girls / KARA 11/11/23 (Total :726,556)
*7 *,***,*** ***,*** FUNKY MONKEY BABYS4 / FUNKY MONKEY BABYS 11/12/21
*8 *,246,346 *38,721 YUZU YOU[2006-2011] / ゆず 12/04/25
*9 *,234,924    ****848  BUTTERFLY / L'Arc~en~Ciel 12/02/08
10 *,204,981 ***,970 The beginning / AYAKA 12/02/01
11 *,204,470 **1,593 GIRLS' GENERATION / 少女時代 11/06/01 (Total 846,524)



Wow ~..Congrats to Misuchiru !! Their sales are enormous ! .It's seemly The LEGEND 's domination
They're still really strong and influence in music industry !!
Next week ,there are no rivals . I think Misuchiru will stay at No.1 &2 again  ! !

This 2 albums 're likely to million in 1 month (maybe next 2weeks) .Wish they can do that !! XD
Go go go..MISUCHIRU !!



Source  : Oricon &2CH & Tokyohive
chizzyrei 15th-May-2012 02:05 pm (UTC)
Mr. Children reminds me of my fave Taiwanese band, Mayday, which is not surprising as they cited Mr Chidren as one of their musical influences. Both are in >10 yrs in the industry and still going very strong.
xingjing 15th-May-2012 04:47 pm (UTC)
i agree with this... both are legends in their respective industries.
yukkiz 16th-May-2012 10:54 am (UTC)
Really agree .They 're very similar ne ^^~
I don't surprise Mayday is Misichiru fan and list Misichiru as one of their musical influence
Their music and lyric is resemble .Lyric is honest and description with nice melody !

They 're really long live popularity in their country ! XD
kiranaharuka 15th-May-2012 02:44 pm (UTC)
as always :) congratulations! ^_^
harunomasu 15th-May-2012 03:30 pm (UTC)
Congrats, congrats, congrats! I've been in love with them since long ago and I'm so happy to see them topping the chart still <333

Edited at 2012-05-15 03:32 pm (UTC)
silg 15th-May-2012 03:43 pm (UTC)
With one week they sales reach exile japan+atsushi sales since new year.
really can't say anything.
banana666 15th-May-2012 04:36 pm (UTC)
i love all of their songs.
congrats <3
arashic5 15th-May-2012 04:38 pm (UTC)
AMAZING.
I wonder is there any other artist to achieve these feat like them? :D
congrats!!!!
kitsune_jade 15th-May-2012 05:41 pm (UTC)
Mr. Children! Congratulations to them. Seems like there might be two possible million sellers this year.

<3
love323able 16th-May-2012 03:46 am (UTC)
i'm in aww
Go Mr. Children XD

first million i mean
first two million XD
whited_79 16th-May-2012 04:04 am (UTC)
congrats! go for that 2 1-MILLION albums! XD
mcflyrox85 16th-May-2012 10:47 am (UTC)
congrats~
i wish NEWS will do it next *A*
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