Popular group Kanjani8‘s first photo album “for No.∞” has sold 104,000 units on its first week (released by Kodansha on October 10th). The photo collection of Kanjani8 now tops the book ranking (General) exceeding Arashi‘s “ARASHI Marks 2008 Dream-A-Live” (released by Shueisha), released last Sept 15, 2008. This is the first time in four years that a photobook was able to top the book ranking.
This release was created to commemorate the 8th anniversary of Kanjani8. Looking back to their history which wasn’t exactly smooth. In this photo album, members intend to express themselves and also express their gratitude to their fans by showing a new and improved version of themselves.
Including black an white fashion portraits, photo session focusing on them as musicians, trying to express something never achieved in previous photo sessions. Every member also took their own pictures with digital cameras during summer season and they shared them in this release, also including interviews.
Kanjani8′s “for No.∞” can be ordered at Kodansha, Amazon, Kinokuniya, and 7netshopping.