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Good news SONEs!
Mark September 18th in your calendars because Girls’ Generation will be having a couple of Japanese releases on that day!
First up is the ‘Girls’ Generation ~ Girls & Peace ~ Japan 2nd Tour’ DVDs and Blu-ray discs! It will include the 27 songs performed during the second Japan tour (song list here), the dance versions of ‘Boomerang’, ‘Reflection’, ‘I’m a Diamond’ as well as tour document movie. The limited DVD and Blu-ray editions will come with a 44-page photo booklet (both versions will be different) and a special t-shirt (size M).
The four versions of the ‘Girls’ Generation ~ Girls & Peace ~ Japan 2nd Tour’ are as follows:
Regular DVD edition is priced at ￥4,980, Limited Edition DVD (with photo booklet and special t-shirt) is ￥6,980, regular Blu-ray edition is ￥5,980 while the Limited Edition Blu-ray (with photo booklet and special t-shirt) is ￥8,240.
Meanwhile, Girls’ Generation will also release a new Japanese single ‘GALAXY SUPERNOVA’ on September 18th. The single will have ‘GALAXY SUPERNOVA’ as its title song as well as another Japanese original song ‘DO THE CATWALK’. It will come in two versions, the regular edition (￥1,260) and the Limited CD+DVD Edition (￥1,890), which comes with a DVD of the ‘GALAXY SUPERNOVA’ music video.
Girls’ Generation topped Oricon’s Weekly Singles Chart (October 8th edition) through their 5th Japanese single ‘Oh!’ which was released on September 26th with sales of about 66,000 copies throughout the first week of its release.
Besides the single’s successful release, the ‘Girls’ Generation Complete Video Collection’ DVD and Blu-ray which were released on the same day as the 5th single also topped the weekly charts of their respective divisions with sales of 40,000 copies (DVD) and 19,000 copies (Blu-ray) respectively.
With such impressive sales volume, Girls’ Generation had successfully secured the no.1 spot on 3 different divisions, making them the second artist to have achieved such a feat after Japan’s popular group, Mr. Children. Among female artists as well as foreign artists, Girls’ Generation are the first to have topped 3 divisions at the same time.
Girls’ Generation’s ‘Japan 1st Arena Tour Girls’ Generation’ DVD and Blu-ray Disc (BD) topped Oricon’s charts at the same time.
According to Oricon on December 21st, the DVD which was released on December 14th, topped the Oricon’s DVD Weekly Chart for combined category (no.1 for Music category) with sales of 69,000 copies in the first week. Also, the BD which was released on the same date, secured the no.2 spot on Oricon’s BD Weekly Chart for Combined category (no.1 for Music category) after recording sales of 37,000 copies in week 1.
With that, Girls’ Generation are the first foreign artists to top Oricon’s Weekly Chart for both DVD and BD in the Music category at the same time.
Kpop stars are showing their domination in Japan once again. The most notable one is indeed, Girls’ Generation.
Girls’ Generation’s ‘Japan 1st Arena Tour Girls’ Generation’ which was released on December 14th took the no.1 spot on December 14th’s Oricon Daily DVD Combined Chart, Blu-ray Chart and DVD Music Chart.
The ’1st Japan Arena Tour’ DVD not only dominated the Oricon charts but also Tower Records’ Daily Chart where it secured the top two positions on the chart. Girls’ Generation’s popularity in Japan is proven again as 3rd album ‘The Boys (Mr.Taxi version)’ was ranked 3rd on the same chart.