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AKB48's "Koko ni Ita Koto" sells 321,000 copies on its first day

June 8, 2011 @ 11:49 pm
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AKB48's first original album, "Koko ni Ita Koto", sold 321,000 copies on its very first day, thus landing first place on June 8th's Oricon Daily Album Ranking.

According to AKB48's record label King Records, "Koko ni Ita Koto" shipped out an initial 1,110,000 copies, over double the amount for last year's best album, "Kamikyokutachi". AKB48 has been everywhere in the media lately, and the album sales are likely to be very high.

In related news, AKB48's third election results will be revealed a day after the album's release on June 9th. Stay tuned to tokyohive for coverage of the results, and good luck to all the members!

Source: Oricon

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