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Johnny Kitagawa sets another Guinness World Records

November 21, 2012 @ 1:24 pm
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On November 19, it was announced that Johnny's Entertainment founder Johnny Kitagawa (81) has been certified by the Guinness World Records for "producing the most number of artists who have claimed number 1 on music charts."

This is Johnny's 3rd Guinness World Records award as he previously received awards for "most No.1 singles produced by an individual" and "most concerts produced by an individual" last September.

In total, Johnny has produced 35 artists who have topped the Oricon charts. During an interview, Johnny stated, "There is significance in breaking new records. I want to challenge myself to another Guinness."

Among the 35 artists is KinKi Kids' Domoto Koichi. During a press conference for his stage play, 'Endless SHOCK', he congratulated Johnny, saying, "I'm one of the artists [produced by him]. I am always thankful for Johnny-san."

Source: Sanspo
Image: Guinness World Records

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