March 29th, 2012

Kanjani8 topped Oricon DVD & Blu-Ray charts, made Blu-Ray history!

In the DVD chart, popular Johnny's group, Kanjani8 have now become the highest-selling male artist in the first week in Blu-Ray Disc history so far by selling 44k copies of "KANJANI∞ GO-DAI DOME TOUR EIGHTxEIGHTER Omonnakattara Dome Suimasen." The previous record was set by Mr.Children in November 2011 with "Mr.Children TOUR 2011 "SENSE"" which sold 43k copies of Blu-Ray Disc in the first week. Kanjani8 have also grabbed the no.1 spot for overall DVD, and by topping the DVD and BD charts simultaneously, are now only the 4th male artist to do so besides Mr.Children, RADWIMPS and EXILE, for a DVD+BD total of 204k copies. 

DVD first week sales: 160,463 copies
Blu-Ray Disc first week sales: 43,758 copies

Total DVD+BD = 204,221 copies

Source: Oricon & JPC

CONGRATS EITO & EIGHTERS! *throws confetti, GIFs are welcomed!*