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AKB48 Dominates Oricon's 2012 Photo Book Ranking

4yr ago   ·   Friday 1 Jun, 2012 - 09:33pm UTC   ·   Aysohmay   ·   1 upvote   ·   0 comments   ·   4,497 views
AKB48 Dominates Oricon's 2012 Photo Book Ranking
Oricon reveal their ranking of the best selling photo books for the first half of 2012. AKB48 and its members dominated the charts, taking spots 1, 2, 3 and 5 with their photo books.

Atsuko Maeda's photo book "Bukiyou" topped the chart, selling 102,306 copies. "It’s all thanks to everybody. Thank you very much!," she commented after hearing the news.

Rino Sashihara placed 2nd on the chart with her photo book "Sashiko", selling 100,951 units. Yuki Kashiwagi placed 3rd with her book "Yu, Yu, Yukirin", selling 73,879 copies.

AKB48 placed 5th with their book "AKB48 Twenty – Four Hours" selling 71,120 copies. The group has topped the charts the past 2 years.

Check out the full ranking below:

1. Atsuko Maeda’s Photo Book, “Bukiyou” (102,306)
2. Rino Sashihara’s 1st Photo Book, “Sashiko” (100,951)
3. Yuki Kashiwagi’s 2nd Photo Book, “Yu, Yu, Yukirin…” (73,879)
4. Nozomi Sasaki’s “Non.non” (71,490)
5. AKB48’s “Twenty-Four Hours” (71,120)
6. Rena Matsui’s Photo Book, “Kingyo” (52,573)
7. Girls' Generation’s “Holiday” (33,415)
8. Pia Live Photo Magazine, “2PM ARENA TOUR 2011″ (16,938)
9. SKE48’s Photo Book, “Houkago, Nijigen Doukoukai” (16,749)
10. Nose Neko, “Kago Neko Shiro to 3 Tou no Nakama Tachi” (16,188)
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