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AKB48 Dominates Oricon's 2012 Photo Book Ranking

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posted by Aysohmay on 1 June, 2012 at 09:33 pm   ·   13 comments
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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Comments

  • Posted by extremeDOnuts · 50 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    extremeDOnuts

    nice one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Posted by fade92 · 258 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    fade92

    well photobooks aren't really my likin....but what can u say...

  • Posted by SiuWai · 8,832 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    SiuWai

    nice but i don't like photos book ....XP

  • Posted by karlagvp · 94 Jpops · 4 shares · 2 years ago  
    karlagvp

    I swear AKB48 is gonna take over the world someday xD

  • Posted by Traditionally VIP · 17,214 Jpops · 12 shares · 2 years ago  
    Traditionally

    Congratz!! Speaking of something related to books, I'm surprised that AKB48 guide book for 4th general election sold over 100k+ copies... So many ppl needs a guide in voting O_O

  • Reply by Hakuo  
    Hakuo

    I hope soo xD...can wait untill they get to Europe!!! xD LOVE AKB48

  • Posted by mikeylovesharuna · 23,884 Jpops · 104 shares · 2 years ago  
    mikeylovesharuna

    yayyyyyyyyyyy go akb48 power, so happy for Acchan < 3

  • Posted by ASianInvasion · 35,724 Jpops · 1 shares · 2 years ago  
    ASianInvasion

    hahahahahah they conquer japan!!!

  • Posted by Chiaki0978 · 13,319 Jpops · 50 shares · 2 years ago  
    Chiaki0978

    wow, might as well take 4th haha

  • Posted by cheechan · 745 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    cheechan

    wow, that amazing

  • Posted by RedMongoose · 774 Jpops · 51 shares · 2 years ago   now online
    RedMongoose

    Also, #10 is a cat book... lol... idolx9... and then, cats.

  • Posted by Mirkaa · 1,204 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    Mirkaa

    wow sugoiii :3 ^^

  • Posted by RedMongoose · 774 Jpops · 51 shares · 2 years ago   now online
    RedMongoose

    Considering that Rena is a more prominent part of AKB than well, most of AKB, it's fair enough to add 6, if not 9 as well.

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