SHINee’s Japanese album ranked in second place on the Oricon Chart on the day of its release. By the morning of the 27th, the Oricon Chart, which is the most authoritative in Japan, had already placed SHINee’s second Japanese album, Boys Meet You, at number two. The new album had sold 36,402 copies. Only Japanese female singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu was ahead of SHINee in sales on the same day.
SHINee took the number one spot in Korea with the songs “Dream Girl” and “Why So Serious,” which were on their third album and their repackaged album released in February and April. The group is well on its way to achieving the same success in Japan.
In related news, BoA, on of Asia’s most popular singing stars, has released her new single, “Tail of Hope,” which currently ranks 11th on the Oricon Singles Chart