Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Arashi sells a total of over five million DVDs!

This week, Arashi released their live DVD “ARASHI 10-11 TOUR “Scene”~Kimi to Boku no Miteiru Fuukei~ DOME+,” selling 539,000 copies in the first week, putting them on top of the 6/27 Weekly Oricon Chart. Up until then, Arashi sold 4.74 million copies of their DVDs and now including their latest DVD they’ve broken the 5 million threshold and have sold a total of 5,282,000 copies. Because of this remarkable feat, Arashi become the first artist to sell over 5 million DVDs!

The group currently holds the top spot for “Artist with the most DVDs sold”. The number two spot is held by Morning Musume with 2,695,000 copies.

Arashi’s DVD is a recording of the last performance of their tour which took place from August 2010 until January 2011. The DVD also includes the music video and making video to their new song “Mada Minu Sekai e” as well as a project by the members called “Arashi’s Training Camp” and a long interview.

Source: Oricon

Arashi unveils covers for upcoming album, “Beautiful World”!

Arashi has just updated their official website with more information on their highly-anticipated new album, “Beautiful World“!

As we previously reported, the album will come in two different versions: a limited first press version, and a regular edition. The limited edition version of “Beautiful World” comes with a “special package” and an exclusive 48-page lyric booklet. The regular version is packaged with a 32-page lyric booklet.

Two small pictures of the cover have also been revealed, so check them out below!


Limited Edition

Regular Edition