AKB48 30th Single ‘So Long!’, First Week Sales.

mainAKB48 30th single (32nd overall) ‘So Long!’, which was release on February 20th. Sold 1,035,969 copies in it’s first week of release to rank number one, on the weekly oricon singles chart. It was release in seven versions Three Limited and Regular Edition (CD+DVD) and a CD Only Theater Edition. It’s their 17th number one single, 12th million selling single and 10th single to sell a million copies in it’s first week of release. AKB48 Team A Member Mayu Watanabe is center for this single, it’s the first time she been center for an AKB48 single.
Tracklist – http://akbgirls48.com/?p=12134 .

Video – (So Long! Live) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qazWMsiNc9c .

Waiting Room (Under Girls) – (Short Version) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_GI0_kPqkI .

Type A Cover.

Type A Cover.

Type K Cover.

Type K Cover.

Type B Cover.

Type B Cover.

Theater Edition Cover.

Theater Edition Cover.

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Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 9, March 4, 2013.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. So Long! – AKB48 (02/20/2013) (1,035,986).

Type A Cover.

Video – (Short Version) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeLsjgbCoMI .

2. The Never Ending Story – E-Girls (02/20/2013) (40,065).mainCDDVD_RZCD-59324BVideo – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyfHGxdRUkE .

3. Emotions – Man With A Mission (02/20/2013) (30,392).RegularVideo – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIRfc3ybbPg .

4. My Resistance ~Tashikana Mono~ / Unmei Girl – Kis-My-Ft2 (02/13/2013) (27,063) (343,376).kis_my_ft2___unmei_girl_by_mhelaonline07-d5v6i3fVideo – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86VfykPtKeE .

5. Final Wars! / Mo Ichido Koko Kara Hajimeyo – The Alfee (02/20/2013) (26,365).45064_H1-4_BC_cap-AVideo – (Live) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zfu-xSt15g .

6. Slide ‘n’ Step – Keita (02/20/2013) (23,911).812qfTiNcL_AA1500__zps7a66052bVideo – (Short Version) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjYaCWENSaQ .

7. Lyric – Tokio (02/20/2013) (22,819).Rb64rs7l8. Choco no Dorei – SKE48 (01/30/2013) (18,600) (623,986).

Regular Edition Type A Cover.

Video – http://www.wat.tv/video/ske48-choco-no-dorei-5khxv_2ey5f_.html .

9. Etsu to Utsu – Kiryu (02/20/2013) (13,149).4582281548434Video – http://www.wat.tv/video/kiryu-etsu-to-utsu-5qrb5_2ey5f_.html .

10. Ima Wo Ikite – Asian Kung-Fu Generation (02/20/2013) (13,052).8rshDGd_zps0fd1a7a1Video – http://vimeo.com/58124160 .

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Of Interest To Me (New Releases Only):

14. Koakumarundesu / Sayonara no Kawari ni 2013 – Oha Girl Chu! Chu! Chu! (02/19/2013) (6,435).81pv1fUBBAL__AA1000_Video – (Short Version) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dVsJtMUrEg .

or http://www.jpopasia.com/group/ohagirlchuchuchu/lyrics/koakumarun-desu-sayonara-no-kawarini::28356.html .

19. Stella – Silent Siren (02/20/2013) (4,128).StellaVideo – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARO8Zr7smPU .

24. TOxxxIC – Aya Hirano (02/20/2013) (3,053).sub_image10210_zps18ee18e4Video – http://www.wat.tv/video/aya-hirano-toxxxic-5qjt5_2ey5f_.html .

37. Moso Kohan Nikki – Otome Shinto (02/20/2013) (1,863).NQsh1wKVideo – (Short Version) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csBI7ae83Gs .

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 9, March 4, 2013.

Rank/Albums/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Super Best Records ~15th Celebration~ – Misia (02/20/2013) (64,679).Super_Best_Records_15th_Celebration2. Oh! My! Goodness! – V6 (02/20/2013) (53,730).V6-OhMyGoodness_zps037965733. Celebration – SUPER GiRLS (02/20/2013) (25,928).SUPER-GiRLS---Celebration4. Chokoku – Brahman (02/20/2013) (22,959).TFCC-864255. Exit Tunes Presents Vocalosensation Feat. Miku Hatsume – Various Artist (02/20/2013) (17,541).tumblr_mgi9gttWoU1qzvtljo1_r2_12806. Claire – Kana Hanazawa (02/20/2013) (15,190).25C225B125C225A425C2259925C3259C2520252832529_thumb255B1255D_zps608a64f37. Good Morning Okinawa – Mongol800 (02/20/2013) (12,680).GOOD-MORNING-OKINAWA-MONGOL8008. Take Me Home – One Direction (11/14/2013) (12,531) (199,826).1D_YEARBOOK_COVER WRAP.indd9. Amok – Atoms For Peace (02/20/2013) (10,958).37110. Tokyo Pleasure Ground – Touyu (02/20/2013) (7,920).fa862_228_557693e4e3461d1f493a90ca14be3dfc____________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me (New Releases Only):

16. Polaris – Sachika Misawa (02/20/2013) (5,550).polaris_30. Life Goes On – Dorothy Little Happy (02/20/2013) (3,540).Type-B_AVCD38642

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