make a secret

make a secret was BoA’s 16th single. It was released on August 31, 2005 and reached number 5 on the charts. In all this single has sold over 54,000+ copies. The title track was used for a Kose Fasio commercial, and although the title track was promoted, the B-side won more acclaim and praise from … Continue reading

Neva Eva

Neva Eva was Hitomi Shimatani’s 25th single. It was released on June 6, 2007 and reached number 22 on the charts with 6,055 copies sold. In all this single has sold over 8,175+ copies. The title track was used as the opening theme song for the Nippon TV Wrestling 2007. This was also the first … Continue reading

What’s In An Album Title??? Part 2

Well I hope that you all liked the first part of this article. I had fun writing it and I didn’t have time to finish it so here’s hopefully the last part. This section will cover a little more of BoA and will include Namie Amuro, Koda Kumi, and even Ai Otsuka. So get ready … Continue reading

Believe

Believe was Tamaki Nami’s debut single. It was released on April 23, 2003 and reached number 6 on the charts. In all this single has sold over 194,167+ copies. Nami was chosen out of 5,000 contestants for a SONY star search. At the time of the release Nami was only 15; the title track is … Continue reading

What’s In An Album Title???

This post is somewhat of a filler post I guess, as I don’t feel like reviewing anything today really. But it is a little interesting. And after reading Stereo Love’s blog it made me want to do some post like this. So here it is: What’s in an album title? This little article will focus … Continue reading

I believe

I believe was ayaka’s debut single. It was released on February 1, 2006 and reached number 3 on the charts. In all this single has sold over 236,012+ copies. This is the highest ranking debut single for a singer/songwriter since Utada Hikaru’s Automatic / time will tell, and it’s pretty obvisous why this single did … Continue reading

DO THE MOTION

DO THE MOTION was BoA’s 15th single. It was released on March 30, 2005 and reached number 1 on the charts. In all this single has sold over 169,542+ copies. This became BoA’s first number 1 single and made her the fifth non-Japanese singer to have a #1 single. This was also the first single … Continue reading

AVEX’s Brand New Artist: Maki Goto

I’m sure this is now general information now but I just recently found out that 3rd generation Morning Musume Maki Goto has now been signed to rhythm zone, a sub-label of AVEX, the same as Koda Kumi. Could this possibly be the rebirth of her popularity, or another long line of faulty sales? Anyway this … Continue reading

Chase

Chase was Koda Kumi’s 12th single. It was released on July 28, 2004 and reached number 18 on the charts with 11,764 copies. The title track was the ending theme song for Samaa ~ Zuto Yuuka no Ayashii X X Kashi Chau no Ka yo!!. In all this single has sold over 21,690+ copies, which … Continue reading

YOU

YOU was Ayumi Hamasaki’s 2nd single. It was released on June 10, 1998 and reached number 20 on the charts with 12,340 copies sold. In all this single has sold over 78,260+ copies. This was the second single in the A Song For XX Era. Tracks: 1. YOU 2. YOU (Acoustic Version) 3. YOU (Instrumental) … Continue reading