The first No. 1 anime character album in 4 years and 7 months
After taking first place two days in a row on May 26 and 27, it is confirmed today that "μ's Best Album Best Live! Collection II" has become the top-selling album of the week of May 25-31, selling an amazing 85,000 units in its first week.
μ's is the unit consisting of the nine voice actresses and their anime characters in the Love Live! School Idol Project franchise. Their three-disc second best album was released in Japan on May 27, and it sold 34,179 units on its first day.
In comparison, thier first best album "μ's Best Album Best Live! Collection" released on January 9, 2013, ranked 12th selling 9,000 units in its first week. Its total sales gradually reached 100,000 units in two and half years. The previous highest album ranking in the franchise was 8th by "Love Live! Solo Live! collection Memorial BOX II" in April 2014.
This is the third No.1 anime character-featured album in history, since "Houkago Tea Time" (July 2009)
and "Houkago Tea Time II" (October 2010), both featured the girls of the "Houkago Tea Time" band
from the K-ON! franchise.
2nd best album "μ's Best Album Best Live! Collection II" CD jacket
1st best album "μ's Best Album Best Live! collection" CD jacket
Source: Oricon Style
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