Oricon announced its top-selling rankings of the year 2015 today. μ’s, the nine-member voice actress unit from the Love Live! School Idol Project franchise, sold about 801,000 units in total (single/album CDs, DVD/Blu-rays) and earned 3.15 billion yen.
Bokutachi Wa Tatakawanai"- AKB48 9. "Watashi Igai Watashi Jyanaino"- Gesu No Kiwami Otome 10. "Kimi Ga Kureta Natsu ... Yuzu 10. "Boku No Kotoba Dewa Nai Kore Wa Bokutachi No Kotoba"- UVERworld Billboard JAPAN Radio Songs of the Year 2015 1.
Ken Hirai's "Boku wa Kimi ni Koi o Suru" theme song for the Boku no Hatsukoi o Kimi ni Sasagu film debuted at ... The #1 single of the week was the AKB48 girl group's "River" song with 178,579 copies sold.
The power of the Korean Wave in the Japanese music world could clearly be felt in 2011, as Girls' Generation, SHINee, TVXQ, and other popular Korean artists dominated the music charts. Johnny's artists like Arashi and KAT-TUN nevertheless remained big.
Returning to Japan, he directed commercial thrillers with supernatural elements, as well as "The Complex" ("Kuroyuri Danchi," 2013), a film in his signature J-horror style starring former AKB48 girl group leader Atsuko Maeda. It screened widely abroad.