GIRLS` GENERATION who has been causing ‘fever of GIRLS` GENERATION’ in Japan proved themselves as the Asia No.1 girl-group with great success at the first tour concert and the 1st rank on the Oricon chart
GIRLS` GENERATION held ‘GIRLS` GENERATION Arena Tour 2011’ at Osaka-jo Hall for 2days from May 31- June 1 and they marked successful start of the tour by gaining tremendous acclamation from around 20,000 audience(more than 9,000 for each tour).
GIRLS` GENERATION fascinated the audience by presenting fantastic performances of unit stages of each member and about 30 songs including hit songs such as ‘GENIE,’ ‘Gee,’ ‘Run Devil Run,’ and their latest song ‘MR.TAXI.’ They even performed Korean hit songs that haven’t released in Japan yet such as ‘In to the New World’ and ‘Oh!’
Although GIRLS` GENERATION’s Arena tour in Japan was the first tour to be held after 9months of their debut, it received enthusiastic response by attracting 450,000 applicants for tickets. Therefore, the concerts will continue, touring six Japanese cities and singing to 140,000 fans.
Since GIRLS` GENERATION gave high-quality performances with their various charms and remarkable singing skills on the fancy looking stage, Japanese staffs also complimented on their performances.
In addition, Japanese media such as Sankei Sports, Sports Hochi, etc., and wide show from TV stations made them realized the high popularity by reporting on GIRLS` GENERATION’s first tour concert in Japan and the release of their first original album in Japan.
Also, GIRLS` GENERATION sold 74,583 copies and it was the first-ever to rank No.1 as Korean girl-group on Oricon daily chart, the day their first Japanese original album was released.
This album attracted attention by dominating reservation charts ahead of the release date and making over 500,000 copies of their first original album for the first run. Compare to other famous Japanese artists or overseas pop stars, this number is historically high so it proved GIRLS` GENERATION’s raised status again.
GIRLS` GENERATION said “we are glad that we finished the concert safely and so happy about the news of our 1st rank on the Oricon chart. We will try our best to give great performances for the rest of concerts, please give us your cheer and love for us.”
Meanwhile, GIRLS` GENERATION is scheduled to attend ‘MTV VIDEO MUSIC AID JAPAN’ that will be held on June 25 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City, Japan.
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