Big Bang showed off a storm of popularity in Japan.
Big Bang released their second Japanese full album “Big Bang 2” last May 11th in Japan and on June 20th it was announced that the album received a Gold Album Certification from the Japanese Record Association. Gold Disc Certificates are given as acknowledgement to albums that have sold 100,000 or more copies.
Big Bang’s second full album which was released after about a 1 year and 9 months, went on to sale 65,000 copies only in it’s first week and took first place on the Oricon weekly chart, demonstrating strength until succeeding in obtaining a gold certification.
Also the “2011 Big Bang Live Concert DVD” took 1st place on Japan’s tower record on-line reseservation chart.
As for the DVD, it contains the “BIG SHOW 2011″ concerts that were heldd from February 25th to the 27th at the Seoul Olympic Gymnasium, plus behind-the-scene cuts and photos in the form of a booklet. The booklet even went on to top the rankings and to beat local artists such as AKB48. The “2011 Big Bang Live Concert DVD” will start being officialy sold on June 29th.
Source: sports chosun
Translated: Sammi @ ibigbang