Interest Nana Mizuki is 1st Solo Artist with 2 #1 BDs in Japan
posted on 2011-10-12 18:45 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Voice actress and singer Nana Mizuki became the first solo artist with two #1 Blu-ray Disc releases with her release of the Nana Mizuki Live Grace -Orchestra- concert. The Blu-ray Disc sold 18,166 copies in its first week when it was released on October 5. The Nana Mizuki Live Grace -Orchestra- disc contains footage of 20 songs from a two-day concert Mizuki held at the Yokohama Arena in January. It was Mizuki's first concert with a full orchestra.
In 2009, the Nana Mizuki Live Diamond x Fever concert Blu-ray Disc release sold 13,000 copies to top Oricon's weekly chart for all BDs sold in Japan. With that feat, Mizuki became the first artist to top Oricon's Music BD chart twice in a row, as her first BD release, Nana Mizuki Live Fighter -Blue x Red Side-, sold 12,000 copies in its first week in 2008.
In 2009, Mizuki also became the first voice actor or actress with a #1 album on Oricon's weekly album chart with the June release of her Ultimate Diamond CD.