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Nana Mizuki Beats Voice Actress/Actor Record for Top-10 Singles

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"Time Space EP" marks Mizuki's 17th top-10 song — 1 more than Megumi Hayashibara

Nana Mizuki has become the voice actress or actor with the most top-10 singles in Japanese music history as of the Oricon weekly single ranking charts dated June 18. Mizuki's 27th single, "Time Space EP," was released on June 6, and placed third on its first week on the charts to become her seventeenth top-10 single overall and her sixteenth in a row. She was previously tied at sixteen with Megumi Hayashibara. The ranking also marks her fourteenth single in a row that charted in the top 5, and her tenth to chart in the top 3.

The single includes the song "Metro Baroque," the theme song for the Blood-C: The Last Dark film, as well as "Space-Time Sapphire," which was used in an animated Meiji candy company commercial directed by Rintaro.

Mizuki will begin a national tour of Japan this summer on June 24, and will be releasing a new single titled "Bright Stream" on August 1. All three songs on the "Bright Stream" single will be anime-related, as it includes "Bright Stream," the theme song for Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha the Movie 2nd A's, "Sacred Force," an insert song for the same film, and "Fearless Hero," the opening theme for Dog Days'. The "Bright Stream" single will cost 1200 yen (about US$15).

Source: Listen Japan


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