Idolm@ster CD sales break the one million mark

Japan loves its guilty pleasures!

By J.D., January 11, 2010

Before we go any further, just watch that video up there. More importantly, listen to it.

Now consider this: overall sales of Idolm@ster CDs in Japan have just exceeded 1,000,000 units. That’s a million CDs out there containing music that makes Morning Musume sound like Nirvana in one of their bleaker moments. Japan may be in a permanent, irreversible mega-recession, but people here will always have money for this kind of thing. Which I suppose, in a way, is oddly reassuring.

All together now:


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