Mika Nakashima Tops Oricon Album Chart

Singer Mika Nakashima’s 7th original album “REAL” sold 49,000 copies in it’s first week, and topped Oricon’s weekly album ranks.

This marked the first time in 4 years for the singer to top the chart for either a single or album since her 5th album “VOICE” was released in November 2008.

The album comprises 13 tracks including “Hatsukoi“, the theme song for the movie “Kyou, Koi wo Hajimemasu”, “Dear“, the theme song for the movie “Youkame no Semi”, and “LETTER“, which she wrote especially for her fans.