Golden Bomber’s “Memeshikute” surpasses AKB48 to become Oricon’s longest running Karaoke chart topper

11 Aug

Golden Bomber’s breakthrough single “Memeshikute” has ranked No.1 on Oricon’s Karaoke Chart for a consecutive 49 weeks since 10th September 2012, surpassing AKB48’s “Heavy Rotation” which was the record holder at 48 weeks.

“Memeshikute” was released in October 2009 and made its debut on the Karaoke charts in Jan 2012, initially ranking 48. It finally climbed to No.1 after 30 weeks on 27th August, but lost the position for a week before regaining it’s position on 10th September 2012.

Vocal Kiryuin Sho said, “Eh? Eh? Isn’t this great?” However, he declined to confirm that this is proof of their popularity. “It’s going to be hard to produce hits like this moving forward, but i’m going to continue making good songs, and i’d be happy if there are people out there who sing my songs”

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