The Recording Industry Association of Japan Releases Its Digital Certifications for April

Three songs from 2017 were certified Gold this month for selling 100,000 copies: Doubutsu Biscuits & PPP’s “Youkoso Japari Park e”, Daichi Miura’s “EXCITE”, and WANIMA’s “Yatte Miyou.”

One song was certified Million this month for selling 1,000,000 copies: Shoujo Jidai’s “MR.TAXI.”

Million (1,000,000):
Shoujo Jidai – MR.TAXI (4/26/11)

Double Platinum (500,000):
Ken Hirai – Hitomi wo Tojite (6/7/06)

Gold (100,000):
Utada Hikaru – DISTANCE (11/19/14)
AOP – Hanamaru Pippi wa Yoiko Dake (11/25/15)
AOP – Zenryoku Batankyu (2/17/16)
QUARTET NIGHT – Powazon KISS (6/26/13)
Doubutsu Biscuits x PPP – Youkoso Japari Park e (2/8/17)
NICO Touches the Walls – Tenchi Gaeshi (6/4/14)
Piko-Taro – PPAP (10/7/16)
Daichi Miura – EXCITE (1/18/17)
WANIMA – Tomo ni (8/3/16)
WANIMA – Yatte Miyou (3/8/17)

  • Comments

    • Ben

      Who are the 100,000 idiots who bought PPAP album? o_0

      • Just the song. This proves that it it was more of a viral meme than an actual hit song.