K-pop idol 2PM's first DVD has topped Japan's prestigious Oricon DVD chart.
The group's DVD titled "Hottest~2PM 1st Music Video Collection & The History~," which came in second on the chart on day of its release yesterday, climbed up a spot to rank No. 1 on the daily Oricon DVD chart as of today.
"It's unbelievable that we actually came in first place on the Oricon chart. We are extremely happy and thankful," the members of 2PM were quoted as saying, adding that they will work harder in the future.
"Hottest~2PM 1st Music Video Collection & The History~ features a collection of music videos of their hit songs and never-before-seen footage of the group.
Meanwhile, the boy's agency JYP Entertainment began several promotional events for the release of the DVD in Tokyo earlier this week. They have collaborated with a local cafe to open a 2PM cafe and are currently holding a preview showcase for the DVD.
Composed of members Nichkhun, Wooyoung, Junho, Chansung, Junsu and Taecyeon, 2PM is one of the popular boy bands in the country since their debut in 2008, producing hit songs such as "Tired of Waiting," "Without U," "Again & Again" and "10 Out of 10."
The group is currently busy preparing for their first showcase in Japan titled "2PM 1ST CONTACT IN JAPAN" to be held at The Kokugikan, a venue famous for holding sumo and martial arts tournaments, on December 8, also the release date of their album "1:59PM."
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