A3! and Idolmaster SideM’s releases get certified Gold by RIAJ

It seems like 2017 was a fantastic year for these two franchises. A3! and Idolmaster SideM got both their Gold Record certification.

RIAJ, Recording industry Association of Japan, awarded today A3! and Idolmaster SideM‘s releases with the impressive Gold Record certification. This kind of certification is given to those releases that have sold 100.000 copies. Sales between 01/01/2017 and 30/11/2017 counted for this certification.

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A3!‘s MANKAI☆開花宣言 (album) and Idolmaster SideM‘s “Reason!!” (single) quickly overcame that hurdle, selling over 100.000 copies in 2017.

Congratulations are in order for both franchises!

SOURCE: RIAJ official website


Author: midorin

The Hand That Feeds HQ founder and music reviewer writing about Japanese music since 2010. Currently based in Macau SAR. Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus" was the catalyst to completely dedicate herself to writing about male seiyuu music.