Seventeen Poised To Take Over Japan

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Seventeen successfully perform in Japan for their first world tour 'Diamond Edge'
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Seventeen successfully perform in Japan for their first world tour 'Diamond Edge'

From July 26-27,Seventeensuccessfully held their Japan concerts for their first world tour, 'Diamond Edge'!

During their two days in Japan, Seventeen were able to gather over 60,000 people for their first world tour. Throughout the concerts, Seventeen showed a variety of performances which showed their talents and charisma to the fans in Japan. Fans were captivated by the boys' performances and their stage presence.

In addition to the diverse performances from the vocal team, dance team, and the hip-hop team, Seventeen also sang songs in Japanese such as "20", "Love Letter", and "Healing".

SEVENTEEN Tops Oricon Daily DVD Rankings Chart In Japan
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SEVENTEEN Tops Oricon Daily DVD Rankings Chart In Japan

SEVENTEEN has risen to the top of yet another music chart in Japan!

On August 22, SEVENTEEN took the No. 1 spot on Oricons daily DVD rankings chart with the DVD 17 Japan Concert Say the Name SEVENTEEN. The DVD contains footage of SEVENTEENs solo concerts in Japan back in February. The concerts took place before the group even officially debuted in Japan, but the group proved their popularity by performing in the 7000-seat Kobe World Memorial Hall four times and performing in the 12,000-seat Yokohama Arena twice.

SEVENTEEN Tops Multiple Weekly Charts In Japan With Concert DVD
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SEVENTEEN Tops Multiple Weekly Charts In Japan With Concert DVD

After taking the top spot on Oricons daily DVD rankings chart, SEVENTEEN has conquered the weekly charts as well!

On August 30, Oricon revealed that SEVENTEEN took No. 1 on their weekly DVD combined rankings chart, weekly DVD music rankings chart, and the weekly DVD combined music video rankings chart for the week of September 4.

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The DVD contains footage of SEVENTEENs concert at the Yokohama Arena in February. The DVD was released on August 23 and held on to the No. 1 spot on the daily DVD music rankings for six days after its release.

Watch: TWICE Gets 5th Win With “Signal” On “Inkigayo”; Performances By SEVENTEEN, iKON, And More!
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Watch: TWICE Gets 5th Win With “Signal” On “Inkigayo”; Performances By SEVENTEEN, iKON, And More!

Congratulations to TWICE for winning first place with Signal on SBS’s Inkigayo! Second place was PSYs I LUV IT, while he also came in third place with New Face.

This week’s performers include Kriesha Chu, SF9, Solbi, KNK, SEVENTEEN, iKON, TWICE, VIXX, WINNER, and more.

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TWICE also sang a special electricity safety song, telling viewers to be extra careful to avoid accidents with electricity.

Todays special MC was SEVENTEENs Hoshi! He filled in for GOT7s Jinyoung, who was in Japan for GOT7s Japan Showcase Tour 2017 MEET ME.

[MV & Album Review] Seventeen -- 'Al1
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[MV & Album Review] Seventeen -- 'Al1

4. Swimming Fool (Performance Team)

8. Check-In (Remastering) (CD Only)

Seventeen is releasing its own special sequence of albums called the 2017 Seventeen Project. The new mini-album 'Al1' ("alone") kicks off this venture with 6 new songs, and two special CD only tracks. This is their fourth EP to date.

"Don't Wanna Cry" is much more a soft pop tune than anything else, and doesn't pop as much as I would expect for a title track. I was hoping for a jam, but this just left me cold. There are parts I like, but the soft voices were off-putting. I'm not sure what I was hoping for, but this just sounded flat to my ears.