• Kyodo


With about half a month left before the Sept. 16 retirement of pop singer Namie Amuro, a video recording of her last tour, both on DVD and Blu-ray Disc, hit the stores Wednesday, having first drawn more than 1.1 million pre-orders on the internet.

Together with orders from sales at outlets, “namie amuro Final Tour 2018 Finally” has already sold more than 1.7 million copies, which music firms say makes it the first concert video to eclipse the 1 million mark in Japan.

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