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Five (Hamasaki Ayumi)

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Blu-ray & CD+DVD Cover
CD-Only Cover
CD-Only Limited Press Cover
Artist
Hamasaki Ayumi
Mini-Album
FIVE
Released
2011.08.31
2011.11.09 (Blu-ray)
Catalog Number
AVXD-91641 (Blu-ray)
AVCD-38326/B (CD+DVD)
AVCD-38327 (CD-Only)
AVCD-38328 (CD-Only Limited Press)
Price
¥3,150 (Blu-ray)
¥2,940 (CD+DVD)
¥1,890 (CD-Only Editions)
CD Tracklist
  1. progress
  2. ANother song feat. URATA NAOYA
  3. Why... feat. JUNO
  4. beloved
  5. BRILLANTE
  6. Why... feat. URATA NAOYA (CD+DVD hidden track)
    beloved (Orchestra version) (CD-Only bonus track)
DVD / BD Tracklist
  1. progress (video clip)
  2. ANother song feat. URATA NAOYA (video clip)
  3. Why... feat. JUNO (video clip)
  4. beloved (video clip)
  5. BRILLANTE (video clip)
  6. progress (making clip)
  7. ANother song feat. URATA NAOYA (making clip)
  8. Why... feat. JUNO (making clip)
  9. beloved (making clip)
  10. BRILLANTE (making clip)
Information

FIVE is Hamasaki Ayumi's second mini-album (3rd overall). It was released in three editions : a CD+DVD edition, a CD-Only edition, and a limited CD-Only edition containing an access card to download a character costume for the PS3 game Tales of Xillia. First pressings of the CD+DVD edition included a serial number to access a special website broadcasting the making-of movie of "ayumi hamasaki COUNTDOWN LIVE 2010-2011 A ~do it again~" in streaming. This is Hamasaki first album not to have any singles. The song "progress" was used as the theme song of Tales of Xillia. This is her 18th overall album to debut in #1 position at Oricon charts. FIVE is also her first album to top the Oricon charts for two consecutive weeks since (miss)understood released in 2006. A Blu-ray (BDM) version containing all five tracks, videos clips and as well the making clips was released on November 9th.

The mini album is certified Gold for shipment of 100,000 copies.

The song "progress" was certified Platinum by RIAJ for selling over 250,000 legal downloads on August 2016.

Oricon Chart Positions

Hamasaki Ayumi promoting the album
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 127,024
1 4 2 2 2 1 2 1 30,264
1 2 2 2 1 2 4 2 22,548
3 16 11 10 10 7 14 11 9,715
6 21 12 11 8 9 15 13 6,701
6 - 28 24 24 19 23 27 3,959
19 - - 24 30 - - 38 2,663
29 - 20 - 30 - - 41 2,135
- - - - - - - 89 1,378
- - - - - - - 63 1,352
- - - - - - - 128 722
- - - - - - - 143 640
- - - - - - - 212 565
- - - - - - - 233 483
- - - - - - - 254 503
- - - - - - - 237 486
- - - - - - - 254 604
- - - - - - - 203 577
- - - - - - - 149 731
- - - - - - - 219 445

Total Reported Sales: 213,495
Total Sales in 2011: 210,652 (#30 album of 2011)
Total Sales in 2012: 2,843

Blu-Ray Chart Positions

Week Rank Sales
17 687

Total Blu-Ray Reported Sales: 687

Billboard Japan Top Albums Chart Positions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10
Position 1 1 2 9 9 26 31 35 61 59

World Chart Positions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3
Position 5 23 40

G-Music Japanese Chart Positions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7
Position 2 2 3 4 13 12 15
Percentage 17.3% 7.08% 3.7% 1.53% 0.7% 1.31% 0.64%

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