Supermarket Fantasy

Mr. Children's thirteenth (their official website lists it as the 15th) original studio album, Supermarket Fantasy, debuted on the Japanese Oricon Charts at rank 1 on December 10, 2008. It sold 707,763 copies in its first week, the second best-selling debut album sales figure of the 2009 Oricon Year, and is still charting as of August 2009. It has 14 tracks, including smash singles "Tabidachi no Uta," "GIFT," "HANABI," and digital single "Hana no Nioi." Songs "Shounen" and "ESORA" were used to further promote the album but were not included on any singles, and the album includes "Kaze to Hoshi to Mebiusu no Wa," b-side from the "GIFT" single. As of November 25, 2009, Supermarket Fantasy has sold 1,246,962 copies and is currently slated as the second best-selling album of the 2009 Oricon Yearly Chart.

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