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, established in 1999, is the holding company A holding company is a company whose primary business is holding a controlling interest in the securities of other companies. A holding company usually does not produce goods or services itself. Its purpose is to own shares of other companies ... at the head of a Japanese corporate group A corporate group or group of companies is a collection of parent and subsidiary corporations A corporation is an organization—usually a group of people or a company A company, abbreviated as co., is a legal entity In law, a l ... that supplies statistics Statistics is the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data Data (; ) are individual facts, statistics, or items of information, often numeric. In a more technical sens ... and information on music and the music industry The music industry consists of the individuals and organizations th ...
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Oricon Albums Chart
The Oricon Albums Chart is the Japanese music industry standard Album (music), albums popularity chart issued daily, weekly, monthly and yearly by Oricon. Oricon originally published Long Player, LP, Cassette Tape, CT, 8-track tape, Cartridge and Compact Disc, CD charts prior to the establishment of the Oricon Albums Chart on October 5, 1987. The Oricon Albums Chart's rankings are based on physical albums' sales. Oricon did not include download sales until its establishment of the Digital Albums Chart on November 19, 2016. In November 2018, Oricon began to include streaming in its album rankings, introducing a combined album chart based on Album-equivalent unit, album-equivalent units. Charts are published every Tuesday in Oricon Style and on Oricon's official website. Every Monday, Oricon receives data from outlets, but data on merchandise sold through certain channels does not make it into the charts. For example, the debut single of News (band), NEWS, a pop group, was released o ...
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Oricon Singles Chart
The Oricon Singles Chart is the Japanese music industry-standard singlesSingles may refer to: * Single persons and associated businesses and discussions Film and television * Singles (miniseries), ''Singles'' (miniseries), a 1984 Australian television series * Singles (1992 film), ''Singles'' (1992 film), written and ... popularity chart issued daily, weekly, monthly and yearly by Oricon , established in 1999, is the holding company A holding company is a company whose primary business is holding a controlling interest in the securities of other companies. A holding company usually does not produce goods or services itself. .... Chart rankings are based on physical singles' sales. Until 2017, Oricon did not track download sales. In Japan, physical sales decreased sharply in the 2000s, while download sales hit three to four times the amount of single sales. In November 2017, Oricon introduced its first digital songs chart, separate from its main physical singles chart. I ...
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Oricon Karaoke Chart
Oricon Karaoke Chart is issued weekly and yearly by Oricon. It is one of the main charts of Oricon with Oricon Singles Chart and Oricon Albums Chart. Single and Album Chart both are based on sales, while this chart rankings are based on the playings in Karaoke in Japan. Karaoke is a popular cultural event in Japan. This chart could indicate the popularity of songs in Japan in another viewpoints. The sources are DAM and Karaoke Joysound, JOYSOUND. Record The most consecutive weekly No.1. Yearly chart history 2010s References External links DAM website JOYSOUND website
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Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation
A strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP), SLAPP suit, or intimidation lawsuit is intended to censor Censor may refer to: People with the name *Cato the Elder Marcus Porcius Cato (; 234–149 BC), also known as Cato the Censor ( la, Censorius), the Elder and the Wise, was a Roman soldier, senator The Curia Julia in the Roman Forum ">R ..., intimidate Intimidation (also called cowing) is intentional behavior that would cause a person of reasonable apprehension to fear injury or harm. It is not necessary to prove that the behavior caused the victim to experience wikt:terror, terror or panic. Th ..., and silence critics by burdening them with the cost of a legal defense In a civil proceeding Civil law is a major branch of the law Law is a system A system is a group of Interaction, interacting or interrelated elements that act according to a set of rules to form a unified whole. A system, surroun ... until they abandon their criticis ...
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Johnny And Associates
is a Japanese talent agency, formed by Johnny Kitagawa in 1962, which trains and promotes groups of male Japanese idol, entertainers known as . History 1962–1989 In 1962, Kitagawa launched his first group, Johnnys. In its early days, Kitagawa's agency rented an office space owned by Watanabe Productions, operating under its management as well. Six years later, Four Leaves, a boy band created by the agency, became successful. Four Leaves left a lasting legacy to the industry because it was produced as a "Group sounds band that does not play instruments", a product of Kitagawa's taste for emphasizing the attributes, personality and physical abilities of a performer. Since then Kitagawa has formed a number of successful acts, such as solo artist Masahiko Kondō, whose song, , won the 1987 29th Japan Record Awards, Japan Record Award, and Hikaru Genji (band), Hikaru Genji, the first Johnny group with three singles on the Japanese Oricon yearly chart in 1988. Johnny & Associates pl ...
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Daigaku Honyaku Center
, initials of is a Japanese manufacturer dealing in cosmetics and health food Dietary supplement, supplements headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. It was established in 1972. Their flagship brand name is "Olive Virgin Oil". Originally started in Japan as a translation business, DHC Corporation ventured into other enterprises and is now a leading manufacturer of cosmetics, vitamins, healthy foods, and lingerie. In addition to these ventures, DHC Corporation has an educational and publishing department, hotel and spa, and two aesthetic salons. It is also a minor shareholder in the music chart operator Oricon, Oricon Inc. and a parent company to Japan FM League, JFL affiliate station Cross FM. It started a helicopter business in 2008. Models appearing in DHC TV commercials *Akihiro Miwa *Chisato Moritaka *Erika Yamakawa *Nana (singer), Im Jin-ah *Kano sisters *Maho Honda *Naomi Hosokawa *Nanako Fujisaki *Suzuko Irie *Yoshihiro Akiyama *Yoon Eun Hye Sponsored sporting events *LBO Ladies B ...
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Music Chart
A record chart, in the music industry, also called a music chart, is a ranking of Sound recording and reproduction, recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period. Many different criteria are used in worldwide charts, often in combination. These include record sales, the amount of radio airplay, the number of music download, downloads, and the amount of streaming media, streaming activity. Some charts are specific to a particular musical genre and most to a particular geographical location. The most common period covered by a chart is one week with the chart being printed or broadcast at the end of this time. Summary charts for years and decades are then calculated from their component weekly charts. Component charts have become an increasingly important way to measure the commercial success of individual songs. A common format of radio and television programmes is to run down a music chart. Chart hit A ''chart hit'' is a recording, identified by its inclu ...
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Holding Company
A holding company is a company whose primary business is holding a controlling interest in the securities of other companies. A holding company usually does not produce goods or services itself. Its purpose is to own shares of other companies to form a corporate group A corporate group or group of companies is a collection of parent and subsidiary corporations A corporation is an organization—usually a group of people or a company A company, abbreviated as co., is a legal entity In law, a l .... In some jurisdictions around the world, holding companies are called parent companies, which, besides holding stock in other companies, can conduct trade and other business activities themselves. Holding companies reduce risk In simple terms, risk is the possibility of something bad happening. Risk involves uncertainty Uncertainty refers to Epistemology, epistemic situations involving imperfect or unknown information. It applies to predictions of future eve ...
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7-Eleven
7-Eleven, Inc. (stylized as 7ᴇʟᴇᴠᴇn) is an international chain of convenience store A convenience store, convenience shop, corner store, or corner shop is a small retail Retail is the sale of goods In economics Economics () is the social science that studies how people interact with value; in particular, the Pr ...s, headquartered in Dallas Dallas (), colloquially referred to as Big D, is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the largest city in and County seat, seat of Dallas County, Texas, Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin County, Texas, Collin, Denton County, ..., Texas Texas (, ; Spanish Spanish may refer to: * Items from or related to Spain: **Spaniards, a nation and ethnic group indigenous to Spain **Spanish language **Spanish cuisine Other places * Spanish, Ontario, Canada * Spanish River (disambigu ..., United States The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA), commonly known as the United States ...
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Compact Disc
The compact disc (CD) is a digital Digital usually refers to something using digits, particularly binary digits. Technology and computing Hardware *Digital electronics Digital electronics is a field of electronics Electronics comprises the physics, engineering, technology a ... optical disc In computing Computing is any goal-oriented activity requiring, benefiting from, or creating computing machinery. It includes the study and experimentation of algorithm of an algorithm (Euclid's algorithm) for calculating the greatest ... data storage On a reel-to-reel tape recorder (Sony TC-630), the recorder is data storage equipment and the magnetic tape is a data storage medium. Data Data are units of information Information can be thought of as the resolution of uncertai ... format that was co-developed by Philips Koninklijke Philips N.V. (in Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch p ...
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8-track Tape
The 8-track tape (formally Stereo 8; commonly called eight-track cartridge, eight-track tape, and eight-track) is a magnetic-tape sound recording technology that was popular from the mid-1960s to the early 1980s, when the Compact Cassette The Compact Cassette or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called the tape cassette, cassette tape, audio cassette, or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape Magnetic tape is a medium for , made of a thin, magnetizable coating ... tape, which predated 8-track, surpassed it in popularity for pre-recorded music. The format is obsolete and was relatively unknown outside the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, Italy, and Japan. The main advantage of the 8-track tape cartridge is that it does not have to be "flipped over" to play the alternative set of tracks. The Stereo 8 Cartridge was created in 1964 by a consortium led by Bill Lear William Powell Lear (June 26, 1902 – May 14, ...
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Cassette Tape
The Compact Cassette or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called the tape cassette, cassette tape, audio cassette, or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape Magnetic tape is a medium for , made of a thin, magnetizable coating on a long, narrow strip of . It was developed in Germany in 1928, based on . Devices that record and playback audio and video using magnetic tape are s and s respectively. A ... recording format for audio recording and playback. It was developed by the Dutch company Royal Philips Koninklijke Philips N.V. (in Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer t ... in Hasselt Hasselt () is a Kingdom of Belgium, Belgian city and Municipalities in Belgium, municipality, and capital and largest city of the Provinces of Belgium, province of Limburg (Belgium), Limburg in the ...
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