TVXQ! won 1st place on the Oricon monthly album chart with the new album TREE.
Their new album in Japan TREE that was released on March 5 won 1st place on Oricon daily album chart the day of its release and has a case of rising to the top on the weekly chart also. It also won 1st (announced on April 9) on Oricon monthly album chart, which calculated the number of albums sold in March, and proved high popularity in Japan once more.
This particular album recorded about 225,000 in amount of albums sold just on the first week of its release and set a new record of exceeding 200,000 on the first week for 3 works in a row after the previous works TONE and TIME. This result is the one that broke the record by Bon Jovi, who set the most amount of record in the history of foreign group, of exceeding 200,000 for 2 works in a row in 13 years and 10 months and has a case of proving the dignity and ability to influence of TVXQ!, who became the top artist in Japan also.