The 4th album from the idol group TVXQ, entitled “MIROTIC,” has sold over 500,000 copies.
The group’s management agency, SM Entertainment, said that since the album was released on Sept. 26, it sold 167,697 copies online and 335,140 offline for a total 502,837 copies as of Tuesday.
This figure, reached 103 days after the album’s release, is the highest figure of all Korean single albums that were released last year. It’s also the highest in five years since Kim Gun-mo’s 8th album sold 529,416 copies in 2003 (tallied by the Music Industry Association of Korea).
MIROTIC posted 300,000 copies in advance sales even before its release, and the album topped charts in Japan, Taiwan and Thailand.
TVXQ will hold the “TVXQ 3rd Asia Tour Concert-Mirotic” on Feb.20-22 at the Olympic Park gymnastics stadium.