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K-pop group 2PM members on the cover of their seventh Japan single “Winter Games.” [JYP Entertainment]

K-pop group 2PM has put their new release at the top position on Japan’s prestigious music chart Oricon’s chart.

2PM’s seventh Japan single “Winter Games” sat atop the Oricon’s daily singles chart on Wednesday after selling estimated copies of 64,696 on the day of its release, Oricon’s official website showed on Thursday.

The four-track album lists its dance ballad title tune “Winter Games,” filled with wintery feelings of broken hearted men, another new tune “Stay Here” and two instrumental versions of the two aforementioned songs.

2PM’s agency JYP Entertainment explained that their wide album promotion in subways, record shops, signboards, panels worked out, launching specially-set counter for “Winter Games” at Shibuya’s Tower Records.

The six 2PM members, who have flew to Japan for promotion activities of the top album, are set to come back to their home country today, JYP added.

Reporter. Cory Lee

Courtesy of JYP Entertainment