“ANTIFRAGILE” surpassed 560,000 copies, making LE SSERAFIM a half-million seller only 6 months after debut.
According to Hanteo Chart, LE SSERAFIM released their 2nd mini album “ANTIFRAGILE” on October 17th and only a week after the release (counting period from October 17 to 23), the group sold a total of 567,673 copies. This is almost double the sales volume of their debut album “FEARLESS”, which sold 307,450 copies in the first week.
With this new album, LE SSERAFIM ranked 6th in the history of girl groups in first-week sales. In addition, LE SSERAFIM showed off their overwhelming presence by setting the highest first-week sales record among albums released by boy and girl groups that debuted this year.
The success of LE SSERAFIM was expected even before their comeback. Their second mini-album “ANTIFRAGILE” exceeded 620,000 pre-order copies on October 16th, the deadline for pre-order. Also, based on Hanteo Chart, 408,833 copies were sold on the first day of release alone, making LE SSERAFIM the fourth group among all girl groups to sell more than 400,000 copies on the day of the album release. In Japan, “ANTIFRAGILE” recorded sales of 36,812 copies on the first day of its release, and went straight to the top of the Oricon daily album rankings on October 17th.
LE SSERAFIM is also doing extremely well on domestic music charts. The title track “ANTIFRAGILE” broke its own record by peaking at No.2 on Melon’s Top 100 at 11 pm KST on October 23rd. Today (October 24th) at 10 am KST, “ANTIFRAGILE” ranked 3rd, 2nd, and 2nd respectively on the real-time charts of Melon, Bugs, and Genie. The song landed at No.5 on Melon’s Daily Chart on October 22nd and maintained at No.2 on Bugs Daily Chart for 6 days in a row. As such, LE SSERAFIM is growing at a rapid pace, taking over the music market both domestically and overseas in only half a year of debut.