A spokesperson for the Recording Industry Association of Japan recently announced that Kim Hyun Joong’s new EP Unlimited, which was released on December 12 last year, has reached “Gold” status as it passes the 100,000 mark in EP sales. Kim’s single “Hit,” which was released on July 4 last year, also achieved “Gold” status.
Kim has also shown his power in ticket sales, proving his popularity as a Hallyu star in Japan. He started his Japan Tour 2013 — Unlimited on January 6 in Kobe. He will hold an additional concert on March 3 in Tokyo.
Kim is performing his hit songs and his recently released songs, rearranged for band accompaniment. Kim has performed for over 40,000 people on his tour of Kobe, Saitama, Nagoya, Shizuouka, and Miyagi. He will soon perform before yet more fans in Fukuoka, Osaka, and Tokyo.