29 August 2012
AKB48 27th Single [Gingham Check] 1st Day Sales
AKB48's 27th single [Gingham Check]'s first day sales were 906,617 copies, placing it at number one on the Oricon daily singles chart. These sales are lower than the six previous AKB48 singles, with numbers in between last year's [Sakura no Ki ni narou] and [Everyday, Kachuusha], which sold 655,344 and 942,475 copies respectively.
The tracks on AKB's 27th single are performed by members as voted for in this year's Senbatsu Sousenkyo. It is the first single to not include Maeda Atsuko, long-time ace of the group.