B'z discography

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B'z discography
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Studio albums 18
Compilation albums 10
EPs 6
Singles 50
Home video 19
Bibliography 10

The following is a comprehensive discography of B'z, a Japanese rock band.

Despite having toured regularly for the past 20 years and releasing concert DVDs on a regular basis, the band has never released a live recording on CD in its entire history (at the exception of one track : "Gimme Your Love (Live @ Tokyo Dome)" that appeared on the single Calling).

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Oricon position 1st week sales Copies sold
1988 B'z
  • Release date: September 21, 1988
47 3,790+[1] 338,360+[2]
1989 Off the Lock
  • Release date: May 21, 1989
33 4,590+[1] 604,700+[2]
1990 Break Through
  • Release date: February 21, 1990
3 41,700+[1] 724,640+[2]
1990 Risky
  • Release date: November 7, 1990
1 314,770+[1] 1,695,900+[2]
1991 In the Life
  • Release date: November 27, 1991
1 1,043,070+[1] 2,402,970+[2]
1992 Run
  • Release date: October 28, 1992
1 1,190,380+[1] 2,196,660+[2]
1994 The 7th Blues
  • Release date: March 2, 1994
1 1,049,900+[1] 1,630,450+[2]
1995 Loose
  • Release date: November 22, 1995
1 1,336,150+[1] 3,003,210+[2]
1997 Survive
  • Release date: November 19, 1997
1 1,040,160+[1] 1,723,030+[2]
1999 Brotherhood
  • Release date: July 14, 1999
1 1,019,270+[1] 1,391,850+[2]
2000 Eleven
  • Release date: December 6, 2000
1 756,910+[1] 1,132,180+[2]
2002 Green
  • Release date: July 3, 2002
1 800,120+[1] 1,131,788+[2]
2003 Big Machine
  • Release date: September 17, 2003
1 500,237+[1] 746,451+[2]
2005 The Circle
  • Release date: April 6, 2005
1 345,041+[1] 557,783+[2]
2006 Monster
  • Release date: June 28, 2006
1 401,000+[1] 539,708+
2007 Action
  • Release date: December 5, 2007
1 292,987+ 440,108+
2009 Magic
  • Release date: November 18, 2009
1 340,630+ 488,468+
2011 C'mon
  • Release date: July 27, 2011
1 272,397 383,428+
2015 Epic Day
  • Release date: March 4, 2015
1 287,308+

Digital Albums[edit]

Year Album
2012 B'z
  • Release date: July 25, 2012

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Oricon position 1st week sales Copies sold
1992 B'z TV Style Songless version
  • Release date: February 19, 1992
2 N/A 231,341+[2]
1995 B'z TV Style II Songless version
  • Release date: December 20, 1995
17 N/A 109,280+[2]
1998 B'z The Best "Pleasure"
  • Release date: May 20, 1998
1 2,709,530+[1] 5,135,922+[2]
1998 B'z The Best "Treasure"
  • Release date: September 20, 1998
1 2,500,120+[1] 4,438,742+[2]
2000 B'z The "Mixture"
  • Release date: February 23, 2000
1 1,101,440+[1] 1,499,810+[2]
2002 The Ballads ~Love & B'z~
  • Release date: December 11, 2002
1 1,050,125+[1] 1,713,726+[2]
2005 The Complete B'z
  • Release date: August 1, 2005
N/A N/A N/A
2005 B'z The Best "Pleasure II"
  • Release date: November 30, 2005
1 762,000+[1] 1,183,424+[2]
2008 B'z The Best "Ultra Pleasure"
  • Release date: June 18, 2008
1 560,857+ 979,558+
2008 B'z The Best "Ultra Treasure"
  • Release date: September 17, 2008
1 413,038+ 614,376+
2013 B'z The Best XXV 1988-1998
  • Release date: June 12, 2013
1 385,760+ 567,004
2013 B'z The Best XXV 1999-2012
  • Release date: June 12, 2013
2 377,290+ 555,721

EPs[edit]

Year EP Oricon position 1st week sales Copies sold
1989 Bad Communication
  • Release date: October 21, 1989
12 87,100+[1] 1,182,010+[2]
1990 Wicked Beat
  • Release date: June 21, 1990
3 101,250+[1] 1,111,230+[2]
1991 Mars
  • Release date: May 29, 1991
1 664,010+[1] 1,730,500+[2]
1992 Friends
  • Release date: December 9, 1992
1 706,950+[1] 1,355,530+[2]
1996 Friends II
  • Release date: November 25, 1996
1 966,140+[1] 1,466,650+[2]

Singles[edit]

Year Title Oricon chart peak positions 1st week sales Copies sold Weeks on chart
Weekly
Monthly Yearly
1988 "だからその手を離して" [Dakara Sono Te wo Hanashite]
  • Release date: September 21, 1988
- - - N/A N/A 0
1989 "君の中で踊りたい" [Kimi no Naka de Odoritai]
  • Release date: May 21, 1989
- - - N/A N/A 0
1990 "Lady-Go-Round"
  • Release date: February 21, 1990
39 - - 6,080+[1] 25,000+[3] 6
1990 "Be There"
  • Release date: May 25, 1990
3 10 60 31,280+[1] 348,000+[3] 49
1990 "太陽のKomachi Angel" [Taiyou no Komachi Angel]
  • Release date: June 13, 1990
1 15 27 52,080+[1] 464,000+[4] 47
1990 "Easy Come, Easy Go!"
  • Release date: October 3, 1990
1 4 28 96,690+[1] 472,000+[4] 28
1990 ""愛しい人よ" Good Night..." ["Itoshii Hitoyo" Good Night...]
  • Release date: October 24, 1990
1 1 62 92,500+[1] 355,000+[4] 23
1991 "Lady Navigation"
  • Release date: March 27, 1991
1 1 7 212,850+[1] 1,173,000+[4] 56
1991 "Alone"
  • Release date: October 30, 1991
1 1 10 381,340+[1] 1,127,217+[4] 30
1992 "Blowin'"
  • Release date: May 27, 1992
1 1 3 586,580+[1] 1,764,000+[4] 31
1992 "Zero"
  • Release date: October 7, 1992
1 1 11 615,470+[1] 1,311,000+[4] 28
1993 "愛のままにわがままに 僕は君だけを傷つけない"
[Ai no Mama ni Wagamama ni, Boku wa Kimi dake wo Kizutsukenai]
  • Release date: March 17, 1993
1 1 2 725,340+[1] 2,021,000+[4] 24
1993 "裸足の女神" [Hadashi no Megami]
  • Release date: June 2, 1993
1 1 5 778,336+[1] 1,736,000+[4] 26
1994 "Don't Leave Me"
  • Release date: February 9, 1994
1 1 4 791,310+[1] 1,444,000+[4] 13
1994 "Motel"
  • Release date: November 21, 1994
1 1 18 738,520+[1] 1,316,000+[4] 13
1995 "ねがい" [Negai]
  • Release date: May 31, 1995
1 1 13 701,870+[1] 1,499,000+[4] 16
1995 "Love Me, I Love You"
  • Release date: July 7, 1995
1 1 14 455,360+[1] 1,394,000+[4] 17
1995 "Love Phantom"
  • Release date: October 11, 1995
1 1 10 951,140+[1] 1,862,000+[4] 22
1996 "ミエナイチカラ ~INVISIBLE ONE~/MOVE"
[Mienai Chikara ~Invisible One~ / Move]
  • Release date: March 6, 1996
1 1 11 715,620+[1] 1,236,000+[4] 11
1996 "Real Thing Shakes"
  • Release date: May 5, 1996
1 1 12 606,360+[1] 1,141,000+[4] 10
1997 "Fireball"
  • Release date: March 5, 1997
1 3 24 426,820+[1] 755,000+[4] 11
1997 "Calling"
  • Release date: July 9, 1997
1 1 16 506,100+[1] 1,000,020+[4] 16
1997 "Liar! Liar!"
  • Release date: October 8, 1997
1 1 20 469,200+[1] 794,080+[4] 8
1998 "さまよえる蒼い弾丸" [Samayoeru Aoi Dangan]
  • Release date: April 8, 1998
1 2 32 405,590+[1] 692,400+[4] 8
1998 "Home"
  • Release date: July 8, 1998
1 3 17 559,170+[1] 961,240+[4] 20
1999 "ギリギリchop" [Girigiri chop]
  • Release date: June 9, 1999
1 3 19 501,910+[1] 805,000+[4] 11
2000 "今夜月の見える丘に" [Konya Tsuki no Mieru Oka ni]
  • Release date: February 9, 2000
1 3 8 671,630+[1] 1,129,000+[4] 17
2000 "May"
  • Release date: May 24, 2000
1 2 29 457,110+[1] 695,000+[4] 13
2000 "Juice"
  • Release date: July 12, 2000
1 3 31 452,790+[1] 674,000+[4] 10
2000 "Ring"
  • Release date: October 4, 2000
1 1 37 400,450+[1] 546,000+[4] 7
2001 "Ultra Soul"
  • Release date: March 14, 2001
1 3 11 501,040+[1] 876,000+[4] 23
2001 "Gold"
  • Release date: August 8, 2001
1 2 27 400,020+[1] 562,000+[4] 10
2002 "熱き鼓動の果て" [Atsuki Kodou no Hate]
  • Release date: June 5, 2002
1 1 14 370,730+[1] 501,120+[4] 11
2003 "It's Showtime!!"
  • Release date: March 25, 2003
1 1 12 308,262+[1] 422,702+[4] 19
2003 "野性のEnergy" [Yasei no ENERGY]
  • Release date: July 16, 2003
1 3 19 230,019+[1] 304,756+[4] 10
2004 "Banzai"
  • Release date: May 5, 2004
1 4 22 187,503+[1] 281,907+[4] 15
2004 "Arigato"
  • Release date: September 1, 2004
1 1 27 188,000+[1] 259,744+[4] 11
2005 "愛のバクダン" [Ai no BAKUDAN]
  • Release date: March 9, 2005
1 1 27 200,023+[1] 293,572+[4] 14
2005 "Ocean"
  • Release date: August 10, 2005
1 2 7 265,000+[1] 509,052+[4] 22
2006 "衝動" [Shoudou]
  • Release date: January 25, 2006
1 1 22 202,000+[1] 304,370+[3] 19
2006 "ゆるぎないものひとつ" [Yuruginai mono Hitotsu]
  • Release date: April 12, 2006
1 - 33 160,593+[3] 233,375+ 12
2006 "Splash!"
  • Release date: June 7, 2006
1 - 19 271,000+[1] 330,164+ 12
2007 "永遠の翼" [Eien no Tsubasa]
  • Release date: May 9, 2007
1 - 26 152,778+[1] 205,655+ 14
2007 "Super Love Song"
  • Release date: October 3, 2007
1 1 19 180,650+[1] 232,772+ 12
2008 "BURN -フメツノフェイス-" [BURN -Fumetsu no Face-]
  • Release date: April 16, 2008
1 1 32 141,562+[1] 194,970+ 14
2009 "イチブトゼンブ/DIVE" [Ichibu to Zenbu / DIVE]
  • Release date: August 5, 2009
1 1 6 180,600+ 379,602+ 24
2009 "My Lonely Town"
  • Release date: October 14, 2009
1 1 20 180,723+ 231,114+ 13
2011 "さよなら傷だらけの日々よ"
[Sayonara Kizu Darake no Hibi yo]
  • Release date: April 13, 2011
1 3 44 130,195+[1] 177,180+ 16
2011 "Don't Wanna Lie"
  • Release date: June 1, 2011
1 1 28 168,917+ 216,239+ 10
2012 "Go for It, Baby -キオクの山脈-"
[Go for It, Baby -Kioku no Sanmyaku-]
  • Release date: April 4, 2012
1 4 34 143,402 187,166 9 [5]
2015 "有頂天"
[Uchōten][6]
  • Release date: January 14, 2015
1 2 37 150,985 170,694+ 13 [7]
2015 "Red"
  • Release date: June 10, 2015
1 1 32 157,000 190,887+ 15 [8]

Digital Singles[edit]

Year Album
2007 Friction
  • Release date: April 3, 2007
2012 Into Free -Dangan-
  • Release date: April 4, 2012
2016 Sekai wa Anata no Iro ni Naru[9]
  • Release date: October 4, 2016
2016 Fukiarenasai[10]
  • Release date: November 23, 2016

Home Videos[edit]

VHS & LD[edit]

  1. Film Risky (16 December 1990)
  2. Just Another Life (11 December 1991)
  3. Live Ripper (8 December 1993)
  4. "Buzz!!" The Movie (1 January 1996)
  5. The true meaning of "Brotherhood"? (8 December 1999)
  6. once upon a time in Yokohama(2 August 2000)
  7. a Beautiful Reel. B'z Live-Gym 2002 Green ~Go★Fight★Win~ (27 November 2002)
  8. Typhoon No.15 ~B'z Live-Gym The Final Pleasure "It's Showtime!!" in Nagisaen~ (25 February 2004)

Note: Only Film Risky and Just Another Life are available on LD.

DVD[edit]

  1. Live Ripper (14 March 2001)
  2. "Buzz!!" The Movie (14 March 2001)
  3. The true meaning of "Brotherhood"? (14 March 2001)
  4. once upon a time in Yokohama (14 March 2001)
  5. a Beautiful Reel. B'z Live-Gym 2002 Green ~Go★Fight★Win~ (27 November 2002)
  6. Typhoon No.15 ~B'z Live-Gym The Final Pleasure "It's Showtime!!" in Nagisaen~ (25 February 2004)
  7. B'z Live-Gym 2006 "Monster's Garage" (December 20, 2006)
  8. B'z Live in Nanba (February 20, 2008)
  9. B'z Live-Gym Pleasure 2008 -Glory Days- (February 25, 2009)
  10. B'z Live-Gym 2010 "Ain't No Magic" at Tokyo Dome (July 28, 2010)
  11. B'z Live-Gym 2011 -C'mon- (May 30, 2012)
  12. B'z Live-Gym 2008 -Action- (January 30, 2013)
  13. B'z Live-Gym 2005 -Circle Of Rock- (February 27, 2013)
  14. B'z Live-Gym 2001 -Eleven- (March 27, 2013)
  15. B'z Live-Gym Pleasure 2013 Endless Summer -XXV BEST- (January 29, 2014)
  16. B'z Live-Gym 2015 -Epic Night- (24 February 2016)

Blu-ray[edit]

  1. B'z Live-Gym Pleasure 2008 -Glory Days- (February 25, 2009)
  2. B'z Live-Gym 2010 "Ain't No Magic" at Tokyo Dome (July 28, 2010)
  3. B'z Live-Gym 2006 "Monster's Garage" (December 22, 2010)
  4. B'z Live in Nanba 2006 & B'z Showcase 2007 -19- at Zepp Tokyo (December 22, 2010)
  5. B'z Live-Gym 2011 -C'mon- (May 30, 2012)
  6. B'z Live-Gym 2008 -Action- (January 30, 2013)
  7. B'z Live-Gym Pleasure 2013 Endless Summer -XXV BEST- (January 29, 2014)
  8. B'z Live-Gym 2015 -Epic Night- (24 February 2016)

Bibliography[edit]

Album scores[edit]

  • Brotherhood
  • Eleven
  • Survive
  • B'z The Best "Pleasure"
  • B'z The Best "Treasure"
  • B'z The "Mixture"
  • Green
  • 西辺来龍 - Dragon From The West
  • Live -on- 1988~2003
  • Big Machine
  • The Circle
  • B'z The Best "Pleasure II"
  • Monster

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp (Japanese) Oricon Style
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z "B'z、さらなる記録更新へ!ニューアルバムリリース決定! (B 'z and further record update! New album release decision!)" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2007-06-18. 
  3. ^ a b c d "B'z、歴代No.1アーティストまでの軌跡! (B'z track to a successive No.1 artist!)" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2007-06-18. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai ""B'z史上初"の企画でシングルリリース! ("B'z first time ever" plan of single release!)" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 17 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-18. 
  5. ^ fhttp://www.generasia.com/wiki/Go_for_It,_Baby_-Kioku_no_Sanmyaku-
  6. ^ "Oricon Weekly Charts for 1/12 ~ 1/18". toykohive. 6Theory Media, LLC. January 21, 2015. Retrieved January 22, 2015. 
  7. ^ Oricon ranking for Uchouten (in Japanese) http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/2473/products/1110564/1/
  8. ^ Oricon ranking for Red (in Japanese) http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/2473/products/1130135/1/
  9. ^ Announcement of single http://natalie.mu/comic/news/177606
  10. ^ Announcement of single http://natalie.mu/music/news/210428

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