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Fashion magazine “Majesty JAPAN” September issue, featuring Hamasaki Ayumi on the cover with her hand as a makeshift bra, sells out
12 August 2013. 23:40
According to reports, Taisei Company’s fashion magazine “Majesty JAPAN” September issue is sold out in numerous bookstores.
The magazine, released on 7 August, features a semi-nude Hamasaki Ayumi on its cover, which quickly became a hot topic. An interview with the title “Welcoming the 15th Anniversary checkpoint with a natural body” accompanied the photos. The article talks about Hamasaki’s reminesces regarding her 15 years in the entertainment industry.
Since its debut on 7 March 2013, the sales of this September issue is a first for “Majesty JAPAN”. On 7 August, they posted an announcement on their Facebook page, saying “MajestyJAPAN Official Page has hit 5,000 likes. Please continue to support us”.
Online magazine distributors are selling both new and used copies of the magazine from 800yen onwards, while online auction site “Yahoo!Auctions” are selling copies at around 1,000yen.