Oricon_thumb2SMAP tops the singles charts with “Boku no Hanbun”, their 13th consecutive number 1 single. Second spot goes to L’Arc~en~Ciel and their 39th single “CHASE” which is also featured as the theme song for the movie “Wild 7.” Acid Black Cherry hits the number 3 spot with their 4th release of a 5 consecutive release project, “CRISIS.”

On the album charts FUNKY MONKEY BABYS newest “FUNKY MONKEY BABYS 4” easily took top honors. In the 2nd-5th spots are 4 best-of albums from Ketsumeishi which were released simultaneously. No other artist has filled 4 of the top 5 spots at the same time on the album charts.

Complete top 10 single and album charts follow,


Singles for December 19th – 25th

Rank Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 SMAP  Boku no Hanbun Dec 21st 130,190
2 L’Arc~en~Ciel CHASE Dec 21st 71,894
3 Acid Black Cherry  CRISIS Dec 21st 52,055
4 Kis-My-Ft2 We never give up! Dec 14th 22,827
5 Namie Amuro Sit!Stay!Wait!Down! Dec 7th 21,110
6 AKB48 Ue kara Mariko Dec 7th 19,675
7 Alice Nine Niji no Yuki Dec 21st 15,067
8 Saito Kazuyoshi Yasashiku Naritai Nov 2nd 13,473
9 Fairies HERO/Sweet Jewel Dec 21st 12,375
10 JUNO believe..Kimi no Shinjite Dec 21st 9,783


Albums for December 19th – 25th

Rank Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
2 Ketsumeishi Ketsu no Arashi ~Haru BEST~ Dec 21st 53,328
3 Ketsumeishi Ketsu no Arashi ~Fuyu BEST~ Dec 21st 50,716
4 Ketsumeishi Ketsu no Arashi ~Natsu BEST~ Dec 21st 50,669
5 Ketsumeishi Ketsu no Arashi ~Aki BEST~ Dec 21st 50,214
6 KARA Super Girl Nov 23rd 45,528
7 Bakemonogatari Bakemonogatari Ongaku Zenshuu Dec 21st 30,318
8 Kubota Toshinobu THE BADDEST ~Hit Parade~ Nov 23rd 26,649
9 Tamura Yukari Harumachi Soleil Dec 21st 21,648
10 Various Artists Kotoba ni Dekiani ~ Oda Kazumasa Best Covers Dec 21st 19,056

Source: Oricon