Oricon

The Oricon charts are topped this week by NEWS and their single “Chankapana” selling over 244,000 copies. AKB48 sub-group French Kiss has their 5th single “Romance Privacy” landing in the #2 spot on the charts with over 85,000 copies sold. Singer and voice actress Kana Hanazawa charts well in the #4 spot (release details) and Korean sensation IU sees her second Japanese single chart in the 5th spot (release details).

On the album charts its Southern All Stars member Kuwata dominating with a special solo album of greatest hits “I LOVE YOU -now & forever-“ which had strong fan support selling over 430,000 copies. In the second spot is SEKAI NO OWARI with their album “ENTERTAINMENT” with 65,000 copies sold. And Namie Amuro’s album “Uncontrolled” which held the top spot for the past 3 weeks is pushed down to the #3 spot.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow…

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Singles for July 16th – 22nd

Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 NEWS Chankapana July 18th 244,710
2 French Kiss Romance Privacy July 18th 85,011
3 Ikimongakari Kazega Fuite Iru July 18th 29,144
4 Kana Hanazawa Hatsukoi Note July 18th 14,328
5 IU You & I July 18th 14,109
6 LinQ Shiawase no Enagi July 18th 12,835
7 GRANRODEO  RIMFIRE July 18th 12,206
8 Ogura Yui  Raise July 18th 11,794
9 Baroque Merouhorou July 18th 10,564
10 Tohoshinki ANDROID July 11th 8,458

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Albums for July 16th – 22nd

Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Kuwata I LOVE You – now & forever - July 18th 431,683
2 SEKAI NO OWARI ENTERTAINMENT July 18th 65,374
3 Namie Amuro Uncontrolled June 27th 27,535
4 MAN WITH A MISSION MASH UP THE WORLD July 18th 24,963
5 Che’Nelle Believe July 4th 23,855
6 Lead NOW OR NEVER July 18th 20,479
7 GILLE I AM GILLE July 18th 18,004
8 The Birthday VISION July 18th 16,295
9 Various Artists NARUTO GREATEST HITS!!!!! July 18th 16,143
10 GReeeeN Utautai ga Uta Utai ni Kite Uta Utae to Iu ga Utautai ga Utaudake Utaikireba Uta Utaukeredomo Utautai Dake Uta Utaikirenai Kara Uta Utawanu!? June 27th 13,437

Source: Oricon