Dominating the weekly single charts for March 14th is super group Arashi and their single “Wild at Heart” selling just over 550,000 copies (release details). SDN48 and their final single “Makeoshimi Congratulations” edged into second spot with over 74,000 copies sold (release details). They just beat out J Soul Brothers and their single “Go my way” which sold over 68,000 copies (release details). Over all it was a strong week of new singles with only one single, last week’s #1 from Yamapi holding the number ten spot this week, otherwise all other singles are new releases.

On the album charts last weeks number one remains in the top spot this week – popular group Ikimonogakari’s and their album “NEWTRAL” (release details) selling another 83,000. Not far back in the number two spot is Jin Akanishi’s newest album “JAPONICANA” with over 69,000 sold (release details). Also making a strong showing is the girls from SCANDAL and their new album “SHOW” (release details).

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow,


Singles for March 5th – 11th

Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 Arashi Wild at Heart Mar 7th 550,014
2 SDN48  Makeoshimi Congratulations  Mar 7th 74,459
3 J Soul Brothers Go my way Mar 7th 68,291
4 Yusuke Baby Baby Mar 7th 43,462
5 Momoiro Clover Z Moretsu (Space Pirates) Intro/Outro themes Mar 7th 39,858
6 Kana Nishino SAKURA, I love you? Mar 7th 33,377
7 EGOIST The Everlasting Guilty Crown Mar 7th 31,074
8 supercell Kokuhaku/Bokura no Ashiato Mar 7th 28,858
9 Lee Seung gi Ren’ai Jidai Mar 7th 24,044
10 Yamashita Tomohisa  I, TEXAS Feb 29th 20,886


Albums for March 5th – 11th

Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Ikimonogakari NEWTRAL Feb 29th 83,264
2 Jin Akanishi JAPONICANA Mar 7th 69,887
3 SCANDAL SHOW Mar 7th 42,246
4 HY PARADE Mar 7th 24,471
5 capsule STEREO WORXXX Mar 7th 15,308
6 BIGBANG Alive (import) Feb 29th 9,255
7 MONKEY MAJIK Somewhere Out There Mar 7th 9,145
8 9nine 9nine Mar 7th 8,955
9 Pink Martini & Saoru Yuki 1969 Oct 12, 2011 8,770
10 BUCK-TICK CATALOGUE ARIOLA 00-01 Mar 7th 8,486

Source: Oricon