Topping Oricon album charts for 2013* is Arashi with their 12th album LOVE that topped the charts for two consecutive weeks with over 780,000+ sold. In the #2 & #3 spots are long time duo B’z with their best compilation albums B’z The Best XXV 1988 – 1998 & B’z The Best XXV 1999 – 2012.
In the #4 spot is FUNKY MONKEY BABYS with compilation album LAST BEST which is the only album in the top 20 which didn’t debut at #1. The album was #2 behind Kis-My-Ft2’s Good Ikuse! (#13) but the following week it climbed into #1 and charted in the top 10 for 11 consecutive weeks.
*Oricon Charts 2013 annual spans December 10th 2012 – December 8th 2013
Read on for the complete top 20 album charts for 2013….
Top 20 Albums for 2013
|2||B’z||The Best XXV 1988 – 1998||June 12th||567,004|
|3||B’z||The Best XXV 1999 – 2012||June 12th||555,721|
|4||Funky Monkey Babys||LAST BEST||March 27th||465,000|
|5||NMB48||Teppen Tottande!||Feb 27th||413,310|
|6||Namie Amuro||FEEL||July 10th||383,000|
|7||KANJANI8||JUKE BOX||Oct 16th||373,019|
|8||EXILE||BEST HITS Love Side / Soul Side||Dec 5th 2012||340,000***|
|11||Kana Nishino||Love Collection ~ mint ~||Sept 4th||287,000|
|12||Kana Nishino||Love Collection ~ pink ~||Sept 4th||277,000|
|13||Kis-My-Ft2||Good Ikuse!||March 27th||273,000|
|14||Ikimonogakari||Balladon||Dec 19th 2012||253,277|
|15||Maximum the Hormone||Yoshu Fukushu||July 31st||245,000|
|16||J Soul Brothers||MIRACLE||Jan 1st 2013|
|17||Yumi Matsutoya (Yumi Yumi)||40 Shunen Kinen Best Album||Nov 20th 2012|
|18||One Direction||Take Me Home||Nov 14th|
|19||Kyary Pamyu Pamyu||Nanda Collection||June 26th|
|20||BUMP OF CHICKEN||BUMP OF CHICKEN I [1999-2004]||July 3rd|
**total sales unofficial (sources: Oricon, Wikipedia, RIAJ), download and other not counted.
***total sales 700,030 (2012-2013).
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