Topping the singles charts is HKT48 with their second single “Melon Juice” selling over 268,000 copies. It’s the AKB sister group based out of Fukuoka second #1 single. In the #2 spot is the Korean duo of Tohoshinki (TVXQ) with their 3rd single of 2013 “SCREAM” selling over 134,000 copies. The single has tie-in as theme song for Japanese horror movie Sadako 3D.

The album charts are topped by a pair of greatest hits releases from Kana Nishino. Her “Love Collection ~ mint ~” and “Love Collection ~ pink ~” both sold over 146,000 copies. 

The complete top 10 singles and album charts follow…

Singles for September 2nd – 8th

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Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 HKT48 Melon Juice Sept 4th 268,897
2 Tohoshinki SCREAM Sept 4th 134,304
3 AAA Koine to Amazora Sept 4th 37,795
4 Cheeky Parade Bugendai Shoujo ∀ Sept 4th 28,340
5 AKB48 Koisuru Fortune Cookie August 21st 22,654
6 miwa Faraway / Kiss you Sept 4th 22,479
7 Mamoru Miyano  TV anime Free! character song #3 Sept 4th 18,698
8 Daisuke Hirakawa TV anime Free! character song #5 Sept 4th 15,021
9 EXILE EXILE PRIDE ~ Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame ~ August 28th 14,863
10 Tsubasa Yonaga TV anime Free! character song #4 Sept 4th 14,283

 

Albums for September 2nd – 8th

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Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Kana Nishino Love Collection ~ mint ~  Sept 4th 147,376
2 Kana Nishino Love Collection ~ pink ~  Sept 4th 146,664
3 Sonar Pocket Sonapokeizumu SUPER BEST Sept 4th 45,438
4 Ayaka Yuon Club ~ 1st grade ~ Sept 4th 45,332
5 Various Artists Amachan Uta no Album August 28th 25,465
6 C-ute  Queen of J-POP Sept 4th 11,731
7 Sukima Switch POPMAN’s WORLD All Time Best 2003-2013 August 21st 8,648
8 Chris Hart Heart Song June 5th 8,525
9 Kyosuke Himuro 25th Anniversary Gest Album GREATEST ANTHOLOGY August 21st 7,770
10 Arctic Monkeys AM Sept 4th 7,425

 

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Source: Oricon