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Hey! Say! JUMP tops the singles charts with Weekender / Asu e no YELL selling over 184,000 copies. Their 13th single’s title tracks are both featured as theme songs for TV dramas featuring group members.

Three character song releases for anime Free! – Eternal Summer make it into the top 10.

SMAP tops the album charts with their 21st album Mr.S selling over 184,000 copies.

Read on for the complete top 10 singles and albums charts…

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Satomi Sato (佐藤聡美) announced her new single (untitled) with tie-up as the opening theme for upcoming anime Ushinawareta Mirai o Motomete (失われた未来を求めて). Satomi Sato also voices supporting character Fukazawa Karin in the high school romance anime. Her 2nd single comes on three editions scheduled for release on October 22nd 2014 – read on for more details…

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ZAQ revealed details for 7th single Seven Doors featured as the opening theme for upcoming anime Trinity Seven. The single comes on two editions scheduled for release on November 19th 2014 – read on for more early details and anime PV…

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Minako Kotobuki (寿美菜子) updated the details for album Tick – full track list, jacket covers, and bonuses revealed. Her 2nd album includes three singles, new songs, and more for 12 total tracks. Album Tick has two editions hitting stores September 17th 2014 (her 23rd birthday!) – updated details follow…

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KANJANI8 (関ジャニ∞) announced new single Ittajanaika / CloveR with each title track having tie-up. Ittajanaika (言ったじゃないか) featured as theme song for TV series Gomenne Seishun! (ごめんね青春!) starring member Ryo Nishikido and CloveR featured as theme song for movie Clover starring member Tadayoshi Okura. Their 30th single, released on their own independent label INFINITY Records, comes on three editions releasing October 15th 2014 – read on for more details…

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