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NICO Touches the Walls revealed more details and preview video for acoustic album Howdy!! We are ACO Touches the Walls. In addition to re-arranged acoustic versions of their hit songs the album includes new song Kuchibeufute, Konnichiwa. Album Howdy!! We are ACO Touches the Walls comes on three editions releasing February 4th 2015. Read on for more details and promo video.

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Konomi Suzuki (鈴木このみ) revealed more details for single Absolute Soul – jacket covers, full track list, and preview music video revealed. Her 8th single has tie-up as the opening theme for anime Absolute Duo. Single Absolute Soul comes on two editions hitting stores February 18th 2015. All the details and PVs follow.

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angela provides the opening theme Exist and ending theme Anya Kouro (暗夜航路) for anime Fafner EXODUS. Both songs included on angela’s single Exist (イグジスト) that comes on two editions releasing February 11th 2015. All the details and preview music video follow.

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Arashi (嵐) unveiled the details for their first single of 2015 – Sakura – an edgy high tension dance tune. The song’s featured as the main theme for TBS drama Ouroboros ~ Kono Ai Koso, Seigi starring Ikuta Toma and Oguri Shun. Single Sakura comes on two editions scheduled for release on February 25th 2015. Read on for more details and drama promo video.

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First full release singles chart of 2015 is topped by NEWS with their 17th single KAGUYA selling over 140,000 copies. The four member male vocal group has only released two singles since 2012 but all 17 of their single releases since 2004 have topped the charts.

ClariS jumps into #3 with 11th single “border” – its their first single since member Alice graduated and founding member Clara was joined by new member Karen. Single “border” has tie-up as the ending theme for anime Tsukimonogatari.

Nogizaka46 (乃木坂46) tops the album charts with 1st album Tomei na Iro (透明な色) selling over 220,000 copies. Voice actor and singer Yui Horie lands at #5 with 9th album World End no Niwa.

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

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