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KANJANI8 tops the singles chart with Tsuyoku Tsuyoku Tsuyoku selling over 156,000 copies. The song has tie-up as theme for TV drama DoS Deka starring member Tadayoshi Okura.

Several anime tied include Aimer at #4 with Brave Shine opening theme for Fate/stay night UBW.

Mr. Children top the albums chart with REFLECTION selling over 355,000 copies.

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AKB48 stays on top of the singles chart for the second week with 40th single Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai (僕たちは戦わない) adding to its total of over 1.7million copies sold. The single includes the fan voting ticket for the group’s upcoming Senbatsu Sousenkyo (General Election) to select the top 80 members who will participate on their 41st single.

Several anime tied releases include UVERworld at #3 OP for anime The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki, アルスラーン戦記) single Boku no Kotoba de wa nai Kore wa Bokutachi no Kotoba  (僕の言葉ではない これは僕達の言葉). Plus AAA at #4 with Ashita no Hikari (アシタノヒカリ) as 2nd theme for anime World Trigger.

The album chart is topped fictional idol group μ’s (Muse) with their Best Album Best Live! Collection II selling over 85,000 copies. The voice actor unit formed around anime, game, manga franchise Love Live! High School Idol Project.

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AKB48 tops the singles chart with 40th single Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai selling over 1.6million copies. The single includes the fan voting ticket for the group’s upcoming Senbatsu Sousenkyo (General Election) to select the top 80 members who will participate on their 41st single.

Several anime tied releases include SawanoHiroyuki[nZk] at #10 with 3rd single X.U. | scaPEGoat tie-up as opening and ending themes respectively for anime Seraph of the End. At #11 fripSide with 9th single Luminize OP Future Card Buddyfight 100 and at #18 unit ryo (supercell) feat. chelly bring new single Great Distance with tie-up as theme for popular game BRAVELY SECOND: END LAYER.

The album chart is topped by album TU solo release from Tsuyoshi Domoto (Kinki Kids). Anisong unit angela lands at #10 with 7th album ONE WAY.

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Idol unit Juice=Juice tops the singles chart with 6th single Wonderful World/Ca va ? Ca va ?. Landing at #2 special AKB48 group unit NyaKB with Tsuchinoko Panda with first single Idol wa Unyanya no Kudan (アイドルはウーニャニャの件). The single has tie-up as the 3rd ending theme for ongoing anime Yo-Kai Watch (妖怪ウォッチ).

Ending theme for anime Uta no Prince-sama -  Maji Love Revolutions sung by voice actor unit STARISH lands at #3.

Top selling male vocalist Fukuyama Masaharu tops the albums chart with solo guitar acoustic song album Tamashii Riku (魂リク). Anisong singer and voice actor Suzuko Mimori lands at #5 with her 2nd album Fantastic Funfair.

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Zōgō Saeko and Nagareda Project revealed the jacket cover, track list, and preview music video for their collaboration single “triage”. The single has tie-up as opening theme for anime TriageX (トリアージX). Single triage comes on two editions releasing April 29th 2015. Read on for all the details and PVs.

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Zōgō Saeko feat Nagareda Project (藏合紗恵子 featuring 流田Project) provide the opening theme triage for upcoming anime TriageX ((トリアージX). In the anime former AKB48 idol Amina Sato voices for key character Nashida Oriha and another ex-AKB48 idol Nakaya Sayaka voices supporting character Makiishi Kaname. Single triage comes on two editions releasing April 29th 2015.

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AKB48 revealed Shimazaki Haruka as center for their 40th single Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai (僕たちは戦わない). The senbatsu includes 32 members for the key single with the member voting ticket for their 2015 Senbatsu Sousenkyo (General Election). Single Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai comes on 4 pairs of editions plus the theater version all set for release on May 20th 2015. Read on for more details and pre-order links.

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Unit NyaKB with Tsuchinoko Panda provides the 3rd ending theme Idol wa Unyanya no Kudan (アイドルはウーニャニャの件) for ongoing anime Yo-Kai Watch (妖怪ウォッチ). NyaKB consists of 7 AKB48 group idols lead by Shimazaki Haruka who has also provided the voice of guest character Yukippe in the anime. Single Idol wa Unyanya no Kudan comes on three editions releasing April 8th 2015. All the details and preview music video follow.

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AKB48 tops the singles chart with their 39th single Green Flash selling just over one million copies. The single features double-centers Kashiwagi Yuki and Kojima Haruna and its the first of their 10th anniversary releases. EXILE lands in #2 with single Jonetsu no Hana and Busaiku (from Kis-My-Ft2) to #3 with single Yacchatta!!.

Yui Horie climbs to #13 with single Stay With Me (ED DOG DAYS season 3).

Topping the album charts is B’z with their first original album in nearly four years EPIC DAY selling over 209,000 copies. It’s the long time hard rock duo’s 19th album and 16th #1 in a row. Flower (unit from E-girls) lands at #2 with their 2nd album Hanadokie. Climbing into #3 is LiSA with 3rd album Launcher.

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AKB48 unveiled the jacket covers and full track list for single Green Flash. Their 39th single was preformed during their Top-200 set list events held January 21st – 25th 2015 and features double-centers Kashiwagi Yuki and Kojima Haruna. Single Green Flash comes on a total of 8 editions plus a theater version all releasing March 4th 2015. Read on for more details.

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2PM tops the singles charts with 9th Japanese single Guilty Love selling 98,000 copies. The Momoiro Clover Z vs KISS collaboration single Yume no Ukiuyo ni Saitemina (夢の浮世に咲いてみな) climbs into #2. And the boys of GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE hit #3 with single Sing it Loud.

GRANRODEO tops anime tie-up releases landing in #8 with PUNKY FUNKY LOVE opening theme for the 3rd season of Kuroko’s Basketball. Maaya Sakamoto lands at #9 with 25th single Shiawase ni Tsuite Watashi ga Shitteiru Itsutsu no Hoho / Shikisai. Title track Shiawase ni Tsuite Watashi ga Shitteiru Itsutsu no Hoho has tie-up as OP for Gourmet Girl Graffiti.

J Soul Brothers dominates the album charts with PLANET SEVEN selling over 508,000 copies. Idol unit Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku hits #2 with 2nd album KINPACHI and in the top 3 for the past three weeks – SEKAI NO OWARI slips to #3 with album Tree.

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