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Arashi tops the singles chart with single Sakura selling a strong 465,000 copies. Their 45th single has tie-up as theme song for TBS TV drama Ouroboros ~ Kono Ai Koso, Seigi. Tohoshinki lands at #2 with single Sakuramichi and AAA hits #3 with single Lil‘ Infinity.

miwa lands at #5 with single 360° featured as theme song for anime Doraemon 35th anniversary movie. Voice actor Kana Hanazawa climbs to #13 with 8th single Kimi ga Inakucha Dame Nanda featured as theme song for her new live-action movie of the same name.

NEWS tops the album charts with 6th album White selling over 114,000 copies. Just back in #2 is Acid Black Cherry with 4th album “L” (エル) with over 113,000 copies sold. Singer Leo Ieiri lands at #6 with her 3rd album “20”.

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Arashi (嵐) updated the release details new single Sakura – jacket covers, full track list, and more unveiled. Their first single of 2015, an edgy high tension dance tune, is featured as the theme song for TBS TV drama Ouroboros ~ Kono Ai Koso, Seigi. Single Sakura comes on two editions releasing February 25th 2015. Read on for update details.

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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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AKB48 tops the 2014 annual album rankings with their 5th album Tsugi no Ashiato selling over 1,041,000 copies. The album, in addition to containing their singles and many new songs, is tied to member 2-shot photo events. Landing at #2 is the ultra popular animated movie FROZEN (Anna and the Snow Queen) sound track album that charted in the top 10 for an amazing 24 straight weeks.

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AKB48 dominates the annual singles ranking easily taking the top 5 spots with each of their singles selling over 1 million copies. Their 36th single Labrador Retriever with handshake event tickets and voting flyer for the group’s Senbatsu Sousenkyo takes the #1 spot.

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NMB48 tops the singles charts with 10th Rashikunai selling over 420,000 copies. The single features first time co-centers Yagura Fuuko (矢倉楓子) and Shiroma Miru (白間美瑠). Landing at #2 is Korean duo Tohoshinki (TVXQ) with Time Works Wonders selling over 106,000 copies. Upcoming idol group Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku hits #3 with great support for their single Haitateki!.

Anime tied releases have Ling Tosite Sigure with 4th single Enigmatic Feeling (OP PSYCHO-PASS 2) landing in #8 and Sonar Pocket with single Egao no Riyu. / GIRI GIRI at #12 (GIRI GIRI, OP World Trigger).

KANJANI8 tops the album charts with album Kanjanizm selling over 294,000 copies. Idol unit DiVA’s final album DIVA lands at #8.

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Dream5 (+ Buri Taicho) tops the singles charts with Dan Dan Dubi Zuba! featured as the ending theme for anime Yo-kai Watch. Oricon noted that it’s been 40 years since an all teen band has topped the weekly singles charts. Landing at #2 is King Cream Soda with single Matsuri Bayashi de Geragerapo / Hatsukoi Toge de Geragerapo – both tracks are used as theme songs for Yo-kai Watch 3DS game series.

Eri Kitamura climbs to #10 with 8th single RinRei (凛麗) featured as ending theme for anime CROSS ANGE.

D-LITE (from BIGBANG) tops the album charts with solo album Delight (でぃらいと). Last week’s #1 from Arashi slips to #2 with album THE DIGITALIAN.

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V6 tops the singles charts with 44th single Sky’s The Limited selling over 95,000 copies. This their first #1 since 2012 but none of their singles have be less than #3 since their debut in 1995. Acid Black Cherry’s 19th single INCUBUS climbs into #2. Korean unit GOT7 debuts in Japan with single Around the World landing at #3.

Anime tie-up release -  voice actor and singer Maaya Uchida’s 2nd single Gimme! Revolution with tie-up as OP for anime Gonna Be the Twin-Tail!! lands at #12.

Arashi tops the album charts and affirms their top boy band status with album THE DIGITALIAN selling a huge 660,000 copies. Arashi should again get the top selling album for the year (2014) with this release.

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Arashi (嵐) revealed the full track list and jacket covers for new album THE DIGITALIAN. Their 13th original album includes singles, member solo songs, and eight new songs including lead song Zero-G. Album THE DIGITALIAN comes on two editions releasing October 22nd 2014 – read on for all the details.

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Arashi (嵐) revealed details for new album THE DIGITALIAN planned to include three singles, member solo songs, and eight new songs for 16 total tracks. The *Limited edition includes DVD with music video for new song (untitled). Album THE DIGITALIAN comes on two editions and a special bundled set version all hitting stores October 22nd 2014 – read on for more details…

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KAT-TUN tops the singles chart with In Fact selling over 145,000 copies. Their 22nd single has tie-up as the theme song for Fuji TV drama FIRST CLASS featuring member Yuichi Nakamaru.

At #3 anime tied release from idol group Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku (私立恵比寿中学) 6th single Butterfly Effect with a strong 53,000 copies sold. The single has tie-up as the opening theme for anime Nanana’s Buried Treasure.

Topping the albums chart is Namie Amuro with compilation album Ballada containing her best ballad songs. In #2 is high school duo ClariS with 3rd album PARTY TIME.

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