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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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On top of the singles charts is Arashi (嵐) with 44th single Daremo Shiranai (誰も知らない) selling over 461,000 copies. The single is featured as the theme song for drama Shinigami-kun (死神くん) staring member Ohno Satoshi (大野智). Dropping into #2 is last week’s topper and 1+ million selling single Labrador Retriever from AKB48

Topping the albums chart is aiko with her 11th original album Awa no Yona Ai Datta selling over 82,000 copies.

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Idol group Momoiro Clover Z tops the singles chart with 11th major label single Naitemo Lindayo selling over 66,000 copies. It’s the idol group’s first #1 after two consecutive #2 charting singles. In the #2 spot is fictional idol group μ’s (Muse) with Donnatoki mo Zutto featured as the ending theme for anime Love Live! season 2. The nine voice actresses perform the songs in addition to voicing the characters in the anime.

In #4 is LiSA with her 5th solo single Rising Hope featured as the opening theme for anime The irregular at magic high school.

For the second week in a row the albums chart is topped by the FROZEN (Anna and the Snow Queen) original soundtrack selling another 165,000 copies. The popular animated movie sound track as been in the top 10 for 9 weeks in a row since it released in Japan on March 12th 2014.

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Arashi (嵐) has updated the details for their 44th single Daremo Shiranai (誰も知らない) – jacket covers and full track list revealed. Featured as the theme song for drama Shinigami-kun (死神くん) which stars member Ohno Satoshi (大野智) its their 3rd single of 2014. Single Daremo Shiranai comes on two editions hitting stores May 28th 2014 – updated details and trailer for the new drama follow…

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Arashi (嵐) tops the singles chart with their 43rd single GUTS! selling over 501,000 copies. The single has tie-up as the theme song for NTV drama Yowakute mo Katemasu ~ Seiji Sensei to Heppoko Koko Kyuji no Yabo ~ starring member Ninomiya Kazunari.

SPYAIR lands in the #9 spot with their 14th single Imagination with tie-up as the opening theme for new anime Haikyu!!.

The albums chart is topped by the FROZEN (Anna and the Snow Queen) original soundtrack selling another 152,000 copies. The popular animated movie sound track as been in the top 10 for 8 weeks in a row since it released in Japan on March 12th 2014.

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Arashi (嵐) recently announced new single Daremo Shiranai (誰も知らない) featured as the theme song for drama Shinigami-kun (死神くん) staring member Ohno Satoshi (大野智). Their 44th single and 3rd in 2014 comes on two editions scheduled for release on May 28th 2014. Read on for more details and trailer for the new drama…

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Arashi (嵐) has revealed more details for 43rd single GUTS! – full track list and jacket covers unveiled. The single’s title track featured as the theme song for NTV drama Yowakute mo Katemasu ~ Seiji Sensei to Heppoko Koko Kyuji no Yabo ~ starring member Ninomiya Kazunari. Single GUTS! comes on two editions plus a bundled version and all drop April 30th 2014 – updated details follow….

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Arashi (嵐) has announced their 2nd single of 2014 – GUTS! – with the title track featured as the theme song for NTV drama Yowakute mo Katemasu ~ Seiji Sensei to Heppoko Koko Kyuji no Yabo ~ starring member Ninomiya Kazunari. The popular vocal group’s 43rd single comes on two editions plus a special bundled version with both editions. Single GUTS! releases April 30th 2014 – read on for more details and TVCM spot for the new drama….

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Topping the singles chart is KANJANI8 with King of Otoko! selling over 352,000 copies. Its their 25th single and 3rd of a 3-month consecutive release plan. Perhaps the lure of bonuses for purchasing all 3 singles in the plan pulled their 24th single Hibiki into the #9 spot and 23rd single Kokoro Sora Moyo into #11.

Anime tied releases – #10 is Jigoku no Sata mo Kimishidai the opening theme for Hozuki no Reitetsu and sung by many of the anime voice cast. In #12 spot is singer and voice actor Mamoru Miyano with 10th single NEW ORDER with tie-up as theme song for anime Wooser’s Hand-to-Mouth Life: Awakening Arc, and in #19 is nano with her 4th single Born to be featured as ending theme for anime Magical Warfare.

The album chart is topped by Sexy Zone with their 2nd album Sexy Second selling 121,000 copies. Just back in the #2 spot is longtime group Yuzu with 12th album Shin Sekai selling 113,000 copies. In the #4 spot is Leo Ieiri with her 2nd album “a boy”.

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On top of the singles chart is Arashi with single Bittersweet selling over 511,000 copies. The title track has tie-up as the theme song for Fuji TV drama Shitsuren Chocolatier staring member Matsumoto Jun. In the #2 spot is idol group SUPER GiRLS with single Sorairo no Kiseki.

In the #5 spot is T.M.Revolution and SCANDAL collaboration single Count ZERO / Runners high with both songs having tie-up with new PS3 game Sengoku BASARA4. And slipping into #10 is GRANRODEO with 21st single Hengenjizai no Magical Star featured as OP2 for anime Kuroko’s Basketball season 2.

The album chart is topped by Tsuyoshi Domoto with solo album Shamanippon ~ Roinochinoi. Tsuyoshi Domoto and Koichi Domoto form unit KinKi Kids. In the #2 spot is MAN WITH A MISSION special compilation album Beef Chicken Pork with English tracks to support the group’s USA debut.

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Arashi (嵐) has just released their first single of 2014 – Bittersweet with the title track featured as the theme song for Fuji TV drama Shitsuren Chocolatier staring member Matsumoto Jun. Also coupling track Road to Glory gets tie-up as theme song for NTV Sochi Olympic 2014 broadcast that features member Sho Sakurai as special announcer. Their 42nd single Bittersweet comes on two editions dropping February 12th 2014 – more details and music video follow….

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