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SKE48 tops the singles charts with 15th single Bukiyou Taiyou (不器用太陽) selling over 324,076 copies. Momoiro Clover Z lands in #3 with 12th single MOON PRIDE featured as opening theme for anime Sailor Moon Crystal. In #7 is OLDCODEX with 9th single Dried Up Youthful Fame with tie-up as opening theme for anime Free! – Eternal Summer.

Girls Generation stays atop the album charts with compilation album THE BEST. Original soundtrack album FROZEN (Anna and the Snow Queen) continues its run on the album charts spenting 21 straight weeks in the top 10.

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EXILE tops the singles charts with NEW HORIZON selling over 147,000 copies. Unit Busaiku consiting of four members of Kis-My-Ft2 land in #2 with single Titititerette Teretititi – Dare no Ketsu and idol group Afilia Saga is #3 with single Magical Express Journey.

TK from Ling tosite sigure hits #9 with his first solo single “unravel” (OP Tokyo Ghoul) and Minori Chihara’s 20th single Mukaikaze ni uta Renagara makes it to #18 (OP RAIL WARS!).

Girls Generation tops the album charts with compilation album THE BEST selling over 74,000 copies. Continuing its run on the album charts – original soundtrack album FROZEN (Anna and the Snow Queen) has spent 20 straight weeks in the top 10.

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GIRLS’ GENERATION (SNSD) unveiled the official details for their Japanese greatest hits album THE BEST – jacket covers, track list, and bonuses revealed. The album comes on three editions including a special Limited with Blu-ray (230min) and bonus CD with member selected track list. Album THE BEST releases on July 23rd 2014 – read on for all the details and pre-order….

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GIRLS’ GENERATION (SNSD) has announced a Japanese greatest hits album THE BEST scheduled for release on July 23rd 2014. Details are limited but its planned to include a new Japanese song and clip digest of activities in Japan since 2010.  No pre-order yet for their greatest hits album – more information coming. Read on for additional GIRLS’ GENERATION info…

~ Details revealed plus pre-order open ~

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Topping the singles charts is SMAP with their 51st single Shareotsu / Hello selling over 207,000 copies. The double a-side single includes main theme song for TV series Dokushin Kizoku that stars member Tsuyoshi Kusanagi. The second title song Hello is the official song of Hello Kitty’s 40th anniversary.

In the #2 spot is rock group UVERworld with their 25th single Nano Second, climbing into the #3 spot are the idols of S/mileage with their 15th single Eeka!? / Iiyatsu, and in the #4 spot are the Korean group U-KISS with their 7th Japanese single Fall in Love / Shape of Your Heart.

On top of the album charts Kobukuro with their 8th original album One Song From Two Hearts selling just under 100,000 copies.

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On top of the singles charts are the idols of AKB48 with their 34th single Suzukake no kinomichi de ‘Kimi no Hohoemi wo Yume ni Miru’ to itteshimattara bokutachi no kankei wa do kawatte shimaunoka, bokunari ni nannichika kangaeta uedeno yaya kihazukashii ketsuron no yona Mono. Perhaps the longest title on record for a Japanese single (shortened: Kimi no Hohoemi wo Yume ni Miru) it eclipsed the 1 million copies sold mark giving the idol group their 16th 1 million+ selling single.

In the #2 spot is Busaiku (unit from Kis-My-Ft2) with their debut single Tana Kara Botamochi selling over 132,000 copies. Rounding out the top 3 is Korean group SUPER JUNIOR with 5th Japanese single Blue World.

Further down in the 10th spot is Shoko Nakagawa with double a-side single Sakasama Sekai / Once Upon A Time ~Kibou no Uta~. And in the #14 spot is Luna Haruna with her 5th single snowdrop that’s featured as an ending theme for anime Monogatari Series Second Season.

Topping the album charts is Korean girls of GIRLS GENERATION with their 3rd Japanese album LOVE & PEACE selling just short of 130,000 copies. And in the #10 spot is singer and voice actress Minori Chihara with her 5th album NEO FANTASIA.

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GIRLS’ GENERATION (SNSD) is getting ready to release new Japanese album LOVE & PEACE and have revealed the jacket covers, full track list, and bonus details. Its their 3rd Japanese album and includes lead new song My oh My, singles GALAXY SUPERNOVA, LOVE & GIRLS, plus more new songs for 12 total tracks. Album LOVE & PEACE comes on four editions that hit stores December 11th 2013 – full details and preview music videos follow…

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GIRLS’ GENERATION (SNSD) recently announced their 3rd Japanese album (untitled) that includes new song My oh My and its preview music video is revealed. Their new album is planned to include singles GALAXY SUPERNOVA, LOVE & GIRLS, new songs plus more for 12 total tracks.

Also a big congratulations to GIRLS’ GENERATION for winning the top award of Video of the Year for I GOT A BOY (Korean ver.) at the first ever YouTube Music Awards (YTMA) . The awards were held November 3rd 2013 – video with the award announcement and acceptance by member Tiffany is also below.

GIRLS’ GENERATION’s new Japanese album comes on four editions scheduled for release on December 11th 2013 – more details and preview music videos follow…

~ updated release details - album title LOVE & PEACE ~

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GIRLS’ GENERATION (SNSD) has announced their 3rd Japanese album planned to include their singles GALAXY SUPERNOVA and LOVE & GIRLS, new song My oh My, plus more for 12 total tracks. The new album isn’t yet titled but planned for four editions including a Limited with Blu-ray and loads of bonuses. GIRLS’ GENERATION new Japanese album is scheduled for release on December 11th 2013 – read on for more details…

~ PV revealed for new song My oh My ~

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Topping the singles charts this past week is AKB48 unit Not yet with their 5th single “Hiri Hiri no Hana” selling over 107,000 copies. Unit Not yet features AKB48 key members Oshima Yuko,Sashihara Rino, Yokoyama Yui, and Kitahara Rie.

In the #2 spot is EXILE with new single “No Limit” selling over 75,000 copies and EXILE is also in the #3 spot with their concert theme single “EXILE PRIDE ~ Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame ~” that’s been in and out of the top 10 for the past 25 weeks with nearly 1 million total sales.

The album charts are topped by singer Superfly with her greatest hits album “Superfly BEST!” selling over 156,000 copies. In the #2 spot is band VAMPS also with a greatest hits album “SEX BLOOD ROCK N’ ROLL”.

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Climbing back on top of the singles charts is EXILE with single “EXILE PRIDE ~ Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame ~” selling another 112,000 copies. The single released back on April, 3rd 2013 and featured as the theme song for their ongoing 2013 major venue tour. The single’s been in and out of the chart top 10 for the past 25 weeks with approximately 915,000 sales to-date.

In the #2 spot is actress/idol Atsuko Maeda with her third single “Time Machine Nante Iranai” selling over 60,000 copies. Its her first single since graduating from idol group AKB48 a year ago. Korean idol group Girls Generation (SNSD) hits the #3 spot with their 8th Japanese single “GALAXY SUPERNOVA”. Getting into the #7 spot is rock band SCANDAL with their 17th single “OVER DRIVE”.

Topping the album charts is vocal group AAA with their 8th album “Eighth Wonder” selling over 46,000 copies. Climbing back up into #2 & #3 are a pair of greatest hits releases from Kana Nishino. Her “Love Collection ~ mint ~” and “Love Collection ~ pink ~” both added another 25,000+ copies.

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