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SKE48 tops the singles chart with their 14th single Mirai Towa selling over 397,000 copies. It’s the AKB48 sister group’s 10th #1 single in a row but the lowest opening week sales since their 7th single in 2011. Tackey & Tsubasa land in the #2 spot with their 14th single Boku no Soba niwa Hoshi ga aru / Viva Viva More and idol group Juice=Juice hit #3 with their 3rd single Hadaka no Hadaka no Hadaka no Kiss / Arekore Shitai!.

Topping the album chart is E-girls with 2nd album COLORFUL POP selling over 89,000 copies. Last week’s #1 from BUMP OF CHICKEN drops into the #2 spot, their 7th original album RAY has a two week total of 220,000 sold. Korean group B1A4′s second album “2” climbs into the #9 spot.

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On top of the singles charts this week is idol group NMB48 with their 7th single “Bokura no Eureka” selling over 480,000 copies. It’s the AKB48 sister group based out of Namba 6th #1 single and easily represents their highest opening week sales (by 100,000 copies). In 2nd spot is EXILE with single “Flower Song” selling over 107,000 copies.

In the #4 spot is Korean favorite female group Girls’ Generation (SNSD) with their 7th Japanese single “LOVE & GIRLS”. And just out of the top 10 in the #17 spot is voice actress/singer Minako Kotobuki with her 5th single “Prism”.

Topping  the album charts for the second week in a row is a pair of best albums from group B’z – “The Best XXV 1988-1998” and “The Best XXV 1999-2012” on top with both selling over 79,000 more copies.

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OriconThe single charts are topped by Kim Hyun Joong with his 2nd Japanese single “HEAT” selling over 183,000 copies (release details) – its his first #1 Japanese single! 

The 2nd spot goes to Yamashita Tomohisa (Yamapi) with his single “LOVE CHASE” that is featured as ending theme for anime Toriko – it sold over 118,000 copies (release details). Landing in 3rd spot is longtime idol group Morning Musume with “One Two Three / The Matenro Show” -  one of their better selling singles in some time – with over 100,000 copies sold. The 4th spot goes to SUPER☆GiRLS and 5th spot is the combined 2PM+2AM with “OneDay” tied-in to their documentary film (release details).

The weekly album charts aren’t much changed from last week and again are topped by pop-diva Namie Amuro with album “Uncontrolled” – selling another 79,000 copies of her 7th #1 album (release details). Second spot still finds GReeeeN with their very long titled album “Utautai……” selling another 34,000 copies.

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OriconThe single charts for this past week are topped by KAT-TUN with their new single “TO THE LIMIT” selling over 150,000 copies (release details). This is the group’s 18th single and 18th #1 single!

Landing in the 2nd spot is Girls’ Generation with their first Japanese single “PAPARAZZI” which sold over 92,000 copies (release details). The 3rd spot goes to Momoiro Clover Z with “Otome Senso” and the 4th spot is the first Japanese release from Korean boy idol group B1A4 with “Beautiful Target” (release details).

The weekly album charts are topped by pop-diva Namie Amuro with album “Uncontrolled” – selling over 290,000 copies for her 7th #1 album (release details). Second spot is GReeeeN with their album “Utautai……” selling just over 90,000 copies. And slipping into the 10th spot is ViViD with their first album “INFINITY”.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow,

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