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AKB48 tops the singles chart with their 35th single Mae Shika Mukanee that continues their streak of 17 #1 singles selling over 1,000,000 copies. Its also the final single for center Oshima Yuko who graduates with her final concerts at the end of March.

Voice actress group SPHERE lands in the #5 spot with their 5th anniversary single Eternal Tours.

The album chart is topped by Koda Kumi with her 11th album Bon Voyage. Voice actress Kana Hanazawa hits #8 with her 2nd album “25”.

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Koda Kumi recently revealed the jacket covers and more tracks for album Bon Voyage plus unveiled a preview music video for new song SHOW ME YOUR HOLLA. Another new song Winner Girls gets tie-up as the CM theme song for Netz Toyota Hokkaido area. Her 11th original album includes songs from 5 singles plus new songs for 16 total tracks (planned). Album Bon Voyage comes on three main editions set to hit stores on February 26th 2014 – read on for more details and preview music video…

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Koda Kumi has announced new album Bon Voyage, her first in over two years when JAPONESQUE (2012.01.25) was released on the heals of her marriage and pregnancy news. The pop-diva’s 11th original album is planned to include five singles and previously released songs plus new songs for 14 total tracks. Album Bon Voyage comes on three main editions scheduled for release on February 26th 2014 – read on for more details…

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On top of the singles charts are the boys of Kis-My-Ft2 with their 9th #1 and 9th single SNOW DOME no Yakusoku /  Luv Sick selling over 268,000 copies. Climbing into the #4 spot is idol group Afilia Saga with single S.M.L featured as the OP for anime My mental choices are completely interfering with my school romantic comedy. And a bit further down is pop diva Koda Kumi in the #9 spot with her 56th single Dreaming Now!.

A number of other anime tie-up single releases are just out of the top 10 – In the #18 spot is OLDCODEX’s 8th single Walk featured as the ED for anime Kuroko’s Basketball. Voice actress and singer Yui Horie gets into the #19 spot with 16th single Golden Time that includes the OP and ED (Sweet & Sweet CHERRY) for anime GOLDEN TIME. Aoi Eir with her 5th single Sirius lands in the #21 spot. The song is featured as the opening theme for anime KILL la KILL.

Topping the album charts is the first album from Generations from EXILE TRIBE, GENERATIONS selling over 48,000 copies.

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Koda Kumi has added more details for her new single Dreaming Now! – jacket covers, full track list, and bonus details all revealed. Her 56th single also gets a tie-in as the theme song for the World Grand Champions Cup Volleyball 2013 that starts November 12th on NTV. Single Dreaming Now! comes on two main editions and two fan club editions that all release on November 13th 2013. Read on for more details and audio preview..

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On top the singles charts this week is Yamashita Tomohisa (Yamapi) with single “SUMMER NUDE ‘13” featured as theme for TV series of the same name which he also stars in. In the #3 spot is singer/voice actress Nana Mizuki with her 29th single “Vitalization” with title track featured as the theme song for anime Symphogear G. Korean band CNBLUE climbs into #4 spot with their 6th Japanese single “Lady“.

The album charts are topped by rock band MAXIMUM THE HORMONE with their 6th album “Yoshu Fukushu” selling over 157,000 copies. In the second spot is rock band The Yellow Monkey (1993-2004) with a fan selected greatest hits album “Iemon” that celebrates their 20th anniversary nearly 10 years since they broke-up..

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Koda Kumi is getting ready to drop her new single “Summer Trip” and revealed a PV music video for lead track “LALALALALA” filmed at Venice Beach California and a video message discussing the new album. Plus new bonus details announced. Koda Kumi’s 55th single “Summer Trip” comes on two editions that hit stores July 31st 2013 – promotional videos and more details follow…

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Koda Kumi has updated the details for her 55th single “Summer Trip” – jacket covers and CD track list revealed. The single renews her summer themed single releases after a hiatus last year when she was becoming a first time mother. Single “Summer Trip” comes on two editions that will hit stores July 31st 2013 – more details follow…

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On top of the singles charts is long time male group SMAP with their 49th single “Mistake! / Battery” selling over 161,000 copies. The #2 spot goes to Perfume with single “Mirai no Museum” that’s featured as the theme song for long running anime franchise Doraemon new movie Doraemon Nobita no Himitsu Dogu Museum (Doraemon Nobita’s Secret Gadget Museum).

Last week’s #1 from mega idol group AKB48 – their 12th million+ selling single “So Long !” – slips into the #3 spot with 50,000 more copies sold.

Topping the album charts is NMB48 with their first album “Teppen Tottande!” selling a strong 328,000 copies. Solo album “D’scover” from BIGBANG member D-LITE lands in the #2 spot. Pop diva Koda Kumi hits the #3 spot with cover song album “Color the Cover” and T.M.Revolution with a self-cover album “UNDER:COVER 2” slides into the #4 spot.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow…

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Koda Kumi has revealed several promotional videos for her upcoming new album “Color the Cover”. The album features Koda Kumi covering songs with updated arrangements such as “Pink Spider” from hide (1998, released after his death), “Lovely” from Ozawa Kenji (1994), and “Shake Hip!” from Kome Kome CLUB (1986). Album “Color the Cover” hits stores February 27th 2013 – read on for release details and promo videos…

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Koda Kumi is getting ready to release a new album “Color the Cover” which features her covering songs such as “Pink Spider” from hide (1998, released after his death), “Lovely” from Ozawa Kenji (1994), and “Koyoi no tsuki no youni” from Elephant Kashimashi (1997). The cover jackets and full track list have been revealed. Album “Color the Cover” is Koda Kumi’s second cover album and it comes in three editions including a Limited with DVD and photo booklet. The album hits stores February 27th 2013 – updated details follow..

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