Topping the singles charts this week is Masaharu Fukuyama with his 16th #1 single “Tanjyobi ni wa Mashiro na Yuri wo / Get the groove”. Selling over 108,000 copies adding to his reign as the top all-time selling male solo artist in Japan.
In the #2 spot is NO NAME the AKB48 subunit tied to anime AKB0048 with single “Kono Namida wo Kimi ni Sasagu”. The #3 spot is singer/voice actor Mamoru Miyano with single “Kanon” featured as the opening theme for anime Uta no Prince-sama 2000%.
On the album charts is idol group Momoiro Clover Z with their 2nd album “5th Dimension” selling over 180,000 copies. Capitalizing on their surge in popularity the girls re-released their 1st album “Battle and Romance” (2011.07) and fans pushed all the way into the #2 spot selling over 37,000 copies (14,000 more than its original release).
The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.