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Sonar Pocket unveiled the jacket covers and full track list for new single HERO / Good bye Taisetsu na Hito.. They also revealed preview music video for track HERO featured as ending theme for anime Ushio & Tora (うしおととら). Their 21st single HERO / Good bye Taisetsu na Hito. (Good bye 大切な人) comes on four editions hitting stores August 19th 2015.

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Kinniku Shōjo Tai (筋肉少女帯) updated details for single Mazeru na Kiken (混ぜるな危険) – jacket covers, bonuses, and TVCM spot unveiled. Their 19th single has tie-up as opening theme for new anime Ushio & Tora (うしおととら). Single Mazeru na Kiken comes on two editions hitting stores on August 5th 2015.

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Sonar Pocket provides ending theme HERO upcoming anime Ushio & Tora (うしおととら) and unveiled anime teaser featuring the new song. Its part of their double a-side 21st single HERO / Good bye Taisetsu na Hito。 (Good bye 大切な人。) . The single comes on four editions releasing August 19th 2015. Updated details and PVs follow.

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Sonar Pocket announced new single with title track HERO featured as ending theme for upcoming anime Ushio & Tora (うしおととら). Their 21st single will be a double a-side with the second title song undecided. Single HERO / undecided comes on four editions scheduled for release on August 19th 2015. Early release details plus anime trailer featuring the theme songs follows.

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Rock band Kinniku Shōjo Tai (筋肉少女帯) announced new single Mazeru na Kiken (混ぜるな危険) with tie-up as opening theme for upcoming anime Ushio & Tora (うしおととら). Its been nearly seven years since the longtime band has released a single! Their 19th single Mazeru na Kiken comes on two editions scheduled for release on August 5th 2015. More details and anime trailer featuring the theme song follows.

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Arashi tops the singles chart with single Sakura selling a strong 465,000 copies. Their 45th single has tie-up as theme song for TBS TV drama Ouroboros ~ Kono Ai Koso, Seigi. Tohoshinki lands at #2 with single Sakuramichi and AAA hits #3 with single Lil‘ Infinity.

miwa lands at #5 with single 360° featured as theme song for anime Doraemon 35th anniversary movie. Voice actor Kana Hanazawa climbs to #13 with 8th single Kimi ga Inakucha Dame Nanda featured as theme song for her new live-action movie of the same name.

NEWS tops the album charts with 6th album White selling over 114,000 copies. Just back in #2 is Acid Black Cherry with 4th album “L” (エル) with over 113,000 copies sold. Singer Leo Ieiri lands at #6 with her 3rd album “20”.

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2PM tops the singles charts with 9th Japanese single Guilty Love selling 98,000 copies. The Momoiro Clover Z vs KISS collaboration single Yume no Ukiuyo ni Saitemina (夢の浮世に咲いてみな) climbs into #2. And the boys of GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE hit #3 with single Sing it Loud.

GRANRODEO tops anime tie-up releases landing in #8 with PUNKY FUNKY LOVE opening theme for the 3rd season of Kuroko’s Basketball. Maaya Sakamoto lands at #9 with 25th single Shiawase ni Tsuite Watashi ga Shitteiru Itsutsu no Hoho / Shikisai. Title track Shiawase ni Tsuite Watashi ga Shitteiru Itsutsu no Hoho has tie-up as OP for Gourmet Girl Graffiti.

J Soul Brothers dominates the album charts with PLANET SEVEN selling over 508,000 copies. Idol unit Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku hits #2 with 2nd album KINPACHI and in the top 3 for the past three weeks – SEKAI NO OWARI slips to #3 with album Tree.

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NMB48 tops the singles charts with 10th Rashikunai selling over 420,000 copies. The single features first time co-centers Yagura Fuuko (矢倉楓子) and Shiroma Miru (白間美瑠). Landing at #2 is Korean duo Tohoshinki (TVXQ) with Time Works Wonders selling over 106,000 copies. Upcoming idol group Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku hits #3 with great support for their single Haitateki!.

Anime tied releases have Ling Tosite Sigure with 4th single Enigmatic Feeling (OP PSYCHO-PASS 2) landing in #8 and Sonar Pocket with single Egao no Riyu. / GIRI GIRI at #12 (GIRI GIRI, OP World Trigger).

KANJANI8 tops the album charts with album Kanjanizm selling over 294,000 copies. Idol unit DiVA’s final album DIVA lands at #8.

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SMAP tops the singles charts this week with their 53rd single Top Of The World / Amazing Discovery selling over 122,000 copies. Perfume climbs to #2 with 20th single Cling Cling selling over 73,000 copies and idol unit C-ute rounds out the top 3 with The Power / Kanashiki Heaven selling 55,000 copies.

Girl rock band SCANDAL lands in the #5 spot with Yoake no Ryuseigun (夜明けの流星群) featured as the theme song for anime movie Pokemon The Movie XY "Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction".

TOKIO tops the album charts with album HEART containing 30 songs selected by fan votes and celebrating their 20th anniversary. Kalafina lands in the #3 & #4 spots a with a pair of greatest hits albums THE BEST “Blue” and THE BEST “Red”.

Continuing its run on the album charts – original soundtrack album FROZEN (Anna and the Snow Queen) has spent 19 straight weeks in the top 10.

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Morning Musume ‘14 tops the singles charts with their 56th single Toki wo Koe Sora wo Koe / Password is 0 selling over 119,000 copies. ClariS lands in #3 with single STEP featured as the second opening theme for anime Nisekoi.

Nana Mizuki tops the album charts with album SUPERNAL LIBERTY selling over 76,000 copies. It’s the popular voice actress and singer’s 10th original album and second #1. After topping for two weeks in a row Fukuyama Masaharu with his 11th album HUMAN drops into the #2 spot. Anisong singer and songwriter ZAQ hits the charts in #8 with her first album NOISY Lab.

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On top of the singles charts is idol group Nogizaka46 with their 7th single Barrette selling over 395,000 copies. Its their 6th #1 single and best opening week single by nearly 60,000 copies. The single includes coupling track Tsuki no Ookisa featured as the 14th opening theme for TV anime series NARUTO Shippuden.

In #2 is Korean duo Tohoshinki with single Very Merry Xmas selling over 116,000 copies and rounding out the top 3 is Perfume with their 19th single Sweet Refrain with tie-up as the theme song for TV Asahi drama Toshi Densetsu no Onna. Also of note is favorite voice actress group Sphere with single Sticking Places featured as opening theme for anime Yu-Sibu.

Topping the album charts is KAT-TUN with mini-album Kusabi selling over 168,000 copies. Its their first release since becoming a 4 member group after the dismissal of member Koki Tanaka for contract violations (more details). In the #5 spot is Korean group KARA with BEST GIRLS, a Japanese greatest hits compilation album. The girls simultaneously released 10th Japanese single French Kiss which hit #7 on the singles charts.

Other releases of note – supercell released their 3rd album ZIGAEXPERIENTIA which hit #7 and Tommy heavenly6 (Tomoko Kawase) released album TOMMY ♡ ICE CREAM HEAVEN ♡ FOREVER landing in the #17 spot.

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