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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.

Read on for the complete top 10 singles and album charts follow.

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supercell is getting ready to release their 3rd album ZIGAEXPERIENTIA and have updated the full track list to go along with the jacket covers previously revealed. The album includes 6 songs previously released as singles and new songs for 15 total tracks. Album ZIGAEXPERIENTIA three editions three editions hit stores on November 27th 2013 – full details and audio previews follow.

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supercell has added more information for their new album ZIGAEXPERIENTIA – jacket cover and audio preview of new song No.52530088703 revealed. This is the group’s 3rd album and includes 6 songs previously released as singles and new songs for 15 total tracks. Album ZIGAEXPERIENTIA comes on three editions scheduled to hit stores on November 27th 2013 – updated details and audio preview follow…

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supercell has announced their 3rd album ZIGAEXPERIENTIA planned to include singles My Dearest, Giniro Kamihikoki, Hakushu kassai uta awase, Kokuhaku, Bokura no ashiato, The Bravery, digital single Yeah Oh Ahhh Oh!, new songs including “No.52530088703” and more for 15 total tracks. Album ZIGAEXPERIENTIA comes on three editions scheduled for release on November 27th 2013 – read on for more details…

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Topping the singles charts this week is popular vocal group KANJANI8 with their 22nd single “Namida no Kotae” selling over 248,000 copies. Their 19th #1 single has tie-in as the theme song for movie “100 Kai Naku Koto” (To Cry a 100 Times) that stars member Tadayoshi Okura. In the #2 spot is popular Korean group Tohoshinki (TVXQ) with new Japanese single “OCEAN” selling over 140,000 copies.

Climbing into the #9 spot is supercell with their 8th single “Hakushu kassai uta awase”. And just out of the top 10 in #11 is performance unit 9nine with “Evolution No.9

Over on the album charts its a pair of best albums from group B’zThe Best XXV 1988-1998” and “The Best XXV 1999-2012” on top with both selling over 377,000 copies. In the #3 spot is Korean band FTISLAND with their 3rd Japanese album “RATED-FT”.

Making into the #9 spot is Tomoko Kawase’s alter-ego TOMMY february6 with album “TOMMY CANDY SHOP ♥ SUGAR ♥ ME”.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.

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supercell has updated their 8th single “Hakushu kassai uta awase” – full track list and audio previews are revealed. The new single is featured as the opening theme for the re-broadcast of popular anime Katanagatari (2010) on the Fuji TV’s Noitamina timeslot this Spring. New single “Hakushu kassai utaawase” comes on three editions and hits stores June 12th 2013 – updated details and new audio previews follow.

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supercell has revealed the jacket art for new single “Hakushu kassai uta awase” featured as the new opening theme for anime Katanagatari. Anime Katanagatari (2010) is being re-broadcast on the Fuji TV’s Noitamina time slots beginning April 11th 2013. New single “Hakushu kassai utaawase” is supercell’s 8th major label single and comes on three editions. The single releases June 12th 2013 – read on for updated details and preview video featuring the new single…

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This week the singles charts are topped by the idols of Nogizaka46 with their 5th single “Kimi no na wa kibo” (君の名は希望) selling over 242,000 copies. It’s the self-appointed rival to AKB48 4th #1 single.

In the #2 spot is Yamashita Tomohisa (Yamapi) with his new single “Kai Sera Sera”. Landing in the #5 spot is Korean boy group SHINee with their 7th Japanese single “Fire”. Pulling into the #7 spot group AAA with single “PARTY IT UP”.

Just out of the top 10 in #11 spot is group supercell with 7th major single “The Bravery” that’s featured as the opening theme for anime Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic.

On the album charts rock band Sakanaction with album “sakanaction” selling a good 82,000 copies. Vocal group AAA also lands on the album charts with compilation album “Ballad Collection” in the #4 spot. Out of the top 10 in the #15 spot is one of our favorites – idol group 9nine with their second album “CUE”.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.

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Group supercell (ryo) has announced their second single of 2013 “Hakushu kassai utaawase” which will be featured as the new opening theme for anime Katanagatari. Anime Katanagatari (2010) is being re-broadcast on the Fuji TV’s Noitamina time slots beginning April 11th 2013 . New single “Hakushu kassai utaawase” is supercell’s 8th major label single and is scheduled to be in stores June 12th 2013 – read on for more details and preview video featuring the new single…

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EGOIST is getting ready to release their 4th single “All Alone With You” which is featured as the second ending theme for anime TV series PSYCHO-PASS. The single’s full track list, cover jackets, and bonuses have been revealed. Single “All Alone With You” comes on two editions and hits stores March 6th 2013. Read on for updated release details.

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supercell recently updated the details for new single “The Bravery” – full track list and cover jackets featuring art by Shirow Miwa were revealed. The song has tie-in as the second ending theme for popular anime Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic. New single “The Bravery” comes on three editions and hits stores March 13th 2013 – read on for more details.

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