OriconFor the second week ten new singles have hit the Oricon weekly charts and the boys from KAT-TUN are on top with their 17th consecutive #1 single “BIRTH.” Korean mega-duet Tohoshinki (TVXQ) in a strong second spot with their winter ballad “Winter Rose.” No weekly chart these days can exist without an AKB48 or spinoff group – this week its subunit Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 and their 9th single “Kibou Sanmyaku

Sliding in at the #10 spot is GACKT with “Graffiti” which is featured as the current opening theme song for anime SKET DANCE.

On the album charts Perfume made their mark with their third consecutive #1 album “JPN,” easily topping the chart over last week’s number one KARA’s “Super Girl.”  Complete top 10 single and album charts follow,


Singles for November 28th – December 4th

Rank Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 KAT-TUN BIRTH Nov 30th 193,584
2 Tohoshinki  Winter Rose Nov 30th 129,525
3 Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 Kibou Sanmyaku Nov 30th 92,621
4 F.T. Island Distance Nov 30th 39,120
5 Yuzu Sho Nov 30th 39,120
6 Koda Kumi Love Me Back Nov 30th 32,885
7 T-ARA yayaya Nov 30th 31,801
8 EGOIST Departures ~Anata ni Okuru Ai no Uta~ Nov 30th 22,084
9 ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION Marching Band Nov 30th 17,794
10 GACKT Graffiti Nov 30th 15,953


Albums for November 21st – 27th

Rank Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Perfume JPN Nov 30th 226,858
2 KARA Super Girl Nov 23rd 96,072
3 Kubota Toshinobu THE BADDEST ~Hit Parade~ Nov 23rd 69,899
4 2PM REPUBLIC OF 2PM Nov 30th 50,265
5 JUJU DELICIOUS Nov 30th 35,388
6 Arashi Beautiful World July 6th 31,815
7 Miura Daichi D.M. Nov 30th 18,941
8 Yuki Saori & Pink Martini 1969 Oct 12th 17,870
3 Nana Mizuki THE MUSEUM II Nov 23rd 15,602

Source: Oricon