The idols of Nogizaka46 with their 3rd single “Hashire! Bicycle” give the rival of AKB48 their second #1 single – selling over 186,000 copies. The Korean boys of SUPER JUNIOR and their 4th Japanese single “Sexy, Free & Single” make a strong showing in the second spot with over 109,000 copies sold. The third spot on the charts goes to project ACE OF SPADES lead by TAKAHIRO of EXILE with their debut single “WILD TRIBE” selling a good 63,000 copies.

Rounding out the top ten on the singles charts is idol group StylipS and their 3rd single “Choose me Darling” featured as the opening theme for anime Nakaimo – My Sister is Among Them!

The album charts top spot is again AKB48 and their 4th album release “1830m” selling another 64,000 copies. The second spot is AAA and their 7th anniversary album “777 ~ TRIPLE SEVEN ~” selling 54,000 copies – more release details are here.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.


Singles for August 20th – 26th

Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 Nogizaka46 Hashire! Bicycle Aug 22nd 186, 613
2 SUPER JUNIOR Sexy, Free & Single Aug 22nd 109,821
3 ACE OF SPADES WILD TRIBE Aug 22nd 63,190
4 BOYFRIEND Be my shine ~Kimi wo Hanasanai~ Aug 22nd 54,269
5 ONE OK ROCK The Beginning Aug 22nd 43,752
6 Kis-My-Ft2 WANNA BEEEE!!! / Shake It Up Aug 15th 30,511
7 S/mileage Sukiyo, Jyujyo Hankoki Aug 22nd 22,866
8 Linked Horizon Luxendarc Shokiko Aug 22nd 20,454
9 Various Artists Uta no Prince-sama IDOL SONG Aug 22nd 14,400
10 StylipS Choose me Darling Aug 22nd 10,303


Albums for August 20th – 26th

Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 AKB48 1830m Aug 15th 64,111
2 AAA 777 ~ TRIPLE SEVEN ~ Aug 22nd 54,040
3 Dragon Ash LOUD & PEACE Aug 22nd 30,164
4 Sukima Switch DOUBLES BEST Aug 22nd 29,223
5 TOKIO 17 Aug 22nd 22,106
6 Kuwata I LOVE You – now & forever – July 18th 16,305
7 MINMI MINMI BEST 2002-2012 Aug 22nd 15,593
8 SMAP  GIFT of SMAP Aug 8th 14,263
9 Ayumi Hamasaki SUMMER BEST Aug 8th 13,436
10 Che’Nelle Believe July 4th 13,230

Source: Oricon