Topping the charts for singles this week is NMB48 with their well titled 5th single “Virginity” selling over 315,000 copies. Landing in the 5th spot is LiSA with her 2nd solo single “crossing field” that is being used as the opening theme for popular anime “Sword Art Online”.

On the album charts long time male group SMAP released their 20th album “GIFT of SMAP” – topping with 210,000 copies sold. In the second spot is Queen pop-viva Ayumi Hamasaki with her two-CD compilation album of greatest hits “SUMMER BEST” selling 83,000 copies.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.


Singles for August 6th – 12th

Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 Virginity NMB48 Aug 8th 315,205
2 J Soul Brothers 0 ~ZERO~ Aug 8th 101,236
3 kEEP oN. V6 Aug 8th 56,047
4 IDOLING!!! One Up!!! Aug 8th 42,796
5 LiSA crossing field Aug 8th 39,478
6 FTISLAND TOP SECRET Aug 8th 34,340
7 yuzu Mataashita Aug 8th 33,421
8 SMAP Moment Aug 1st 29,911
9 Ranko (Uchida Maaya) Idolm@ster Character single Aug 8th 22,537
10 Kirari Morboshi (Matsuzaki Rei) Idolm@ster Character single Aug 8th 18,416


Albums for August 5th – 12th

Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 SMAP GIFT of SMAP Aug 8th 210,407
2 Ayumi Hamasaki SUMMER BEST Aug 8th 83,363
3 Kuwata I LOVE You – now & forever – July 18th 40,157
4 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas All That We Have Now Aug 8th 23,525
5 Chisato Moritaka The Singles Aug 8th 19,116
6 Che’Nelle Believe July 4th 15,108
7 96 Neko memoReal Aug 8th 12,403
8 Eikichi Yazawa Last Song Aug 1st 11,282
9 Haji Hajibamu 3 Aug 8th 9,714
10 One Direction Up All Night Aug 8th 9,369

Source: Oricon