Toping the single charts idol group Nogizaka46 with their 4th single “Seifuku no Mannequin” which has tie-in as ending theme song for anime Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic. The single is the group’s third #1 single after it sold over 232,000 copies. In the #2 spot is Korean rock band CNBLUE with their 4th Japanese single “Robot” and in third is idol unit Berryz Koubou with single “WANT!”.

In the 7th spot is GACKT with new ballad song “WHITE LOVERS – Shiawase na Toki” and in the 10th spot is singer/voice actress Aki Toyosaki with her 7th solo single “Orion to Supankoru”. And just out in the 11th spot is supercell with single “Giniro Kamihikoki” featured as theme song for anime movie Nerawareta Gakuen.

The album charts are topped by group Ikimonogakari with their compilation album of best ballad songs “Balladon”. The album sold over 107,000 copies and give the group their 5th #1 album (interestingly they have never had a #1 single).

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.

Singles for December 17th – 23rd


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 Nogizaka46 Seifuku no Mannequin Dec 19th 232,961
2 CNBLUE Robot Dec 19th 42,563
3 Berryz Koubou WANT! Dec 19th 24,622
4 DIR EN GREY Rinkaku Dec 19th 22,881
5 AKB48 Eien Pressure Dec 5th 21,265
6 GreeeeN Yuki no ne Dec 19th 15,096
7 GACKT WHITE LOVERS Dec 19th 12,980
8 DEEP Yokaze Dec 19th 11,991
9 NMB48 Kitagawa Kenji  Nov 7th 11,734
10 Aki Toyosaki Orion to Supankoru Dec 19th 9,812
11 supercell Giniro Kamihikoki Dec 19th 8,903


Albums for December 10th – 16th


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Ikimonogakari Balladon Dec 19th 107,855
2 Exile Best Hits Love side/Soul side Dec 5th 54,899
3 Mr. Children [(an imitation) blood orange] Nov 28th 33,301
4 Yumi Matsutoya 40 Shunen Kinen Best Album Nov 21st 32,849
5 Kimura Kaela Sync Dec 19th 21,505
6 Noriyuki Makihara Dawn Over the Clover Field Dec 19th 18,009
7 YUI Green Garden Pop Dec 5th 17,627
8 YUI Orange Garden Pop Dec 5th 17,571
9 Nana Mizuki Rockbound Neighbors Dec 12th 14,050
10 Elephant Kashimashi Reckless THE BEST 2007-2012 Dec 19th 13,945


Source: Oricon