Oricon single and album charts for December 10th - 16th, NEWS and EXILE top
Toping the single charts is NEWS with their double-A side single “WORLD QUEST / Pokopon Pekorya” both songs have tie-ins which helped push its sales over 130,000 copies. Last week’s #1 the11th 1+million selling single from AKB48, “Eien Pressure” drops into #2. Korean boy group SHINee hits #3 with “1000 Nen, Zutto Soba ni Ite…” and in the #5 spot is another Korean group U-KISS with “Distance…”
Just out of the top 10 at #11 is idol group 9nine with single “White Wishes” featured as the ending theme for anime My Little Monster (Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun) – selling over 12,000 copies.
Again topping the album charts is EXILE with “Best Hits Love Side / Soul Side” compilation album selling another 98,000 copies. Just back in #2 spot is singer/voice actress Nana Mizuki with her 9th album “ROCKBOUND NEIGHBORS” selling over 96,000 copies. In the #3 spot is Korean Kim Hyun Joong with his first Japanese album “unlimited” and landing in #5 spot is rock band flumpool with their 3rd album “experience”.
The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.
Singles for December 10th – 16th
|1||NEWS||WORLD QUEST / Pokopon Pekorya||Dec 12th||130,899|
|2||AKB48||Eien Pressure||Dec 5th||56,216|
|3||SHINee||1000 Nen, Zutto Soba ni Ite…||Dec 12th||40,017|
|6||Luna Sea||The End of the Dream / Rouge||Dec 12th||22,615|
|7||Daichi Miura||Right Now / Voice||Dec 12th||21,573|
|8||Erina Mano||NEXT MY SELF||Dec 12th||18,012|
|9||Exile Atsushi||Melrose ~ Aisanai yakusoku ~||Dec 5th||15,359|
Albums for December 10th – 16th
|1||Exile||Best Hits Love side/Soul side||Dec 5th||98, 064|
|2||Nana Mizuki||Rockbound Neighbors||Dec 12th||96,661|
|3||Kim Hyun Joong||unlimited||Dec 12th||71,756|
|4||Ketsumeishi||Ketsunopolis 8||Dec 12th||56,179|
|6||Yumi Matsutoya||40 Shunen Kinen Best Album||Nov 21st||44,398|
|7||Mr. Children||[(an imitation) blood orange]||Nov 28th||42,989|
|8||YUI||Green Garden Pop||Dec 5th||29,342|
|9||YUI||Orange Garden Pop||Dec 5th||28,817|
|10||Green Day||Torre!||Dec 12th||19,544|