No question this week – AKB48 with their 29th single “Eien Pressure” tops and gives the idol group another record with their 11th single selling over 1million copeis and their 16th #1 single in row. The single sold over 1,073,499 copies. In the second spot is lead vocalist Atsushi of male group EXILE with a solo single “Melrose ~ Aisanai yakusoku ~”.
Topping the album charts is EXILE with “Best Hits Love Side / Soul Side” compilation album selling 382,000 copies. In the second and third spots are YUI with her greatest hits albums “Green Garden Pop” and “Orange Garden Pop” – both selling over 115,000 copies.
The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.
Singles for December 3rd – 9th
|1||AKB48||Eien Pressure||Dec 5th||1,073,499|
|2||Exile Atsushi||Melrose ~ Aisanai yakusoku ~||Dec 5th||92,168|
|3||GLAY||Justice [from] Guilty||Dec 5th||46,031|
|5||The MONSTERS||MONSTERS||Nov 28th||22,624|
|6||EGOIST||Namae no Nai Kabutsu||Dec 5th||21,320|
|7||2AM||Darenimo watasenai yo||Dec 5th||19,153|
|8||Various artists||Kuroko’s Basketball Character Solo Series 9||Dec 5th||14,314|
|9||Root 5||Shinsei Shinwa / Boku Tokidoki||Dec 5th||12,309|
|10||Various artists||Kuroko’s Basketball Character Solo Series 11||Dec 5th||11,128|
Albums for December 3rd – 9th
|1||Exile||Best Hits Love side/Soul side||Dec 5th||382,217|
|2||YUI||Green Garden Pop||Dec 5th||116,712|
|3||YUI||Orange Garden Pop||Dec 5th||115,943|
|4||Mr. Children||[(an imitation) blood orange]||Nov 28th||82,272|
|5||Yumi Matsutoya||40 Shunen Kinen Best Album||Nov 21st||74,419|
|6||BIGBANG||Special Final in Dome Memorial Collection||Dec 5th||45,910|
|7||Ayumi Hamasaki||again||Dec 8th||34,402|
|8||Girls Generation||Girls Generation II ~Girls & Peace~||Nov 28th||24,296|