OriconLast week’s single charts are topped by KANJANI8 with their single “Ai Deshita” selling a strong 262,000 copies. The group celebrated their 8th anniversary on the single’s release date (release details). Arashi charted #1 last week with their single “Your eyes” and it drops into the second spot this week selling another 42,000 copies (release details). In the number three spot is Erena Ono making here solo debut after graduating from AKB48 in September 2010 with her single “Erepyon”. This single is featured a theme for TV series “Legal High”.

Over on the album charts top honors go to NEWS and their compilation album “NEWS BEST” selling 109,000 copies. In second spot is enka artist Kiyoshi Hikawa with his album “Enka Meikyoku Collection 16 – Sakura-“ with 40,000 sold. A familiar face in the third and fourth spots is again Mr. Children who has been charting for over a month with their now certified by the RIAJ 1million album(s) “Mr. Children 2005-2010 MACRO” and “Mr. Children 2001-2005 MICRO”.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow,



Singles for June 11th – 17th

Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 KANJANI8 Ai Deshita  June 13th 262,044
2 Arashi Your eyes June 6th 42,755
3 Erena Ono Erepyon June 13th 25,740
4 2PM Beautiful June 6th 18,855
5 BREAKERZ Overwriting / Nonai Survivor  June 13th 15,128
6 AFTERSCHOOL Lady Luck / Dilly Dally June 13th 13,424
7 JUJU Tadaima June 13th 12,138
8 AKB48 Manatsu no Sounds good! May 23rd 9,837
9 The Birthday Sayonara Saishu Heiki June 13th 9,569
10 Nana Mizuki TIME SPACE  June 6th 8,837


Albums for June 11th – 17th

Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 NEWS NEWS BEST June 13th 109,172
2 Kiyoshi Hikawa Enka Meikyoku Collection 16 – Sakura- June 13th 40,012
3 Mr. Children Mr. Children 2005-2010 MACRO May 9th 20,406
4 Mr. Children Mr. Children 2001-2005 MICRO May 9th 17,303
5 Various Artists L’Arc ~en~Ciel Tribute June 13th 16,077
5 Hideaki Tokunaga Vocalist Vintage May 30th 15,095
7 T-ARA Jewelry box June 6th 14,276
8 Hey! Say! JUMP JUMP WORLD June 6th 12,011
9 Masashi Sada Mou Kuru Koro… June 13th 10,259
10 Yuzu YUZU YOU[2006-2011] April 25th 8,286

Source: Oricon