On top this week is Koda Kumi with her first single of 2012 “Go to the top” – the single is featured as the first opening theme for anime Total Eclipse. Its Koda Kumi’s first single since giving birth to a healthy baby boy this past July – a #1 single is a great gift fans gave to the new family.

Landing in the 4th spot is Kalafina with new single “Hikari Furu” featured as the opening theme for the second compilation movie Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Eternal Story (Eien no Monogatari) that hit theaters October 13th. The ClariS duo’s new single “Luminous” featured as the opening theme for the first compilation movie Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Beginning Story (Hajimari no Monogatari) makes its third week in the top 10.

And just out of the top 10 in the 11th spot is Minori Chihara with single “SELF PRODUCER”.

The album charts are again topped by KANJANI8 and their best hits album “8EST”. The second spot is teenager singing sensation Leo Ieiri with her first album “LEO”. Landing in the 5th spot is Korean boy band B1A4 with their first Japanese album “1”.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.



Singles for October 22nd – 28th

Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 Koda Kumi Go to the top Oct 24th 54,559
2 SUPER*GiRLS Akai Jounetsu Oct 24th 53,607
3 Shou Kiryuin (Golden Bomber) Life is SHOW TIME Oct 24th 45,976
4 Kalafina Hikari Furu Oct 24th 38.071
5 Various Artists: Halloween Junky Orchestra Halloween Party Oct 17th 13,284
6 Sheyrl Nome/Ranka Lee/Fire Bomber Planet Explosion / Virgin Assault Oct 24th 13,171
7 Kana Hanazawa happy endings Oct 24th 11,832
8 ZAQ Sparkling Daydream Oct 24th 11,306
9 9mm Parabellum Bullet Heart on fire Oct 24th 11,210
10 ClariS Luminous Oct 10th 9,730


Albums for October 22nd – 28th

Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 KANJANI8  8EST Oct 17th 32,656
2 Leo Ieiri LEO Oct 24th 32,355
3 Taylor Swift RED Oct 24th 32.073
4 Miyuki Nakajima Jouyatou Oct 24th 25,009
5 B1A4 1 Oct 24th 20,547
6 Tatsuro Yamashita OPUS All Time Best 1975-2012 Sept 26th 20,342
7 Various Artists SHE LOVES YOU (YUI Tribute) Oct 24th 19,381
8 Kobukuro All Singles BEST 2 Sept 5th 13,384
9 UNICORN Quarter Century Box Oct 25th 10,248
10 Carly Ray Jepsen Kiss Sept 19th 8,205


Source: Oricon