Topping the Oricon charts this week is SMAP with their 25th #1 and 48th overall single “Moment” – selling over 136,000 copies. *Its been 9 weeks in a row for male groups, duos, and solo on the top of the single charts.
In second spot is everyone’s favorite seiyuu Nana Mizuki and her double-A single BRIGHT STREAM with the theme songs for the new Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha movie and Dog Days anime. In the number three spot is another anime tie-in with NO NAME the actual and fictitious AKB48 idol unit providing the voice acting and theme songs for anime AKB0048. Rounding out the top 5 is CNBLUE and their 3rd Japanese single “Come on”.
On the album charts #1 for 3 weeks in a row is – Southern All Stars member Kuwata his solo album of greatest hits “I LOVE YOU -now & forever-“ selling another 61,000 copies.
Celebrating Vocaloid virtual idol Hatsune Miku’s 5th birthday 3 album of various artists make it into the top 10 of the album charts.
The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.
Singles for July 30th – August 5th
|2||Nana Mizuki||BRIGHT STREAM||Aug 1st||75,379|
|3||NO NAME||Kibo ni Tsuite||Aug 1st||46,598|
|4||RADWIMPS||Speaking in Chorus||Aug 1st||45,820|
|5||CNBLUE||Come on||Aug 1st||33,911|
|6||Eight Ranger (KANJANI8)||ER||July 25th||18,423|
|7||DGNA||Honki Magic||Aug 1st||18,176|
|8||Sonar Pocket||Kimi to Miru Mirai||Aug 1st||10,495|
|9||Mayu Watanabe||Otona Jelly Beans||July 25th||10,324|
|10||QURULI||everybody feels the same||Aug 1st||9,604|
Albums for July 30th – August 5th
|1||Kuwata||I LOVE You – now & forever –||July 18th||61,480|
|2||Eikichi Yazawa||Last Song||Aug 1st||54,948|
|3||Sid||M & W||Aug 1st||45,006|
|4||Koda Kumi||Beach Mix||Aug 1st||25,643|
|5||Various Artists||EXIT TUNES PRESENTS – Vocaloconnection feat Hatsune Miku||Aug 1st||19,964|
|7||Namie Amuro||Uncontrolled||June 27th||10,784|
|8||Various Artists||Hatsune Miku 5th Birthday BEST ~impacts~||Aug 1st||9,233|
|9||Various Artists||Hatusne Miku 5th Birthday BEST ~Memories~||Aug 1st||8,914|
|10||The Predators||Monster in my head||Aug 1st||8,888|