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.

Koda Kumi who just gave birth last week saw her re-mix album “Beach Mix” come in at #4.

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

Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 SMAP Moment Aug 1st 136,727
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

Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
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
6 Che’Nelle Believe July 4th 14,358
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

Source: Oricon