OriconAnother monster chart topping single from mega-idol group AKB48 – “Manatsu no Sounds good!” – selling over 1.6 million copies – making it their biggest first week selling single and likely it will be their biggest all-time! The group has seven 1 million+ selling singles in a row (eight overall) to go along with a streak of 13 #1’s charting singles in a row.

On the album charts Mr. Children, for the 3rd week in a row, retains the top spot with compilation album “Mr. Children 2005-2010 MACRO” selling another 74,000 copies. Bumping Mr. Children’s other compilation album from the second spot which it had held for two weeks is Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and her first album “Pamyu Pamyu Revolution” selling over 71,000 copies. And the 3rd spot goes to ““Mr. Children 2001-2005 MICRO” selling another 67,190.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow,


Singles for May 21st – 27th

Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 AKB48 Manatsu no Sounds good! May 23rd 1,616,795
2 NYC Haina! May 23rd 91,082
3 GLAY Bible May 23rd 49,323
4 SKE48 Aishite Love Ru! May 16th 49,031
5 Yuzu with you May 23rd 34,544
6 Kana Nishino Watashitachi  May 23rd 28,003
7 Ushiro Kara Yaiyori Tai G Taiyo Iwaku Moeyo Chaos May 23rd 24,914
8 Arashi Face Down May 9th 20,643
9 T-ARA Lovey-Dovey May 23rd 19,245
10 Choshinsei Stupid Love / COME BACK TO ME May 23rd 16,299


Albums for May 21st – 27th

Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Mr. Children Mr. Children 2005-2010 MACRO May 9th 74,455
2 Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Pamyu Pamyu Revolution May 23rd 71,179
3 Mr. Children Mr. Children 2001-2005 MICRO May 9th 67,190
4 Yuzu YUZU YOU [2006-2011] April 25th 22,379
5 Yoko Kanno Aquarion Evol: Eve no Shihen May 23rd 13,345
6 Tsuyoshi Nagabuchi Stay Alive May 16th 11,540
7 BENI COVERS Mar 21st 9,359
8 XIA (Jensu) Tarantaregura May 20th 9,140
9 Okamoto Nobuhiko Palette May 23rd 6,888
10 Various Artists Durarara!! Character Song Collection May 23rd 6,545

Source: Oricon