The singles charts are topped by boy idol group Sexy Zone with their 3rd single “Sexy Summer ni Yuki ga Furu” selling a good 85,000 copies. This gives the group their 3rd #1 single! Sexy Zone’s first two singles, “Sexy Zone” (Nov 2011) & “Lady Diamond” (April 2012), both charted #1 on the weekly Oricon singles charts.
Topping the album charts is Koichi Domoto, one half of KinKi Kids with his 3rd solo album, “Gravity” selling a nice 101,000 copies. Dropping into the second is last week’s topper Tatsuro Yamashita and his best songs compilation album “OPUS All Time Best 1975-2012” selling another 85,000 copies.
The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.
Singles for October 1st – 7th
|1||Sexy Zone||Sexy Summer ni Yuki ga Furu||Oct 3rd||95,154|
|2||E-Girls||Follow Me||Oct 3rd||30,008|
|3||Erena Ono||Erenyan||Oct 3rd||10,980|
|5||SKE48||Kiss Datte Hidarikiki||Sept 19th||9,107|
|6||Girls Generation||Oh!||Sept 26th||8,292|
Oyasumi Nakigoe, Sayonara Utahime
|8||Kaname Kawabata||Tokyo Girl||Oct 3rd||5,982|
|9||Hikawa Kiyoshi||Saigo to Kimeta Onnadakara||Sept 19th||5,164|
|10||AKB48||Gingham Check||Aug 29th||4,386|
Albums for October 1st – 7th
|1||Koichi Domoto||Gravity||Oct 3rd||101,416|
|2||Tatsuro Yamashita||OPUS All Time Best 1975-2012||Sept 26th||85,831|
|3||Kobukuro||All Singles BEST 2||Sept 5th||18,988|
|5||MUSE||The 2nd Law of Thermodynamics||Oct 3rd||16,802|
|6||Tohoshinki||Catch Me (Korean Import)||Sept 27th||15,381|
|7||Carly Ray Jepsen||Kiss||Sept 19th||13,359|
|8||Green Day||Uno!||Sept 26th||13,338|
|9||Kana Nishino||Love Place||Sept 5th||11,350|
|10||Sakiko Matsui||Kokyou Suru Piano||Oct 3rd||10,263|