Topping the singles charts is Fukuyama Masaharu’s single “Beautiful life / GAME” as he continues to re-write the records as the all-time best selling male solo artist in Japan. The single sold over 145,000 copies giving him his 15th #1 single now only one behind Kondo Masahiko’s 16.

In the second spot is Korean group SHINee with their first original Japanese single “Dazzling Girl” selling over 97,000 copies. Idol group Morning Musume makes another good showing with single “Wakuteka Take a Chance” landing them in the 3rd spot selling over 81,000 copies. The high school girls duo of ClariS and their theme song for the anime movie Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Beginning Story (Hajimari no Monogatari) – single “Luminous” hits the 4th spot and sells more than any of their previous singles opening week with over 38,000 sold.

Coming in the #6 spot is GACKT and his new single “HAKURO” which is featured as the theme song for the live-action TV drama Sengoku BASARA MOONLIGHT PARTY. And just out of the top 10 in the 11th spot is nano with his/her 2nd single “No pain, No game” featured as the opening theme for anime BTOOM!.

On the album charts its another solo male artist and moving back into the top spot he held two weeks ago is Tatsuro Yamashita with his compilation album “OPUS All time best 1975-2012”. The girls of Chatmonchy with their album “Henshin” land in the second spot and GRANRODEO hits the 3rd spot with their 5th album “CRACK STAR FLASH

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.


Singles for October 8th – 14th

Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 Fukuyama Masaharu Beautiful life / GAME Oct 10th 145,225
2 SHINee Dazzling Girl Oct 10th 97,111
3 Morning Musume Wakuteka Take a Chance Oct 10th 81,682
4 ClariS Luminous Oct 10th 38,906
5 The Yellow Monkey Romantist Taste 2012 Oct 10th 26,633
6 GACKT HAKURO  Oct 10th 13,192
7 Sexy Zone Sexy Summer ni Yuki ga Furu Oct 3rd 9,306
8 CODE-V Sekaijū ga teki ni natte mo kitto kimi o mamori nukukara Oct 10th 8,375
9 Hikawa Kiyoshi Saigo to Kimeta Onnadakara Sept 19th 7,783
10 JUJU Arigato Oct 10th 7,032


Albums for October 8th – 14th

Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Tatsuro Yamashita OPUS All Time Best 1975-2012 Sept 26th 46,239
2 Chatmonchy Henshin Oct 10th 21,588
4 Kobukuro All Singles BEST 2 Sept 5th 16,314
5 BREAKERZ Singles Collection Oct 10th 15,132
6 Carly Ray Jepsen Kiss Sept 19th 11,570
7 Superfly Force Sept 19th 11,489
8 Special Others Have a Nice Day Oct 10th 10,682
9 KISS Monster Oct 10th 9,730
10 Snake on the Beach Dear Rockers Oct 10th 8,555

Source: Oricon