This week’s singles charts are topped by KAT-TUN with their 19th single “Fumetsu no Scrum” selling over 157,000 copies. The single is featured as theme song for TBS/MBS TV drama series “Dragon Seinendan”. Landing in the second spot is rock band BUMP OF CHICKEN’s new single “firefly” which is featured as the theme song for Fuji TV drama series “Iki mo Dekinai Natsu” (Breathless Summer") that stars Emi Takei.

The girls of SCANDAL make it into the 9th spot with their 13th single “Pin Heel Surfer”.

Topping the album charts is Perfume and their special “Global Compilation LOVE THE WORLD” album selling over 118,000 copies. The album is part of the group’s new efforts to reach fans around the world. ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION lands in the 4th spot with their 7th album “Landmark” selling 52,000 copies.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.



Singles for September 10th – 16th

Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 KAT-TUN Fumetsu no Scrum  Sept 12th 157,059
2 BUMP OF CHICKEN firefly Sept 12th 78,936
3 NMB48 Virginity Aug 8th 32,005
4 EXILE TRIBE 24karates TRIBE OF GOLD Sept 5th 22,377
5 AKB48 Gingham Check Aug 29th 19,712
6 2AM For you ~Kimi no Tamenide Kiru Koto~ Sept 12th 19,583
7 KANJANI8 Aoppana Sept 5th 16,941
8 Leo Ieiri Bless You Sept 12th 14,498
9 SCANDAL Pin Heel Surfer  Sept 12th 11,300
10 Ayana Taketatsu Onpu no Kuni no Alice Sept 12th 10,049


Albums for September 10th – 16th

Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Perfume Global Compilation LOVE THE WORLD Sept 12th 118,186
2 Kobukuro All Singles BEST 2 Sept 5th 115,298
3 Kana Nishino Love Place Sept 5th 53,517
4 ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION Landmark Sept 12th 52,803
5 Tackey & Tsubasa TEN Sept 12th 49,749
6 Morning Musume Colorful Character Sept 12th 14,416
7 T.M.Revolution T.M.R. LIVE REVOLUTION 11-12 CLOUD NINE Sept 12th 11,030
8 Minako Kotobuki My Stride Sept 12th 10,228
9 Stardust Revue b.o.n.d. Sept 12th 9,870
10 AKB48 1830m Aug 15th 9,299

Source: Oricon