Oricon weekly chart preview for January 18th 2012, Kinki Kids and EXILE will top
Singles week chart preview for January 9th – 15th 2012
The newest single from Kinki Kids, “Kawatta Katachi no Ishi” will easily top the singles charts based on the Oricon daily numbers with more than 117,000 sold. The single is number 32 from the duo of Domoto Koichi and Domoto Tsyuoshi and also makes their 32nd consecutive #1 on the weekly charts!
Second spot should go to one of our favorites Nana Mizuki and her single “Synchrogazer” with more than 48,000 sold. The single is featured as the opening theme for anime “Symphogear”.
Third spot on the charts should go to 2AM and their Japanese debut single “Never let you go – Shindemo Hanasanai”. Remaining top 6 should be fought out between D☆Date, ViViD, and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu.
Hit the jump for the album chart preview,
Album week chart preview January 9th – 15th 2012
On the album side for the 3rd week in row will see EXILE and their double release “EXILE JAPAN/Solo” that features a solo release album from member ATSUSHI remained solidly in the top spot with over 80,000 sold.
Second spot looks close between the first album release from Kuraki Mai, “Over the Rainbow” and KARA’s album “Super Girl” that has charted for 7 weeks in the top 6.
Source: Oricon daily rankings