Landing in the top spot on the singles charts this week is longtime idol group Morning Musume with single “Brainstorming / Kimi sae ireba nani mo iranai”. It’s the group’s 53rd single and last song for generation 6 member Reina Tanaka (23). Selling over 94,000 copies it will be their 4th Gold single in a row and the idol group continues its highest popularity since 2004.
In the #2 spot is ClariS with “reunion” featured as the opening theme for anime Oreimo season 2. Tamura Yukari lands in #5 with “Fantastic future” with tie-in as opening theme for anime Hentai Prince and the Stony Cat. And GRANRODEO climbs into the #7 spot with single “Henai no Rondo” featured as the opening theme for anime Karneval.
The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.
Singles for April 15th – 21st
|1||Morning Musume||Brainstorming / Kimi sae ireba nani mo iranai||April 17th||94,037|
|3||LinQ||Chime ga owareba||April 17th||19,759|
|4||Fukuyama Masaharu||Tanjyobi ni wa Mashiro na Yuri wo / Get the groove||April 10th||16,920|
|5||Tamura Yukari||Fantastic Future||April 17th||15,693|
|6||Naoto Inti Raymi||Koisurukisetsu||April 17th||12,936|
|7||GRANRODEO||Henai no Rondo||April 17th||12,616|
|9||Kazuyoshi Saito||One More Time||April 17th||9,165|
|10||NO NAME||Kono Namida wo Kimi ni Sasagu||April 10th||8,277|
Albums for April 15th – 21st
|1||E-girls||Lesson 1||April 17th||57,337|
|3||Funky Monkey Babys||Funky Monkey Babys LAST BEST||March 27th||23,561|
|4||Momoiro Clover Z||5th Dimension||April 10th||19,988|
|5||Love Psychedelico||In This Beautiful World||April 17th||11,105|
|6||Kikkawa Koji||Samurai Rock||April 17th||10,497|
|7||coldrain||The Revelation||April 17th||9,738|
|8||Ayahi Takagaki||relation||April 17th||8,281|
|9||Fall Out Boy||Save Rock ‘n’ Roll – FOB no Rock ‘n’ Roll Sengen!||April 17th||7,911|
|10||Tokyo Symphony: Naoto Otomo||HIROSHIMA Symphony #1||July 20th 2011||6,706|