Dominating the singles charts this week is group EXILE with single “EXILE PRIDE ~Konna Sekai wo Aisurutame~” selling over 565,000 copies. In the second spot is solo debut from AKB48 “General Director” Minami Takahashi with single “Jane Doe” selling 85,000 copies.

Landing in the #6 spot is LiSA with her 3rd solo single “best day, best way” and in the 10th spot is voice actress Suzuko Mimori (Milky Holmes, Love Live!) with her debut solo single “Aitaiyo…Aitaiyo!”.

A bit quiet on the album charts with last weeks #2 moving into the top spot – Funky Monkey Babys and their best hits album “LAST BEST”. In the #2 this week is a Symphonic album released July 2011 and featuring Tokyo Symphony performing Japanese composer Mamoru Samuragochi’s “Symphony #1 ‘HIROSHIMA’”. The live performance was held a month after the March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.

Singles for April 1st – April 7th


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 EXILE EXILE PRIDE Konna Sekai wo Aisurutame April 3rd 565,335
2 Minami Takahashi Jane Doe April 3rd 85,493
3 C-ute Crazy Kanzen na Otona April 3rd 47,420
4 Kis-My-Ft2 Ki Su U Ma I ~ KISS YOUR MIND ~ / S.O.S. (Smile On Smile) March 27th 18,508
5 Muse START:DASH!! April 3rd 17,195
6 LiSA best day, best way April 3rd 14,676
7 Nogizaka46 Kimi no na wa kibo March 13th 13,001
8 Kaori Mizumori Ise Meguri April 3rd 12,522
9 SiM EViLS April 3rd 11,638
10 Suzuko Mimori Aitaiyo…Aitaiyo! April 3rd 9,952


Albums for April 1st – April 7th


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Funky Monkey Babys Funky Monkey Babys LAST BEST March 27th 57,614
2 Tokyo Symphony: Naoto Otomo HIROSHIMA Symphony #1 July 20th 2011 21,866
3 DIR EN GREY The Unraveling April 3rd 21,027
4 Kis-My-Ft2 Good Ikuze! March 27th 17,719
5 BOΦWY THE BEST “STORY” March 21st 16,583
6 Thoma Azalea no Shizo April 3rd 11,019
7 Baroque Nonfiction April 3rd 10,615
8 Ebisu Muscats Sotsugyo Album April 3rd 9,006
9 Sakanaction sakanaction March 27th 7,858
10 ONE OK ROCK Life x I = March 6th 5,626


Source: Oricon