In the top spot on the singles charts this week is vocal group KANJANI8 with their 21st single “Hesomagari / Kokonishikanai Keshiki” selling over 295,000 copies. Title song “Hesomagari” is featured as theme song for TV drama Otenki Oneesan starring member Tadayoshi Okura and other title song “Kokonishikanai Keshiki” has tie-in as theme for movie Kencho Omotenashi Ka starring member Ryo Nishikido.
Climbing into #3 is voice actors from anime Uta no Prince-sama 2000% forming fictitious group STARISH with single and the anime’s ending theme “Maji LOVE 2000%”. The #4 spot is Korean rock band CNBLUE with Japanese single “Blind Love”.
On the album charts in #1 is Golden Bomber with 5th anniversary album “The Past Masters Vol. 1” selling over 113,000 copies. A strong showing for the visual kei air band. In 9th is idol/voice actress unit StylipS with their first album “The Lightning Celebration” and in 10th is angela with their 6th album that includes new song “Boku janai” featured as ending theme for anime Valvrave the Liberator.
The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.
Singles for April 22nd – 28th
|1||KANJANI8||Hesomagari / Kokonishikanai Keshiki||April 24th||295,076|
|2||J Soul Brothers||SPARK||April 24th||67,392|
|3||STARISH||Maji LOVE 2000%||April 24th||50,845|
|4||CNBLUE||Blind Love||April 24th||47,577|
|5||765 Millionstars!!||THE IDOLM@STER LIVE THE@TER PERFORMANCE 01 ‘Thank You!’||April 24th||27,132|
|8||Various Artists||Prince of Tennis Musical: WE ARE ALWAYS TOGETHER||April 24th||17,382|
|9||Ushirokara Haiyori Tai G||
Koi wa Konton no Reiya
|10||Kazumasa Oda||Sono Hi ga Kurumade / Yasashii Kaze ga Fuitara||April 24th||11,389|
Albums for April 22nd – 28th
|1||Golden Bomber||The Past Masters Vol. 1||April 24th||113,891|
|2||E-girls||Lesson 1||April 17th||19,888|
|3||Funky Monkey Babys||Funky Monkey Babys LAST BEST||March 27th||16,969|
|4||NMB48||Teppen Tottande!||Feb. 27th||14,060|
|5||NICO Touches the Walls||Shout to the Walls!||April 24th||10,486|
|6||Tokyo Symphony: Naoto Otomo||HIROSHIMA Symphony #1||July 20th 2011||8,660|
|7||Momoiro Clover Z||5th Dimension||April 10th||8,622|
|8||Grapevine||Orokana mono no kataru koto||April 24th||8,413|
|9||StylipS||The Lightning Celebration||April 24th||6,713|