Topping the singles charts this week is SEXY ZONE with their 4th single “Real Sexy! / BAD BOYS” selling over 138,000 copies. It gives the young male vocal group their 4th #1 single out of 4 releases. In the #2 spot is SEKAI NO OWARI with “RPG” selling over 79,000 copies. The single is featured as the theme song for newest anime movie from the Crayon Shin-chan franchise.
Seiyuu group Sphere lands in the #7 spot with single “GENESIS ARIA” featured as the theme song for anime TV series Arata: the Legend. And in the #4 and #9 spots are singles from popular anime Uta no Prince-sama 2000%.
On top of the album chart is duo Yuzu with their 11th album “LAND” selling over 89,000 copies.
The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.
Singles for April 29th – May 5th
|1||Sexy Zone||Real Sexy! / BAD BOYS||May 1st||138,863|
|2||SEKAI NO OWARI||RPG||May 1st||79,182|
|3||EXILE Atsushi & Nobuyuki Tsujii||Soredemo, ikite Yuku||May 1st||23,447|
|4||Sho (Shimono Hiro)||Character song (Uta no Prince-sama)||May 1st||22,193|
|5||KANJANI8||Hesomagari / Kokonishikanai Keshiki||April 24th||19,436|
|6||Kyosuke Himuro||North of Eden||May 1st||18,235|
|7||Sphere||GENESIS ARIA||May 1st||12,155|
|8||765 Millionstars!!||THE IDOLM@STER LIVE THE@TER PERFORMANCE 01 ‘Thank You!’||April 24th||12,092|
|9||STARISH||Maji LOVE 2000% (Uta no Prince-sama)||April 24th||11,777|
|10||CreepHyp||Yu, Sansan||May 1st||10,561|
Albums for April 29th – May 5th
|2||Hoshino Gen||Stranger||May 1st||42,881|
|3||Golden Bomber||The Past Masters Vol. 1||April 24th||16,819|
|4||E-girls||Lesson 1||April 17th||16,748|
|5||Funky Monkey Babys||Funky Monkey Babys LAST BEST||March 27th||15,223|
|6||Straightener||21st Century Rock Band||May 1st||11,411|
|7||NMB48||Teppen Tottande!||Feb. 27th||11,003|
|8||Tokyo Symphony: Naoto Otomo||HIROSHIMA Symphony #1||July 20th 2011||8,338|
|9||SHINee||Chapter 2 Why So Serious? (import)||May 3rd||8,317|
|10||HEY-SMITH||Now Album||May 1st||7,630|