Topping the singles charts this week is Masaharu Fukuyama with his 16th #1 single “Tanjyobi ni wa Mashiro na Yuri wo / Get the groove”. Selling over 108,000 copies adding to his reign as the top all-time selling male solo artist in Japan.

In the #2 spot is NO NAME the AKB48 subunit tied to anime AKB0048 with single “Kono Namida wo Kimi ni Sasagu”. The #3 spot is singer/voice actor Mamoru Miyano with single “Kanon” featured as the opening theme for anime Uta no Prince-sama 2000%.

On the album charts is idol group Momoiro Clover Z with their 2nd album “5th Dimension” selling over 180,000 copies. Capitalizing on their surge in popularity the girls re-released their 1st album “Battle and Romance” (2011.07) and fans pushed all the way into the #2 spot selling over 37,000 copies (14,000 more than its original release).

In the #7 spot is singer/voice actress Ayana Taketatsu with her first album “apple symphony”.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.

Singles for April 8th – 14th


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 Fukuyama Masaharu  Tanjyobi ni wa Mashiro na Yuri wo / Get the groove April 10th 108,911
2 NO NAME Kono Namida wo Kimi ni Sasagu April 10th 48,720
3 Mamoru Miyano Kanon April 10th 28,360
4 SID Koiniochite April 10th 22,847
5 Cheeky Parade C.P.U!? April 10th 18,623
6 The IdolM@ster Cinderella Girls Cinderella April 10th 17,229
7 THE Possible Zenryoku banzai! / My Glory! April 10th 12,047
8 JST Aitai April 10th 10,782
9 Nogizaka46 Kimi no na wa kibo March 13th 9,598
10 Minami Takahashi Jane Doe April 3rd 8,991


Albums for April 8th – 14th


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Momoiro Clover Z 5th Dimension April 10th 180,282
2 Momoiro Clover Z Battle and Romance (1st album re-issue) July 2011 April 10th 37,594
3 Funky Monkey Babys Funky Monkey Babys LAST BEST March 27th 33,041
4 Ling tosite sigure I’mprefect April 10th 19,939
5 Kamiya Hiroshi Hareiro April 10th 18,338
6 BOΦWY THE BEST “STORY” March 21st 10,987
7 Ayana Taketatsu  apple symphony April 10th 9,658
8 amazarashi Ne mama Anata no Iutori April 10th 9,499
9 Tokyo Symphony: Naoto Otomo HIROSHIMA Symphony #1 July 20th 2011 8,818
10 Various Artists Love Live Original Soundtrack April 10th 8,063


Source: Oricon