The singles chart are topped this week by Kis-My-Ft2 with their 8th single “Kimi to no Kiseki”. The single sold over 261,000 copies and give the boy idol group their 8th #1 single. In the #3 spot is rock band UVERworld with single “Fight For Liberty / Wizard CLUB” featuring track “Fight For Liberty” with tie-in as second opening theme for the TV broadcast of anime Space Battleship Yamato 2199.
In the #5 spot is popular female rock band SCANDAL with their single “Kagen no Tsuki” and just out of the top 10 in the #12 spot is singer/voice actress Ayahi Takagaki with her 6th single “Next Destination”.
With no notable new releases on the album charts this week they are topped for the third week in a row by rock band MAXIMUM THE HORMONE with their 6th album “Yoshu Fukushu”.
The complete top 10 singles and top 10 album charts follow.
Singles for August 12th – 18th
|1||Kis-My-Ft2||Kimi to no Kiseki||August 14th||261,159|
|2||The SECOND from EXILE||Survivors feat DJ Makidai / Pride||August 14th||82,993|
|3||UVERworld||Fight For Liberty / Wizard CLUB||August 14th||62,149|
|4||Southern All Stars||Peace to Highlight||August 7th||57,056|
|5||SCANDAL||Kagen no Tsuki||August 7th||45,401|
|6||Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome||Bishojo Mokushiroku||August 14th||22,243|
|7||Dream 5||We are Dreamer||August 14th||14,278|
|8||Haruko Amano (Kyoko Koizumi)||Shiosai no Memory (Amachan)||July 31st||13,847|
|9||Various artists||The Idolm@ster Cinderella M@ster Kagayaku Sekai no Maho||August 14th||13,740|
|10||Silent Siren||Besan||August 14th||13,119|
Albums for August 12th – 18th
|1||MAXIMUM THE HORMONE||Yoshu Fukushu||July 31st||23,571|
|2||CheNelle||Ai Shiteru||August 7th||14,749|
|4||Chris Hart||Heart Song||June 5th||10,679|
|5||HAZZIE||Cho Hajijimu||August 14th||10,160|
|6||May J.||Summer Ballad Covers||June 19th||10,061|
|7||Namie Amuro||FEEL||July 10th||8,383|
|9||Backstreet Boys||In a World Like This||July 24th||7,840|
|10||The YELLOW MONKEY||Iemon – FAN’s BEST SELECTION||July 31st||6,239|
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