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


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
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


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 MAXIMUM THE HORMONE Yoshu Fukushu July 31st 23,571
2 CheNelle Ai Shiteru August 7th 14,749
3 Ikimonogakari I July 24th 13,213
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
8 SPYAIR MILLON August 7th 8,362
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


Previous Oricon Charts

Source: Oricon