Topping the singles chart is another 1+ million selling single by idol group AKB48 with their 32nd single “Koisuru Fortune Cookie”. The ‘70s disco era inspired song with a dance everyone seems to be doing sold over 1,330,000 copies giving AKB48 another record with their 14th single selling over 1 million copies.
Korean boy group SHINee is in the #2 spot with their 8th Japanese single “BOYS MEET U” and in the #8 spot is fripSide with single “eternal reality” featured as the second opening theme for anime A Certain Scientific Railgun S (Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S).
Out of the top 10 in the #18 spot is band Galileo Galilei with their 7th single “Circle Game” featured as the opening theme for anime movie Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day and the anime TV series’ re-broadcast.
On the album charts its Kyosuke Himuro with his compilation album “25th Anniversary Best Album GREATEST ANTHOLOGY” topping with over 62,000 copies sold. In the #2 spot is Sukima Switch also with a compilation album “POPMAN’S WORLD – All Time Best 2003 – 2013” with over 35,000 copies sold.
The complete top 10 singles and top 10 album charts follow.
Singles for August 19th – 25th
|1||AKB48||Koisuru Fortune Cookie||August 21st||1,330,432|
|2||SHINee||BOYS MEET U (single)||August 21st||88,737|
|3||V6||Kimi ga omoidasu boku wa kimi wo aishite irudarou ka||August 21st||54,084|
|4||the GazettE||FADELESS||August 21st||25,706|
|5||NMB48||Bokura no Eureka||June 19th||25,078|
|6||Southern All Stars||Peace to Highlight||August 7th||24,972|
|7||EXILE ATSUSHI||Signpost||August 21st||24,230|
|8||Kis-My-Ft2||Kimi to no Kiseki||August 14th||23,368|
|9||fripSide||eternal reality||August 21st||20,373|
|10||Printemps (u’s, VA)||Pure girls project (Love Live!)||August 21st||15,700|
Albums for August 19th – 25th
|1||Kyosuke Himuro||25th Anniversary Gest Album GREATEST ANTHOLOGY||August 21st||62,061|
|2||Sukima Switch||POPMAN’s WORLD All Time Best 2003-2013||August 21st||35,100|
|3||MAXIMUM THE HORMONE||Yoshu Fukushu||July 31st||14,113|
|4||VA||Anime “Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club” Drama CD Diary 1||August 21st||11,342|
|6||SID||Side B complete collection B2||August 21st||11,026|
|7||SID||Side B complete collection B3||August 21st||10,783|
|8||CheNelle||Ai Shiteru||August 7th||8,209|
|10||Chris Hart||Heart Song||June 5th||7,165|
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