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


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
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


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
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
5 2CELLOS 2CELLOSIN2ITION August 21st 11,303
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
9 Ikimonogakari I July 24th 7,188
10 Chris Hart Heart Song June 5th 7,165


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Source: Oricon