A jam-packed singles chart is topped this week by the Southern All Stars with single “Peace to Highlight” selling over 207,000 copies. In the #2 spot is Jin Akanishi with single “Hey What’s Up” and in the #4 spot is Acid Black Cherry with their first single of 2013 “Greed Greed Greed”.

Several idol groups dropped new singles and more popular groups had new releases on this chart. With good sales but pushed out of the top 10 are Kana Nishino with her 21st single “Namida Iro” in the #14 spot and in the #15 spot is LiSA with her single “träumerei”.

The album charts this week are again topped by rock band MAXIMUM THE HORMONE with their 6th album “Yoshu Fukushu”. Only a couple of new releases on the chart including Korean vocal group T-ARA with 2nd Japanese album “TREASURE BOX”.

The complete top 15 singles and top 10 album charts follow.

Singles for August 5th – 11th


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 Southern All Stars Peace to Highlight August 7th 207,423
2 Jin Akanishi Hey What’s Up? August 7th 114,121
3 Choshinsei  Winner August 7th 102,436
4 Acid Black Cherry Greed Greed Greed August 7th 58,017
5 Flower Taiyo to Himawari August 7th 45,401
6 IDOLING!!! Summer Lion August 7th 40,745
7 Happiness Sunshine Dream August 7th 33,023
8 Style Five (VA) Splash Free (OP FREE) August 7th 32,374
9 Haruko Amano (Kyoko Koizumi) Shiosai no Memory (Amachan) July 31st 28,872
10 Yusuke Tomorokoshi / Earth Child August 7th 25,823
11 Afilia Saga Neputue Saga Shite August 7th 23,378
12 LinQ Hanabi!! August 7th 22,407
13 CODE-V Yakusoku August 7th 22,356
14 Kana Nishino Namida Iro  August 7th 18.188
15 LiSA träumerei August 7th 18,004


Albums for August 5th – 11th


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 MAXIMUM THE HORMONE Yoshu Fukushu July 31st 34,923
2 SPYAIR MILLON August 7th 22,378
3 Ikimonogakari I July 24th 19,094
4 T-ARA TREASURE BOX  August 7th 18,814
5 CheNelle Ai Shiteru August 7th 17,308
6 Backstreet Boys In a World Like This July 24th 10,442
7 The YELLOW MONKEY Iemon – FAN’s BEST SELECTION July 31st 10,417
8 Namie Amuro FEEL July 10th 9,786
9 EXO XOXO (import) June 5th 8,556
10 Various artists DEEP PANZER Girls & Panzer August 7th 8,499


Previous Oricon Charts

Source: Oricon