Topping the singles charts is SMAP with their 51st single Shareotsu / Hello selling over 207,000 copies. The double a-side single includes main theme song for TV series Dokushin Kizoku that stars member Tsuyoshi Kusanagi. The second title song Hello is the official song of Hello Kitty’s 40th anniversary.

In the #2 spot is rock group UVERworld with their 25th single Nano Second, climbing into the #3 spot are the idols of S/mileage with their 15th single Eeka!? / Iiyatsu, and in the #4 spot are the Korean group U-KISS with their 7th Japanese single Fall in Love / Shape of Your Heart.

On top of the album charts Kobukuro with their 8th original album One Song From Two Hearts selling just under 100,000 copies.

Read on for the complete top 10 singles and album charts follow.

Singles for December 16th – 22nd 2013


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 SMAP Shareotsu / Hello Dec 18th 207,665
2 UVERworld Nano Second Dec 18th 55,111
3 S/mileage Eeka!? / ‘IiYatsu’ Dec 18th 33,320
4 U-KISS Fall in Love / Shape of your heart Dec 18th 26,556
5 Busaiku Tana Kara Botamochi Dec 13th 26,441
6 AKB48 Kimi no Hohoemi wo Yume ni Miru (34th single) Dec 11th 22,600
7 Shimakura Chiyoko Karatachi no Shokei Dec 18th 22,078
8 Nogizaka46 Barrette Nov 27th 19,626
9 Lovely DOLL Aoi Sora wo Nozomu nara Dec 18th 19,215
10 BEAST Sad Movie / Christmas Carol no Koro ni wa Dec 18th 15,497


Albums for December 16th – 22nd 2013


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Kobukuro One Song From Two Hearts Dec 18th 99,398
2 BENI Covers:3 Dec 18th 26,425
3 Various Artists Kanojo wa Uso wo Aishisugiteru – Music Box – (movie soundtrack) Dec 11th 19,269
4 RADWIMPS X to O to Tsumi to Dec 11th 18,239
5 CODE-V Yoyogi Dec 18th 14,581
6 Various Artists The Idolm@ster 765PRO Allstars Gre@test Best! LOVE & PEACE! Dec 18th 14,528
7 CheNelle Best Songs Dec 4th 13,222
9 Kazuya Yoshii At the Sweet Basil Dec 18th 11,018
10 Chris Hart Heart Song June 5th 9,710


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