On top of the singles charts is KANJANI8 with their 23rd single Kokoro Sora Moyo ( ココロ空モヨウ) selling over 192,000 copies. The single has tie-up as theme song for Fuji TV drama Yorozu Uranaidokoro Onmyoya e Yokoso staring member Ryo Nishikido and Kashiwagi Yuki (AKB48).

In the #3 spot is popular Korean vocal group SHINee with their 9th Japanese single “3 2 1” selling over 67,000 copies. Climbing into the #4 spot is Hello! Project idol group Juice=Juice that continues their surge in popularity with their 4th single Ijiwarushinaide Dakishimeteyo / Hajimete wo Keiken Chu selling nearly 40,000 copies.

Just out of the top 10 in the #16 spot is singer and voice actress Ayana Taketatsu with her 4th single Shumatsu Cinderella.

Topping the album charts is Kinki Kids with their 13th album “L album” selling over 136,000 copies. The longtime popular duo of Koichi Domoto and Tsuyoshi Domoto released their first album back in 1997.

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

Singles for December 2nd – 8th 2013


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 KANJANI8 Kokoro Sora Moyo Dec 4th 192,573
2 J Soul Brothers SO RIGHT Dec 4th 110,176
3 SHINee 3 2 1 Dec 4th 67,507
4 Juice=Juice Ijiwarushinaide Dakishimeteyo / Hajimete wo Keiken Chu Dec 4th 39,379
5 Nogizaka46 Barrette Nov 27th 28,290
6 Yusuke V / Jikyu 850 no Santa Claus Dec 4th 25,813
7 DAIGO Butterfly / Ima Aitakute… Dec 4th 16,074
8 DISH// Itsuka wa Merry Christmas Dec 4th 14,663
9 SKE48 Sansei Kawaii! Nov 20th 12,646
10 Twinkle Veil from SUPER☆GiRLS Jin Jin Jingle Bells Dec 4th 11,667
16 Ayana Taketatsu  Shumatsu Cinderella Dec 4th 7,206


Albums for December 2nd – 8th 2013


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 KinKi Kids L album Dec 4th 136,511
2 Choshinsei  SIX Dec 4th 45,727
3 Mariya’s Songbook Omnibus Dec 4th 22,984
4 AK-69 Road to The Independent King Dec 4th 20,241
6 One Direction Midnight Memories Nov 27th 18,632
7 RIP SLYME GOLDEN TIME Dec 4th 17,669
8 Lady GAGA Pop Art Nov 6th 16,841
9 Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne Nov 6th 13,028
10 CheNelle Best Songs Dec 4th 12,668


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