Topping the singles charts this week is popular vocal group KANJANI8 with their 22nd single “Namida no Kotae” selling over 248,000 copies. Their 19th #1 single has tie-in as the theme song for movie “100 Kai Naku Koto” (To Cry a 100 Times) that stars member Tadayoshi Okura. In the #2 spot is popular Korean group Tohoshinki (TVXQ) with new Japanese single “OCEAN” selling over 140,000 copies.

Climbing into the #9 spot is supercell with their 8th single “Hakushu kassai uta awase”. And just out of the top 10 in #11 is performance unit 9nine with “Evolution No.9

Over on the album charts its a pair of best albums from group B’zThe Best XXV 1988-1998” and “The Best XXV 1999-2012” on top with both selling over 377,000 copies. In the #3 spot is Korean band FTISLAND with their 3rd Japanese album “RATED-FT”.

Making into the #9 spot is Tomoko Kawase’s alter-ego TOMMY february6 with album “TOMMY CANDY SHOP ♥ SUGAR ♥ ME”.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.

Singles for June 10th – 16th


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 KANJANI8 Namida no Kotae June 12th 248,754
2 Tohoshinki OCEAN June 12th 140,872
3 SUPER*GiRLS Tropical High Five June 12th 75,937
4 Tomomi Itano 1% June 12th 44,630
5 Ichinose Tokiya (cv:Mamoru Miyano) Character song: Uta no Prince-sama 2000% June 12th 34,884
6 SMAP Joy!! June 5th 30,746
7 D*DATE Glory Days June 12th 23,702
8 Dorothy Little Happy colorful life June 12th 17,343
9 supercell Hakushu kassai utaawase  June 12th 15,877
10 Arashi Endless Game May 29th 13,202


Albums for June 10th – 16th


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 B’z The Best XXV 1988-1998 June 12th 385,760
2 B’z The Best XXV 1999-2012 June 12th 377,290
3 FTISLAND RATED-FT June 12th 32,354
4 Takahashi Mariko Takahashi ‘40 June 5th 12,236
5 Chris Hart Heart Song June 5th 10,198
6 Funky Monkey Babys Funky Monkey Babys LAST BEST March 27th 10.040
7 Eikichi Yazawa All Time Best Album May 15th 9,245
8 Momoiro Clover Z Iriguchi no Nai Deguchi June 5th 8,465
9 TOMMY february6 TOMMY CANDY SHOP ♥ SUGAR ♥ ME June 12th 7,121
10 Jin (Shizen no Teki P) Mekaku City Records May 29th 7,052


Source: Oricon