On top of the singles charts this week is SMAP with their 50th single “JOY!!” selling over 327,000 copies. In the #2 spot is very popular Korean singer Kim Hyun Joong with his 3rd Japanese single “TONIGHT” with over 115,000 copies sold. Sliding into the #7 spot is Kana Nishino with her first single of 2013 “Believe”.
Topping the album charts is Korean group INFINITE with their first Japanese album “Koi ni Ochiru Toki”. Just separated by a few 100 copies in #2 is Momoiro Clover Z with their Best Indies compilation album “Iriguchi no Nai Deguchi”. The album had a early release and charted last week or it would have topped this week.
The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.
Singles for June 3rd – 9th
|2||Kim Hyun Joong||TONIGHT||June 5th||115,809|
|3||AKB48||Sayonara Crawl||May 22nd||54,666|
|4||Arashi||Endless Game||May 29th||38,347|
|5||Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku||Te wo Tsunago||June 5th||34,163|
|6||Tokyo Girls Style||Unmei / Wonderful Smile||June 5th||23,869|
|7||Kana Nishino||Believe||June 5th||22,986|
|8||Cecil (cv: Kosuke Toriumi)||Character song: Uta no Prince-sama 2000%||June 5th||22,052|
|9||Ikimonogakari||1 2 3 Koi ga Hajimaru||June 5th||17,816|
|10||Chotokkyu||Bloody Night||June 5th||11,831|
Albums for June 3rd – 9th
|1||Infinite||Koi ni Ochiru Toki||June 5th||69,647|
|2||Momoiro Clover Z||Iriguchi no Nai Deguchi||June 5th||69,125|
|3||Chris Hart||Heart Song||June 5th||14,118|
|4||KEITA||Side by Side||June 5th||14,056|
|5||Seiko Matsuda||A Girl in the Wonderland||June 5th||13,954|
|6||Jin (Shizen no Teki P)||Mekaku City Records||May 29th||13,749|
|7||Funky Monkey Babys||Funky Monkey Babys LAST BEST||March 27th||12,429|
|8||Various Artists||YURUYURI Series Best Album||June 5th||11,727|
|9||Takahashi Mariko||Takahashi ‘40||June 5th||11,694|
|10||Beady Eye||Be||June 5th||11,516|