Climbing back on top of the singles charts is EXILE with single “EXILE PRIDE ~ Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame ~” selling another 112,000 copies. The single released back on April, 3rd 2013 and featured as the theme song for their ongoing 2013 major venue tour. The single’s been in and out of the chart top 10 for the past 25 weeks with approximately 915,000 sales to-date.

In the #2 spot is actress/idol Atsuko Maeda with her third single “Time Machine Nante Iranai” selling over 60,000 copies. Its her first single since graduating from idol group AKB48 a year ago. Korean idol group Girls Generation (SNSD) hits the #3 spot with their 8th Japanese single “GALAXY SUPERNOVA”. Getting into the #7 spot is rock band SCANDAL with their 17th single “OVER DRIVE”.

Topping the album charts is vocal group AAA with their 8th album “Eighth Wonder” selling over 46,000 copies. Climbing back up into #2 & #3 are a pair of greatest hits releases from Kana Nishino. Her “Love Collection ~ mint ~” and “Love Collection ~ pink ~” both added another 25,000+ copies.

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

Singles for September 16th – 22nd


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 EXILE EXILE PRIDE ~ Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame ~ April 3rd 112,280
2 Maeda Atsuko Time Machine Nante Iranai Sept 18th 60,687
3 Girls Generation GALAXY SUPERNOVA Sept 18th 50,793
4 Lead GREEN DAYS / strings Sept 18th 41,178
5 Yuzu Tomo ~ Tabidachi no Toki ~ Sept 18th 28,441
6 Fudanjuku Danso Revolution Sept 18th 17,209
7 SCANDAL OVER DRIVE Sept 18th 15,957
8 BiS Fly Hi Sept 18th 14,572
9 Iguchi Yuka (CV) Symphogear G Character single #8 Sept 18th 12,044
10 Kazuyoshi Saito Always Sept 18th 9,541


Albums for September 16th – 22nd


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 AAA Eighth Wonder Sept 18th 46,006
2 Kana Nishino Love Collection ~ mint ~  Sept 4th 26,770
3 Kana Nishino Love Collection ~ pink ~  Sept 4th 25,292
4 Kobuchi Kentaro (Kobukuro) Tsumabikuutagoe ~ KOBUKURO songs, acoustic guitar instrumentals Sept 18th 22,494
5 Spitz Chiisana Ikimono Sept 11th 17,721
6 Mamoru Miyano  PASSAGE Sept 18th 17,424
7 Ayumi Hamasaki 15th Anniversary TOUR ~ A BEST LIVE~ Sept 18th 15,218
8 Various Artists Idolm@ster 765PRO AllStars Gre@test Best! Idolm@ster History Sept 18th 14,117
9 FTISLAND The Singles Collection Sept 18th 12,793
10 Dream Theater Dream Theater Sept 18th 11,847


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