(Oricon delayed charts until Jan 7th due to New Years)
Toping the single charts is longtime boy group V6 with their 41st single “ROCK YOUR SOUL” their 25th #1. The single has tie-ups with their TV variety program “Gacha Gacha V6” and game “Shin Hokutomuso”. Landing in the #2 spot is UVERworld with single “REVERSI” which is featured as the theme song for anime movie Blue Exorcist.
Idol group Momoiro Clover Z gets two singles on the charts – in the #5 spot is a venue only release at their Saitama Super Arena Christmas Dec. 24th & 25th events “Bokura no senchuri” and in #10 is previously released “Saraba, Itoshiki Kanashimitachi yo” (Nov 21st).
On the album charts is the third album release from Sandaime J Soul Brothers – “MIRACLE” – the group’s first #1 selling album.
The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.
Singles for December 24th – 30th
|1||V6||ROCK YOUR SOUL||Dec 26th||55,155|
|3||Tomomi Kasai||Masaka||Dec 26th||32,582|
|4||NMB48||Kenji Kitagawa||Nov 7th||30,683|
|5||Momoiro Clover Z||Special venue single – Saitama Super Arena “Bokura no senchuri”||Dec 24th||21,509|
|6||Nogizaka46||Seifuku no Mannequin||Dec 19th||20,549|
|7||Koda Kumi||Koishikute||Dec 26th||18,540|
|8||AKB48||Eien Pressure||Dec 5th||14,547|
|9||Erena Ono||Say!! Ippai||Dec 26th||6,017|
|10||Momoiro Clover Z||Saraba, Itoshiki Kanashimitachi yo||Nov 21st||5,496|
Albums for December 24th – 30th
|1||J Soul Brothers||MIRACLE||Jan 1st 2013||137,818|
|2||FUNKY MONKEY BABYS||Funky Monkey Babys 5||Dec 26th||82,655|
|3||Exile||Best Hits Love side/Soul side||Dec 5th||46,950|
|5||Yumi Matsutoya||40 Shunen Kinen Best Album||Nov 21st||27,656|
|6||Mr. Children||[(an imitation) blood orange]||Nov 28th||25,810|
|7||Len & Camus (Tomoaki Maeno, Junichi Suwabe)||Baby My strawberry! Uta no Prince-sama||Dec 26th||15,920|
|8||YUI||Green Garden Pop||Dec 5th||14,981|
|9||YUI||Orange Garden Pop||Dec 5th||14,619|
|10||Various Artists||DJ KAORI’S Party Mix IV||Dec 19th||13,878|