Topping the single charts are the Korean boys of Tohoshinki (TVXQ) with their Japanese single “Catch Me – If you wanna” with over 137,000 sold. The single was previously released on their 6th Korean album “CATCH ME” (2012.09.24). In the second spot is No Sleeves (no3b) with “Kirigirisu-jin”, the 3-idol AKB48 sub-unit’s 9th single. And in the 8th spot is singer/voice actress Kana Hanazawa with her 4th solo single “Silent Snow”.

On top of the album charts its visual kei band SID with greatest hits album “10th Anniversary BEST” selling over 45,000 copies. In the 5th spot is singer/voice actress Haruka Tomatsu with her 2nd solo album “Sunny Side Story”.

The complete top 10 single and album charts follow.

Singles for January 14th – 20th


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 Tohoshinki Catch Me – If you wanna Jan 16th 137,028
2 no3b Kirigirisu-jin Jan 16th 62,790
3 Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku Ume Jan 16th 41,423
4 miwa Whistle – Kimi to Sugoshita Hibi Jan 16th 29,754
5 DANCE EARTH PARTY Inochi Rhythm Jan 16th 14,713
7 Ryosuke Yamada Mystery Virgin Jan 9th 13,592
8 Kana Hanazawa Silent Snow Jan 16th 12,983
9 Yuzu REASON Jan 9th 10,292
10 DEMPA W.W.D / Fuyu e to Hashiridasuo! Jan 16th 9,921


Albums for January 14th – 20th


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 SID 10th Anniversary BEST Jan 16th 45,012
2 THE BAWDIES 1-2-3 Jan 16th 24,864
3 Various Artists ONE PIECE 15th Anniversary BEST Album Jan 16th 17,748
4 One Direction Take Me Home Nov 14th 2012 16,267
5 Haruka Tomatsu Sunny Side Story Jan 16th 13,949
6 Ikimonogakari Balladon Dec 19th 12,869
7 J Soul Brothers MIRACLE Jan 1st 12,054
8 Exile Best Hits Love side/Soul side Dec 5th 10.979
9 LGYankees Doki Doki LGYankees!!! Jan 16th 10,272
10 FUNKY MONKEY BABYS Funky Monkey Babys 5 Dec 26th 10,232


Source: Oricon