SKE48 tops the singles charts this week with their 16th single 12-Gatsu no Kangaroo (December no Kangaroo,12月のカンガルー) selling over 386,000 copies. The single marks the first time newer members Kitagawa Ryouha (北川綾巴) and Miyamae Ami (宮前杏実) are featured as co-centers.
LiSA leads the anime tied singles with her 7th single Shirushi landing at #3 – her best on weekly Oricon charts. The single’s featured as the second ending theme for anime Sword Art Online season 2 (SAO II). Last week Haruka Tomatsu released single courage that also landed at #3 and its featured as the second opening theme for SAO II.
Topping the album charts is duo KinKi Kids with M Album – their 14th original album and 14th #1 album. Landing at #2 is a compilation album Co Gal marking the 50th birthday of former X Japan guitarist/singer hide (suicide 1998).
Read on for the complete top 10 singles and albums charts.
Singles for December 8th – 14th 2014
|1||SKE48||12-Gatsu no Kangaroo||Dec 10th||386,495|
|2||J Soul Brothers||O.R.I.O.N.||Dec 10th||190,261|
|4||Team Shachihoko||Shampoohat||Dec 10th||26,313|
|5||palet||SNOW DISTANCE||Dec 10th||25,006|
|6||VIXX||Error -Japanese ver.-||Dec 10th||19,381|
|7||SID||White tree||Dec 10th||16,040|
|8||Tokyo Girls’ Style||SAY LONG GOODBYE / Himawari to Hoshikuzu – English Version||Dec 10th||12,677|
|9||AKB48||Kiboteki Refrain||Nov 26th||12,545|
|10||KANJANI8||Gamushara Koshinkyoku||Dec 3rd||12,388|
|14||Haruka Tomatsu||courage||Dec 3rd||8,741|
|16||SKY-HI (from AAA)||SMILE DROP||Dec 12th||6,801|
|20||Uesaka Sumire||Enma Daio ni Kiite Goran||Dec 10th||4,320|
Albums for December 8th – 14th 2014
|1||Kinki Kids||M Album||Dec 10th||133,569|
|2||hide||Co Gal||Dec 10th||34,061|
|3||JUJU||Request II||Dec 3rd||24,282|
|4||DIR EN GREY||ARCHE||Dec 10th||23,061|
|5||VA||Utada Hikaru no uta 13 Songs by 13 Musicians||Dec 10th||21,683|
|6||EXILE ATSUSHI||Love Ballade||Dec 3rd||19,269|
|7||Nagi Yanagi||Polyomino||Dec 10th||13,364|
|8||Eiichi Ohtaki||Best Always||Dec 3rd||13,056|
|10||Kana Nishino||with LOVE||Nov 12th||11,182|
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