Kis-My-Ft2 tops the singles chart with 11th single Another Future selling over 214,000 copies. The single celebrates the 3rd anniversary since their major label debut plus its featured as the theme for drama series Chef of Nobunaga 2 staring member Tamamori Yuta. In the #2 spot is L’Arc-en-Ciel with special single EVERLASTING, a new song performed live during their March 21st 2014 National Stadium concert.

Staying in the #3 spot is SKE48 with 15th single Bukiyou Taiyou (不器用太陽) having spent 3 weeks on the top 10.

NMB48 tops the album charts with 2nd album Sekai no Chushin wa Osaka ya ~ Namba Jichiku ~ (世界の中心は大阪や~なんば自治区~) selling over 325,000 copies. Original soundtrack album FROZEN (Anna and the Snow Queen) continues its run on the charts with 23 straight weeks in the top 10.

Read on for the complete top 10 singles and albums charts.


Singles for August 11th – 17th 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 Kis-My-Ft2 Another Future Aug 13th 214,682
2 L’Arc-en-Ciel EVERLASTING Aug 13th 54,627
3 SKE48 Bukiyou Taiyou July 30th 46,145
4 SUPER GiRLS Ahhahha! Chouzetsu Bakusho Ondo Aug 13th 41,385
5 E-girls Odoru Ponpokorin Aug 13th 31,777
6 Kana Nishino Darling Aug 13th 22,570
7 765PRO AllStars The Idolm@ster Movie Ending Theme Aug 13th 18,781
8 HIP ATTACK Koganemushi Aug 13th 18,635
9 KANJANI8 (Eight Ranger) ER2  Aug 6th 18,523
10 Silent Siren BANG! BANG! BANG! Aug 13th 16,803
12 Ogura Yui Tinkling Smile Aug 13th 9,926
13 Amamiya Sora Skyreach Aug 13th 8,482


Albums for August 11th – 17th 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 NMB48 Sekai no Chushin wa Osaka ya ~ Namba Jichiku ~ Aug 13th 325,249
2 SOL (from BIGBANG) RISE [+SOLAR & HOT] Aug 13th 48,460
3 Nakamori Akina All Time Best Original Aug 6th 15,398
4 GReeeeN Imakara Oyayubi ga Kieru Tejina Shimasu. Aug 6th 12,524
5 Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra SKA ME FOREVER Aug 13th 12,305
6 Various Artists FROZEN: Anna and the Snow Queen Soundtrack March 12th 11,601
7 Girls’ Generation  THE BEST July 23rd 9,075
8 Johnny’s WEST go WEST Yoi Don! Aug 6th 7,317
9 Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas PHASE 2 Aug 6th 6,455
10 Akina Nakamori All Time Best Cover Aug 6th 6,435


Previous Oricon Charts

Source: Oricon