KANJANI8 (関ジャニ∞) as fictional unit Eight Ranger tops the singles charts with single ER2 selling over 208,000 copies. The song has tie-up as theme for their movie Eight Ranger 2 staring the group members and Maeda Atsuko (ex-AKB48). Jin Akanishi lands in #2 with single Good Time and last week’s #1 SKE48 with 15th single Bukiyou Taiyou (不器用太陽) slips down to #3.

Ending theme FUTURE FISH for anime Free! – Eternal Summer performed by the 5 lead voice actors as unit STYLE FIVE hits #5.

Topping the album charts is the first album go WEST – Yoi Don! from Johnny’s WEST. Original soundtrack album FROZEN (Anna and the Snow Queen) continues its run on the charts with 22 straight weeks in the top 10.

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


Singles for August 4th – 10th 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 KANJANI8 (Eight Ranger) ER2  Aug 6th 208,282
2 Jin Akanishi Good Time Aug 6th 39,746
3 SKE48 Bukiyou Taiyou July 30th 39,314
4 Donghae & Eunhyuk (SUPER JUNIOR) SKELETON Aug 6th 36,575
6 predia Kowareta ai no Hate ni Aug 6th 22,039
7 Koda Kumi HOTEL Aug 6th 19,196
8 T.M.Revolution  Tsuki Yabureru – Time to Smash!  Aug 6th 13,588
9 Gesu no Kiwami Otome. Ryokiteki na Kiss wo Watashi ni Shite / Asobe Aug 6th 12,869
10 Hata Motohiro Himawari no Yakusoku Aug 6th 11,900
11 Suzuko Mimori  Seiippai Tsutaetai!  Aug 6th 11,101
15 Kalafina heavenly blue Aug 6th 7,307


Albums for August 4th – 10th 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Johnny’s WEST go WEST Yoi Don! Aug 6th 82,887
2 GReeeeN Imakara Oyayubi ga Kieru Tejina Shimasu. Aug 6th 33,193
3 Nakamori Akina All Time Best Original Aug 6th 27,756
4 Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas PHASE 2 Aug 6th 21,978
5 Girls’ Generation THE BEST July 23rd 15,857
6 Takahashi Yu Ima, soko ni aru meimetsu to gunsei Aug 6th 14,605
7 Akina Nakamori All Time Best Cover Aug 6th 13,908
8 Various Artists FROZEN: Anna and the Snow Queen Soundtrack March 12th 10,711
9 Stardust Revue SHOUT Aug 6th 8,944
10 Nothing’s Carved In Stone Strangers In Heaven Aug 6th 8,590


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Source: Oricon