On top of the singles charts is KANJANI8 with their 24th single Hibiki selling a strong 209,000 copies. Single Hibiki has tie-up as then theme song for TBS TV drama series Dr. DMAT staring member Tadayoshi Okura. In the #5 spot is ex-AKB48 idol Kasai Tomomi with her 3rd solo single Kietaikurani and first since graduating from AKB48.

A mostly quiet album charts are topped for the third week in a row by J Soul Brothers with double greatest hits album THE BEST / BLUE IMPACT selling another 22,000 copies. Just over 100 copies back in the #2 spot is Ging Nang Boyz with their first album in over 9 years Hikari no Naka ni Tatteitene. They also released live album Beach which lands in the #4 spot.

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

Singles for January 13th – 19th 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 KANJANI8 Hibiki Jan 15th 206,091
2 Sakanaction Goodbye / Eureka Jan 15th 22,195
3 Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas Rave-up Tonight Jan 15th 19,409
4 Da-iCE Shout It Out Jan 15th 14,302
5 Kasai Tomomi  Kietaikurai Jan 15th 11,910
6 HR Evolution da Jan 15th 11,028
7 Royz LILIA Jan 15th 10,911
8 Aoi Shota Virginal Jan 15th 10,366
9 Nogizaka46 Barrette Nov 27th 2013 10,097
10 Hazuki Nagisa & Ryugasaki Rei Anime Free! Character Song Duet 002 Jan 15th 9,059


Albums for  January 13th – 19th 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 J Soul Brothers THE BEST BLUE IMPACT Jan 1st 2014 22,569
2 Ging Nang Boyz Hikari no Naka ni Tatteitene Jan 15th 22,424
3 Dragon Ash THE FACES Jan 15th 21,598
4 Ging Nang Boyz Beach Jan 15th 16,023
5 Various Artists Kanojo wa Uso wo Aishisugiteru – Music Box – (movie soundtrack) Dec 18th 2013 9,626
6 Tohoshinki Tense [Korean Import] Jan 10th 7,719
7 Kobukuro One Song From Two Hearts Dec 18th 2013 6,180
8 B1A4 Who Am I [Korean Import] Jan 17th 6,069
9 One Direction Midnight Memories Nov 27th 2013 5,429
10 Takajin Yashiki Golden ☆ Best Dec 17th 2008 4,894


Previous Oricon Charts

Annual Charts 2013 Top 20: Singles & Albums

Source: Oricon