Topping the first singles charts of 2014 is AKB48 idol Iwasa Misaki with her 3rd solo Enka single Tomo no Ura Bojo selling a modest 11,900 copies. In the #2 spot is Visual Kei band NIGHTMARE with single Rewrite and in the #3 and #5 spots are character duet singles from anime Kuroko’s Basketball. The new year starts off with a mostly quiet chart with only 4 new singles charting in the top 10.

The album charts are topped for the second week in a row by J Soul Brothers with double greatest hits album THE BEST / BLUE IMPACT selling another 32,000 copies. Voice actress and singer Uesaka Sumire lands in the #9 spot with her first album Kakumei Teki Broadway Shugisha Doumei.

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

Singles for January 6th – January 12th 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 Iwasa Misaki Tomo no Ura Bojo Jan 8th 11,928
2 NIGHTMARE Rewrite Jan 8th 11,613
3 Various Artists Kuroko’s Basketball Character Duet #7 Jan 8th 8,988
4 Golden Bomber 101 Kaime no Noroi Jan 1st 8,854
5 Various Artists Kuroko’s Basketball Character Duet #6 Jan 8th 7,879
6 NMB48 Kamonegikkusu Oct 2nd 2013 5,572
7 Busaiku Tana Kara Botamochi Dec 13th 2013 5,539
8 Fukuda Kohei Touhoku Minyo Best Oct 24th 2013 5,230
9 Hey! Say! JUMP Ride With me Dec 25th 2013 5,057
10 Nogizaka46 Barrette Nov 27th 2013 5,026


Albums for  January 6th – January 12th 2014

Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 J Soul Brothers THE BEST BLUE IMPACT Jan 1st 2014 32,329
2 RIB Riboot Jan 8th 18,577
3 IDOLING!!! Gold Experience Jan 8th 14,432
4 Tohoshinki Tense [Korean Import] Jan 10th 13,895
5 Kobukuro One Song From Two Hearts Dec 18th 2013 8,835
6 Lee Joon Gi My Dear Jan 9th 8,464
7 Lady Gaga Pop Art Nov 6th 2013 8,407
8 Various Artists Kanojo wa Uso wo Aishisugiteru – Music Box – (movie soundtrack) Dec 18th 2013 7.087
9 Uesaka Sumire  Kakumei Teki Broadway Shugisha Doumei  Jan 8th 5,754
10 Dog in The Parallel World Orchestra Dog in the BEST Jan 8th 5,004


Previous Oricon Charts

Annual Charts 2013 Top 20: Singles & Albums

Source: Oricon