SKE48 tops the singles charts with 15th single Bukiyou Taiyou (不器用太陽) selling over 324,076 copies. Momoiro Clover Z lands in #3 with 12th single MOON PRIDE featured as opening theme for anime Sailor Moon Crystal. In #7 is OLDCODEX with 9th single Dried Up Youthful Fame with tie-up as opening theme for anime Free! – Eternal Summer.

Girls Generation stays atop the album charts with compilation album THE BEST. Original soundtrack album FROZEN (Anna and the Snow Queen) continues its run on the album charts spenting 21 straight weeks in the top 10.

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


Singles for  July 28th – August 3rd 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 SKE48 Bukiyou Taiyou July 30th 324,076
2 ONE OK ROCK Mighty Long Fall / Decision July 30th 50,670
3 Momoiro Clover Z MOON PRIDE July 30th 50,340
4 Juice=Juice  Black Butterfy / Kaze ni Fukarete July 30th 37,008
5 Busaiku Titititerette Teretititi – Dare no Ketsu July 27th 27,824
6 various artists The Idolmaster Cinderella Master – We’re the friends! July 30th 26,692
7 OLDCODEX Dried Up Youthful Fame July 30th 26,009
8 LinQ Natsukoi July 30th 24,533
9 Tomoaki Maeno (Camus) Uta no Prince-sama idol song July 30th 21,872
10 DEMPA Chururi Chururira July 30th 19,798
11 Leo Ieiri Junjou  July 30th 13,019
19 Haruka Tomatsu Fantastic Soda!! July 30th 4,868


Albums for July 28th – August 3rd 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Girls’ Generation THE BEST July 23rd 31,477
2 JYJ Just Us [Korean import] July 30th 16,866
3 Ketsumeishi KETSUNOPOLIS 9 July 23rd 14,165
4 Various Artists FROZEN: Anna and the Snow Queen Soundtrack March 12th 13,413
5 various artists The Prince of Tennis II Super Stars July 30th 8,551
6 various artists The Idolmaster Theater Harmony 01 July 30th 8,190
7 various artists The Idolmaster Theater Harmony 02 July 30th 7,992
8 TOKIO HEART July 16th 7,389
9 PENTATONIX PTX Vols 1 & 2 July 30th 6,755
10 Oda Kazumasa Oda Biyori July 2nd 6,670


Previous Oricon Charts

Source: Oricon