SKE48 tops the singles chart with their 14th single Mirai Towa selling over 397,000 copies. It’s the AKB48 sister group’s 10th #1 single in a row but the lowest opening week sales since their 7th single in 2011. Tackey & Tsubasa land in the #2 spot with their 14th single Boku no Soba niwa Hoshi ga aru / Viva Viva More and idol group Juice=Juice hit #3 with their 3rd single Hadaka no Hadaka no Hadaka no Kiss / Arekore Shitai!.

Topping the album chart is E-girls with 2nd album COLORFUL POP selling over 89,000 copies. Last week’s #1 from BUMP OF CHICKEN drops into the #2 spot, their 7th original album RAY has a two week total of 220,000 sold. Korean group B1A4’s second album “2” climbs into the #9 spot.

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

Singles for March 17th -23rd 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 SKE48 Mirai Towa March 19th 397,874
2 Tackey & Tsubasa Boku no Soba niwa Hoshi ga aru / Viva Viva More March 19th 43,467
3 Juice=Juice Hadaka no Hadaka no Hadaka no Kiss / Arekore Shitai! March 19th 38,293
4 BugLug Bone March 19th 14,736
5 Mamoru Miyano & Nobunaga Shimazaki Anime Free! character duet series 004 March 19th 12,454
6 HKT48 Sakura Minna de Tabeta March 12th 10,273
7 Daiki Ise Ressha Sentai Tokkyuger March 19th 9,545
8 GReeeeN Aisubeki ashita, isshun to isshō wo March 19th 9,456
9 back number Tsunaida te kara March 19th 8,297
10 Tokoyaki Rainbow Naniwa no haniwa March 19th 7,403
17 Aki Toyosaki Delight March 19th 5,513


Albums for March 17th – 23rd 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 E-girls COLORFUL POP March 19th 89,766
2 BUMP OF CHICKEN  RAY March 12th 37,761
3 EXILE ATSUSHI Music March 12th 29,944
4 Yusuke

Ano… Tabi no Tochu Nandesukedo

March 19th 23,747
5 Various Artists Anna and the Snow Queen Soundtrack March 12th 22,563
6 Glutamine Exit Tunes Presents – Sonna Fuinkide Utattemita March 19th 19,396
7 Chris Hart Song for You March 19th 17,790
8 MAN WITH A MISSION Tales of Purefly March 12th 16,543
9 B1A4 2 March 19th 13,971
10 JUJU DOOR March 5th 13,524


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Source: Oricon