Kis-My-Ft2 tops the singles charts with 10th single Hikari no Signal selling over 202,000 copies. The boy idol group is 10 for 10 charting #1 and this single has tie-up as the theme song for anime movie Doraemon shin Nobita no dai Makyou. Idol group C-ute lands in #2 with 24th single Kokoro no Sakebi wo Uta ni Shitemita / Love take it all.

ex-AKB48 idol Maeda Atsuko’s 4th single Seventh Chord lands in #4 and Korean group T-ARA climbs into #8 with new Japanese double a-side single Lead the way / LA’booN.

Tohoshinki (TVXQ) tops the album charts with their Japanese album TREE selling over 224,000 copies. The re-mastered re-release of Utada Hikaru’s debut album First Love lands in the #8 spot. The special SHM-CD with bonuses celebrates her 15th anniversary since the release of the album (originally March 10th 1999). It officially releases on March 10th but early deliveries make it on to this chart.

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

Singles for March 3rd – 9th 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 Kis-My-Ft2 Hikari no Signal March 5th 202,877
2 C-ute Kokoro no Sakebi wo Uta ni Shitemita / Love take it all March 5th 62,405
3 EXILE TAKAHIRO Love Story March 5th 54,397
4 Maeda Atsuko Seventh Chord March 5th 42,784
5 DISH// FREAK SHOW March 5th 34,328
6 AKB48  Mae Shika Mukanee Feb 26th 24,210
7 Daichi Miura Anchor March 5th 15,312
8 T-ARA Lead the way /  LA’booN March 5th 12,688
9 Keisuke Yamauchi Koi no Tehon March 5th 10,513
10 TK from Ling tosite sigure contrast March 5th 6,789


Albums for March 3rd – 9th 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Tohoshinki TREE March 5th 224,796
2 JUJU DOOR March 5th 39,653
3 Angela Aki Tapestry of Songs – Best of Angela Aki March 5th 26,823
4 Yuzu Shin Sekai Feb 19th 22,710
5 Shunsuke Kiyokiba Utaiya BEST Vol.1 March 5th 21,242
6 DAIGO DAIGOLD March 5th 12,378
7 FACT WITNESS March 5th 12,141
8 One Direction Midnight Memories Nov 27th 2013 11,594
9 Utada Hikaru First Love 15th Aniversary Edition March 10th 10,677
10 androp period March 5th 10,102


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Source: Oricon