Sexy Zone top the singles charts with Otoko never give up selling over 125,000 copies. Their 7th single and 7th #1 includes coupling song Keep The Challenge the image song for Fuji TV’s coverage of the Women’s Volleyball World Grand Prix 2014.

AKB48 unit French Kiss 6th single, first in over two years – Omoidasenai Hana (思い出せない花) climbs into #2. Sound producer Revo’s group Sound Horizon is just back in #3 with single Vanishing Starlight. Idol unit Juice=Juice climbs into #4 single Senobi / Date Janai yo Uchi no Jinsei wa.

Fictional idol group μ’s (Muse) from game, anime, music franchise Love Live! hits #5 with single Shangri-la Shower featured as theme song for PS Vita game. Voice actor Kana Hanazawa lands at #12 with 6th single Hohoemi Mode.

Group AAA tops the album charts with 9th album GOLD SYMPHONY selling over 59,000 copies.

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


Singles for September 29th – October 5th 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 Sexy Zone Otoko never give up Oct 1st 125,463
2 French Kiss Omoidasenai Hana  Oct 1st 37,788
3 Sound Horizon Vanishing Starlight (yodaka no hoshi / Mother / Interview with Noel) Oct 1st 37,430
4 Juice=Juice  Senobi / Date Janai yo Uchi no Jinsei wa Oct 1st 29,754
5 μ’s (Muse) Shangri-la Shower (Love Live!) Oct 1st 27,777
6 Phero Men Dakiyosete TONIGHT Oct 1st 11,066
7 SKE48 Bukiyou Taiyou July 30th 10,953
8 GACKT  Akatsuki Tsukiyo – DAY BREAKERS  Oct 1st 10,484
9 Luce Twinkle Wink Setsuna Halation Oct 1st 10,329
10 HKT48 Hikaeme I Love You Sept 24th 8,900
12 Kana Hanazawa Hohoemi Mode Oct 1st 7,909


Albums for September 29th – October 5th 2014


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 AAA GOLD SYMPHONY Oct 1st 59,384
2 Naoto Inti Raymi Viva The World! Oct 1st 20,489
3 Mariya Takeuchi TRAD Sept 10th 13,880
4 Hotei Tomoyasu New Beginnings Oct 1st 11,948
5 luz tWoluz Oct 1st 9,663
6 PRINCE Art Official Age Oct 1st 8,949
7 Ariana Grande My Everything Aug 27th 8,649
8 Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Cheek-to-Cheek Sept 24th 7,311
9 Kahara Tomomi MEMORIES 2 – Kahara All Time Covers – Oct 1st 6,505
10 PRINCE & 3RDEYEGIRL Plectrumelectrum Oct 1st 6,169


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Source: Oricon