KAT-TUN tops the singles charts with 23rd single Dead or Alive selling over 191,000 copies. The single has tie-up as theme song for movie JOKER GAME staring member Kazuya Kamenashi. Korean vocal units JYJ with WAKE ME TONIGHT and B1A4 with Shiroi Kiseki jump into #2 and #3 respectively.

AKB48 dominates the album charts with Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de Tobe! selling over 746,000 copies. Their 6th original album is tied to fan x member photo shoot events. Last week’s #1 slips only one spot to #2 – SEKAI NO OWARI with album Tree selling another 74,000 copies.

Idol unit Berryz Kobo lands at #5 with their greatest hits album Kanjuku Berryz Kobo The Final Completion Box. The longtime Hello! Project group announced they’ll go on indefinite hiatus this spring 2015.

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

Singles for January 19th – 25th 2015


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 KAT-TUN Dead or Alive Jan 21st 191,505
2 JYJ WAKE ME TONIGHT Jan 21st 135,556
3 B1A4 Shiroi Kiseki Jan 21st 68,877
4 w-inds. FANTASY Jan 21st 34,213
5 Block B Very Good (Japanese Version) Jan 21st 33,579
6 back number Heroine Jan 21st 28,502
7 B’z Uchouten Jan 14th 17,005
8 Nakamori Akina Rojo Tierra Jan 21st 13,956
9 Nogizaka46 Nandome no Aozora ka? Oct. 8th 2014 10,488
10 Nana Mizuki Eden Jan 14th 6,608


Albums for January 19th – 25th 2015


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 AKB48 Koko ga Rhodes, da Koko de Tobe! Jan 21st 746,717
2 SEKAI NO OWARI Tree Jan 14th 74,172
3 Tokunaga Hideaki VOCALIST 6 Jan 21st 50,097
4 KANA-BOOM TIME Jan 21st 34,465
5 Berryz Kobo Ripe Berryz Kobo The Final Completion Box Jan 21st 19,136
6 E-Girls  E.G. TIME Jan 1st 15,246
7 Nogizaka46 Tomei na Iro  Jan 7th 13,504
8 CINDERELLA PROJECT Idolmaster Cinderella Gilrs Animation 00 Starter BEST Jan 21st 11,403
9 Fall out boy American Beauty / American Psycho Jan 21st 8,671
10 Hamada Shogo Dream Catcher Jan 14th 7,886


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Source: Oricon