First full release singles chart of 2015 is topped by NEWS with their 17th single KAGUYA selling over 140,000 copies. The four member male vocal group has only released two singles since 2012 but all 17 of their single releases since 2004 have topped the charts.

ClariS jumps into #3 with 11th single “border” – its their first single since member Alice graduated and founding member Clara was joined by new member Karen. Single “border” has tie-up as the ending theme for anime Tsukimonogatari.

Nogizaka46 (乃木坂46) tops the album charts with 1st album Tomei na Iro (透明な色) selling over 220,000 copies. Voice actor and singer Yui Horie lands at #5 with 9th album World End no Niwa.

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

Singles for January 5th – 11th 2015


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 NEWS KAGUYA Jan 7th 140,144
2 Da-iCE Moichido Dake Jan 7th 21,595
3 Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas Let Me Hear Jan 7th 17,644
4 ClariS border Jan 7th 15,002
5 Sakurako Ohara Hitomi Jan 7th 9,268
6 SKE48  12-Gatsu no Kangaroo  Dec 10th 2014 9,151
7 Doll Elements Kimi ni Sakura Hirari to Mau Jan 7th 8,974
8 NIGHTMARE blur Jan 7th 8,870
9 Aoyama Saint Hachamecha Hight School Mechahai no Gyakushu ~ BEYOND THE DARKNESS ~ Jan 7th 8,688
10 Kis-My-Ft2  Thank you Jan! Dec 24th 2014 8,592


Albums for January 5th – 11th 2015

Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Nogizaka46 Tomei na Iro  Jan 7th 220,031
2 E-Girls  E.G. TIME Jan 1st 37,003
3 BABYMETAL Live at Budokan ~ Red Night ~ Jan 7th 23,559
4 Ikimonogakari  FUN! FUN! FANFARE!  Dec 24th 2014 15,371
5 Yui Horie World End no Niwa  Jan 7th 13,816
6 May J. May J. W BEST Original & Covers Jan 1st 9,382
7 MAN WITH A MISSION 5 Years 5 Wolves 5 Souls Dec 24th 2014 7,250
8 Ika-san Bokura no Saishu Theory Jan 7th 6,970
9 Kana Nishino with LOVE Nov 12th 2014 5,116
10 EXILE ATSUSHI Love Ballad Dec 3rd 2014 4,643


Previous Oricon Charts

Source: Oricon