HKT48 tops the singles chart with 5th single 12-Byo (12 Seconds) selling over 277,000 copies. Landing at #2 is BUMP OF CHICKEN with double a-side single Hello,world! / Colony selling over 150,000 copies. Both title songs have tie-ups: Hello,world! OP for anime Blood Blockade Battlefront (Kekkai Sensen, 血界戦線) and Colony main theme for live-action movie Parasyte Final Chapter.

Nana Mizuki climbs to #4 with 32nd single Angel Blossom with tie-up as OP for anime Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid. Fictional idol group μ’s (Muse) from Love Live! High School Idol Project lands at #5 with single Mi wa M’usic no Mi.

Boy idol unit Johnny’s WEST tops the album charts with Paripipo (パリピポ) that celebrates the 1st anniversary of their unit’s launch.

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

Singles for April 20th – 26th 2015


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 HKT48 12-byo (12 Seconds) April 22nd 277,916
2 BUMP OF CHICKEN Hello, World / Colony April 22nd 150,417
3 J Soul Brothers STORM RIDERS feat. SLASH April 22nd 107,685
4 Nana Mizuki Angel Blossom April 22nd 39,623
5 μ’s (Muse) Mi wa M’usic no Mi. April 22nd 32,652
6 new generations (VA) IdolMaster Cinderella Girls Animation Project 07 April 22nd 27,114
7 Nakayama Yuma YOLO Moment April 22nd 21,846
8 Girls Generation Catch Me If You Can April 22nd 20,835
9 Otoya x Natsuki (VA) Cross Unit Idol Song: EMOTIONAL LIVE – Uta no Prince-sama April 22nd 19,314
10 Nogizaka46 Inochi wa Utsukushii  March 18th 16,017
10 Jupiter (VA) IdolMaster SideM Starting LINE-01 April 15th 10,299
13 Aoi Eir Lapis Lazuli April 22nd 10,110


Albums for April 20th – 26th 2015


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 Johnny’s WEST Paripipo April 22nd 81,161
2 Sound Horizon 9th Story CD “Nein” April 22nd 46,518
3 Southern All Stars Budo March 31st 24,767
4 CV Namakura Manami The IdolMaster Master Artist 3 02 Hibiki April 22nd 21,485
5 CV Nakamura Eriko The IdolMaster Master Artist 3 01 Haruka April 22nd 21,088
6 CV Hirata Hiromi The IdolMaster Master Artist 3 03 Kikuchi April 22nd 21,061
7 Aoi Shota UNLIMITED April 22nd 14,127
8 Various artists The Fast and The Furious Sky Mission OST April 8th 13,349
9 Fukuyama Masaharu Tamashii Riku April 8th 12,835
10 Soraru Yuu Tamari no Shiori April 22nd 10,911
12 Kana Hanazawa Blue Avenue April 22nd 9,560


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Source: Oricon