AKB48 tops the singles chart with 10th anniversary single Kimi wa Melody selling a strong 1.2 million copies. Their 43rd single overall returns key graduated members Maeda Atsuko, Oshima Yuko, and others with future ace Miyawaki Sakura as center.

NEWS tops the album charts with 7th album QUARTETTO selling over 108,000 copies.

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

Singles for March 7th – 13th 2016


Rank   Group/Artist Single Title Released Sold
1 AKB48 Kimi wa Melody March 9th 1,237,891
2 Country Girls Boogie Woogie LOVE / Koi wa Magnet /
Runrarun ~ Anata ni Muchu ~
March 9th 41,557
3 aiko Motto March 9th 34,974
4 ARS Magna Marshmallow March 9th 28,745
5 μ’s (Muse)  MOMENT RING March 2nd 16,799
6 Takahashi Yu Sakura no Uta March 9th 16,593
7 EXILE ATSUSHI + AI No more March 9th 15,106
6 KAT-TUN UNLOCK March 2nd 11,471
8 Arashi Fukkatsu LOVE  Feb 24th 9,244
9 BLUE ENCOUNT Survivor March 9th 9,143

Albums for March 7th – 13th 2016


Rank   Group/Artist Album Title Released Sold
1 NEWS QUARTETTO March 9th 108,849
2 BEAST GUESS WHO? March 9th 23,514
3 SUPER☆GiRLS SUPER★CASTLE March 9th 11,479
5 JUJU TIMELESS March 9th 9,691
6 ZARD ZARD Forever Best 25th Anniversary Feb 10th 9,159
7 Ms. OOJA THE BEST March 9th 8,522
8 E-girls  E.G. SMILE BEST Feb 10th 7,653
9 Michael Jackson Off The Wall (Deluxe) March 9th 5,544
10 MISIA MISIA Hoshizora no Live SONG BOOK HISTORY March 9th 4,987


Previous Oricon Charts

Source: Oricon