Oricon Top 10 Singles and Top 10 Albums, Week 27, 2016.

July 1, 2016

Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 27, July 4, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls Starlight Master 03 – Chie Sasaki (Asaka Imai), Momoka Sakurai (Haruka Terui), Nina Ichihara (Misaki Kuno), Kaoru Ryuzaki (Natsumi Haruse), Miria Akagi (Tomoyo Kurosawa) (06/22/2016) (89,176).79q1Y862. High Voltage Dancer – DISH// (06/22/2016) (38,995).578844463. Take a “5” Train – A.B.C-Z (06/22/2016) (33,588).CleOXzUUgAEbgLD4. Ysuki / Hoshi – MAO from SID (06/22/2016) (21,339).34bf6fc55. Princess – miwa (06/22/2016) (17,636).Cj_vQtiUgAA94506. Silver Sky – Re:vale (06/22/2016) (14,671).1200x1200-757. Mattoyo! – HR (06/22/2016) (12,732).CjN41_XUkAArOnw8. Sanbagarasu Otoko Uta ~Granblue Fantasy~ – Soundtrack (06/22/2016) (12,211).6ab707a49. Umareta Wake – Yu Takahashi (06/22/2016) (11,765).1200x1200-7510. Lay Your Hands On Me – Boom Boom Satellites (06/22/2016) (11,274).61vzEfSF8uL__SL1000_________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

17. Shaki Shaki Shite! – Gacharic Spin (06/22/2016) (5,529).81K7UUe7lmL__SL1500_21. Smiley Days – Sayaka Shionoya (06/22/2016) (4,308).71FI2EY57NL__SL1421_24. Sonic Fighter – GALETTe (06/21/2016) (4,208).ClcJ4CAUkAAeLfz25. Miss Revolutionist – Ayana Taketatsu (06/22/2016) (4,193).7044f931gw1f55evc3f9lj20p00otdp2

64. Bikini Size (Super Girl)  – Cyber Japan Dancers (06/22/2016) (1,057).BIKINISIZE_COVER

 

74. High Spec Days – Haruna Oshima (06/22/2016) (931).Clt_dUzUYAAXhTh

81. Prism Rain – Yumi Hara (06/22/2016) (832).Clis1TxVAAEg-cC

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 27, July 4, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. I Scream – Kis-My-Ft2 (06/22/2016) (243,871).

* Kis-My-Ft2 6th number one album.ClJ3d69UgAATXnT2. Audio Fashion – Jin Akanishi (06/22/2016) (32,761).f7u123. HiGH & LOW Original Best Album – Various Artist (06/15/2016) (32,233) (289,996).13392740_288031041543881_1173043085_n4. Timeless World – Kobukuro (06/15/2016) (30,426) (144,425).72cec46a910f07cfa7399b604b8037df_content5. 51 Emotions ~The Best For The Future~ – Tomoyasu Hotei (06/22/2016) (27,523).81K64XI5EeL__SL1500_6. Osomatsu-san Mutsugo no Oshigoto Taiken Doramatsu CD Series Todomatsu & Jushimatsu “Keisatsukan” – Todomatsu Matsuno & Jushimatsu Matsuno (06/22/2016) (23,997).CldGY8KVEAEUkhm7. V Kishi – Rekishi (06/22/2016) (22,375).ClYcjT_UsAAk6wg8. Selfish – Atsuko Maeda (06/22/2016) (17,027).

* The Former AKB48 Member.CjxnTaLUgAA2avr9. The Getaway – Red Hot Chili Peppers (06/17/2016) (16,660) (43,364).ThdZOQA-1024x102410. Meido no Miyage – SymaG (06/22/2016) (13,945).61l0obPk2-L______________________________________________________________________________

11. Best 9 – 9nine (06/22/2016) (13,650).

* Umika Kawashima is graduating from 9nine (July 23rd), after 9nine Nakano Sun Plaza Hall concert in Tokyo. Just when I was really, really getting into her.CiVyJZGUUAAmyJC12. UMA – Suiyoubi no Campanella (06/22/2016) (10,411).

* I 1st heard of them a couple ago, they’ll be at J Pop summit in San Francisco later this month. I will be going. Although they’re a group the singer Kom I is the only one that performs and you see.CkFKCDwW0AAB2gm16. Byakuya no Viola ni Idakarete – Predia (06/22/2016) (5,653).img_predia_typeA47. Try! – Haruka Chisuga (06/22/2016) (1,618).cfefb79f7a7debc1fc05ce529aecf3637fb84fb69d97f961b51f0794a375effb

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Oricon Top 10 Singles and Albums, Week 11, March 17, 2014.

March 14, 2014

Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 11, March 17, 2014.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Hikari no Signal – Kis-My-Ft2 (03/05/2014) (202,877).

* Kis-My-Ft2 10th number one single.

WZjmjWb2. Kokoro no Sakebi wo Uta ni Shitemita / Love Take It All – C-ute (03/05/2014) (62,405).news_large_cute_sg_shokaiA3. Love Story – Exile Takahiro (03/05/2014) (54,397).プリント4. Seventh Code – Atsuko Maeda (03/05/2014) (42,784).F2oU3j25. Freak Show – DISH// (03/05/2014) (34,328).news_large_dish_freakshow_limitedA_jk6. Mae Shika Mukanee – AKB48 (02/26/2014) (24,210) (1,115,616).

Limited and Regular Edition Type B Cover.

7. Anchor – Daichi Miura (03/05/2014) (15,312).81rNvhdQFfL__AA1500_8. Lead The Way / LA’booN – T-ARA (03/05/2014) (12,688).81YZI9pU3TL__AA1398_9. Koi no Tehon – Keisuke Yamauchi (03/05/2014) (10,513).498800266776510. Contrast – TK from Ring Toshite Sigure (03/05/2014) (6,789).6414e9dbjw1ee445ls9syj20y40u7438____________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

12. Shout It Out – BoA (03/05/2014) (6,660).AVCK-79177_1200x1200-7513. Happiness Charge PreCure! Main Theme Song – Animation (03/05/2014) (6.609).ba09ae2c

14. Parallax View – Sumire Uesaka (03/05/2014) (5,947).ad0272fdb0d64901a4bc3b52056b1440

23. Sakura Countdown – Otome Shinto (03/05/2014) (4,427).QZCF-1~2

27. Shin Sekai Kokyogaku – Sayonara Ponytail (03/05/2014) (3,448).61VAThx4SNL32. “D-Frag! (Anime)” Outro Theme : Minna no Namae wo Iretekudasai – Ruka Shibasaki (Kana Hanazawa), Takao Bucho (Shizuka Ito), Funabori-san (Aki Toyosaki) (03/05/2014) (2,716).$_5737. Atashi wo Mitsukete – Salley (03/05/2014) (2,383).Salley_Atashi%20wo%20Mitsukete44. Tomorrow World – Weather Girls (03/05/2014) (1,676).o0800079712847313527_____________________________________________________________

Oricon Top 10 Abums, Week 11, March 17, 2014.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Tree – Tohoshinki (03/05/2014) (224,796)

* Tohoshinki 4th number one album.8cqHTpN2. Door – JUJU (03/05/2014) (39,653).JUJU_-_DOOR3. Tapestry Of Songs ~The Best Of Angela Aki~ – Aki Angela (03/05/2014) (26,823).86405bf3e73e2174c5d0e8a136f8d49214. Shinesekai – Yuzu (02/19/2013) (22,710) (173,641).12-15. Utaiya BEST Volume 1 – Shunsuke Kiyokiba (03/05/2014) (21,242).71++m3SerfL__AA1500_6. Daigold – Daigo (03/05/2014) (12,378).0037. Witness – Fact (03/05/2014) (12,141).A1piRz2XJkL__AA1500_8. Midnight Memories – One Direction (11/27/2013) (11,594) (205,630).Midnight_Memories_Album_Cover9. First Love ~15th Anniversary Edition~ – Hikaru Utada (03/10/2014) (10,677).81kDFHRqmYL__AA1500_10. Peroid – Androp (03/05/2014) (10,102).825646320615_1200x1200-75________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

11. Mr. Mr. (Korean Release Mini Album) – Girls’ Generation (03/03/2013) (10,043).artworks-000071749355-eu0lig-original13. Going Back Home – The Bawdies (03/05/2013) (8,036).81wlPTSai+L__AA1500_14. WHO KiLLED IDOL? – BiS (03/05/2014) (7,870).ANTCD-10843_1200x1200-7529. Louder – Lea Michele (03/05/2014) (4,780).71deH8WYhzL__AA1500_30. KEI’s 8 – Kei Takebuchi (03/05/2014) (4,563).extention_zps48337f5b


Oricon Top 100 Singles of 2013.

December 20, 2013

Oricon Top 100 Singles of 2013. (Sales From 12/10/2012-12/08/2013).

Rank/Singles/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Sayonara Crawl – AKB48 (05/22/2013) (1,955,162).

Regular Edition Type A Cover.

2. Koisuru Fortune Cookie – AKB48 (08/21/2013) (1,479,036).

Type A Cover.

3. Heart Ereki – AKB48 (10/30/2013) (1,260,792).

Type 4 Cover.

4. So Long! – AKB48 (02/20/2013) (1,132,853).

Type A Cover.

5. Exile Pride ~Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame~ – Exile (04/03/2013) (1,012,407).EXILE_PrideDVD6. Calling / Breathless – Arashi (03/06/2013) (881,192).arashi___calling___breathless_by_mhelaonline07-d5x07am7. Choco no Dorei – SKE48 (01/30/2013) (671,623).

Limited Edition Type B Cover.

8. Utsukushii Inazuma – SKE48 (07/17/2013) (661,557).

Limited Edition Type A Cover.

9. Bokura no Eureka – NMB48 (06/19/2013) (557,802).

Type C Cover.

10. Endless Game – Arashi (05/29/2013) (557,217).EG_ (1)

11. Sansei Kawaii! – SKE48 (11/20/2013) (496,124).

Regular Edition Type B Cover.

12. Kamonegikkusu – NMB48 (10/02/2013) (457,435).

Type C Cover.

13. Girl’s Rule – Nogizaka46 (07/03/2013) (452,310).

CD+DVD Type A Cover.

14. Baretta – Nogizaka46 (11/27/2013) (423,417).

Regular Edition Cover

15. Joy!! – SMAP (06/06/2013) (395,087).498800265197916. My Resistance ~Tashikana Mono~ / Unmei Girl – Kis-My-Ft2 (02/13/2013) (377,055).kis_my_ft2___unmei_girl_by_mhelaonline07-d5v6i3f17. Peace to Highlight – Southern All Stars (08/07/2013) (339,575).Print18. Hesomagari / Kokonishikanai Keshiki – Kanjani8 (04/24/2013) (DcZkj19. Kimi to no Kiseki – Kis-My-Ft2 (08/14/2013) (309,762).Cover220. SNOW DOME no Yakusoku / Luv Sick – Kis-My-Ft2 (11/13/2013) (306,433).1984680060887123942

21. Seifuku no Mannequin – Nogizaka46 (12/19/2012) (306,430).

Type A Cover.

22. Kimi no Na wa Kibou – Nogizaka46 (03/13/2013) (306,202).

Regular Edition Cover.

23. Melon Juice – HKT48 (09/04/2013) (295,967).

Type A Cover.

24. Suki! Suki! Skip! – HKT48 (03/20/2013) (291,876).

Type A Cover.

25. Burning Up – Exile Tribe (Sandaime J Soul Brothers vs. Generations) (07/10/2013) (287,874).Burning_Up_Limited26. Namida no Kotae – Kanjani8 (06/12/2013) (286,657).???? ??B27. Ki Su U Ma I ~Kiss Your Mind~ / S.O.S (Smile on Smile) – Kis-My-Ft2 (03/27/2013) (262,737).SOS_1_~128. Come On A My House – Hey! Say! JUMP (06/26/2013) (242,314).IMG_000129. Mistake! / Battery – SMAP (02/27/2013) (235,076).MistakesmapLIMCREG30. Jiyu e no Shingeki – Link Horizon (07/10/2013) (230,810).LINKED~1

31. Mystery Virgin – Ryosuke Yamada (Hey! Say! JUMP) (01/09/2013) (219,871).19522963_zps518dbbab32. Mada Namida ni Naranai Kanashimi ga / Koi wa Nioeto Chirinuruwo – KinKi Kids (10/23/2013) (202,409).2d29e444d0704e80398a92e73fab710f33. Kokoro Sora Moyo – Kanjani8 (12/04/2013) (192,573).00134. Dance My Generation – Golden Bomber (01/01/2013) (177,565).494872248122535. Preserved Roses – T.M. Revolution x Nana Mizuki (05/15/2013) (175,828).T_M_Revolution X Nana Mizuki36. Expose – KAT-TUN (02/06/2013) (173,400).2094999937. Real Sexy! / Bad Boys – Sexy Zone (05/01/2013) (168,580).thumb38. Bye Bye Du Bye ~See You Again~ / A My Girl Friend – Sexy Zone (10/09/2013) (167,946).2013-09-30-11_17_1939. Shiosai no Memory (“Amachan” TV Series) – Haruko Amano (Kyoko Koizuma) (07/31/2013) (161,554).BPkL3jcCcAEwFrp40. Ocean – Tohoshinki (06/12/2013) (159,163).Tohoshinki_-_Ocean_(CD+DVD)

41. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke / Ai no Gundan – Morning Musume (08/28/2013) (158,915).494246359802042. Catch Me ~If You Wanna~ – Tohoshinki (01/16/2013) (156,537).TVXQ - Catch Me - If you wanna43. Tanjobi ni wa Mashiro na Yuri wo / Get The Groove – Masaharu Fukuyama (04/10/2013) (154,120).a-136506772144. Give Me Love – 2PM (05/29/2013) (152,781).2PM_-_Give_Me_Love_(CD_Only)45. FACE to Face – KAT-TUN (05/15/2013) (150,310).tumblr_mlnyo6Ilos1r2mrubo1_1366645830_cover-500x50046. World Quest / Pokopon Pekorya – NEWS (12/12/2012) (148,348).WORLDQUESTB47. Scream – Tohoshinki (09/04/2013) (145,628).Tohoshinki_-_SCREAM_(CD_Only)48. Eien Pressure – AKB48 (12/05/2012) (133,370) (1,206,869 total sales since release).

Type A Cover.

49. Summer Nude ’13 – Tomohisa Yamashita (07/31/2013) (130,870).2959495_450. Hirihiri no Hana – Not Yet (09/25/2013) (127,855).

Type A Cover.

51. Short Cake – Yuki Kashiwagi (AKB48) (12/06/2013) (127,530).

Limited Edition Type A Cover.

52. Hey What’s Up? – Jin Akanishi (08/07/2013) (126,793).64d65b1cffb8ed3129652fa6020d41ac53. Flower Song – Exile (06/19/2013) (126,405).FlowerSongCD54. Winter Games – 2PM (10/16/2013) (125,227).6a3443cdgw1e8gbz5qt0ij21kw2421k655. RPG – Sekai No Owari (05/01/2013) (124,729).SEKAI NO OWARI RPG

55. Boys Meet U – SHINee (08/21/2013) (124,729).boysmeetudvdreg

57. Very Merry Xmas – Tohoshinki (11/27/2013) (125,227).bcffacaegw1e9xa2zm49mj21bb1bvqng58. Tonight – Kim Hyun Joong (06/05/2013) (120,321).tonightfirstpresslimitededitionacdmaxidvd59. Kakumei Dualism – Nana Mizuki x T.M. Revolution (10/23/2013) (113,170).KICM_91471_fix_092160. Ke Sera Sera – Tomohisa Yamashita (03/13/2013) (112,138).3_zpsfcb44575

61. So Right – Sandaime J Soul Brothers (12/04/2013) (110,176).t2f362. Hot Shot – Generations from Exile Tribe (10/09/2013) (109,889).Hot_Shot_by_Generations_CD63. Mabataki – Tsuyoshi Domoto (09/11/2013) (109,330).cover64. Issen Ichibyo – Exile Takahiro (06/26/2013) (107,897).1372811594_909265. Neko Chudoku – Tegomass (05/22/2013) (107,840).2041074628_T8FwWazb_EAB3A0EC9691EC9DB466. Brainstorming / Kimi Sae Ireba Nani mo Iranai – Morning Musume (04/17/2013) (106,680).morning-musume-brainstorming-kimi-sae-ireba-nani-mo-iranai-reg-A67. Winner – Supernova (08/07/2013) (104,361).71ydLvIavjL__AA1182_68. Help Me!! – Morning Musume (01/23/2013) (103,936).img2013012314155250669. Jane Doe – Minami Takahashi (AKB48) (04/03/2013) (103,066).

Type A Cover.

70. Yin Yang / Namida wo Buttobase!!/ Oishii Himitsu – Keisuke Kuwata (03/13/2013) (99,425).9614334941361433532

71. Nanbu Semishigure – Fukuda Kohei (10/24/2012) (97,041)._1_~172. Sayonara Arigato – Hottake Band (11/06/2013) (95,737).2013-10-17-070332_zps7221633073. Gomenasai no Kissing You – E-Girls (10/02/2013) (95,398).Gomennasai_no_Kissing_You_DVD74. Survivors Feat. DJ Makida from Exile / Pride – The Second from Exile (08/14/2013) (95,148).551b31fe75. No Limit – Exile (09/25/2013) (94,571).img_877004_32141710_176. NHK “Ashita e” Higashi Nihon Daishinsai Fukko Shien Song Hana wa Saku – Hana wa Saku Project (05/23/2012) (93,647).71XvezJCOuL__AA1428_77. Mirai no Museum – Perfume (02/27/2013) (92,256).Mirai_no_Museum_RE78. Love You More – Generations from Exile Tribe (05/15/2013) (90,716).Love You More 3rd Single79. Gounn – Momoiro Clover Z (11/06/2013) (90,569).BXvE63ECQAAO-p0_zps1f19d0dd80. Fight For Liberty / Wizard CLUB – UVERworld (08/14/2013) (90,515).SRCL7812_3_bk_h01_h04_fix

81. Tokonatsu High Touch – SUPER GiRLS (06/12/2013) (87,110).2c7b47c482. Animal – Generations From Exile Tribe (01/30/2013) (84,666).p183. Shigure no Minato / Kiyoshi no Nippon Ondo – Kiyoshi Hikawa (02/13/2013) (83,412).img_208776_31472353_684. Vitalization – Nana Mizuki (07/31/2013) (81,793).Nana Mizuki - Vitalization85. Rappa Renshuuchuu – Mayu Watanabe (AKB48) (07/10/2013) (81,752).

Limited Edition Type B Cover.

86. Greed Greed Greed – Acid Black Cherry (08/07/2013) (80,788).abc002_s_www_barks_jp87. Fuyu Monogatari – Sandaime J Soul Brothers From Exile Tribe (10/30/2013) (80,230).690ab7f9jw1ea6v1z714dj20xc0xc11f88. Spark – Sandaime J Soul Brothers From Exile Tribe (04/24/2013) (78,935).SPARK89. Time Machine Nante Iranai – Atsuko Maeda (09/18/2013) (78,834).

Type A Cover.

90. Bye Bye Happy Days! – KARA (03/27/2013) (78,325).13UMGIM25736_1200x1200-75

91. Sayonara ni Sayonara – Tegomass (03/06/2013) (78,146)._-__1_~192. Magic of Love – Perfume (05/22/2013) (78,136).21_59742_a4f738b2179d7fb93. Kirigirisu Jin – No Sleeves (01/16/2013) (77,640).

Regular Edition Cover.

94. Maji LOVE 2000% – Starish (04/24/2013) (77,330).hhf09a295. Promise You – Super Junior-K.R.Y. (01/23/2013) (76,457).hqheds2kpbub96. Birthday Wedding – Yuki Kashiwagi (AKB48) (10/16/2013) (76,220).

Regular Edition Type A Cover.

97. Thank You Summer Love – KARA (07/24/2013) (75,884).Kara_-_Thank_You_Summer_Love_(CD+DVD)98. Manten no Hoshi / Ichijin no Kaze – Kiyoshi Hikawa (08/28/2013) (75,497).img_208776_32017001_199. One Song from Two Hearts / Diamond – Kobukuro (07/24/2013) (74,888).1016657_140459662826409_820783799_n100. Kurukuru – E-Girls (11/20/2013) (74,544).img20131022egirls1_zps6f249f94


Not Yet 5th Single “Hirihiri no Hana”, First Week Sales.

October 2, 2013
Not Yet - Yui Yokoyama, Rino Sashihara, Yuko Oshima, Rie Kitahara.

Not Yet – Yui Yokoyama, Rino Sashihara, Yuko Oshima, Rie Kitahara.

Not Yet an AKB48 Sub-unit release their 5th single “Hirihiri no Hana”, on September 25th. It sold 107,578 copies in it’s first week of release, to rank number one on the weekly oricon single chart. This single was release in 4 versions.

For comparison purposes, here’s how this single did compared to their other single. In it’s 1st week of release.

Single/Release Date/Sales/ Daily Rank/Rank for the week.

1. Shuumatsu Not Yet (03/16/2011) (159,676) (1,1,1,1,1,1,1) (1st).

2. Naminori Kakigoori (07/06/2011) (156,283) (1,1,1,1,1,3,1) (1st).

3. Pera Pera Perao (11/16/2011) (171,827) (1,2,3,1,2,2,5) (2nd).

4. Suika Baby (05/30/2012) (135,513) (1,1,2,2,2,2,2) (1st).

5. Hirihiri no Hana (09/25/2013) (107,578) (1,1,2,1,1,1,1) (1st).

Video – “Hirihiri no Hana” http://www.jpopsuki.tv/video/Not-yet—Hiri-Hiri-no-Hana/3f8befaedda197ef16e24446faeee98b .

Type A Cover.

Type A Cover.

Type B Cover.

Type B Cover.

Type C Cover.

Type C Cover.

Type D Cover.

Type D Cover.

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Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 40, October 7, 2013.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Hirihiri no Hana – Not Yet (09/25/2013) (107,578).

Type A Cover.

2. No Limit – Exile (09/25/2013) (75,132).img_877004_32141710_1Video – http://en.musicplayon.com/play?v=361308 .

3. Exile Pride ~Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame~ – Exile (04/03/2013) (22,224) (938,350).EXILE_PrideDVDVideo – http://www.jpopasia.com/group/exile/lyrics/no-limit/exile-pride-konna-sekai-wo-aisurutame::160289.html .

4. Get The Star / Last Forever – Tokyo Girls’ Style (09/25/2013) (14,212).o160016001379327683805Video – “Get The Star” http://en.musicplayon.com/play?v=553532 .

“Last Forever” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HG7NuZgRwg .

5. Hicchaka x Mecchaka – BugLug (09/25/203) (12,617).91OpTAnOiIL__AA1500_Video – “Preview” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lV8RGh0TxA .

6. Derringer – DaizyStripper (09/25/2013) (11,82).DAKPLGC-103Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qd5EKC7TtDo .

7. Galaxy Supernova – Girls’ Generation (09/18/2013) (11,578) (62,371).86576783697825366625Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c24KhuYn5OA .

8. Time Machine Nante Iranai – Atsuko Maeda (09/18/2013) (10,166) (70,853).

Type B Cover.

Video – http://www.jpopsuki.tv/video/Atsuko-Maeda—Time-Machine-Nante-Iranai/7bf38f63158c9216824e9fc70086e583 .

9. Dogimagi First Love – N Zero (Formerly AKBN 0) (09/25/2013) (9,977).DAKAKBN-5Video – http://de.musicplayon.com/play?v=587807 .

10. Jousha Hissui no Kotowari, Okotowari – Kana-Boon (09/25/2013) (8,490).originalVideo – http://en.musicplayon.com/play?v=935096 .

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Of Interest To Me (New Releases Only) :

19. Congratulation – Space Girls Planet (09/24/2013) (3,801).girlsnews103847-2Viveo – http://www.youtube.com/user/1S2G2P3 .

21. Datte Love Me Do – Anna S (09/24/2013) (3,177).915WwSSt5zL__AA1500_Video – http://en.musicplayon.com/play?v=741373 .

48. Rock N Roll – Avril Lavigne (09/25/2013) (1,405).rocknrollVideo – www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuNTO31FlY8 .

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 40, October 7, 2013.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Superfly BEST – Superfly (09/25/2013) (156,556).Superfly BEST2. Sex Blood Rock n’ Roll – VAMPS (09/25/2013) (31,533).572386l3. Hamo Sodo ~The Gospellers Covers~ – The Gospellers (09/25/2013) (20,282).KSCL-23064. Yoshiki Classical – Yoshiki (09/25/2013) (20,190).YOSHIKIJ25. “Free! (TV Anime)” Drama CD “Iwatobi Koko Suiei Bun Katsudo Nisshi 2” – Various Artist (09/25/2013) (18,550).45407741533816. The Best! ~Updated Morning Musume~ – Morning Musume (09/25/2013) (16,527).2013924129172577. Love Collection ~Mint~ – Kana Nishino (09/04/2013) (16,028) (242,015).aabd5f1ajw1e89n5jps3wj20xc0x2qnq8. Love Collection ~Pink~ – Kana Nishino (09/04/2013) (15,021) (236,836).Kana_Nishino_-_Love_Collection_~Pink~_(CD_Only_Regular_Edition)9. Amachan Uta no Album – Various Artist (08/28/2013) (11,825) (135,214).ddc8702910. DJ Kaori’s Party Mix 5 – Various Artist (09/25/2013) (11,249).107________________________________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me (New Releases Only) :

11. The Idolmaster Cinderella Master Cool Jewelries! 1 – Various Artist (09/25/2013) (10,952).COCX-3825113. Love Letters – Aki Toyosaki (09/25/2013) (10,574).aki-toyosaki-loveletters-a

19. “Idolmaster Million Live!!” The Idolmaster Live Theater Performance 6 – Various Artist (09/25/2013) (7,125).LACA-1531631. HiNA 3 – Hinagiku Katsura Starring Shizuka Ito (09/25/2013) (3,850).resize_image43. Aikatsu! (Anime) Original Soundtrack – Monca (09/25/2013) (2,851).LACA-15342


Atsuko Maeda 3rd Single “Time Machine”, First Week Sales.

September 25, 2013

Atsuko Maeda 3rd Single “Time Machine Nante Iranai”, which was released on September 18th. Sold 60,687 copies in it’s first week of release, to ranked 2nd on the weekly oricon singles chart. This single was release in 4 versions, bought 1 of each version. I really like this single alot, I like almost all the tracks on the single. If you’ve heard her previous singles, I think you’ll like this one. It’s more or less almost the same as her other 2 singles.

It’s her first single since she graduated from AKB48, just over a year ago.

For comparison purposes, here’s how her other singles did. In it’s 1st week of release :

Single/Releas Date/Sales/Daily Ranking/Rank.

1. Flower (06/22/2011) (176,967) (1,1,1,1,1,1,1) (1st).

2. Kimi wa Boku da (06/20/2012) (136,212) (1,2,2,1,1,1,2) (2nd).

3. Time Machine Nante Iranai (60,687) (09/18/2013) (2,2,3,1,3,3,1) (2nd).

* Flower 176,967 first week copies sold is the highest  by a solo AKB48 Member or an AKB48 sub-unit.

Video – “Time Machine Nante Irana” (Short Version) http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1364tr_time-machine-nante-iranai_tech .

Type A Cover.

Type A Cover.

Type B Cover.

Type B Cover.

Type C Cover.

Type C Cover.

Type D Cover.

Type D Cover.

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Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 39, September 30, 2013.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Exile Pride ~Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame~ – Exile (04/03/2013) (112,280) (916,126).

* A 2nd week at number one for this single, it was also number one on week 15 of this year. When it sold 565,335 copies, that week.

EXILE_PrideDVDVideo – http://www.jpopasia.com/group/exile/lyrics/no-limit/exile-pride-konna-sekai-wo-aisurutame::160289.html .

2. Time Machine Nante Iranai – Atsuko Maeda (09/18/2013) (60,687).

Type A Cover.

Video – “Live” http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x14ofmn_maeda-atsuko-time-machine-nante-iranai-ms-130913-mini-opening-live-talk-ending_music. She starts to sing around the 2:25 minute mark, if you don’t to see the talking part in the beginning.

3. Galaxy Supernova – Girls’ Generation (09/18/2013) (50,793).Girls'_Generation_-_GS_(CD+DVD)Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6FPJOgfCkc .

4. Green Days / Strings – Lead (09/18/2013) (41,178).k4qxxo9_zps776baf2fVideo – “Green Days” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qETckv36Gw .

5. Tomo ~Tabidachi no Toki~ – Yuzu (09/18/2013) (28,441).6432afe8gw1e8imoh1i9bj20wt0xcqe4Video – http://fr.musicplayon.com/play?v=308230 .

6. Danso Revolution – Fudanjuku (09/18/2013) (17,209).d1ca85d271Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFRPVpGs_wQ .

7. Over Drive – SCANDAL (09/18/2013) (15,957).scandal-over-drive-dvdVideo – http://vimeo.com/74227824 .

8. Fly / Hi – BiS (09/18/2013) (14,572).130816_BiS_5thSG_JK_fVideo – “Fly” http://en.musicplayon.com/play?v=736223 .

9. Senki Zesshou Symphogear G Character Song 8 – Miku Kohinata (Yuka Iguchi) (09/18/2013) (12,044).001Video – “Waikyou Shenshou Jing” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cr-Y4KWB7xY .

10. Always – Kazuyoshi Saito (09/18/2013) (9,541).news_large_saitokazuyoshi_JKVideo – http://en.musicplayon.com/play?v=606312 .

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Of Interest To Me (New Releases Only) :

42. O.P.E.N Fantasy – Please & Secret (Pile & AINA) (09/18/2013) (1,487).3ef27952Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DlBEBmToBw .

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 39, September 30, 2013.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Eighth Wonder – AAA (09/18/2013) (46,006).

* 2nd number one Album for AAA.

girlsnews102322-32. Love Collection ~Mint~ – Kana Nishino (09/04/2013) (26,770) (225,987).Kana_Nishino_-_Love_Collection_~Mint~_(CD+DVD_Limited_Edition)3. Love Collection ~Pink~ – Kana Nishino (09/04/2013) (25,292) (2215,815).Kana_Nishino_-_Love_Collection_~Pink~_(CD+DVD_Limited_Edition)4. Tsumabiku Utagoe ~Kobukuro Songs, Acoustic Guitar Instrumentals~ – Kentaro Kobuchi (Kobukuro) (09/18/2013) (22,494).49436741503805. Chiisana Ikimono – Spitz (09/11/2013) (17,721) (94,364).-13736141086. Passage – Mamoru Miyano (09/18/2013) (17,424).7D84DF6CF3967E20C781479D989197CD3FA5C94C6A645_800_800_zps6a6819627. Ayumi Hamasaki 15th Anniversary Tour ~A Best Live~ – Ayumi Hamasaki (09/18/2013) (15,218).AVCD-38789_600x600-758. The IdolMaster 765Pro Allstars+ Greatest Best! ~The IdolMaster History~ – 765Pro Allstars+ (09/18/2013) (14,117).91AB1gq+jnL__AA1500_9. The Singles Collection – FTIsland (09/18/2013) (12,793).The_Singles_Collection_International_cover10. Dream Theater – Dream theater (09/18/2013) (11,847).resize_1379362037_________________________________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me (New Releases Only) :

12. “Amachan (TV Series)” Original Soundrack 2 – Various Artist (09/18/2013) (10,612).VICL-6407342. Date Course – Lyrical School (09/18/2013) (2,132).81Zllgs1q2L__AA1500_


Pairings for AKB48’s 4th Janken Tournment.

July 22, 2013

During AKB48 1st day concert of there 5 Major Dome Tour which is AKB48 Big Summer Concert, pairings for AKB48 4th Janken (Paper, Scissors and Rock) Tournment was announce.

Now about that 5 Major Dome Tour. First “Fukuoka Yakuoku! Dome”, will be on July 20th & 21st. The July 21st concert is Mariko Shinoda graduation ceremony. “Sapporo Dome” will be on July 31st, Atsuko Maeda will make a Guest Appearance to promote and sing her a new single or something. Also a new sub-unit will be announce. “Kyocera Dome Osaka” will be on August 7th & 8th. “Nagoya Dome” will be on August 16th & 17th. Finally “Tokyo Dome” on August 22nd – 25th, Sayaka Akimoto will have her graduation ceremony on August 22nd. Tomomi Itano will have her graduation ceremony on August 25th.

Now back about that Janken Tournment, it will held on Wednesday September 18th, at Nippon Budokan. 85 Members will be participating in the tournment, all 54 AKB48 members + 4 Research Student, 8 SKE48 members, 8 NMB48 Members, 3 HKT48 Members. Also all those 8 Members that hold a concurrent position.

This will determine who the Senbatsu Members will be on AKB48 “34th Single”, which will release around early December of this year. The Top 16 will become the senbatsu members, this is fun for the girls and alot fun for the fans to watch. I’m really looking forward to ths mainly because it’s unpredictable, I’m cheering for Haruna Kojima to win. At least be Top 16. Ami Maeda is the only one who has made it into senbatsu members in the Janken Tournment all 3 years.

Past Winners:

Haruka Shimazaki. 2012 Janken Queen.

Haruka Shimazaki.
2012 Janken Queen.

Mariko Shinoda. 2011 Janken Queen.

Mariko Shinoda.
2011 Janken Queen.

Mayumi Uchida. 2010 Janken Queen.

Mayumi Uchida.
2010 Janken Queen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pairings for AKB48 4th Janken Tournment (At least the 1st 2 Rounds).

* Sorry no predictions, from me. I will likely choose the member I like better.

 

1st Round

1 Jurina Matsui vs. Tomu Muto

2 Kana Kobayashi vs. Haruka Shimada

3 Mako Kojima vs. Karen Iwata

4 Mai Takeuchi vs. Haruka Ishida

5 Ayaka Okita vs. Aki Takajo

6 Honoko Mizuno vs. Mariya Nagao

7 Ami Maeda vs. Juri Takahashi

8 Miho Miyazaki vs. Marina Kobayashi

9 Mizuki Tsuchiyasu vs. Mariya Suzuki

10 Rena Kato vs. Chisato Nakata

11 Miori Ichikawa vs. Haruka Kodama

12 Emika Kamieda vs. Natsumi Tanaka

13 Rina Izuta vs. Mayumi Uchida

14 Sakura Miyawaki vs. Sakiko Matsui

15 Sumire Sato vs. Miyuu Omori

16 Mikoto Uchiyama vs. Ami Miyamae

17 Anna Iriyama vs. Misato Nonaka

18 Rina Matsumoto vs. Haruka Katayama

19 Suzuran Yamauchi vs. Rikako Kobayashi

20 Yuko Oshima vs. Miru Shiroma

21 Seira Sato vs. Narumi Ichino

 

2nd Round

1st Round (1) Winner vs. Fuuko Yagura

1st Round (2) Winner vs. Yui Yokoyama

1st Round (3) Winner vs. Miyuki Watanabe

Mizuki Uno vs. Nana Owada

1st Round (4) Winner vs. Mio Tomonaga

Yuuka Tano vs. Ayaka Murakami

1st Round (5) Winner vs. Natsuki Kojima

Nao Furuhata vs. Ayaka Morita

1st Round (6) Winner vs. Ayaka Morikawa

1st Round (7) Winner vs. Maria Abe

1st Round (8) Winner vs. Rie Kitahara

Nana Fujita vs. Minami Takahashi

1st Round (9) Winner vs. Miyu Takeuchi

Mayu Watanabe vs. Yuki Kashiwagi (I can’t believe this match up, how did this happen).

1st Round (10) Winner vs. Rina Hirata

Rena Nozawa vs. Haruna Kojima

1st Round (11) Winner vs. Rina Kawaei

1st Round (12) Winner vs. Shiori Nakamata

1st Round (13) Winner vs. Rina Chikano

Amina Sato vs. Reina Fujie

1st Round (14) Winner vs. Ayaka Kikuchi

1st Round (15) Winner vs. Kyoka Isohara

1st Round (16) Winner vs. Yukari Sasaki

Haruka Shimazaki vs. Miku Tanabe

1st Round (17) Winner vs. Wakana Natori

1st Round (18) Winner vs. Misaki Iwasa

1st Round (19) Winner vs. Ayaka Umeda

Mariko Nakamura vs. Ami Yumoto

1st Round (20) Winner vs. Ryoka Oshima

Mina Oba vs. Asuka Kuramochi

1st Round (21) Winner vs. Arisa Koyanagi

Shihori Suzuki vs. Shizuka Oya


AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 100, 2013.

January 29, 2013

news_large_akb_15Not going to get to any details here like any announcements or anything like that, just the Top 100 songs. Severals ways you could have voted, but mainly from their 28th single ‘UZA’. I had 3 votes, from that single. I wasn’t going to at first, in the end after some thinking. I decided to give all those 3 votes to my favorite AKB48 song ‘Heavy Rotation’.

This was basically a 4 day concert January 24-27, 2013 at Tokyo Dome City Hall. A total of 536 songs to vote from, from singles, albums, stage songs. Songs from Sub-units and Solo Releases aren’t included.

For new AKB48 fans who may not know A2 is Team A 2nd Stage, B5 is Team B 5th stage, S2 is SKE48 team S 2nd stage, KII 1 is SKE48 Team K 1st stage, H1 is Himawari gumi 1st stage, and so on. Hope that helps.

 

Day 1 – January 24, 2013 (76-100).

100. Gomen ne, Summer (SKE48 3rd Single).

99. Boku no Yell (From AKB48 16th single ‘Ponytail to Shushu’).

98. Sougen no Kiseki (K 3).

97. Bacchikoi K – Team K.

96. Guuzen no Juujiro (from AKB48 20th single ‘Sakura no ki ni Narou).

95. Tsugi no Season (from AKB48 28th single ‘UZA’).

94. Kataomoi no Taikakusen (B 4).

93. Yobisute Fantasy – Team B (From AKB48 24th single ‘Ue kara Mariko’).

92. Hoshizora no Caravan (from NMB48 6th single ‘Kitagawa Kenji’).

91. Manazashi Sayonara (KII 3).

90. Pareo wa Emerald (SKE48 6th single).

89. Kimi to koko ni ita Koto (From AKB48 3rd Album ‘Koko ni ita Koto’).

88. Shoujotachi yo (from AKB48 3rd Album ‘Koko ni ita Koto).

87. Kesshou (from NMB48 2nd single ‘Oh my God!’).

86. Oh my God! (NMB48 2nd Single).

85. Kokoro no hashi no Sofa (K 6).

84. Sasae (K 4).

83. River (AKB48 14th single).

82. Enjou Rosen  (A 6).

81. Beginner (AKB48 18th single).

80. Ponytail to Shushu (AKB48 16th single).

79. Tenshi no Shippo (B 3).

78. Kuchiutsushi no Chocolate (B 4).

77. Kaze wa Fuiteiru (AKB48 23rd single). Big drop from a year ago, Number 7 last year.

76. Dakishimeraretara (K 5).

 

Encore:

Kirigiri Jin – No Sleeves.

Yuuhi Marie – Team K.

Moshimo Watashi ga Sora ni Sundeitara – Misaki Iwasa.

Everyday, Katuusha.

 

Day 2 – January 25, 2013 (51-75).

75. Wimbledon he tsurete itte (S 2).

74. Seigi no Mikata janai Hero – Team B (from AKB48 28th single ‘UZA’).

73. Kiss datte Hidarikiki (SKE48 10th single).

72. Arashi no Yoru ni wa (B 5).

71. Aishiteraburu! (SKE48 9th single).

70. Two Roses (from SKE48 4th single ‘1! 2! 3! 4! Yoroshiku!).

69. End Roll (K 5).

68. Kanojo ni Naremasu ka? (K 6).

67. Nante Bohemian (from AKB48 27th single ‘Gingham Check’).

66. Omatase Set List (KII 3).

65. Cross (KII 3).

64. Sakura Hanabiratachi (AKB48 1st Indie Single or A 1).

63. Only Today (A 4).

62. Candy (B 5).

61. Yuuhi wo Miteiru ka? (AKB48 6th Single).

60. Koi wa Kataru Shijin ni Narenakute (S 3).

59. Finland Miracle (KII 3).

58. Zannen Shoujo (B 4).

57. Do Re Mi Fa Onchi (From AKB48 27th single ‘Gingham Check’).

56. Kimi no C/W – Haruka Shimazaki, Aki Takajo, Mayu Watanabe (Team Surprise).

55. Maria (K 3).

54. Flying Get (AKB48 22nd Single). Number 4 last year, Big drop.

53. Choose me! – Team YJ (from AKB48 15th single ‘Sakura no Shiroi’).

52. Gyakuten Oujisama (A 6).

51. Show Fight! (from AKB48 27th single ‘Gingham Check’.

 

* I was going to do any announcements, this one is worth mentioning. AKB48 theater manager Tomonobu Togasaki has been promoted to Manager of all the 48 Groups (AKB48 and all it’s sister groups).

Encore:

Ruby – Team A.

Shortcake – Yuki Kashiwagi.

Choco no Dorei – SKE48.

Heavy Rotation.

 

Day 3 – January 26, 2013 (26-50).

50. Oogoe Diamond (AKB48 10th Single).

49. Junai no Crescendo (A 4).

48. Reset (K 6).

47. Everyday, Kachuusha (AKB48 21st Single). I’m very surprise at this one, this was the number 2 song last year. I Love this song.

46. Give Me Five! (AKB48 25th Single).

45. Scandalous ni ikou – Haruna Kojima, Yuko Oshima (from AKB48 4th Album ‘1830m’).

44. Mitsubachi Girl – Team E  (from SKE48 1st Album ‘Kono Ho no Chime wo Wasurenai’).

43. Pioneer (A 6).

42. Hazumisaki (from SKE48 3rd single ‘Gomen ne, Summer).

41. Omoide no Hotondo – Atsuko Maeda, Minami Takahashi (from AKB48 4th Album ‘1830m’).

40. Jungle Gym – Sayaka Yamamoto (From NMB48 3rd single ‘Junjou U-19’).

39. Kuru Kuru Kuru (K 3).

38. HKT48 (from HKT48 Kenkyuusei 2nd Stage).

37. Itoshisa no Accel (A 6).

36. Bird (A 3).

35. Kataomoi Finally (SKE48 8th Single).

34. Manatsu no Sounds Good! (AKB48 26th Single).

33. Nagiichi (NMB48 4th Single).

32. Otage Lullaby – Minami Takahashi (Team Surprise).

31. Gugutasu no Sora (from AKB48 26th single ‘Manatsu no Sounds Good!’).

30. Iiwake Maybe (AKB48 13th Single).

29. Warukii – Miyuki Watanabe (from NMB48 4th single ‘Nagiichi’).

28. Seishun no Lap Time (from NMB48 1st single ‘Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shoujo’).

27. Temodemo no Namida (B 3).

26. Dakishimecha Ikenai (from AKB48 22nd single ‘Flying Get’).

 

Encore:

After Rain.

Onegai Valentine – HKT48.

Soko de Inu no Unci fanjau ka ne? – Team B.

Sore wo Seishun to yobi Hi – Emiri Kobayashi, Kanako Hiramatsu, Kasumi Ueno, Kumi Yagami, Minami Hara, Mizuki Kuwabara, Ririna Akaeda, Shiori Ogiso and Shiori Takada.

Those 9 SKE48 members will graduating from SKE48 this spring, I’m going to miss Kanako Hiramatsu. The song will on SKE48 11th single ‘Choco no Dorei’.

Flying Get – AKB48.

Day 4 – January 27, 2013 (1-25).

25. Plastic no Kuchibiru – Mariko Shinoda (from AKB48 4th Album ‘1830m’).

24. Junjou Shugi (B 3).

23. Shonichi (B 3).

22. Omoide Ijou (S 3).

21. Kitagawa Kenji (NMB48 6th Single).

20. Abogado janee shi – Mayu Watanabe, Rino Sashihara (from AKB48 4th Album ‘1830m’).

19. Heart gata Virus (A 5).

18. Kodoku na Runner (from SDN48 1st single ‘GAGAGA’).

17. Kimi no koto ga suki Dakara (from AKB48 14th single ‘River’).

16. UZA (AKB48 28th Single).

15. Kareha no Station – Rena Matsui (S 3).

14. Gingham Check (AKB48 27th Single). A little surprise here, I though this would rank alot higher. Top 5.

13. Ookami to Pride (S 3).

12. First Rabbit (from AKB48 4th Album ‘1830m’).

11. Juuryoku Sympathy (Team Surprise).

10. Nakinagara Hohoende – Yuko Oshima (K 3).

9.Yume no Kawa (from AKB48 27th single ‘Gingham Check’).  Atsuko Maeda graducation song.

8. Yokaze no Shiwaza – Yuki Kashiwagi (B 5).

7. Team B Oshi (B 5).

6. Itoshiki Natasha (B 4).

5. Mushi no Ballad – Sayaka Akimoto (K 5).

4. Heavy Rotation (AKB48 17th Single). After 2 years in row at the Top, it drops down abit. I did my part.

3. Ue kara Mariko (AKB48 24th Single). I’m very surprise here, I’m glad it rank very high. I like this song, and the video is great.

2. Kiseki wa Maniawanai (K 6).

1. Hashire! Penguin – Team 4 (from AKB48 24th single ‘Ue kara Mariko’). I shouldn’t be surprise, I’ve heard alot of Team 4 watos was going to make this number one.news_large_akb_25

Interesting results. I wish this wasn’t the case, but this shows. That alot of the fans that voted, voted for their favorite member or favorite team. Rather than their favorite songs.

 

Encore:

AKB48 Up Coming Single –

Waiting Room (Under Girls).

So Long! (Senbatsu).

Manatsu no Sounds Good!.