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  • EXILE's 41st single released in April comes back at No.1 on Oricon chart

    September 24, 2013 @ 3:10 am

    EXILE's 41st single "EXILE PRIDE ~Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame~" (released on April 3) has sold 112,000 copies (total 916,000 copies), topping Oricon's single weekly ranking for September 30. The single last topped the charts 24 weeks ago during its first week of sales. The last single to come back at #1 on the charts was Mr.Children's "Shirushi" (released November 2006) on January 15, 2007 after a 7-week interval. SMAP holds the longest interval r

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  • AKB48 tops Oricon's 'Yearly Market Report' total sales

    January 18, 2013 @ 4:12 pm

    It was revealed on Oricon’s 2012  “Yearly Market Report,” which summarized the total sales for music and software, that AKB48 has for the second time in a row topped the "market share by artist" category with approximately ¥19,100,000,000 ($212,104,276 USD) or 5.9% of the market share in sales. Last year, AKB48 topped the 2011 chart with ¥16,280,000,000 ($180,788,357) in sales, but this new report shows that they increased their sales by

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 12/17 ~ 12/23

    December 27, 2012 @ 8:21 am

    Oricon has revealed its weekly charts for December 17th to the 23rd. Check out the results below! === <Single Weekly Ranking> 1. "Seifuku no Mannequin" - Nogizaka46 : 12/19 (232,961) 2. "Robot" - CNBLUE : 12/19 (42,563) 3. "WANT!" - Berryz Kobo : 12/19 (24,622) 4. "Rinkaku" - DIR EN GREY : 12/19 (22,881) 5. "Eien Pressure" - AKB48 : 12/5 (21,265) (Check out the full ranking here.) - <Album Weekly

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 11/19 ~ 11/25

    November 28, 2012 @ 5:43 pm

    Oricon has revealed their weekly charts from November 19th to the 25th. Check out the results below! === <Single Weekly Ranking> 1. "Hikaru Monotachi" - Watanabe Mayu : 11/21 (91,907) 2. "Saraba, Itoshiki Kanashimi-tachi yo" - Momoiro Clover Z : 11/21 (73,745) 3. "BRAVE IT OUT" - GENERATIONS : 11/21 (71,932) 4. "V.I.P" - SID : 11/21 (34,128) 5. "FLOWER POWER" - Shoujo Jidai : 11/21 (29,065) (Check out the

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  • Oricon Monthly Charts for October

    November 8, 2012 @ 7:29 pm

    Oricon has revealed the monthly charts for October. Check out the results below! === <Single Monthly Ranking> 1. "UZA" - AKB48 : 10/31 (1,128,696) 2. "Beautiful life/ GAME - Fukuyama Masaharu : 10/10 (167,732) 3. "Sexy Summer ni Yuki ga Furu" - SEXY ZONE : 10/3 (110,406) 4. "Dazzling Girl" - SHINee : 10/10 (109,032) 5. "Wakuteka Take a chance" - Morning Musume : 10/10 (87,727) 6. "Ikujinashi Masquerade" -

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 10/15 ~ 10/21

    October 24, 2012 @ 2:23 pm

    Oricon has just revealed their weekly charts for October 15 to the 21st. Check it out below! ===== <Single Weekly Ranking> 1. "Ikujinashi Masquerade" - Sashihara Rino with Anrire : 10/17 (68,403) 2. "Electric Boy" - KARA : 10/17 (57,942) 3. "HALLOWEEN PARTY" - HALLOWEEN JUNKY ORCHESTRA : 10/17 (56,582) 4. "ROAD TO BUDOKAN 2012 ~Bad Flower~" - Tokyo Girls' Style : 10/17 (22,148) 5. "Fashion Monster" - Kyary Pa

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  • Perfume tops Oricon weekly chart with 4 consecutive albums

    September 18, 2012 @ 12:19 am

    Techno-pop unit Perfume's latest album, "Perfume Global Compilation: LOVE THE WORLD" (released September 12th), has sold 118,000 copies in its first week, topping Oricon's weekly chart for September 24th. This is Perfume's 4th consecutive album to top the Oricon charts. The previous record was set 12 years and 9 months ago by SPEED with "Carry On My Way" (released December of 1999) on January 3rd 2000. "Perfume Global Compilation: LOVE

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  • KAT-TUN grabs No.1 spot on Oricon weekly chart

    September 17, 2012 @ 8:53 pm

    KAT-TUN's 19th single, "Fumetsu no Scrum" (released September 12th), has sold 157,000 units in its first week and snatched the number 1 spot on Oricon's weekly chart for September 24th. This is KAT-TUN's 19th consecutive single to top the single charts since debuting with "Real Face" back in March of 2006. "Fumetsu no Scrum" is the theme song for the TBS/MBS drama series, 'Dragon Seinendan', starring Kanjani8 member Yasuda Shota. The first

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 8/13 ~ 8/19

    August 22, 2012 @ 4:22 pm

    Oricon has revealed their weekly charts for August 13th to August 19th. Check it out below! ----- <Single Weekly Ranking> 1. "WANNA BEEEE!!! / Shake It Up" - Kis-My-Ft2 : 8/15 (284,731) 2. "Spending all my time" - Perfume : 8/15 (84,607) 3. "Children Record" - Jin : 8/15 (29,642) 4. "Hikari e" - miwa : 8/15 (27,512) 5. "Hohoemi no Plumage" - Tamura Yukari : 8/15 (19,547) (Check out the full ranking here.)

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  • Oricon weekly charts for 7/30 ~ 8/5

    August 8, 2012 @ 1:47 pm

    Oricon has revealed their weekly charts for July 30 - August 5. Check them out below! === <Single Weekly Ranking> 1. "MOMENT" - SMAP : 08/01 (136,727) 2. "BRIGHT STREAM" - Mizuki Nana : 08/01 (75,379) 3. "Kibou ni Tsuite" - NO NAME : 08/01 (46,598) 4. "Sprechchor" - RADWIMPS : 08/01 (45,820) 5. "Come on" - CNBLUE : 08/01 (33,911) (Check out the full ranking here.) - <Album Weekly Ranking>

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