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2:14 pm - 08/17/2011

Weekly Oricon Chart - Albums/Singles/Music-DVDs



Singer-songwriter, Yamashita Tatsuro released his new album in six years, "Ray Of Hope" last week, and the album managed to top the weekly Oricon chart. The last time he achieved the top spot in the albums chart was in October 2002 when he released his greatest hits album, "RARITIES." The first time he managed the top spot was in August 1998 for his original studio album, "COZY."

In the singles chart, the newest group from Johnny's & Associates, Kis-My-Ft2 achieved their first no.1 single with "Everybody Go." The single is the third best opening week in history for a debut single, only trailing behind KAT-TUN's "Real Face" at 754k, and Arashi's "A.RA.SHI" at 557k. This single has also topped NMB48's "Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shoujo" released in July which debuted with 218k in the first week.

Meanwhile, ZARD has topped the music-DVDs chart with "ZARD What a beautiful memory ~forever you~", which contains the live tribute held in May 27th last year. The last time ZARD has achieved the no.1 for music-DVD chart was for "ZARD Le Portfolio 1991-2006", released in October 2006. The singer-songwriter passed away in 2007, and the live tribute was held at Nippon Budoukan, attracting 8,000 fans, 11 musicians and 5 guest artists. Live video of such hits like "Makenaide", Yureru Omoi", and "My Friend" was also shown.

Posting the top 30 albums/singles and the top 10 music-DVDs. The second column in the top 10 refers to sales in 2011. New release in bold.


Oricon Weekly - Albums (9/8~15/8/2011)

*1 104,548 104,548 Yamashita Tatsuro – Ray Of Hope
*2 *61,923 221,934 Kato Miliyah – M BEST
*3 *50,819 *50,819 BEAST - SO BEAST
*4 *37,803 *37,803 SCANDAL - BABY ACTION
*5 *27,288 *27,288 Various Artists – ZONE Tribute ~Kimi ga Kureta Mono~
*6 *20,569 *20,569 Suga Shikao - SugarlessII

*7 *19,095 338,723 B'z - C’mon
*8 *16,555 272,449 JUJU - YOU
*9 *14,846 548,631 Shoujo Jidai - GIRLS' GENERATION
10 *14,802 563,200 Lady Gaga – Born This Way

11~30:

11 *14,675 Kubota Toshinobu - Gold Skool
12 *14,196 Che’Nelle – Luv Songs
13 *10,410 Hakase Taro – THE BEST OF TARO HAKASE
14 *10,130 Arashi – Beautiful World
15 **8,192 Tanimura Nana – NANA BEST NEW
16 **6,887 Prince of Tennis Character CD - Doku to Kusuri
17 **6,782 SUPER JUNIOR – MR. SIMPLE
18 **6,030 Kariyushi58 - Kariyushi58 Best
19 **5,353 Nishino Kana – Thank you, Love
20 **5,297 AKB48 – Koko ni Ita Koto
21 **5,050 Buono! – partenza
22 **4,551 Pitbull – Planet Pit
23 **4,443 Superfly – Mind Travel
24 **4,413 DIR EN GREY – DUM SPIRO SPERO
25 **4,383 Makihara Noriyuki – Heart to Heart
26 **3,877 MISIA – SOUL QUEST
27 **3,805 Sekihan - EXIT TUNES PRESENTS SEKIHAN the GOLD
28 **3,746 Oda Kazumasa - Domo
29 **3,706 Various Artists - DJ KAORI'S PARTY MIX 2
30 **3,457 Takamizawa Toshihiko - Takamiy Classics

Oricon Weekly - Singles (9/8~15/8/2011)

*1 315,781 315,781 Kis-My-Ft2 - Everybody Go
*2 *56,053 *56,053 DiVA - Cry
*3 *35,518 *35,518 Choshinsei (SUPERNOVA) - Kimi Dake wa Hanasanai
*4 *26,446 *26,446 765PRO ALLSTARS – READY!!

*5 *22,551 376,266 Kaoru to Tomoki, tama ni Mukku. - Maru Maru Mori Mori!
*6 *21,113 *21,113 Choshinsei (SUPERNOVA) - Meki☆Love
*7 *16,307 *16,307 Berryz Koubou - Aa, Yo ga Akeru
*8 *16,146 *16,146 Lead - HURRICANE

*9 *14,469 166,251 KAT-TUN - RUN FOR YOU
10 *13,502 *13,502 SATA ANDAGI - Kimi ga Tsuji / Yume no Tobira

11~30:

11 *12,053 SKE48 – Pareo wa Emerald
12 *10,607 Cocoa Otoko. – Harikiri Megami
13 **9,520 Mizuki Nana – Junketsu Paradox
14 **8,997 Kitamura Eri – Be Starters!
15 **7,900 KARA – GO GO SUMMER!
16 **7,809 Yusuke - Otakebi
17 **7,674 CHEMISTRY – Independence
18 **7,651 SPEED - Little Dancer
19 **7,571 NAOTO INTI RAYMI – Hello

20 **7,049 Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 – Hetappi Wink
21 **6,896 Amuro Namie - NAKED / Fight Together / Tempest
22 **6,280 Jinguji Ren (Suwabe Junichi) – Uta no ☆Prince Sama ♪ Maji LOVE 1000% Idol Song Jinguji Ren (Sekai no Hate Made Believe Heart)
23 **5,093 Kawakami Juria (JURIAN BEAT CRISIS) – Zutto Koko Kara

24 **4,905 Hikawa Kiyoshi – Anoko to Nogiku to Watashibune
25 **4,143 bump.y – Kiss!
26 **3,546 Secret - Madonna
27 **3,450 Hijirikawa Masato (Suzumura Kenichi) – Uta no☆Prince Sama♪Maji LOVE 1000% Idol Song Hijirikawa Masato (Knocking on the mind)
28 **3,289 Konoe Subaru (Iguchi Yuka), Suzutsuki Kanade (Kitamura Eri), Usami Masamune (Ise Mariya) – Kimi ni Gohoushi
29 **3,200 S/mileage – Uchouten LOVE
30 **3,186 RESTART JAPAN with TUBE - RESTART

Oricon Weekly - Music-DVDs (9/8~15/8/2011)

*1 **8,373 **8,373 ZARD - ZARD What a beautiful memory~forever you~
*2 **5,269 342,107 AKB48 - AKB ga Ippai ~The Best Music Video~
*3 **4,205 **4,205 Hilcrhyme - Hilcrhyme MESSAGE TOUR 2011
*4 **4,069 **4,069 Suga Shikao - THE BEST MUSIC CLIPS OF SUGA SHIKAO 2004~2011
*5 **3,899 644,513 Arashi - ARASHI 10-11 TOUR"Scene" ~Kimi to Boku no Miteiru Fukei~ DOME+
*6 **2,165 249,061 KARA - KARA BEST CLIPS
*7 **2,085 **2,085 Suzumura Kenichi – Suzumura Kenichi Live Tour 2011"CHRONICLE to the future"
*8 **2,063 *88,813 KinKi Kids - KinKi Kids 2010-2011 ~Kimi mo Domoto FAMILY~
*9 **2,027 **2,027 THE Yatou – Yuuzei 2011 ~First~ LIVE IN Yokohama BLITZ
10 **2,004 *44,957 aiko – Pop To Rock

Congrats to all!

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yaoilicious_53 17th-Aug-2011 06:23 am (UTC)
Me see "Arashi" in the tags, me click the lj-cut.

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georgiaannaa 17th-Aug-2011 08:11 am (UTC)
Same here.
zomboid 17th-Aug-2011 06:27 am (UTC)
Yamashita Tatsuro's new album is so flawless.
whited_79 17th-Aug-2011 07:18 am (UTC)
it is! :)
ocha_suki 17th-Aug-2011 06:28 am (UTC)
again, kisumai omedetou~!
kanbisenshi 17th-Aug-2011 06:30 am (UTC)
i'm happy DiVA came second but hold the fuck up.

18 **7,651 SPEED - Little Dancer

nozo_rin 17th-Aug-2011 07:52 am (UTC)
This.
rexona_woman 17th-Aug-2011 06:32 am (UTC)
ZONE <3
ohprecioustime 17th-Aug-2011 06:39 am (UTC)


I can`t....Kaela already out of the top 30,DiVA and Speed selling less,JE forever relevant and I have a feeling next week will be the worse -_-

does anyone know who Ayu is against when she releases cuz of she loses her number one album a year streak,this will be officially the worse year for me in terms of the Oricon
harukakamiya 17th-Aug-2011 06:56 am (UTC)
http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/newrelease/jpop_cd/index.html?date=2011-08-31

LOL, I like that you conveniently forgot that GUILTY broke that #1 album streak.

http://generasia.com/wiki/Guilty_(Hamasaki_Ayumi)
suzieeq_luv 17th-Aug-2011 06:41 am (UTC)
DiVA, Choshinsei (SUPERNOVA), and KAT-TUN <3
KARA, GO GO SUMMER. Is my favorite single by them so far. Girls are doing so well!

And soo happy for the SCANDAL girls too :D
I need to get around to listening to that album tho....
blovesit 17th-Aug-2011 06:47 am (UTC)
*3 **4,205 **4,205 Hilcrhyme - Hilcrhyme MESSAGE TOUR 2011

proud to say I've contributed to it
whited_79 17th-Aug-2011 07:31 am (UTC)
:) how was it?
sakana93 17th-Aug-2011 08:05 am (UTC)
quite sad to see DiVA sales are far from as much as other AKB48's sub-units
lelouchikaru 17th-Aug-2011 08:38 am (UTC)
17 **6,782 SUPER JUNIOR – MR. SIMPLE (TYPE A)

THIS. But I do hope Japanese ELFs will still buy the version to be released by Avex in Japan.

Anyway, I already sense "Mr. Simple -Japanese Version-"!!^^
barbiepsylocke 17th-Aug-2011 10:32 am (UTC)
I'm confused...
I was expecting them to sell more since bijin sold a lot...

looks like Japanese ELFs only buy the Japanese versions...
nyappy_meli 17th-Aug-2011 08:42 am (UTC)
*6 *20,569 *20,569 Suga Shikao - SugarlessII
YAYY
nansan_ogawa 17th-Aug-2011 09:40 am (UTC)
tempted me out to buy damn =3
cnidaria_jin 17th-Aug-2011 08:47 am (UTC)
Congrats KISUMAI (●^-^●)♥
blahblah Weekly Oricon Chart - Albums/Singles/Music-DVDs17th-Aug-2011 09:22 am (UTC)
Thanks!!
whited_79 Re: Weekly Oricon Chart - Albums/Singles/Music-DVDs17th-Aug-2011 12:25 pm (UTC)
you're welcome...:)
leciel_freaks 17th-Aug-2011 09:48 am (UTC)
omedetou LEAD!
uchuu_kita 17th-Aug-2011 10:07 am (UTC)
Congrats to Cocoa Otoko XD
kawaiiohno 17th-Aug-2011 10:35 am (UTC)
omedetou kisumai
barbiepsylocke 17th-Aug-2011 10:38 am (UTC)
I like BEAST/B2ST...
But I'm buuthurt that that "70% Korean" Japanese album sold more than SCANDAL's Baby Action and Suga Shikao's SugarlessII...

I was actually hoping Japan would teach BEAST/Cube that releasing a half-assed, so-called Japanese album is not the right way to go...
This will only show the K-pop artists/managements that remaking songs and so-called Japanese albums is ok...

thewarpedmelody 17th-Aug-2011 10:59 am (UTC)
This, not even a single original Japanese song
ryocchi 17th-Aug-2011 11:32 am (UTC)
Buono! ;__; they should sell like 20,000 or something.
chrismellody 17th-Aug-2011 01:16 pm (UTC)
That's even less than their previous single.
dis0414 17th-Aug-2011 12:36 pm (UTC)
way to go kisumai Photobucket
crysta0917 17th-Aug-2011 01:01 pm (UTC)
yey for kisumai~
falsie 17th-Aug-2011 02:38 pm (UTC)
wow congrats beast.
taylorniw 17th-Aug-2011 03:24 pm (UTC)
Beast got 50k for an album with two remakes, two singles, and all Korean songs? What?


Also, kind of slow week for singles (other than Kis-my-ft2 damn this name is hard to type).
eishastan 17th-Aug-2011 05:05 pm (UTC)
*9 *14,846 548,631 Shoujo Jidai - GIRLS' GENERATION

12 weeks at the top 10!! I'm so damn happy :D!! Also congratz to Kisumai, those are some impressive debut numbers!! Bot gosh Buono... that's so so low... Also speed, and it was their best single since SPD for me..
eishastan 17th-Aug-2011 09:48 pm (UTC)
11th week, my bad!
arashiroiyuki 17th-Aug-2011 05:22 pm (UTC)
yay for Kisumai and Suga Shikao!!!
kawaii_beela 17th-Aug-2011 07:48 pm (UTC)
14 *10,130 Arashi – Beautiful World
*5 *22,551 376,266 Kaoru to Tomoki, tama ni Mukku. - Maru Maru Mori Mori!
*5 **3,899 644,513 Arashi - ARASHI 10-11 TOUR"Scene" ~Kimi to Boku no Miteiru Fukei~ DOME+

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