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1:52 am - 12/15/2012

Weekly Soundscan Chart: Singles/Albums

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Posting the top 20 singles and albums. The first column after the position number refers to (estimated) weekly sales. The second column refers to (estimated) total sales. 


Soundscan Weekly - Singles (3/12~9/12/2012)

*1 85,836 86,639 AKB48 - Eien Pressure (TYPE-A)
*2 63,974 64,629 AKB48 - Eien Pressure (TYPE-B)
*3 56,638 56,844 AKB48 - Eien Pressure (TYPE-D)
*4 54,920 55,506 AKB48 - Eien Pressure (TYPE-C)
*5 45,170 45,319 EXILE ATSUSHI - MELROSE ~Aisanai Yakusoku~ (SINGLE+DVD)
*6 18,755 18,775 EGOIST - Namae no Nai Kaibutsu (First Press Limited Edition) (w/DVD)
*7 15,879 15,955 GLAY - JUSTICE [from] GUILTY (CD+DVD)
*8 15,660 15,730 GLAY - Unmeiron (CD+DVD)
*9 14,623 14,626 Aomine Daiki (Suwabe Junichi) - TV Anime 『Kuroko no Basuke』 Character Song SOLO SERIES Vol.9 (UNSTOPPABLE)
10 12,210 12,237 EXILE ATSUSHI - MELROSE ~Aisanai Yakusoku~

11~20:

11 11,254 11,257 Kasamatsu Yukio (Hoshi Soichiro) - TV Anime 『Kuroko no Basuke』 Character Song SOLO SERIES Vol.11 (NEVER LOOK BACK)
12 *9,474 *9,481 2AM - Dare ni mo Watasenai yo
13 *9,406 66,082 The MONSTERS - MONSTERS (Limited Edition A)
14 *8,111 *8,112 Kasamatsu Yukio (Hoshi Soichiro) - TV Anime 『Kuroko no Basuke』 Character Song SOLO SERIES Vol.11 (NEVER LOOK BACK)
15 *7,560 45,815 Kobukuro - Kami Hikouki (First Press)
16 *6,370 46,611 The MONSTERS - MONSTERS (Limited Edition B)
17 *6,028 *6,044 Nakashima Mika – Hatsukoi (First Press Limited Edition) (w/DVD)
18 *5,750 *5,786 Hotei Tomoyasu - Don't Give Up
19 *4,919 *4,920 Aida Riko (Saito Chiwa), Momoi Satsuki (Orikasa Fumiko) – TV Anime 『Kuroko no Basuke』 Character Song SOLO SERIES Vol.12 (GROWING UP!! / Brand-new Season)
20 *4,833 34,542 The MONSTERS - MONSTERS (Regular Edition)

Soundscan Weekly - Albums (3/12~9/12/2012)

*1 177,647 178,650 EXILE - EXILE BEST HITS -LOVE SIDE/SOUL SIDE- (First Press Limited Edition) (2CD+3DVD)
*2 *87,013 623,530 Mr.Children - [(an imitation) blood orange] (First Press Limited Edition) (w/DVD)
*3 *85,106 *85,543 YUI - GREEN GARDEN POP (First Press Limited Edition)
*4 *84,272 *84,701 YUI - ORANGE GARDEN POP (First Press Limited Edition)
*5 *80,660 *80,817 EXILE - EXILE BEST HITS -LOVE SIDE/SOUL SIDE- (2CD)
*6 *47,937 *48,041 EXILE - EXILE BEST HITS -LOVE SIDE/SOUL SIDE- (2CD+2DVD)
*7 *31,670 374,871 Matsutoya Yumi - Matsutoya Yumi 40 Shunen Kinen Best Album Nihon no Koi to, Yuming to。 (First Press Limited Edition) (w/DVD)
*8 *29,024 128,001 Matsutoya Yumi - Matsutoya Yumi 40 Shunen Kinen Best Album Nihon no Koi to, Yuming to。 (Regular Edition)
*9 *18,076 *18,146 HY - Route29
10 *17,919 *17,973 Hamasaki Ayumi - again (MINI ALBUM+DVD)

11~20:

11 *14,724 *72,837 Shoujo Jidai - GIRLS' GENERATION II ~Girls & Peace~ (First Press Limited Edition) (CD+DVD)
12 *13,218 *13,230 BIGBANG - SPECIAL FINAL IN DOME MEMORIAL COLLECTION (Mini AL+DVD)
13 *11,892 103,719 UVERworld - THE ONE (First Press Limited Edition) (w/DVD)
14 *10,623 *10,630 androp - one and zero (Limited Edition)
15 **9,225 **9,247 YUI - GREEN GARDEN POP
16 **9,157 **9,181 YUI - ORANGE GARDEN POP
17 **8,240 *93,505 JUJU - BEST STORY ~Life Stories~
18 **7,934 261,278 Arashi - Popcorn
19 **6,828 *73,435 Kato Miliyah - TRUE LOVERS (First Press Limited Edition) (w/DVD)
20 **6,801 *13,284 Shimizu Shota - MELODY


Note: Soundscan ranks sales for each version, and has a little bit smaller coverage of stores compared to Oricon. Though sometimes, Soundscan numbers can be higher than Oricon's. Soundscan also doesn't include label-owned and agency owned stores like Avex/mu-mo shops and AKB's chara-ani.

This is only an experiment. I won't promise that I'm going to do Soundscan every week, but I'll try whenever I have the time.

Source 1, 2
faithlucifel 13th-Dec-2012 10:30 pm (UTC)
Thanks for doing it. It's interesting to know the sales of different versions.
whited_79 14th-Dec-2012 03:10 pm (UTC)
you're welcome! :)
eishastan 13th-Dec-2012 10:41 pm (UTC)
That's a HUGE difference compared to Oricon for AKB48's sales, wth..

Edited at 2012-12-13 10:44 pm (UTC)
whited_79 14th-Dec-2012 03:17 pm (UTC)
Theater editions, as well as maybe 100k-200k sold at mu-mo...
eishastan 14th-Dec-2012 06:03 pm (UTC)
Wow theater editions make a big difference then, i was not aware of that.. and i like AKB and NMB lol
yasmine2009 13th-Dec-2012 11:03 pm (UTC)
Woah, the difference in AKB's sales from Oricon is crazy. Their coverage isn't as big as Oricon, but still! O.o
whited_79 14th-Dec-2012 03:19 pm (UTC)
they can sell 700k-800k of theater editions alone, sometimes 900k, and chara-ani isn't included at Soundscan...
hana8796 14th-Dec-2012 12:49 am (UTC)
Wow, the AKB gap is bigger than I'd expected.
stole_away 14th-Dec-2012 01:41 am (UTC)
I thought AKB sold more than this? hmm but well~~ glad to see Yui is selling well :)
asweetsymphony 14th-Dec-2012 04:54 am (UTC)
They did. I think it's because Soundscan didn't count the theater versions of their single since it is only available in the Akb shop or something.
whited_79 14th-Dec-2012 04:21 pm (UTC)
yeah the theater edition can be pre-ordered at AKB's chara-ani shop only and shipped out on the first day and sometimes, the excess within the first week...
kerplunk 14th-Dec-2012 08:26 am (UTC)
Theatre version sells the most and its not counted on sound scan, it is odd to see the major difference in sales,
lilly0 14th-Dec-2012 08:33 am (UTC)
What exactly are the theatre versions?
umbrellaphone 14th-Dec-2012 10:06 am (UTC)
Generally, they're "special" versions that you only can get through the shop chara-ani. They got the usual limited edition bonuses such as diff covers, diff setlist, other bonuses, and most of all, a handshake event ticket. The latter is in the limited non-theatre versions too, but theatre versions are cheaper, and they can be sold in bulk.

Edited at 2012-12-14 10:13 am (UTC)
kerplunk 15th-Dec-2012 03:02 am (UTC)
they're called theatre versions because they used to be sold exclusively at the akb theatre, but obviously after akb's popularity thats not the case anymore, they're sold online idk where because i never bought any, but they usually sell the most because they have tickets to hand shake events + bonuses, but no DVD.

oh i see someone else already explained , my bad

Edited at 2012-12-15 03:03 am (UTC)
whited_79 14th-Dec-2012 03:44 pm (UTC)
the theater edition isn't counted at Soundscan...
asweetsymphony 14th-Dec-2012 04:52 am (UTC)
Thank you so much for the info!
whited_79 14th-Dec-2012 04:13 pm (UTC)
you're welcome! :)
love323able 14th-Dec-2012 05:36 am (UTC)
thanks for this OP!

intresting how each ver. sell
also didn't know The monsters had 3 ver O.O
whited_79 14th-Dec-2012 04:28 pm (UTC)
you're welcome! :)
lilly0 14th-Dec-2012 10:05 am (UTC)
Thanks so much for sharing this! It's really interesting!

I don't know what to say about AKB's sales. I mean, the gap between the numbers here and at oricon is huge. I knew there would be a difference, but that much. O_O

Edited at 2012-12-14 10:05 am (UTC)
whited_79 14th-Dec-2012 04:40 pm (UTC)
you're welcome! :)
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